Director of Bridge Engineering


Walter P. Moore & Associates


221 West 6th Street, Suite 800 / Austin, Texas 78701

Job Description

Walter P Moore has an immediate opening for a Senior Bridge Engineer to lead all bridge design operations in the Transportation Engineering Services Group in Austin. In addition to the skills listed below, this individual will possess a strong “can-do” customer service attitude.

As Director of Bridge Engineering, the individual will be responsible for overseeing the planning, design and completion of bridge and other transportation structural-related projects, with a focus on maintaining client relationships and working with senior leadership to provide business development in our key markets. The qualified candidate should have experience in TxDOT RFQ written responses and interviews and be able to advise project teams on requirements and preferences for a broad range of bridge designs.

Key Responsibilities:

Develops and implements strategic plan of group
Reviews and manages the progress of projects to ensure all production and budgetary objectives are met, with the support of the Bridge Team Director
Supports Bridge Team Director in supervising and coordinating activities of staff
Maintains and develops market focus and client relationships
Takes a leadership role in the development and execution of corporate initiatives

Job Requirements

Qualified candidates should possess leadership and management skills, be experienced in preparation of reports, plans, specifications, and estimates for bridge construction, and should be experienced in or have a desire to be involved in the business development activities of the group with support from senior leaders.


PE in Texas required
Minimum B.S. in Civil Engineering (M.S. with structural emphasis preferred)
15+ years relevant experience
Experience leading a team of engineers and technicians in the performance of bridge and structural-related projects
Sound technical design background
Experience on TxDOT Bridge and Interchange projects
Hold current TxDOT Pre-certifications in Major and Minor Bridge Categories. Exotic Bridge, and Multi-Level Interchange Design
Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Additional requirements include:

Sound knowledge of bridge analysis and design software, including Bentley products including ProjectWise, Open Bridge Connect and associated analysis software, MDX, PGSuper, LPile, and MathCad
Thorough knowledge of AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications and TxDOT Bridge Design practices and specifications
Working knowledge and understanding of current design codes and standards
Knowledge in the development of construction documents, plans, specifications, and estimates
Experience in development and design of major highway transportation projects
Experience with or understanding of MicroStation and Microsoft Office
Experience in personnel management, budgeting and scheduling
Good organizational skills

Walter P Moore is an equal opportunity employer and provides all its employees with a competitive compensation and benefits package.



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