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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 Structural Bridge Engineer in our West Gulf Region located in Little Rock, ArkansasWhat you’ll be doing:

  • Perform calculations and analysis for designing bridge and transportation structures using various bridge design software programs
  • Review calculations and design details developed by others
  • Perform load ratings on bridges of various type, size, and complexity
  • Prepare structural drawings in MicroStation and AutoCAD
  • Bridge inspections
  • Review shop drawings and other related construction submittals
  • Organize and maintain project files
  • Cost estimating for various structural elements
  • Develop solutions to challenges presented by the client within budget, schedule, and project constraints
  • Working closely and effectively communicating with team members

What you need to have:

  • B.S. in Civil Engineering from an accredited engineering program. M.S. in Structural Engineering a plus
  • 3-7 years of engineering experience in bridge design
  • Course level or recent experience in steel and/or concrete bridge design
  • EIT certification is required
  • Professional Engineering License (PE) in Arkansas or ability to obtain is preferred
  • Structural Engineering License (SE) in Arkansas or ability to obtain is preferred
  • Familiarity with bridge analysis software, MicroStation, or AutoCAD is preferred
  • Strong skills using MS Excel and MS Word
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must have the ability to immediately work in the United States on a full-time permanent basis
  • 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 Chairman of the Board 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, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer Volkert does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee-based recruitment services.