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Senior Bridge Designer
AGAWAM MA 01001
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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Senior Bridge Designer
About MassDOT
At MassDOT, transportation is not about roads and bridges, or trains and buses - it is about people. Our mission begins with customers - individuals, businesses, municipalities, and regional transit agencies. We support programs and projects that deliver a high return on investment. We partner with municipalities, public agencies, and private sector businesses. MassDOT supports the economic, quality of life, and environmental goals of the Commonwealth.
Senior Bridge Designer
Incumbents of this position perform the function of the Senior Bridge Designer in the Bridge Design Unit of the Bridge Section and are responsible for the following duties:
1. Prepares Preliminary Structures Reports and Bridge Type Selection Worksheets for bridges of substantial complexity in accordance with MassDOT standards.
2. Prepares Sketch Plans for bridges of substantial complexity in accordance with MassDOT standards.
3. Prepares structural design calculations, final bridge design plans, Special Provisions, and Estimates for bridges of substantial complexity in accordance with AASHTO specifications and MassDOT standards.
4. Checks Preliminary Structures Reports, Bridge Type Selection Worksheets, Sketch Plans, structural design calculations, final bridge design plans, Special Provisions, and Estimates for bridges of substantial complexity prepared by other engineers of the Bridge Design Unit in accordance with AASHTO specifications and MassDOT standards.
5. Checks or oversees the checking of shop drawings, construction procedures, and RFI's for bridge projects of substantial complexity designed by the Bridge Design Unit.
6. Resolves and/or oversees the resolution of construction issues arising on bridge projects of substantial complexity designed by the Bridge Design Unit.
7. Provides training, guidance and mentoring to engineers of lower grades in the practice of bridge design and the use of AASHTO specifications and MassDOT standards.
Preferred Qualifications at Hire for this position:
***It is preferred that the applicants have at least 3 years of structural engineering analysis.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of structural engineering
Knowledge of the terminology and standard abbreviations used in bridge design
Knowledge of the structural analysis methods and mathematical computations used in solving structural engineering problems as they relate to bridge design
Knowledge of the mechanical properties and characteristics of steel and concrete as used in bridge construction
Working knowledge of the AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications
Working knowledge of the MassDOT Bridge Manual
Working knowledge of the AASHTOWare Bridge Design (OPIS) software
Working knowledge of the AutoCAD software
If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact the Human Resources Generalist, Candida Bouchard, at 857-368-8504.
First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.
Minimum Entrance Requirements:
Applicants must have at least (A) five years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, technical or professional experience in civil engineering work in such areas as construction, survey, design, transportation, hydraulics, structural, sanitary, drafting, environmental, highway, architectural, airport, soils and materials, of which (B) at least three years must have been in a professional capacity, and (C) of which at least one year must have been in a supervisory capacity, or (D) any equivalent combination of the required experience, and the substitutions below.
Substitutions:
I. An Associate's degree with a major in civil engineering** or civil engineering technology** may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required (A) experience.*
II. A Bachelor's degree with a major in civil engineering** or civil engineering technology** may be substituted for a maximum of two years of the required (A) experience.*
III. A Graduate degree with a major in civil engineering** may be substituted for a maximum of three years of the required (A) experience and one year of the required (B) experience.*
**NOTE: The terms civil engineering and civil engineering technology include related engineering disciplines, such as construction, survey, hydraulics, design, transportation, structural, soils, sanitary, environmental, drafting, highway, architectural, mining, airport and materials.
*Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.
NOTE: Educational substitutions will only be permitted for a maximum of one year of the required (B) experience. No substitutions will be permitted for the required (C) experience.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Based on assignment, possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class D Motor Vehicle Operator's License may be required.
FOR NON-MassDOT APPLICANTS:
Applicants for this position must possess a Bachelor's Degree in an appropriate engineering discipline and E.I.T. certification or P.E. registration for appointment to this position.
FOR MassDOT EMPLOYEES:
Applicants for this position must possess a Bachelor's Degree in an appropriate engineering discipline and E.I.T. certification or P.E. registration for appointment to this position, or hold a position in the Department in one of the next two lower titles than the position applied for, in the same or similar career ladder.
An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
*For the purposes of bargaining unit designation, Unit 9 is equivalent to MassDOT Unit E.*
**Job:** **Engineering*
**Organization:** **Massachusetts Department of Transportation*
**Title:** *Senior Bridge Designer*
**Location:** *Massachusetts-10 Park Plaza*
**Requisition ID:** *180000KR*

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