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Structural Engineer

Company: H W Lochner
Location: East Hartford
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

Job Details


Job Location
East Hartford, CT - East Hartford, CT

Position Type
Full Time

Education Level
4 Year Degree

Job Category


Make a difference with your change - lead with ingenuity!

Lochner leads in providing planning, environmental, design, construction engineering and inspection, and right of way services for surface transportation, rail, transit, and aviation clients across the United States. Our civil and structural engineers, planners, environmental specialists, inspectors, and support professionals are devoted to providing valuable professional services that enhance people's lives through sustainable infrastructure.

  • Client-Focused: We are collaborative and attentive to the unique needs and goals of each project.
  • Performance-Driven: We are problem solvers dedicated to transforming transportation infrastructure challenges into opportunities for innovation.
  • Community-Minded: We are vested in the work we do as stewards of public funds used to improve the communities we serve.
  • Socially Responsible: We give back to our communities by supporting various charitable organizations and causes.
  • Growth Oriented: We invest in programs to attract, retain, and develop employees so Lochner becomes a long-term home for top talent. Our goals and strategies promote a diverse and inclusive workforce that feels empowered to make a difference in the world. Our vision is to create healthy and sustainable communities both within and outside of our organization where current and future generations can thrive.

    Are you ready to join us?

    • Responsible for the development of heavy civil design projects, focusing on transportation-related structures (bridges, walls, etc.).
    • Perform structural engineering calculations from preliminary to final design, primarily self-sufficiently for basic design efforts, and with support on more complex assignments.
    • Have the ability to develop design plans and understand the detailing necessary.
    • Coordinate with project staff, other disciplines, subconsultants, clients, and reviewers to ensure accuracy and quality of work. Qualifications:
      • Six to twelve years of structural design experience required, primarily in surface transportation.
      • A PE is required.
      • BSCE is required, MSCE is a plus but not necessary.
      • Bridge design experience with preventative maintenance, rehabilitation and reconstruction of existing bridges and plan preparation is preferred.
      • Experience with rail structures is a benefit.
      • Proficient in Microstation and/or Autocad, MathCAD, and standard design bridge design software. Proficiency with AASHTOWare BrR, CSiBridge, LARSA, or MIDAS is a strong benefit.
      • Well versed with AASHTO LRFD.
      • Strong written and oral communication skills are required.
      • Strong commitment to client service, both internal and external, is required. Commitment

        Aligning with our performance-driven nature, we offer competitive salaries, performance-based incentives, and a variety of benefits programs to address the diverse individual needs of our employees and their families.

        Lochner provides a comprehensive total rewards package that includes:
        • Competitive Premiums for Medical, Dental, and Vision
        • Paid Time Off and Flexible Holiday Program
        • Company Paid Disability (includes paid Maternity Leave), and Life Insurance
        • Health Savings Accounts (HSA) with Employer Contribution
        • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for Medical Expenses and/or Dependent Care
        • Paid Family Leave
        • Retirement Plan with Employer Match
        • Flexible Work Schedules (Hybrid or Remote, when possible)
        • Wellness Program for Physical and Mental Health
        • Lochner Cares Non-Profit 501c3
        • Education and Training Assistance
        • Employee Assistance Program
        • Employee Discounts
        • Paid Time Off for Charitable Acts of Service

          Work Environment

          The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

          Physical Requirements

          The physical requirements must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Intermittent sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting, stoop, crawl, and lifting. The employee must frequently lift and/or move light equipment up to 50 pounds. Must be alert to equipment in the field, occasional need to work near hazardous equipment and machinery, occasional need to walk on uneven ground, exposure to dust, gas or fumes, exposure to noise, extremes in temperature or humidity, and potential work at heights.

          Equal Employer

          Lochner is proudly committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce. Lochner provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

          All positions at Lochner require an applicant who has accepted an employment offer to undergo a background check. Background checks include SSN/SIN validation, motor vehicle verification, education verification, employment verification, a criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, and drug test. All employment offers are contingent upon successful results of the background check.

Keywords: H W Lochner, East Hartford , Structural Engineer, Engineering , East Hartford, Connecticut

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