Bridge Inspection Team Leader



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Primary Responsibilities

HDR ICA Engineering is looking for a Bridge Inspection Team Leader in Tampa, FL. They will be expected to review and prepare field folders for the scheduled month, assuring that all required data is in the field folder, planning inspection schedules, and coordinating inspections with vendors and/or state representatives. They will also perform on-site inspection to determine deficiencies and investigate symptoms found in in-service bridges by photographing significant and/or required deficiencies, measuring geometrics, verifying quantities, preparing field sketches for structures when plans are not available, write up findings in the field, and if necessary, calling the Professional Engineer and other contacts as directed. Finally, they will also be responsible for final report processing in consultation if needed with the Professional Engineer and Inspection Supervisor to correct, revise, and/or answer questions and ensure readability and understandability of the reports for submittal to FDOT and final input to BW.



Required Qualifications

5+ years of relevant experience in bridge inspection required with Florida certification number.

Must have passed the 2-week course NHI/FHWA Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges.

Must possess strong communication, data management and technical writing skills

Must possess a valid driver's license and the ability to travel with occasional overnight stays during the week

Must be familiar with AASHTO Manual for Bridge Element Inspection

Must have positive experience interacting with clients and agencies

Must be accustomed to working in a team environment on challenging projects Must be willing to work with other disciplines (bridge design, roadway design, stream restoration, planning, traffic control) within the office, as necessary, during inspection downtime.

This position requires physical ability to perform field inspections of in-service bridge and culvert structures, overhead sign structures and metal traffic signal poles. Physical demands include maneuvering extension ladders and manhandling small boats.

Candidate should expect exposure to environmental hazards, such as, but not limited to, warm and cold temperatures, snakes, spiders, poison oak and poison ivy.

Preferred Qualifications

BS in Civil Engineering preferred, but not required.

Local candidates are preferred.


At HDR, we know work isn’t only about who you work for; it’s also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other’s contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way. 

United States-Florida-Tampa Construction & Design/Build Full-time Regular Constr Eng Insp / Mntrng(CCC) May 19, 2017, 5:30:23 PM

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