Design Engineer | Richmond | Virginia

Position Type Full Time - Regular
Requisition # 19-P080-313
Division Trans SA Emp
Office Richmond, Virginia
Position Location Richmond, VA
Date Posted 06/13/2019


Prepare design calculations for bridge and structure replacement/rehabilitation projects and guide CADD technicians in preparation of subsequent plans; Perform structural analyses on bridges and other transportation structures; Develop engineering reports; Perform hands-on condition inspections of existing bridges and other related structures as part of an inspection team in accordance with National Bridge Inspection Standards (NBIS); taking accurate field notes, measurements, and photographs; preparing condition inspection reports to accurately depict observations in the field; checking inspection reports prepared by others; and developing quantity and cost estimates for construction. May include occasional out-of-state travel (typical duration of several days to 2 weeks).


KCI is seeking a highly talented Structural Engineer/design professional with 3 to 5 years of experience in transportation structures design to join our team in the Richmond, VA office. The position requires experience in design of civil transportation projects. This individual will be responsible for Virginia based bridge project plan development, assist in sales activities, maintenance of client relationships and assist with staff development.
The ideal candidate will have experience in any/all of the following:
• Design-Build project delivery
• VDOT bridge design
• AASHTO BRr and Load Ratings
• ProjectWise software


Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and coordinate with others. Understanding of practices related to bridge engineering including bridge terminology, bridge geometrics layout, structural analysis, steel design, reinforced/prestressed concrete design, design procedures, drafting skill, construction drawing preparation, soil mechanics, structural quantities. Experience in Microstation, Leap Bridge Design Suite, and related bridge structural software. Application of AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications. Experience with VDOT Structure Design practices.

Degrees / Licenses (R)equired – (P)referred

BSCE required
EIT preferred


Must be dependable, have initiative, possess integrity, productive and work well with others. Valid Driver’s License required.

Pre-employment drug testing is required as a condition of employment. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled