Aug 18, 2023

Senior Bridge Engineer/Project Manager (Hybrid Opportunity) Atlanta, GA ID: 1966

  • Volkert, Inc.
  • Atlanta, GA
Full-Time Construction Defense Design Engineering Environment Management Program Management

Job Description


Senior Bridge Engineer/Project Manager (Hybrid Opportunity)

Regular Full Time
Atlanta, GA, US
Atlanta, GA, US
YesterdayRequisition ID: 1966

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 + Engineering, Planning + Environmental, and Program + Construction Management.


We are currently searching for an experienced Senior Bridge Engineer/Project Manager to support our Southeast Region located in Atlanta, GA (mid-town area). This position is a hybrid position. The candidate will need to have the flexibility to come into the office to train and develop staff and meet with clients as the position grows.


The ideal candidate will support the engineering team’s development of construction bid documents and assist with business development activities. 


The position will be a key part of the Volkert structures group in the southeast and across the company.


What you’ll be doing:


  • Manage and be a lead technical resource for bridge/bridge replacement projects in Georgia and across the company
  • Perform/supervise calculations and analysis for designing bridge and transportation structures using various bridge design software programs
  • Perform/supervise load ratings on bridges of various type size and complexity
  • Review calculations and design details developed by others
  • Attend meeting with clients and other professionals and organizations
  • Develop solutions to challenges presented by the client within budget, schedule, and project constraints
  • Review shop drawings and other construction related submittals
  • Quantity take-off for bridge project engineer’s estimate
  • Lead marketing bridge and structure design work in Georgia and assist companywide


What you need to have:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering
  • Valid Professional Engineering Licensure (P.E.) in Georgia 
  • 10 - 15 years of engineering experience in bridge design, and some project management experience
  • GDOT experience is strongly preferred
  • Skilled in the use of MicroStation InRoads, experience with OpenRoads a plus
  • Technical expertise for the layout & design of bridges and related highway structures
  • Familiarity with rehabilitation of existing bridges and highway structures
  • Knowledge of AASHTO and other pertinent bridge design specifications


  • Characteristics of a successful Volkert team member:
    • Be a brand ambassador for the company who engages in diversity and inclusion,
    • Be self-motivated to meet individual goals and maintain accountability in a team environment
    • Exercise initiative and independent judgement in the solution of work problems
    • Be able to communicate effectively- verbal and written
    • Be able to multi-task in a team environment


Volkert Perks:


  • We offer a hybrid workplace which includes remote, hybrid, and in-office positions 
  • 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.


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