Bridge Program Manager

  • CEC
  • Oklahoma City, OK, USA
  • Sep 08, 2020
Full time Engineering

Job Description

CEC is looking for an experienced and licensed PE to join our team.  


• Provides servant-leadership to department, practice and company; embraces and models CEC values. Engages department in setting and achieving goals and objectives that contribute to CEC’s vision,      purpose and strategic plan.

• Provides input for various personnel functions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, performance management, salary and position recommendations, mentoring and employee development. Plans and schedules work for the department, ensuring the appropriate and effective distribution of assignments and manpower, space and equipment for efficient performance of duties. Reviews and approves timesheets for accuracy and completeness.

• Bridge Inspection Program Management as required by bridge owners such as state departments of transportation.

• Program management for bridge inspections utilizing in-house resources to include developing the scope of the project, task orders, management, oversight of staff and developing and reviewing repair recommendations as required.

• Meet or exceed inspection program standards and ensure compliance with Federal and State requirements. • Ensure adherence to standards and quality control, maintain project milestones and checklists and work with other Practices and Departments as necessary.

• Recommend repairs to defects found during inspections, and prepare plans, specifications and estimates as necessary.

• Respond to urgent and/or emergency events involving the condition of bridges and assist in making important decisions on the necessary actions.

• Provide technical expertise and oversight of design, construction support, inspection and remedial engineering projects.

• Oversee inspection program operating budget development and control, resource management and procurement, and tracking of schedules.

• Develops, fosters and maintains client relationships. Pursues repeat or follow-up work with current clients. Collaborates with Marketing and Business Development staff to respond to new business opportunities, including engaging in preparation of proposals, interviews and presentations. • Ensures departmental profitability targets are achieved and maintained.

• Analyzes fiscal requirements of the department, including staffing, equipment and related needs; prepares budgetary recommendations; monitors and approves expenditure of budgeted funds. • Provides project management at a client level, trouble-shoots and negotiates complex client-designer-contractor conflicts.

• Serves as project engineer with autonomy for project-related tasks and as a designated client contact. May have project management responsibilities on smaller, less complex projects.

• Assists with estimating, pricing, scoping and marketing strategies for proposed projects.

• Develops feasible engineering design alternatives to meet project requirements. • Utilizes computer software to create detailed dimensional drawings and design layouts, including plans for the construction of highways and\or local roads, including but not limited to plan and profile views, cross sections, details and schedules.

• Prepares design computations and quantity estimates.

• Prepares reports, studies, specifications, and permitting for projects. • Reviews and approves monthly billing for assigned projects.

• Reviews and redlines production plans for revisions.

• Maintains awareness of and executes corporate policies and procedures to ensure consistent departmental application and compliance.

• Complies with all safety policies, practices and procedures.


• Leadership

• Communication proficiency

• Problem solving/analysis

• Technical capacity

• Project management

• Financial management


• Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) in Civil Engineering from four-year college or university and three years related experience in one or a combination of the following: bridge design, bridge inspection, or bridge construction.

• Oklahoma Professional Engineer (PE) license.

• Valid driver’s license and clean driving record.

• Completed NHI Course No. 130055 (Safety Inspection on In-Service Bridges).

• Actively participate in ODOT QC/QA training.

• English language skills: ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, plans and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from peers, managers, clients, vendors and the public.

• Mathematical skills: ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals; ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret graphs. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry to practical situations.

• Reasoning skills: ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

• Proficient personal computer skills including electronic mail, record keeping, routine database activity, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, etc., Microsoft Office preferred.

• Organizational skills: ability to prioritize and organize tasks; ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously; ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.


• Light physical activity performing non-strenuous daily activities of a productive/technical nature.

• Ability to talk and hear.

• Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, work with the fingers, and perceive attributes of objects and materials.

• Ability to sit up to eight hours per day.

• Ability to manipulate computer mouse up to eight hours per day.

• Ability to stand and/or walk, including over uneven surfaces, for extended periods of time.

• Ability to see clearly 20 inches or less and 20 feet or more; ability to identify and distinguish colors; depth perception; and ability to adjust focus.


• Well-lighted, heated and/or air-conditioned indoor office/production setting with adequate ventilation.

• Moderate noise.

• Occasionally outdoors exposed to traffic and to changing weather conditions (rain, sun, snow, wind, etc.), dust, dirt, cuts, bites, or stings.

• Required use of protective and/or safety equipment.


• Fixed schedule of 40 hours per week between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

• May be required to work extended hours, weekends and holidays.

• May be required to work non-standard hours and schedules that include on-call and call-outs.