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
We offer a hybrid workplace which includes remote, hybrid, and in-office positions
Flexibility and a positive work/life balance
Challenging and innovative projects
Employee referral program
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
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.