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Bridge Inspector

  • Austin, Texas
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  • Position ID: 3116
  • Minimum Experience: 10 years
  • Education: HS
  • Registration: (Not Specified)
  • Required Skills: Bridge Experience ; Inspector
  • Sponsorship: Immigration related employment benefits, e.g. visa sponsorship, are not available for this position.

At Burgess & Niple, our employees are driven by a passion for advancing the built environment with exceptional concern for quality of life, safety, and sustainability. We deliver creative solutions that exceed our clients’ goals and foster an environment that creates unlimited opportunities for employees.

Guided by our core values, we are a privately held firm with offices in twelve states and the District of Columbia and projects around the world. Through our Virtual Desktop Interface (VDI) and tech-savvy employees, we seamlessly collaborate regardless of location. Apply today and discover the limitless possibilities for your career at B&N.

Interested in working with senior-level professionals at an established A/E firm that values employee input and collaboration? We're looking for a Bridge Inspector based out of our Texas, Austin South office or Dallas, TX office.

What you can expect as the major duties and responsibilities:

  • Perform NBIS Element Level Bridge Inspections throughout the state
  • Collaborate with Bridge Inspection Team and assist with the identification of stress related deterioration and physical condition of various structural components and data collection as required
  • Coordinate the inspection schedules and field inspections, in accordance with requirements specified in the Department’s Manual for Bridge and Other Structures Inspection and Reporting
  • Assure that inspection and safety equipment is in good working order and calibrated when required prior to the field inspection. Operate all inspection related equipment as necessary
  • Document inspection findings

What you need to make an impact:

  • High School Diploma
  • 10+ years of related experience with bridge inspection, report writing, and load rating
  • NHI/FHWA Inspection and SPRAT Level 1 certifications are desired
  • The ability and desire to climb large bridge structures, able to withstand high levels of physical exertion including walking, climbing, bending, carrying, and lifting up to 60 lbs. of equipment
  • Ability and willingness to travel extensively (up to 50%) throughout the U.S.
  • A valid driver's license with acceptable driving history is a must
  • Microsoft Office experience required; Assetwise for Inspection is highly preferred
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills

Travel arrangements to and from work assignments including airfare, hotel, and meals are reimbursed. All safety training, equipment, tools, and tech are provided.

Burgess & Niple offers an excellent benefits package that includes your choice of medical plan, dental/vision coverage, immediate accrued paid time off, 401(k) with match and no vesting schedule, flexible spending or health savings account options, basic life insurance/short term & long term disability coverage at no cost to the employee, option to purchase supplemental life insurance, bonus program, flexible hours, hybrid work schedule options, tuition assistance, casual dress, opportunities for professional development and much more.


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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Click here to view our Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action Policy Statement.