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Bridge Engineers

High Performance Technologies, Inc. (HPTech) is an infrastructure-centered firm focusing on practice, research, policy, and technology transfer.  HPTech was established in 2003 with the primary purpose of serving the U.S. federal government at their facilities and project sites.  Our uniqueness lies in our ability to integrate physical sciences, social sciences, engineering, planning, and policy when developing and delivering infrastructure solutions.

​HPTech is currently pursuing an upcoming major federal contract, and we are identifying candidates who would be interested in working with us should we be awarded the contract.  At this stage, we are looking for Bridge Engineers who will be responsible for performing research in the FHWA’s Long-Term Bridge Performance (LTBP) Program. LTBP, a long-term research effort on-going for the last 15 years, is aimed at collecting high quality bridge data from representative sample of different types of bridges across the nation to help better understand their performance. The bridge engineers shall be responsible for the development, collection and review of LTBP data and related activities, LTBP InfoBridge database quality assurance, database system quality control checks, other LTBP database and data collection activities, performing research related to the corrosion-induced deterioration of bridges and their non-destructive evaluation (NDE).



  • Advanced degree (M.S. or Ph.D.) in civil or structural engineering.

  • At least 6 years of related experience, including inspection and evaluation of bridges, design of bridge repair/rehabilitation systems, and  bridge engineering research.

  • Knowledge of and experience with NBIS bridge inspections and bridge management systems.

  • Knowledge and understanding of bridge deterioration mechanisms, including corrosion induced deterioration, and deterioration caused by fatigue and fracture.

  • Knowledge of and experience with advanced bridge evaluation techniques, including ultrasonic, GPR, UAV, and robotic systems.

  • Knowledge of and experience with advanced bridge data analysis and visualization techniques.

  • Excellent verbal, presentation, and writing skills.

  • Excellent team and collaborative skills.

  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) registration highly desirable.

This anticipated position, which is contingent upon the contract award to HPTech, would be based in McLean, Virginia.

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

For timely consideration, apply online by March 3, 2023.


HPTech is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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