Bridge Management Engineer

Posting Date: May 25, 2023

Location: Edmonton, AB

Company: Government of Alberta

Job Information

Job Title: Bridge Management Engineer 

Job Requisition ID: 41271

Ministry: Transportation and Economic Corridors

Location: Edmonton

Full or Part-Time: Full Time

Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Scope: Open Competition

Closing Date: June 7, 2023

Classification: Engineer and Related 2

About Us

The Government of Alberta is committed to a diverse and inclusive public service that reflects the population we serve to best meet the needs of Albertans. Consider joining a team where diversity, inclusion and innovation are valued and supported. For more information on diversity and inclusion, please visit:

With Transportation and Economic Corridors, you can engage in a fulfilling career with diverse room to grow. We believe in building careers, providing opportunities for growth within the organization, and strive to provide our staff with a work-life balance. 


The department promotes a vital and diverse economy by:

  • Managing transportation safety
  • Supporting municipalities with public transportation and water/wastewater facilities
  • Expanding and enhancing a well-integrated transportation system and enabling market access
  • Preserving and developing the provincial highway network and water management infrastructure


For information about Transportation and Economic Corridors, visit


Reporting to the Bridge Preservation Specialist, the Bridge Management Engineer will support the Department's bridge management activities. This includes maintaining and developing standards and guidelines for bridge management practices that support development of annual bridge construction and maintenance program for the provincial highway system. 


This position is a key role in the development and maintenance of bridge management standards and guidelines. The incumbent provides technical support to asset management and project delivery staff as well as those applying these standards and guidelines. The Bridge Management Engineer also plays a role in coordinating bridge management activities while ensuring consistency across the bridge inventory and inspection system


The main responsibilities of the Bridge Management Engineer are (but not limited to):

  • Developing and maintaining guidelines for bridge data components of TIMS
  • Participating in enhancements to the Department's bridge management systems including business case development, specifications, user acceptance testing and quality assurance
  • Managing and maintaining standards for engineering analysis used in identifying bridge needs and optimal work activities
  • Establishing standards and guidelines for activities involved in the life cycle of a bridge including inspection, maintenance, assessment and rehabilitation
  • Providing system analysis for annual reporting including inventory snapshot results and system performance reporting
  • Coordinating regional updates to the bridge strategy / mastersheet database to facilitate annual data entry for bridge replacement and rehabilitation work activities into the TIMS Rationalization and Optimization Decision Application (RODA)




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering supplemented by a minimum of 5 years of directly related experience in bridge engineering
  • Registered or eligible to be registered as a professional member of APEGA
  • Knowledge of bridge components (inventory), inspection practices and life cycle phases (assessment, design, program, construct, inspect, maintain, rehabilitate and replace)
  • Analytical skills in bridge condition prediction, functional evaluation, strategy development and economic analysis



  • A Master’s Degree in bridge engineering or infrastructure asset management would be an asset.
  • Certified Class B or A Bridge inspector would be an asset.
  • In-depth knowledge and application of Alberta Bridge Inspection and Maintenance practices would be an asset.
  • Familiarity with other engineering disciplines related to bridge engineering, such as structural design, materials and construction would be an asset.
  • Familiarity with Information Technology (IT) processes and data management techniques would be an asset
  • Strong MS excel spreadsheet, MS access database and computer programming skills would be an asset.


Equivalencies will be considered.

APS Competencies

Competencies are behaviors that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process.

This link will assist you with understanding competencies:


The successful candidate will demonstrate the following APS competencies:


Systems Thinking – Taking a long-term view towards organization’s objectives and how to achieve them  


Creative Problem Solving – Engaging the community and resources at hand to address issues.  Engaging perspectives to seek root causes while employing resources from other areas to solve problems. 


Agility – Proactively incorporates change into processes. Creating opportunities for improvement while being aware of and adapting to changing priorities. 


Develop Networks – Working with a wide range of parties to obtain outcomes.


$3,044.75 to $4,215.69 bi-weekly ($79,467 - $110,029/year).



Hours of Work:
7.25 hours / 36.25 hours a week


This position is located Edmonton, Alberta at the Twin Atria Building, 4999 - 98 Avenue, Edmonton Alberta, T6B 2X3


Hybrid Policy
There may be an opportunity to participate in an interim hybrid work schedule (per Alberta Public Service policy) of up to two days working from your home office and three days in the office. This can be discussed with your manager upon hire.


Instructions for your Resume:


For Employment Experience:
Please indicate duration of employment (month, year)
Please specify employment status (i.e. casual, part-time or full-time)
Ex: Youth Worker, Jan 2006 - June 2009, Part-time (three, 8 hour shifts/week)


For any Post-Secondary Education:
Please specify your major and length of program
Please specify the year you graduated
Ex: Bachelor of Social Work, 4-year Degree (Graduated 2017)

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How To Apply

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Resources for Applicants:

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Closing Statement

This competition may be used to fill future vacancies across the Government of Alberta at the same or lower classification level.


We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.


If you require any further information on this job posting or a copy of the job description, and/or require a disability related accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Michele Murphy at


If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check for a listing of current career opportunities with the Government of Alberta.