Gannett Fleming, Inc.

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Senior Bridge Engineer - Project Manager

Senior Bridge Engineer - Project Manager

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For more than 100 years, we’ve been a leader in global infrastructure solutions with a focus on planning, design, technology, and construction management services for a diverse array of markets and disciplines. Across more than 60 offices, 2,000+ highly qualified professionals are united in an unyielding commitment to deliver excellence to every client and every project, every day.


Excellence Delivered As Promised. It’s more than a slogan. It’s our standard. It’s the expectation we place upon ourselves as individuals and as a company. It represents our commitment to our valued clients, industry partners, and employees. It’s our earnest pledge to do what we say. It’s the core of who we are as a firm and the foundation upon which all of our relationships and projects are built.


Gannett Fleming's Richmond office is looking for an experienced bridge professional to provide innovative leadership, project management, superior client facing skills and the ability to communicate and work across multiple operational groups and technical disciplines in the Mid-Atlantic Region.  Successful candidates will deliver best in class technical solutions to our clients on the design, delivery and management of projects across both public and private sectors.


The primary duties of the Senior Bridge Engineer - Project Manager include securing, planning, directing and monitoring all aspects of small to large scale multi-discipline bridge projects with a high degree of technical complexity, involving a diverse project staff.  Gannett Fleming’s goal is to continue to expand the talented bridge group in our Mid-Atlantic operation and this role is pivotal to achieving this objective.  Other key responsibilities will include reinforcing and continuing to establish strategic market position/service offerings for the group to align with client needs and Gannett Fleming strategic initiatives;  Oversight of activities related to Bridge Design, Bridge Rehabilitation and Bridge Inspection;  Serving as a Project Manager, Task Manager and/or Bridge Technical Advisor on Project Pursuits; and mentor to structural staff.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Structural Engineering, Masters Preferred. PE required.
  • 15+ years of bridge related design experience with 5 years at a project management level, managing a bridge/structures design group with client contacts in the Virginia market area. 
  • Candidate should be well versed in the use of the AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications.
  • Demonstrated success in managing preliminary and final design, preparation of construction documents, specifications, cost estimates, project scheduling and subcontractor management.
  • History of driving successful business development and strategic planning.
  • Strong familiarity with VDOT standards, policies, and procedures is required.
  • Design- Build experience is strongly preferred
  • Must have the ability to interact with various design teams, have excellent organizational, project management and communication both written and verbal skills.
  • Track record of successfully completing projects and team leadership.
  • Experience in writing/development of project proposals and letters of interest.
  • Solid client relationships and willingness to help lead bid, proposal and presentation efforts.