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Job Description


As a Temporary Works Engineer on the $3.3BN Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel Expansion Project (HRBT) in Virginia, you will support the project through providing calculations and designs for structures such as, false-work, shoring and cofferdams as per the set project and QHSE standards.  You will also provide support for means and methods, and design for constructability.  

Job Responsibilities 

  • Perform calculations and prepare plans for temporary and permanent structures such as formwork, falsework, cofferdams and other support of excavation structures, and specialized material lifting and handling devices
  • Coordinate design and constructability efforts with the project group to deliver designs within budget, time and quality constraints
  • Design, model (if required), and stamp the required temporary works.
  • Perform constructability reviews to improve structural details of temporary works
  • Evaluate and approve manufacturer’s equipment, subcontractor’s and consultants proposals, data, and reports on permanent and temporary works for conformance as soon as sign and seal is required 
  • Maintain engineering records, lists and schedules for engineering works, ensuring necessary approvals are in place in order to proceed with design
  • Prepare written reports and submittals for temporary and permanent works designs including calculations and drawings
  • Supervise the preparation of written reports and submittals for temporary works designs prepared by other Engineers
  • May coordinate work of drafters, designers, technical assistants, engineers, subcontractors; including work assignments, scheduling, and review under limited supervision of the engineering manager


  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field from an accredited institution and 3+ years related experience in the design and/or construction sector for heavy civil projects
  • Excellent knowledge of AutoCAD and/or Bentley platforms in both 2D and 3D is required.
  • Experience in structural analysis software such as RISA-3D; Mathcad etc. is preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of engineering techniques