Graduate Transportation Engineer

January 18, 2022
Philadelphia, PA
Job Type


Pennoni is a multidisciplinary consulting engineering firm founded more than five decades ago. We approach engineering challenges from a wider spectrum of angles than most, from land development to energy management. Our goal is to help communities and private sector clients alike navigate the ever-changing technological advancements available and learn how best to integrate "smart" solutions into the current landscape to make them a part of resilient and sustainable planning. Our combination of talent and experience generates unprecedented solutions for diverse and iconic projects around the globe.

Job Responsibilities

Pennoni is currently looking for a Graduate Engineer with experience consistent, but not limited to:

  • Assisting with bridge design, bridge inspection
  • Load rating tasks associated with transportation improvement projects, bridge replacement/rehabilitation projects, NBIS bridge safety inspections, locally administered transportation projects, highway, and bridges projects for a variety of clients
    • Including: PennDOT, DRPA, DelDOT, SEPTA, MDOT SHA, MDTA and DCDOT, local municipalities and agencies in the Mid-Atlantic Region
  • Having a firm grasp of undergraduate level structural concepts (beam analysis, steel and concrete design, statistical analysis)
  • Ability to learn new concepts and systems (electrical system design, sensor specifications, SHM system design)
  • An understanding AASHTO design standards, substructure and superstructure quantity calculations, cost estimations, and plan creation is beneficial but not required
  • May be working with a team of engineers to design and install structural health monitoring (SHM) systems
  • Conducting structural load testing and load rating
  • Evaluating structural performance and conducting bridge inspection to identify optimal actions supporting structure maintenance, refurbishment, and rehabilitation

Required Attributes:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering (Focus on Structural Engineering) - MS Degree is a plus
  • 0 to 3 years related experience
  • MicroStation and/or AutoCAD Experience
  • Bridge design and/or inspection experience; experience with structural design calculations
  • Bluebeam PDF editor experience a plus
  • Experience with plan production and assembly a plus.

Preferred Attributes:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently within a design group setting

Why Work With Us?

At our core, we recognize that the unique qualities of our Pennoni individuals are essential for innovation and growth as a whole. Pennoni, an ENR Top 500 consulting engineering firm, offers many opportunities to help you build your career. We continually strive to build a great workplace where our employees trust the people they work for, enjoy the people they work with, and take pride in what they do.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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