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We are building a team of responsible and dedicated professionals who thrive for excellence. If you are a career-oriented, highly motivated individual, interested in being part of a growing firm, we want to hear from you.

We are currently seeking talented individuals to contribute to our team for the following positions:


Transportation Project Manager – Milwaukee, Madison, and Green Bay, WI

Job Description

Bloom is currently seeking a Transportation Project Manager with experience in Highway Roadway principles. This is dependent upon skill level and experience, but may include:

  • Oversee the preparation of design plans, specifications, and quantities
  • Experience in the design of highways and local streets and must be familiar with WisDOT design standards
  • Manage contract deliverables on time and within budget
  • Assist with the preparation of proposals and contracts
  • Ensure quality control activities are performed for all assigned work and backcheck work of others
  • Interact and communicate effectively with design team members, clients, and other agencies
  • Manage and direct interaction between multiple offices
  • Develop and mentor staff
  • Manage clients
  • Communicate regularly with clients on project status
  • Ensure project communication between team members and clients
  • Business development

Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Wisconsin PE license preferred
  • 15+ years of experience in highway engineering design

Position Requirements

  • Familiarity with Wisconsin Department of Transportation engineering practices, standards, and documentation
  • Good decision-making skills, flexibility, focus on quality, and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently on project design tasks.
  • Experience with Civil 3D, MicroStation, and Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)

Transportation Project Engineer – Milwaukee and Madison, WI

Job Description

Highly motivated, qualified, and client service-oriented Project Engineer specializing in roadway and highway transportation design

  • Design and prepare plans, specifications, and quantities under the supervision of the Project Manager
  • Lead a team of engineers and drafters
  • Develop horizontal and vertical geometry
  • Create roadway corridor models
  • Prepare project reports
  • Interact and communicate effectively with team members, clients, and other agencies
  • Assist with the preparation of proposals and contracts
  • Participate in quality control/quality assurance

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
  • PE license required (or able to obtain within 12 months of hire)
  • 5 -10years of progressive experience in transportation design.
  • Familiarity with Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) design engineering practices, standards, and documentation
  • Experience with AutoCAD, Civil 3D, and Microsoft Office (Excel and Word)
  • Ability to collaborate with the design team, project manager, clients, and agencies
  • Good decision-making skills, flexibility, focus on quality, and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills

Land Surveyor – Milwaukee and Madison, WI

Job Description

Assist, under the direction of Bloom leadership, in all survey tasks required for each unique project. This is dependent upon skill level and experience, but may include:

  • Assist the Civil Group Manager in the preparation of proposals for new work. This may include determining the level of surveying effort required to complete a job
  • Working with existing staff to properly coordinate efforts to ensure project schedules and deliverables are being met.
  • Communicating and tracking receipt of planning print and utility marking needs with Digger’s Hotline, the land owner, and other utilities or authorities impacted by the project.
  • Collecting general property information, historic land use information, plats, as-builts, boring logs, and other documents required for the surveying efforts and/or to support the design efforts.
  • Conducting site visits and general data collection efforts to support the design.
  • Completing surveying efforts to support design or construction.
  • Completing additional project documents such as field reports, existing condition reports, etc.
  • Ensure quality control activities are performed for all assigned work and back check work of others
  • Stamping/Sealing survey drawings, as needed.
  • Interact and communicate effectively with Bloom leadership, design team members, clients, project owners, and other project stakeholders.
  • Attend project meetings and represent the company professionally.
  • Participate in Bloom’s mentor/mentee culture

Position Requirements

  • Wisconsin Registered Land Surveyor (RLS, PLS).
  • 5+ years of experience
  • Knowledge of topographic and construction surveying, boundary and control surveying, ALTA/ACSM Surveys, and Right-of-Way plats
  • Knowledge of all common surveying equipment required to complete the above tasks.
  • Knowledge of Trimble GPS and Total Station Systems; or personal equipment available for use/rent by Bloom to accommodate your work efforts.
  • Ability to work independently or in team setting to complete all assigned project tasks
  • Good decision-making skills, flexibility, focus on quality and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills

Project Manager Highway Construction Management – Minneapolis, MN

Job Description

Highly motivated, qualified and client service oriented Project Manager specializing in roadway/highway construction management.

