Bridge Inspection Team Leader - 2925
Herndon, VA

Bridge Inspection Team Leader - 2925

This Opportunity

WSP is currently initiating a search for a Bridge Inspection Team Lead for to support our robust and growing Bridge Inspection Practice in the Southeast Region! This position will ideally be located in Herndon, VA.        
The Team Leader shall, under limited remote supervision while in the field, and by merit of his/her education, licensure and relevant work experience, perform independent, scientific evaluation of the condition state, function and load carrying capacity of bridges and their individual components, as compared to their original design state and/or current standards.  Such routine evaluations must necessarily include discretionary judgment and application of advanced engineering principles.  Such judgments may form the basis of recommendations to bridge owners for repair, rehabilitation or replacement.

Your Impact

  • Plan, schedule and perform bridge inspections in accordance with the requirements of specific Bridge Owners, but in all cases, in compliance with the National Bridge Inspection Standards (NBIS) and the AASHTO Manual for Condition Evaluation of Bridges.
  • Review, create, and compile all required inspection reports and plan field operations
  • Direct other field team members
  • Enforce safe operations in field
  • Liaison with client field/facility staff, assist with critical condition findings
  • Ensure technical compliance with all applicable standards and specifications
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP's Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures

Who You Are

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in bridge design and/or bridge inspection
  • NHI Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges course
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Physically capable of performing continuous field work including working at heights and in close quarters, climbing, carrying ladders and gear, working in adverse weather conditions, etc.
  • Self-motivated
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to think critically and solve problems
  • Ability to work well in team-oriented structure
  • Valid, unrestricted driver's license
  • Ability to travel approximately 50%
  • Ability to supervise, train and direct the work of team members
  • Cognizant of time and budget management
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP's health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies
  • Must successfully complete and pass WSP's Motor Vehicle screening.

Preferred Qualifications 

  • SPRAT Certified Rope Access Level 1 - 3
  • Additional FHWA/NHI Training - Fracture Critical and Ancillary Structures
  • AutoCAD/MicroStation Capabilities
  • NICET certification at level IV or other applicable certification is preferred.