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Senior Structural Engineer - Transportation 

About the Organization Alliant Engineering, Inc. provides professional services in the areas of land development, transportation, design-build, and land survey. Our diverse staff of engineers, landscape architects, planners, and surveyors has the expertise necessary to successfully carry projects of various sizes and complexities from the planning stage, to design, and through construction. Alliant proudly serves clients in the Minneapolis, Minnesota (Midwest), and Jacksonville, Florida (Southeast) regions.  
Position Senior Structural Engineer - Transportation  

Alliant Engineering, Inc., a Minneapolis based firm and recently named a Minnesota Top Work Place by the Star Tribune, has an exciting and challenging opportunity in our Transportation department. Don’t settle for the ordinary--work for a company that is exceptional in what we do!

We are seeking an experienced Senior Structural Engineer for our Minneapolis office.

On our team, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference and work in a dynamic, rewarding and challenging environment. You will provide structural design support on major transportation projects. You will have the opportunity to lead and mentor junior staff, and help play a key role in developing and marketing Alliant to private and public clients.

As an experienced structural engineer, you will independently adhere and apply standard structural engineering principles and techniques. Your excellent technical, written and oral communication skills will lend your expertise in writing proposals, scopes of work and preparing project budgets. Your experience and knowledge of MnDOT bridge design and plan development will help to guide younger staff. Other duties include:

  • Serve as Task Lead to independently direct your team to meet deliverable dates with an emphasis on quality
  • Structural design of steel, prestressed concrete, and cast-in-place concrete bridges
  • Preliminary and final bridge plan development
  • Development of quantity calculations, cost estimates and project specifications
  • Design of minor structural elements of infrastructure projects, such as retaining walls, sign supports, and drainage structures.
  • Collaboration with roadway, drainage, geotechnical and other disciplines to deliver high-quality project deliverables.
Position Requirements

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering with a Structural Engineering emphasis
  • 6+ years of experience in bridge and transportation structures design
  • Minnesota Professional Engineer (PE) License
  • Strong working knowledge of structural analysis software such as CSiBridge, Larsa, MIDAS or STAAD.
  • Strong knowledge of AASHTO LRFD and MnDOT policies and procedures
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving capabilities, organization and multitasking skills

Preferred Experience:

  • Design-Build Alternative Delivery pursuits
  • Preliminary bridge design and staged construction
  • MnDOT bridge rehabilitation projects
  • County and municipal bridge design
  • Bridge ratings in AASHTOWare Bridge Rating (formerly known as Virtis)
  • MnDOT Bridge Inspection Team Leader certification
  • Post-tensioned concrete design and detailing
  • In addition to working in an exciting, positive atmosphere, we offer a competitive salary and benefit program.

Alliant is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Open Date 12/21/2018  
Location Minneapolis, Minnesota  
Number of Openings 1  
EOE Statement We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.  

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