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Georgia Bridge Design Practice Lead

at Parsons Corporation

Posted: 10/4/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: R102445
Categories: Other/General
Keywords: company

Job Description

Parsons is now hiring a highly driven, talented and successful Structural Engineer to lead the Bridge Design Practice for our rapidly expanding bridge design group in Georgia. We are looking for a strong leader to join our team; one who inspires loyalty and commitment and understands how to design and deliver leading edge bridge projects. This position reports to the Atlantic Area Manager of our Mobility Solutions Market and requires a solid track record of managing bridge design and design-build projects along with familiarity with GDOT standards. Based in our Peachtree Corners, Georgia office, this position will play a key role in pursuing and executing projects, talent management, business development and directing and managing large/complex projects. The successful candidate will be an effective “seller/doer” who balances business development and project management responsibilities. Travel to Client or project site locations may be needed periodically. We expect this leader to effectively plan, coordinate and mentor engineering resources to execute Bridge projects for Georgia and other nearby states.


Prepare, coordinate and supervise structural engineering, analysis, and modeling for civil structures, including bridge and retaining wall structures.

Assure that the bridges are designed in accordance with approved Federal, State, and local agency requirements as well as AASHTO LRFD Specifications, practices, and procedures. Design in both concrete and steel structures.

Create a challenging professional environment of innovation, opportunity, development and continuous improvement for the bridge design team; drive organic growth.

Recruit, mentor, retain and develop top industry talent to enhance the current high-performance culture.

Demonstrate commitment to quality and continuous improvement through innovation, creative thinking and improved results.

Monitor productivity and technical proficiency of assigned teams.

Ensure consistency in project quality; review work produced to ensure all project requirements are met.

Plan, monitor and ensure compliance with scope, schedule and budgetary constraints on multiple projects.

Assist with proposal development and responding to RFQs; Assist BD Team to win and manage complex and major bridge projects – traditional design as well as design-build.

Lead the structural efforts on the design build projects with team of engineers in co-ordination with other discipline leads.

Establish and maintain cooperative and productive work relationships with all employees, other discipline leads, clients, contractors and other stakeholders.

Collaborate with other structural design leads across the company and support major bridge design projects around the country as needed.


15+ years of bridge design and engineering experience.

BS in Civil or Structural Engineering is required. MS in Structural Engineering is preferred.

PE/SE licensure is required.

Demonstrable experience of leading structural design projects including, multiple span, steel or concrete bridge engineering, design and/or rehabilitations, along with plan development and material specifications.

Proven track record with project and staff management and inter-disciplinary coordination on large bridge and highway project.

Proficiency with the following design software:

- Microstation

- LEAP Bridge and GDOT Design programs

- Merlin Dash or MDX

- Finite element analysis

Strong design-build project experience is required.

Excellent interpersonal skills to develop and maintain effective relationships with clients, engineers, contractors and other team members.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Excellent planning and organization skills required for our fast-paced environment.


Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.

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