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Bridge Inspection Team Lead/Remedial Engineer - Hunt Valley, MD (20082)


Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson is a dynamic, 100% employee-owned consulting firm of more than 2,000 professionals that provides a full range of multi-disciplined engineering, architecture, information technology, and related services to public agencies and private clients throughout the United States. JMT, is currently ranked #59 on Engineering News-Record’s list of the Top 500 Design Firms.


Position Summary:  JMT's Hunt Valley, MD office is seeking a Bridge Inspection and Remedial Design Engineer responsible for performing NBIS inspections of in-service transportation structures such as bridges, culverts, retaining walls, and traffic device support structures. The Team Leader will be required to perform all duties including coordination with Contractors, scheduling access equipment, preparing condition assessment reports, cost estimates for repairs, assist in the design of repairs, and development of plans and specifications. 


Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Perform alternative studies
  • Perform design computations
  • Design projects in accordance with client specifications and guidelines, using design software and drawing tools
  • Develop construction cost estimates
  • Assist in the preparation of engineering documents for advertisement and construction
  • Coordinate with internal team members to ensure project completion by the defined deadline and established quality


Nonessential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Perform other related duties as assigned


Required Skills

  • Experience in serving as Team Leader performing in-service bridge safety inspections
  • Analytical thinking and problem-solving
  • Ability to work on multiple project assignments in a dynamic, fast-paced team-oriented environment
  • Experience in using Microsoft Office software including WORD, EXCEL, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to write, speak, and communicate effectively


Required Experience

  • 3-5 years or more experience in performing in-service bridge safety and ancillary inspections
  • A qualified Bridge Inspection Team Leader candidate must, at a minimum meet one of the following conditions:
    • Be a registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) in a US State or Territory; or
    • Have five years of bridge safety inspection experience; or
    • Have all the following:
      • A bachelor’s degree in engineering or engineering technology;
      • Successfully passed the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying Fundamentals of Engineering examination (EIT);
      • Two years of bridge inspection experience; or
    • Have all of the following:
      • An associate’s degree in engineering or engineering technology;
      • Four years of bridge inspection experience
    • Successfully completed FHWA approved comprehensive bridge inspection safety course meeting National Bridge Inspection Standards (23 CFR 650, Subpart C (FHWA-NHI-130055)
      • If FHWA-NHI-130055 was taken greater than five years ago, the candidate must have also completed FHWA-NHI-130053 Bridge Inspection Refresher Training
    • Hold an active, valid driver’s license


Preferred Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in structures
  • Proof of successfully completing the NHI-FHWA course “Fracture Critical Inspection Techniques for Steel Bridges”
  • Proof of successfully completing the NHI-FHWA course “Inspection and Maintenance of Ancillary Highway Structures”
  • Experience in performing load ratings using AASHTOWare BrR, LARS, BAR7, and/or LARSA
  • Experience in using asset management systems similar to Bentley AssetWise and MDTA-ASIR
  • Experience in structural design
  • Experience in MicroStation and AutoCAD


Preferred Certifications

  • OSHA Fall Protection Training
  • OSHA Confined Space Training
  • Maryland SHA Temporary Traffic Control Manager
  • VDOT Intermediate Work Zone Traffic Control Certification
  • CSX/Norfolk Southern RR Contractor Safety Badge
  • MTA RR Contractor Safety Badge
  • Snooper and Bucket Truck training
  • Mobile Elevated Work Platform (MEWP) training
  • TWIC Card

Working Conditions

Work is performed in the office (50% of the time) and in the field (50% of the time). Field work will be conducted outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions and on uneven terrain or surfaces. Candidate must have the ability to perform inspections while bending, kneeling, or standing, and lift or carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds as needed.  Work will require the operation of access equipment and performing inspections at heights requiring fall protection, and in confined spaces requiring confined space equipment. Field work may require short duration out-of-town travel.

Job Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking/Problem Solving
  • Attention-to-detail
  • Building Relationship and Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Dependability
  • Initiative
  • Job Proficiency
  • Planning and Organizing/Time Management

If Managing others 

  • Delegation
  • Managing Performance
  • Analytical Thinking/Problem Solving
  • Attention-to-detail
  • Building Relationship and Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Initiative
  • Job Proficiency
  • Planning and Organizing/Time Management

JMT is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity, and we are proud to be building an inclusive and diverse workforce.