Bridge Inspector Engineer Team Leader
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Posted 14 days ago
Job Description

The Opportunity

Ulteig is excited to announce we are seeking a qualified Bridge Inspection Team Leader who will perform and supervise NBIS Routine, Rope Access, or Underwater bridge inspections for our clients as a member of our bridge team. The selected candidate will be involved with the inspection of highway structures and the design of small to large multi-discipline projects. The candidate will also have an opportunity to perform and/or lead bridge and structural design work and/or perform bridge load ratings. This role will be a mix of field and office work. Candidates must be self-motivated with excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a collaborative team environment with strong attention to detail.

What You'll Do

  • Applies up-to-date, standard bridge inspection techniques to complete NBIS Routine, Rope Access, or Underwater bridge inspections.
  • Provides practical rehabilitation recommendations based on the observed conditions.
  • Conduct load ratings based on gathered field data and as-built plans.
  • Plan and lead multiday bridge inspection trips while evaluating a variety of structure types, including bridges, ancillary, and minor highway structures.
  • Perform inspections using Non-Destructive Testing and visual inspection methods using specialized access equipment.
  • Work closely with supervisors and provides guidance to assistant team leaders.
  • Prepare or QC inspection reports in the software of our client's specifications.
  • Works closely with business and engineering staff across multiple offices and technical disciplines.
  • Coordinate with clients and owners to determine schedules and coordinate access.
  • Work on projects associated with multiple State DOTs.
  • Travel up to 50% of each month.

What We Expect from You

  • B.S. in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited program or equivalent preferred.
  • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) licensure or the ability or obtain one in 6 months is preferred.
  • Civil Professional Engineer (PE) licensure or the ability or obtain one in 6 months is preferred.
  • Minimum 3+ years of bridge inspection experience.
  • Association of Diving Contractors International (ADCI) Entry Level Tender/Diver, Air Diver, or Air-Diving Supervisor certification is preferred.
  • Society of Professional Rope Access Technicians (SPRAT) certification is preferred.
  • Successful completion of the National Highway Institute (NHI) training course #130055 "Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges" or #130056 "Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges for Professional Engineers" is required.
  • Successful completion of the National Highway Institute (NHI) training course # 130078 "Fracture Critical Inspection Techniques for Steel Bridges" is preferred.
  • Successful completion of the National Highway Institute (NHI) training course # 130091 "Underwater Bridge Inspection" is preferred.
  • Ability to lead and manage others in the field with minimal oversight.
  • Experience using Non-Destructive Testing methods is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of bridge inspection methods and procedures.
  • Excellent communication, leadership, planning and mentoring skills.
  • Experience in bridge and structural design is preferred.
  • Experience in bridge load ratings and AASHTOWare Bridge rating BrR is preferred.
  • Must have authorization to work permanently in the U.S.
  • Must have a valid driver's license.
  • Pass pre-employment substance abuse screening and background check.

As you consider applying for a position at Ulteig, we encourage you to think outside the box - because we do! You might not meet 100% of the skills listed in a description, but we are committed to hiring people with exceptional talent, ability and potential, and then creating an environment where they can become the best versions of themselves. We don't want to miss out on the possibility of speaking with the next outstanding Ulteig team member, so please apply if you think this role is a great match for your unique skills and strengths. And, yes, relevant military experience is absolutely considered for transitioning service members.

What You Can Expect from Ulteig

Ulteig is a purpose driven organization that has built a culture focused on people - both our clients and our employees for over 75 years. Working at Ulteig is more than a job, it means you will have the opportunity to make a difference by creating and solving for a sustainable future. We realize that a huge part of our success has relied heavily on the dedication and focus of our workforce; this is why we make investing in our employees a top priority. Being 100% employee-owned means, we take our own success and the success of our clients personally.

We offer our team members:

  • Flexible Workplace
  • Employee Ownership
  • Competitive Pay
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Collaborative Environment
  • Innovative Culture

Our vision is to be the most trusted partners transforming our world's critical infrastructure. Ulteig connects people and resources to develop compelling, integrated solutions across multiple Lifeline Sectors, including power, renewables, transportation and water. Ulteig's footprint spans the country and leverages its expertise with a wide range of public and private clients.

At Ulteig, we deeply care and listen to the needs of our team to ensure they are comfortable and have the necessary tools to be productive whether they choose to work remotely, hybrid or in office. We strive to allow a balance and separation between home and work life and provide support and a flexible working schedule so that employees are able to focus on what's important to them. Our offices are currently open, and employees have the option of accessing them to work. We will continue to monitor and respond to COVID-19 proactively to ensure the safety of our valued employees.

If you would like to be a part of a company that empowers their employees, apply today!

Ulteig is a Drug Free Workplace


Additional Opportunity Details:
Compensation Range is Generally+/- 15% of Position Mid-Point of $116,000*
* The salary displayed represents the middle of a range. Factors that may be used to determine your actual salary include your job specific skills, education, training, job location, number of years of experience related to this role and comparison to other employees already in this role

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Ulteig provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, age, veteran status, disability and any other legally protected status.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3+ years
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