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Staff Engineer - Bridges Job in Columbus, Ohio US

Staff Engineer - Bridges

Patrick Engineering Inc. - Columbus, OH

Posted: 2/27/2023 - Expires: 5/28/2023

Job ID: 253881057


Job Description

  Staff Engineer - Bridges



  Open, OH

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Patrick is a national engineering and design, construction, management services, and technology firm. Since 1979, we have been providing services to local, state, and federal government agencies; private and public utilities; and FORTUNE 500 companies. Having worked in all 50 states, six different countries and proven ourselves as a trusted partner, clients turn to us for the entire process of project delivery - from planning through construction to operation and maintenance. Patrick accomplishes this with a full suite of engineering disciplines, experienced construction managers, program management and project controls experts, and GIS and asset management technology specialists. We serve clients in the transportation, utility and renewable, industrial infrastructure, and federal and institutional markets. We take pride knowing the projects we work on have a positive effect on the community, society, and the environment.
We have the following position available:
Staff Engineer - Bridges
Job Summary
The Bridge Staff Engineer is responsible for assisting with the preparation of structural design calculations, drafting (primarily, but not exclusively, in MicroStation) and structural bridge inspection. The Bridge Staff Engineer provides support with inspections of existing structures, developing and evaluating structural alternatives, and technical writing of reports under the supervision of a licensed bridge engineer.
The Staff Engineer will work with other engineers on a project team, maintaining effective communication with project team members, other engineering disciplines, and clients. The Staff Engineer at this level is in a developmental mode and is expected to seek additional training to continue their professional development as a Bridge Engineer.  The Engineer will be under close supervision of a Senior Structural Engineer and be trained in the utilization of engineering theories/practices and exposed to Patrick Company procedures.
Duties and Responsibilities 

Assist in preparing structural engineering computations, surveys, and designs under the supervision of a licensed engineer
Perform field inspections to document current structural conditions and/or determine potential repair alternatives
Provide support in the preparation of material quantity takeoffs, cost estimates, and bidding documents
Utilize MicroStation and AutoCAD to develop engineering drawings
Assist in the compilation of project contract documents, including technical specifications, design calculation, material quantities, estimate of cost, and other construction documents
Review of as-built drawings for existing structures to assist in understanding actual conditions prior to doing field inspections
Observe safety and security procedures; report potentially unsafe conditions and use equipment and materials properly
Complete project responsibilities within scope, budget, and schedule
Perform other duties associated with this position as may be appropriate

Professional Requirements 

Bachelor's degree from an ABET accredited institution required (discipline in Civil, Structural, or equivalent fields of study)
Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certification preferred or ability to obtain within 1 year of hire date
0-4 years of entry-level design or bridge inspection experience
Basic Familiarity with common bridge design practices
Familiarity with MicroStation or AutoCAD required (Plus to have familiarity with both.)
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications

Additional Requirement

50% local or regional travel (i.e. job sites) anticipated based upon business need for the first year of employment


Patrick does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or agencies. Any resume submitted to any employee of Patrick without a prior written search agreement will be considered unsolicited and the property of Patrick. Please, no phone calls or emails.
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It is the policy of Patrick Engineering Inc. ("Patrick") to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy) national origin, age, disabilities, marital status, sexual orientation, genetics military status, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, other protected veterans (veterans who served during a war or in a campaign or expedition for which a badge has been authorized,), and Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. We are strongly committed to this policy and believe in the concept and spirit of the law.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
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Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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