  • Construction schedule monitoring
  • Project budget monitoring
  • Field supervision of trained technicians and junior engineers
  • Translate and implement project plans and special provisions
  • Evaluate and document construction operations
  • Generate materials testing frequency and manage the QA program
  • Complete required project documentation including progress payments and contract changes to achieve final project acceptance
  • Ensure quality control activities are performed for all assigned work and back check work of others
  • Interact and communicate effectively with design team members, clients and other agencies

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Minnesota PE license
  • MnDOT Construction Management experience
  • 10+ years of progressive experience in construction inspection and construction project management
  • One or more of MnDOT construction material certifications in: Aggregate Production, Bituminous Plant, Bituminous Street, Bridge Construction, Concrete Field, Concrete Plant, Concrete Strength, Grading and Base
  • Familiarity with Minnesota Department of Transportation construction engineering practices, standards and documentation
  • Good decision making skills, flexibility, focus on quality and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word and Power Point)

Preferred Additional Experience (Not Required)

  • Knowledge of topographic and construction surveying
  • Have a solid understand of DOT’s consulting expectations and needs
  • Experience in roadway design using GEOPAK and MicroStation
  • National Corrosion Engineer (NACE) Certified Coatings Inspector a plus

Project Engineer Highway Construction Management – Minneapolis, MN

Job Description

Highly motivated, qualified and client service oriented Project Engineer specializing in roadway/highway construction management.

  • Construction schedule monitoring
  • Project budget monitoring
  • Field supervision of trained technicians
  • Translate and implement project plans and special provisions
  • Evaluate and document construction operations
  • Sample, test and provide acceptance for materials used on projects according to standards and special criteria
  • Complete required project documentation including progress payments and contract changes to achieve final project acceptance
  • Ensure quality control activities are performed for all assigned work and back check work of others
  • Interact and communicate effectively with design team members, clients and other agencies

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
  • MnDOT Construction Management experience
  • 3+ years of progressive experience in construction inspection and construction layout staking.
  • One or more of MnDOT construction material certifications in: Aggregate Production, Bituminous Plant, Bituminous Street, Bridge Construction, Concrete Field, Concrete Plant, Concrete Strength, Grading and Base
  • Familiarity with Minnesota Department of Transportation standards
  • Good decision making skills, flexibility, focus on quality and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word and Power Point)  CADD (MicroStation preferred)

Preferred Additional Experience (Not Required)

  • Knowledge of topographic and construction surveying
  • Have a solid understand of DOT’s consulting expectations and needs
  • Experience in roadway design using GEOPAK and MicroStation
  • Minnesota PE license

Mid Level Civil Engineer/Designer – Milwaukee and Madison, WI 

Position Description

Bloom is currently seeking a Civil Engineer with experience in general civil design principles. Assist, under the direction of Bloom leadership, in all civil infrastructure design tasks required for each unique project. This is dependent upon skill level and experience, but may include:

Responsibilities:

  • Conducting site visits and general data collection efforts to support the design.
  • Designing civil utilities: water distribution networks, storm sewers, and sanitary sewers.
  • Designing civil site features: (roads, sidewalks, and other site features to support the overall site plan).
  • Coordinating with mechanical, electrical, and other site utility designs.
  • Drafting, reviewing, and/or finalizing stormwater management plans including water quality and quantity calculations and/or modeling.
  • Developing grading plans to support the overall site plan objectives.
  • Drafting, reviewing and/or finalizing various types of design reports. This may include calculation workbooks, alternative analysis, and cost estimating.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
  • 3+ years of experience in general civil design principles
  • Experience with AutoCAD, Civil3D, and Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word and Power Point)
  • Ability to work independently or in team setting to complete all assigned project design tasks 
  • Good decision-making skills, flexibility, focus on quality and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills

Preferred Additional Experience (Not Required)

  • Wisconsin PE License, or willing to obtain
  • Additional software experience: GIS, Microstation, water modeling software (quality, hydraulic, hydrologic)
  • Additional design experience: developing gravity and pressure pipe networks, additional gravity sewer infrastructure design (wet wells, lift stations, diversion structures, etc.), hydraulic/hydrologic design, green infrastructure, and low impact development (LID)
  • Plan production experience: general drafting, developing pentables, drawing templates, sheet layouts, blocks, linetypes, etc. Running quality control on completed plansets to ensure CAD standard consistency on all sheets.
  • Survey experience is a plus
  • Construction Management/Inspection is a plus
  •  LEED certifications are a plus
  • Additional field related certifications are a plus

For immediate consideration, please fill in the form located here.


