Bridge Civil Engineer IV

Location
Alexandria, VA
Salary
$72,528.30 - $119,218.09 Annually
Posted
Apr 29, 2021
Closes
May 30, 2021
Ref
2021-00536
Hours
Full Time
Bridge Civil Engineer IV

An Overview
The Department of Transportation & Environmental Services (T&ES) Public Works Services Division is seeking a Bridge Civil Engineer IV, with a demonstrated knowledge and experience in bridge rehabilitation and maintenance, to perform professional and technical work to manage or participate as a team member in the development and implementation of bridge maintenance by coordinating federally mandated bridge inspections, capital projects with an emphasis on ensuring the City’s public works elevated structure infrastructure remains in a State of Good Repair.

In addition to their primary responsibilities, the selected candidate will assist with other City public works infrastructure in operating and capital projects, and will assist in coordinating with funding from State and Federal partners.

The Opportunity
  • Coordinates federally mandated bridge inspections; reviews bridge inspection reports; makes recommendations for bridge preventative maintenance and repair;
  • Perform QA/QC calculations on design plans, for structural load calculations and specifications;
  • Evaluates alternatives and concept-level designs for major public improvement projects related to bridge, roadway, or sewer system projects;
  • Represents the Public Works Services Division’s interests on cross departmental teams for development review, including review of development site plans for potential long-term maintenance concerns;
  • Serve as liaison with local adjoining agencies, State and Federal partners;
  • Performs project management duties for state and federal aid grant projects, including submission of grant applications and close coordination with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT);
  • Assists Division Chief in developing the Public Works Services Division capital and operating budgets for bridges and other areas as requested.
  • Develops bid documents and specifications; Coordinates with DPI and City Purchasing staff to award and execute contracts;
  • Performs project management duties for T&ES as the project sponsor department, while working with the project manager with the Department of Project Implementation (DPI) as part of the project team to fully design and construct large and complex bridge, roadway capital projects;
  • Responds to community inquiries, requests for interpretations, or determinations involving bridges;
  • Coordinates with other City staff as required on projects
  • Perform related work as required.

The Ideal Candidate
To qualify for this position, you must possess a bachelor’s degree from a college or university of recognized standing, three years of experience in the practice of professional civil engineering, or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. All qualified candidates must possess a license to practice as a Registered Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia or obtain this qualification within six months of employment.

To be considered as an ideal candidate one should meet the above qualifications and possess at least three additional years (at least six total years) of experience in the practice of professional civil engineering. T his experience must include at least three (3) years of experience in bridge maintenance and capital projects.

About the Department
T&ES is a community partner in shaping a livable, green, and prospering Alexandria. We plan, build, operate, and maintain transportation systems and infrastructure that improve mobility and provide people and businesses with core public services. The work we do keeps Alexandrians moving, growing sustainability, and thriving. If you are curious for a broader view of our City, click City of Alexandria to learn more.

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