Job Location: Kansas City Metro or Oklahoma City, OK
Position Type: Full Time
Education Level: 4 Year Degree
Job Category: Engineering
We are looking for someone to join our team as a Structural Inspection/Design Engineer in the Midwest to perform structural inspection and reporting of in-service highway bridges, including routine bridge inspection and fracture critical bridge inspection. Duties will also include the structural load rating of in-service highway bridges in accordance with the AASHTO MBE. Structural design activities will also be performed on transportation projects. Working under the supervision of senior staff, the selected individual will perform structural and civil engineering analysis and design various types of multi-material structures by applying in-depth knowledge and theory of mechanics of materials, reinforced concrete, prestressed concrete and steel design. Responsibilities will include producing quality designs and plans, and interpreting plans from other engineering related disciplines (survey, utility, etc.) or firms. In return, you will work with great clients, be paid a competitive salary, and be welcomed into our team from day one.
You are physically active and are looking for a position that has a good balance of work in the office and in the field. You are more than smart as a teammate that is driven to be a true contributor, as a professional committed to excellence and growth, and as a person who values integrity, respect, and communication. You are looking for a firm that is large enough to win complex, extensive projects, yet small enough to provide the coaching, exposure to a variety of work, and authentic culture you desire. You're interested in making a difference which is why you are seeking a firm that does public sector projects, ensuring your work has a positive impact on the communities in which we live.
Lochner is a rapidly growing civil engineering consulting firm that focuses on serving the public sector. We provide opportunities in the fields of transportation, utilities, and planning. At Lochner, we foster an environment that stresses teamwork, collaborative thought and high-quality, client-centered solutions. Our professionals are dedicated to our client's vision and understanding their real challenges through partnership. At Lochner you will be encouraged to grow through training and experience that prepares you for advancement into higher responsibilities. Our office participates in giving back to the community through charitable activities. We also provide opportunities for team activities to promote a fun and cohesive workplace.
B.S. in Civil or Structural Engineering is required.
EIT is required.
Completion of FHWA-NHI- Course 130055 Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges is required.
FHWA/NBIS qualified Routine Bridge Inspection Team Leader is preferred.
FHWA/NBIS qualified Fracture Critical Bridge Inspection Team Leader is preferred.
Rope climbing experience/training is preferred.
Entry level to 4 years of bridge inspection/design experience is preferred.
Knowledge of DOT design manuals bridge design and plan preparation.
Knowledge of Microstation and typical structural design and analysis software.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to use resources efficiently and effectively, take initiative and be highly motivated, work with a diverse group of engineers and technicians, adhere to a schedule, and demonstrate a good work ethic.
The successful candidate must have a desire to grow professionally in a mid-sized company environment and continue to grow our firm through our reputation for providing excellent consulting engineering services
Lochner offers its employees a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical, prescription, dental, vision, company paid life insurance and long-term and short-term disability insurance; 401(k) retirement plan with employer match; holidays; and paid time off. We also offer additional perks including alternative work week schedules. Pay will be commensurate with experience. Lochner is an equal opportunity employer.
All positions at Lochner require an applicant who has accepted an employment offer to undergo a background check. Background checks include SSN validation, education verification, employment verification, a criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, fingerprint verification, and oral drug test. All employment offers are contingent upon successful results of the background check.