Movable Bridge Practice Leader – Chicago, IL; Boston, MA or any major United States city

Position Description

We are looking for a National Movable Bridge Practice Leader who is responsible for the growth and success of the movable bridge practice within the firm to lead and support business development, bridge talent acquisition and development, project delivery, and client relationships. This position can be located within any major US City.

  • Research respective markets, develop client relationships, recruit talent, and identify business opportunities across the country.
  • Expert in the industry with strong client connections nationwide.
  • Provide firm-wide leadership and guidance in areas of technical specialties and provides oversight on overall movable bridge practice operations.
  • Knowledge of AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications
  • Have a solid understanding of DOT’s consulting expectations and needs
  • Act as Project Manager or Lead Engineer on movable bridge design, rehab, and inspection projects, managing scope, schedule, staffing, budget, etc.
  • Make key contributions on project pursuits, facilitating the growth of movable bridge practice
  • Coordinate tasks among the multidisciplinary project teams to conduct analyses, develop design solutions, and lead the preparation of design drawings, calculations, and specifications for fixed and movable bridge engineering projects
  • Perform quality control reviews of bridge design deliverables
  • Organize and manage design efforts for multiple simultaneous projects
  • Ensure quality control activities are performed for all assigned work and back

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Civil, Structural, Electrical or Mechanical)
  • Masters in Engineering a plus
  • Professional Engineer License required
  • Leadership in team building and project delivery
  • Research movable bridge markets, develop client relationships and identify business opportunities
  • Ability to track budgets, maintain project/group performance goals
  • Mentor staff and develop a goal-oriented team capable of delivering complex projects
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills

For immediate consideration, please fill in the form located here.


Senior Electrical Engineer – Movable Structures – Chicago, IL

Position Description

As a Senior Electrical Engineer/Project Manager, you will have the opportunity lead projects and to apply your theoretical knowledge and engineering experience to solve practical problems, primarily related to electrical and control systems associated with heavy movable structures and transportation systems. These will include highway and railroad movable bridges of all types (swing, vertical lift, and bascule) as well as rail transit systems. As part of our movable bridge team, you will work alongside industry experts and be an integral part of our Movable Structures practice.

  • Proactively manage electrical engineering projects simultaneously and ensuring the timely submission of high quality and accurate deliverables. This will include contract management, project scheduling and budgeting, setting project priorities and properly allocating staff and other resources to meet the objectives, and leading meetings with Bloom’s management team and external partners and clients.
  • Perform electrical and control system engineering for heavy movable structures including developing scope of project, preparing concept, preliminary and final design documentation, specifications, and estimating construction costs.
  • Complete on-site investigations, condition assessments, and inspection of electrical and control equipment, which includes electrical and control system testing, measurement, and power monitoring of the operating systems.
  • Review electrical and control system work product deliverables including; inspection reports, design documentation, specifications, computations, and construction cost estimates.
  • Participate in safety review process meetings and ensure implementation of robust instrumentation and logic as control or mitigation measures to ensure safe operation of the movable structures.
  • Work with and mentor entry-level engineers to develop both their technical skills and their professional careers.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or better in electrical engineering with an emphasis in power engineering and/or control systems.
  • 15+ years’ experience designing and implementing industrial power distribution systems, instrumentation and process control.
  • Professional Engineer registration.
  • Solid foundation in electrical engineering principles and electrical power, control, and motor drive systems, and the ability to exercise independent discretion and judgment to develop and guide project scope to meet assigned objectives.
  • Significant experience developing electrical design packages including physical layout designs, one-line diagrams, three-line diagrams, schematic diagrams, ladder logic diagrams, and other miscellaneous electrical drawings in order to convey the scope of work to be performed by a contractor.
  • Ability to perform electrical computations including short circuit, load flow, protective relay coordination, and arc flash hazard analysis studies.
  • Extensive knowledge of heavy industrial motors of all types and vintages, motor drives both ac and dc, PLC, and motion control.
  • Knowledge of PLC programming (Ladder and Function Block and sequential function chart programming a plus) as well as applicable electrical codes and industry standards. Control system architecture and wiring design, including SCADA, Ethernet and Modbus.
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD and/or MicroStation as applied to electrical design and engineering.
  • Strong technical, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work in the field, both locally and outside the surrounding area.

