Senior Bridge /Structural Engineer

TRC Companies   •  

Houston, TX

Industry: Technical Services


11 - 15 years

Posted 56 days ago

Job Description

TRC Engineers, Inc. is an engineering, consulting, and construction management firm that provides integrated services to the Environmental, Energy, Infrastructure, Transportation and Real Estate markets. Our multi-discipline project teams provide turnkey services to help our clients implement complex projects from initial concept to delivery and operation. A broad range of commercial, industrial, and government clients depend on us for customized and complete solutions to their toughest business challenges.

The Houston, TX office of TRC has a need for a Senior Bridge/Structural Engineer with over 10 years of experience. Candidates must have the ability to work within a team environment reporting to the Office Practice Leader.

Candidates must be proficient in the following areas:

  • Develops design calculations for bridge rehabilitation and new bridge design projects.
  • Develops design details in Microstation for bridge rehabilitation and new bridge designs.
  • Reviews "as-built" drawings and previous design documents and develops details and concepts for repair and replacement of structural components for bridge rehabilitation and retrofit designs.
  • Performs complex analysis utilizing finite element models for the design of complex bridges in accordance with design specifications such as American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) codes.
  • Conducts load ratings for existing and "as-designed" bridges. Leverages AASHTOware BrR and other FEM software, such as LUSUS and MIDAS, to conduct load ratings for moderate and complex bridges.
  • Conducts quality control reviews of structural calculations and construction drawings completed by other Engineers.
  • Participates in on-site bridge inspections and assists with identifying deficiencies.
  • Marine structures

Candidates must have a strong command of design principles and the ability to develop neat and accurate design calculations. Candidate should have strong oral and written communications skills. A candidate knowledgeable in Microstation and/or AutoCAD is a plus.


  • Bachelor's degree in Civil or Structural Engineering; or a Master's degree in Civil or Structural Engineering.
  • PHD in Civil Engineering is a plus.
  • Professional Civil Engineer License (Texas).
  • Plus, a minimum of 10 years of experience performing civil or structural engineering design including load rating, bridge substructure design, foundation design, bridge superstructure design in steel, concrete, pre-stressed concrete, post-tensioned concrete box girders, strengthening of structural elements utilizing fiber reinforced polymers, and developing design calculations.