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Job Description

  Are we the road to your future? Volkert is employee owned and a Top 100 design firm, committed to delivering the future of infrastructure in three key areas of service: Design + EngineeringPlanning + Environmental, and Program + Construction Management.
We are currently searching for a talented Senior Structural (Bridge) Engineer to support our Southeast Region located in Tampa or Chipley, FL. The ideal candidate will lead the engineering team’s development of construction bid documents, design and assist with business development activities. What you’ll be doing:

  • Perform/supervise calculations and analysis for designing bridge and transportation structures using various bridge design software programs
  • Perform/supervise load ratings on bridges of various type size and complexity
  • Review calculations and design details developed by others
  • Attend meeting with clients and other professionals and organizations
  • Develop solutions to challenges presented by the client within budget, schedule and project constraints
  • Review shop drawings and other construction related submittals
  • Organize and maintain project files
  • Quantity take-off for bridge project engineer’s estimate
  • Provide oversight and direction to junior engineering staff

 What you need to have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering
  • Valid Professional Engineering Licensure (P.E.) in Florida
  • 10 - 15 years of engineering experience in bridge design
  • Extensive experience utilizing FDOT specific processes, manuals, or guidance on bridge projects is required, 10 years minimum
  • Skilled in the use of MicroStation and AutoCAD, experience with OpenBridge Designer a plus
  • Technical expertise for the layout & design of bridges and related highway structures
  • Familiarity with rehabilitation of existing bridges and highway structures
  • Knowledge of AASHTO and other pertinent bridge design specifications
  • Master of Engineering preferred, but not required
  • Post-tensioned concrete design experience a plus
  •  Characteristics of a successful Volkert team member:
    1. Be a brand ambassador for the company who engages in diversity and inclusion,
    2. Be self-motivated to meet individual goals and maintain accountability in a team environment
    3. Exercise initiative and independent judgement in the solution of work problems
    4. Be able to communicate effectively- verbal and written
    5. Be able to multi-task in a team environment

 Volkert Perks:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Flexibility and a positive work/life balance
  • Challenging and innovative projects
  • Employee referral program
  • Professional development
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan + employer matching
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and holidays
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision
  • Employer-Paid Life/AD&D insurance
  • Employer-Paid short-term disability and long-term disability
  • Wellness incentives
  • Additional voluntary benefits

 The words from our President and Chief Executive Officer, Thomas A. Hand, PE, capture best how you can make an impact while working for Volkert.  “For nearly a century, Volkert has done meaningful work that improves our infrastructure and quality of life. With our commitment to employee ownership and sustainable growth, you can build a career here that really makes a difference.”– Thomas A. Hand, PE, President and Chief Executive Officer Volkert does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee-based recruitment services.