Structural Engineer III - Bridge

St. Paul, MN
Dec 15, 2016
Jan 14, 2017
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Position Purpose

Provide structural engineering services for KLJ projects in a timely, accurate, and cost effective manner.

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for the coordination, review and completion of structural design calculations, plans, specifications, cost estimates, reports and contracts
  • Perform linear and nonlinear structural analyses, bridge inspections, load rating, seismic evaluation, and assessment reports
  • Hydrologic and hydraulic analyses for bridges and box culverts
  • Review for Quality Assurance and Quality Control and ensure compliance with KLJ quality standards
  • Responsible for coordination and communication with architects, engineers, sub-consultants and contractors
  • Participate in and facilitate meetings with stakeholders and clients
  • Instruct, train and mentor group members
  • Effectively deal with difficult situations and confrontation both internally and externally
  • Utilize effective written and oral communication                                              


  • May respond to RFPs and lead interviews
  • May prepare forecast of workload and monitor backlog
  • May be responsible for workgroup financials and quality goals
  • May market to existing or potential clients
  • May serve as a project engineer, project manager, or client manager and provide overall project oversight
  • May have supervisory responsibilities for group members and support staff including hiring, promoting, terminations, performance reviews, and training
  • Public involvement may include reports, graphics, presentations, and other visual material


  • A four year degree in engineering or a related field is required
  • Registration as a professional engineer is required
  • Experience level is a minimum of 4 or more years and the appropriate responsibility level has been demonstrated
  • Travel is required, must have a valid driver’s license and be able to operate motorized vehicles


  • Project management experience is preferred
  • Knowledge of the AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications or AREMA Manual for Railway Engineering, Structures section is required

Hours and Travel            

This position requires the individual work 40 or more hours per week and be able to travel including occasional overnight stays. The typical percentage of time spent in the office is 80% and out of the office is 20%, however this will vary by project need.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities.

The employee is regularly required to:

  • Sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, twist, crouch, and crawl
  • Be able to walk on uneven terrain up to three miles per day
  • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms
  • Talk, hear and communicate clearly

The employee must:

  • Frequently lift and move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 50 pounds

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

M/F/Vet/Disability /Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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