Bridge Inspection Team Lead

Bridge Inspection Team Lead

Career Area: Engineering - Civil

What We're Looking For:
Barge Design Solutions is looking for a Bridge Inspection Team Leader to work from one of our Tennessee offices. This engineer will supervise and perform structural inspections on bridges and ancillary structures, serving as the Team Leader. The Team Leader is responsible for leading inspection teams and assisting in the successful completion of inspection/design projects.

  • Supervise above water and underwater bridge and ancillary design, inspection, and evaluations.
  • Review, analyze, and provide recommendations on field and/or design issues or adaptations.
  • Prepare and monitor project budgets and assist in proposal preparation.
  • Responsible for project schedules and timely completion of projects.
  • Responsible for moderately difficult engineering projects in field or office in accordance with plans and specifications.
  • Perform moderately difficult engineering computations and estimates in designing engineering projects.
  • Prepare complete engineering plans or reports.
  • Direct and supervise the work of entry-level engineers, technicians, drafters, and administrative staff.
  • Coach field staff on the purpose and processes of inspections and inspection techniques.
  • Make independent decisions within a general framework.
  • Use computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to prepare engineering and design documents.
  • Provides technical guidance on project scope, budgets, and schedules for assignments.
  • Supports PM providing technical leadership on various projects.
  • Conducts technical planning representing analysis, creating designs, preparing reports, and other various tasks.
  • Designs a complete project, system, component, or process.
  • Reviews and may prepare complete project documents for conformity and project assurance.
  • Influences stakeholders and manages stakeholder relationships within and outside Barge.
  • Directs on-site visits to monitor progress of project.
  • Directs CADD technicians in preparation of project plans.
  • Performs other duties as requested.


Education & Experience Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited four-year university and a minimum of 4 to 5 years of bridge or ancillary structure inspection experience.
  • Must have passed the NHI/FHWA Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges course.
  • Engineer-In-Training (E.I.T) required
  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) required
  • NICET certification preferred
  • Valid driver's license


Why join us?

Barge Design Solutions, Inc., is an engineering and architecture firm with diverse in-house multidisciplinary practice areas. The employee-owned company is more than 550+ people strong and serves clients nationwide from multiple U.S. locations. Barge is ranked on Engineering News-Record (ENR)'s Top 500 Design Firms and Architectural Record's Top 300 Architecture Firms and is a certified Great Place To Work®.

Our primary purpose for being in business is ultimately to create a better life by unleashing the potential of our people, clients and communities. This purpose is supported by our company's core values because at the end of the day, Barge CARES:

  • Collaborate - Help and expect help. Teamwork is essential in what we do.
  • Authentic - Honesty, integrity and trust are at the heart of everything we do. We are who we say we are.
  • Responsible - We are accountable for our work, our attitude, and our actions. We make Barge better.
  • Excellence - We go all in and expect more of ourselves than others expect of us.
  • Service - We are humble. We use our gifts in service of others.

We believe that if we are living out our purpose for being in business and integrating our values into everything we do, we will ultimately achieve our vision to be the firm best known for being selected when it matters most.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or on the basis of disability. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled