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Stantec Bridge Engineer in New Orleans, Louisiana

Bridge Engineer - ( 240001GB )


When faced with an impasse, do you look to bridge the gap? Our Bridge Team does too. From local bridge rehabilitations that support our communities to iconic bridge designs that define a region, our opportunities will connect you to your career goals.

Your Opportunity

An opportunity exists for a Bridge Engineer in our Baton Rouge office. The Bridge Engineer must be highly engaged with exceptional client interaction skills and the ability to effectively work across multiple operational groups and technical disciplines. In this role, you may be asked to lead engineering teams on small to mid-size projects or serve as a team member on larger projects and perform quality control for both design calculations and plan development. You may also be responsible for preparing designs and ensuring the development and delivery of successful structural projects such as bridges, highway interchanges, roadway construction, railroad infrastructure and public spaces.

This is an opportunity to be involved in a variety of aspects when it comes to bridges such as design, analysis, load rating, inspection, and rehabilitation/repair. Additionally, Stantec integrates skills and resources throughout North America, offering opportunities to work on bridge assignments throughout the country.

The Stantec bridge group in Louisiana has been involved in complex bridge design projects for the LADOTD and MDOT on projects such as an urban corridor with trapezoidal girders in Lafayette, LA; a curved steel plate girder interchange in Gulfport, MS; a navigational channel crossing in Lake Charles, LA; and a design-build delivery of an airport interchange in Kenner, LA.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Serve as a technical specialist and consultant to transportation engineering disciplines on transportation related projects

  • Assist the Project Manager in the preparation of reports and the development of project design elements including calculations, plans, specifications, and estimates

  • Identify and analyze the principle design features and major design alternatives that satisfy the project’s purpose and client’s needs

  • Produce detailed, high-quality final design plans, specifications, and estimate in accordance with applicable procedures and standards

  • Peer review plans and provide quality control reviews of technical specifications, contract documents, and estimates

  • Mentor junior staff in technical design elements and development of project documents

  • May write and negotiate proposals as project issues arise with clients or reviewing agencies

  • May serve as a Team Leader on bridge inspection projects

  • Perform other duties as necessary


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Possess a P.E. license in Alabama, Louisiana, and/or Mississippi or able to obtain within the next 1-2 years.

  • Possess or able to obtain NBIS Certified Bridge Inspector status

  • Ability to lead teams through all phases of a project document production

  • Technical proficiency in relevant areas of bridge design, understanding of various design methods, and a thorough understanding of codes, legal and design requirements in relevant jurisdictions

  • Proficient in Microstation, OpenBridge, AASHTOWare BrR, MDX, LEAP, and other relevant design software

  • Ability to check the work of others for accuracy and completeness and manages time to meet project budget and schedule

  • Ability to participate and collaborate in project team settings, engage in creative and critical thought, and effectively communicate ideas, design issues, and solutions to others

  • Ability to create and interpret sketches, drawings, and other similar material

Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree in engineering is required, master's degree preferred

Minimum of 3 years of related experience

Professional Engineering license is highly preferred

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).

Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : United States-Louisiana-Baton Rouge

Other Locations : United States-Louisiana-New Orleans

Organization : BC-2018 Transpt-US Gulf

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Apr 2, 2024, 2:29:28 PM

Req ID: 240001GB


Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans