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Junior Bridge Engineer

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Location:
New York, NY
Closing date:
31/12/2014
Build Bridges With Us.

Buckland & Taylor, with six offices in North America, is a leading bridge engineering firm with an international reputation for excellence. A world leader in the design, evaluation, rehabilitation and construction engineering of long and medium span bridges, we are a highly successful, growing and expanding organization. To support our high profile North American projects and aggressive growth, we are seeking a motivated Junior Bridge Engineer to join our team in our New York office.

 

Role Summary

Under the guidance of professional engineers with a shared passion for bridges, the successful candidate will be assisting a highly professional team that provides consulting, project management and detailed engineering expertise on numerous bridge design projects.

 

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Prepares plans, designs, calculations and cost estimates under the supervision of experienced engineers;
  • Works collaboratively with the CAD technician team and peers;
  • Solves engineering problems and challenges in a multi-office, distributed work environment;
  • Prepares standard contract documents, such as technical specifications;
  • Liaises with other professionals and departments to gather information for projects;
  • Prepares engineering reports and other technical documents;
  • Conducts site inspections from time-to-time; and
  • Performs other duties as required.

Qualifications and Skills Required

  • M.Sc. or M.E. degree in Structural Engineering, or in the process of obtaining
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in home province or state, or ability to obtain
  • Ability and eagerness to learn
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong attention to details
  • Good judgement and decision making skills
  • Superior planning and organizational skills combined with the ability to work under pressure on multiple deadlines
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Proficient with structural analysis software such as SAP2000, CSiBridge, ADINA and/or SOFiSTiK.
  • Ability to work with staff located remotely via video conferencing and screen sharing
  • Ability and willingness to travel or accept short assignments in other locations

 

Buckland and Taylor offers the opportunity to work on some of the most recognized and prestigious bridge projects in the world. By joining our team, you will become a part of history and your work will be a marvel to generations for years to come. We offer competitive benefits and compensation, as well as a healthy work/life balance for our employees. In recognition of our efforts to do so, our Seattle office was awarded 2nd place among the 2011 top 100 best companies to work for by Seattle Business Magazine. 

 

Application Procedure

If you are interested in the above mentioned position, please submit a resume and cover letter to  careers@b-t.com quoting JBE1431 - 01 in the subject line. If your interest and qualifications meet the requirements of the position, you will be contacted directly by a member of the HR Department. Please note that due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to get back to each candidate individually about the status of his or her application.

 

Buckland & Taylor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to a diverse workforce and a respectful work environment. We value diversity of expertise, talent and opinion which is leveraged for an innovative and productive work environment. We are focused on attracting and retaining the best talent by encouraging applications from all qualified individuals including visible minorities, aboriginal people, women and people with disabilities.