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8/12/2017
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Entry Level Structural Engineer- Philadelphia Job
TranSystems | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Job Description

Req ID: 13961

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Summary: Entry level developmental position involved in the application of engineering fundamentals to the design or construction of highways and bridges: freight railroad; passenger rail and transit; airports and air carriers; and federal government projects.

General Duties & Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Assists others in analyzing information and data to perform routine design tasks.
  2. May be asked to participate in non-design engineering activities such as  bridge inspection and materials testing, surveying, CADD production, and field data collection.
  3. Receives instructions from Project Manager or Senior Project Engineers as to the general results expected.
  4. Research design options and document findings for Senior Project Engineer.
  5. Maintains project database by writing computer programs; entering and backing up data.
  6. Researches code requirements.
  7. Prepares environmental impact and other administrative reports required for project permits.
  8. Keeps Senior Project Manager informed of workload and any changes in project schedule or scope or additional services.
  9. Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  10. Assist or participate in preparation of business proposals.
  11. Attend Project Manager training to begin to develop project management skills.

     

    Supervisory Responsibilities – No supervisory responsibilities.

     

    Qualifications – To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative, of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    Education/Experience – Bachelor’s degree in the engineering field (i.e. Mechanical, Civil, Structural, Electrical).  Surveying and  bridgeinspection or management experience is helpful, but not required 

     

    Computer Skills - Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and various engineering software systems depending on engineering discipline: AutoCAD; MicroStation/GeoPak; In Roads, Land Desktop, and Civil 3D.

     

    Certificates and Licenses – Completion of the Engineering-in-Training exam is strongly encouraged.

     

    Work Environment - The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, depending on field assignments.

Travel requirements:  Up to 10%

 

TranSystems Corporation - Transportation Infrastructure and Facilities - that's our focus. From infrastructure and facility design to computer simulation and economic impact analysis to finding alternative financing solutions for transportation projects - we do it. Our transportation specialists, located in offices across the nation, are unparalleled in the knowledge of the movement of freight and people, and unmatched in technical and managerial services. We provide full-scale professional services to both public and private sector transportation clients. Plans, designs and directs components of freight railroad; passenger rail and transit; states and municipalities; airports and air carriers; manufacturers and distributors; ports and maritime; trucking and automotive; energy and communication; and federal government projects

 

TranSystems is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer and ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment opportunity in all programs and activities in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, pregnancy status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status, disability, protected Veteran status or any other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law).

About TranSystems

TranSystems is focused exclusively on the vital transportation component of the economy. Our passion is to bring solutions directly to each client in each of the market sectors. Our technical depth within each sector is matched by our consulting expertise delivered across all sectors: » Architecture, Engineering and Planning » Management and Supply Chain Consulting » Real Estate Consulting » Security TranSystems' Favorite Charity Roars into Town. Racing for Kids Drives its Message Home. MORE

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