For immediate consideration, please fill in the form located here.


Construction Project Manager – Chicago, IL

Position Description

  • Construction schedule monitoring
  • Project budget monitoring
  • Field supervision of trained technicians & junior engineers
  • Translate and implement project plans and special provisions
  • Evaluate and document construction operations
  • Generate materials testing frequency and manage the QA program
  • Complete required project documentation including progress payments and contract changes to achieve final project acceptance
  • Ensure quality control activities are performed for all assigned work and back check work of others
  • Interact and communicate effectively with design team members, clients and other agencies

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
  • PE license preferred
  • 15+ years of progressive experience in construction inspection and construction layout staking.
  • IDOT Certification of Documentation of Contract Quantities (Required)
  • Familiarity with Illinois Department of Transportation and Illinois Tollway construction engineering practices, standards and documentation
  • National Corrosion Engineer (NACE) Certified Coatings Inspector a plus
  • Good decision making skills, flexibility, focus on quality and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word and Power Point) and CADD (MicroStation preferred)

For immediate consideration, please fill in the form located here.


Construction Engineer – Chicago, IL

Position Description

Highly motivated, qualified and client service-oriented Staff Engineer specializing in roadway/highway/bridge construction inspection

  • Construction schedule monitoring
  • Project budget monitoring
  • Field supervision of trained technicians
  • Translate and implement project plans and special provisions
  • Evaluate and document construction operations
  • Sample, test and provide acceptance for materials used on projects according to standards and special criteria
  • Complete required project documentation including progress payments and contract changes to achieve final project acceptance
  • Ensure quality control activities are performed for all assigned work and back check work of others
  • Interact and communicate effectively with design team members, clients and other agencies

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
  • PE license preferred, EI required
  • 3+ years of progressive experience in construction inspection and construction layout staking.
  • IDOT Certification of Documentation of Contract Quantities (Required)
  • IDOT certification for material field testing PCC and/or HMA (Desired)
  • Familiarity with Illinois Department of Transportation, Illinois Tollway and City of Chicago construction engineering practices, standards and documentation
  • Good decision making skills, flexibility, focus on quality and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word and Power Point) and CADD (MicroStation preferred)

For immediate consideration, please fill in the form located here.


Bridge Engineer – Minneapolis, MN

Position Description

Highly motivated, qualified and client service-oriented Project Engineer specializing in Structural Engineering

  • Collaborate on structural design efforts for multiple simultaneous projects
  • Ensure quality control activities are performed for all assigned work and back check work of others
  • Interact and communicate effectively with design team members, project managers, clients and other agencies
  • Design structural systems of cast-in-place concrete, precast concrete, and structural steel
  • Design of culverts, bridges, and retaining walls
  • Perform and/or coordinate the review of shop drawing submittals and posts modifications as needed

Position Requirements

  • Minnesota P.E. License required or ability to obtain in 1 year
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Structural or Civil Engineering Required
  • Master’s Degree in Structural Engineering Preferred
  • 5+ years of experience
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office products; and working knowledge of Microstation programs
  • Working knowledge of various structural analysis and design programs
  • Good decision making skills, flexibility, focus on quality and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills

For immediate consideration, please fill in the form located here.

International

We are building a team of responsible and dedicated professionals who thrive for excellence. If you are a career oriented, highly motivated individual, interested in being part of a growing firm, we want to hear from you. While we are not currently looking to fill specific positions, we are always open to exploring new talent.