Engineer BDI BDI 22 reviews

Graduate Engineer- West Point, VA
Job Title: Graduate Engineer

Job Description & Company Background

BDI is looking for a Graduate Engineer to join our team in West Point, Virginia. The successful candidate will work on all aspects of projects within our Testing, Monitoring, and Engineering Program. Tasks may include planning and implementing of testing/monitoring program on various structure types (dams, bridges, buildings), coordination with clients, field installation, field testing, interpretation of data, code-based calculations, and report writing. This is an excellent opportunity to work in a growth-oriented professional consulting group where you will work with and be mentored by senior technical staff.

BDI is a nationally recognized leader in testing, monitoring, and nondestructive evaluation of civil structures. The company started over 30 years ago and has helped shape the current industry standards of testing and monitoring of structures. Through its history of testing over 1,000 structures, BDI has touched some of the most iconic infrastructure in the world. BDI works with a wide variety of clients from DOTs, Public Utility Districts, the US Army Corps of Engineers, consulting engineering firms, academic institutions, design-build teams, P3s, and private infrastructure owners. The variety of work and exposure to some of the most interesting civil infrastructure projects on a day-to-day basis at BDI is what excites and retains our staff the most.

When you join BDI, you will enjoy a unique and welcoming culture, focused on delivering best practices. You will find that we offer a collaborative and supportive environment, allowing you to do your best work. We encourage all of our employees to strive for personal excellence and to act with integrity and honesty. We are looking for candidates who enjoy delivering innovative, value-based solutions for our clients and who have a desire to learn, grow and have fun doing it. Those who take initiative and who are self-motivated will thrive in BDI’s environment. If you are looking for an exciting career with the opportunity to work on a wide variety of unique structures, BDI may be the place for you. If you have a taste for adventure, enjoy traveling, and like challenging work, then this position is right for you. To learn more about our company, please visit our website

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performing various project engineer tasks
  • Development of instrumentation plans and testing documents
  • Project coordination, planning, and logistics
  • Significant physical labor while on jobsites
  • Working at heights
  • Jobsite engineering decision-making
  • Updating documents and photos once returned from field
  • Data review and interpretation
  • Report development and writing
  • Use of various design codes in analysis

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree of Civil Engineering or Construction Workeragement
  • EIT required
  • 0-8 years experience (structural design, structural analysis, or construction workeragement)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Willing to travel (50% field work)
  • Willing to work out in the field
  • Experience with hand tools

Preferred Qualifications

  • Instrumentation/testing/monitoring/structural health monitoring experience
  • PE, based of years of experience
  • AutoCAD experience
  • AASHTO experience
  • Programming experience (Matlab, Python, VBA, among others)
  • Construction industry experience
  • Finite element modeling experience
  • Load rating experience
  • Strong structural mechanics background

Please submit your resume and cover letter along when applying for this position.
Related keywords: engineer

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $23.00 – $30.00 per hour

Ability to Commute/Relocate:

  • West Point, VA 23181 (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)


  • AutoCAD: 1 year (Preferred)
  • AASHTO: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Matlab, Python, VBA, etc: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Construction industry: 2 years (Preferred)
  • * Finite element modeling: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Professional Engineer (Preferred)

Willingness To Travel:

  • 75% (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Company's website:


Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply
  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

  • No

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