GAI Consultants, Inc.
Canton, OH
Added: March 7, 2024
GAI Consultants, Inc. is seeking an entry-level engineer to work out of our Canton, OH office within our Transportation Business Unit. The successful candidate will be eligible for a sign-on bonus and enjoy working in a challenging, fast-paced, and team-oriented environment that will utilize their college education and related work experience to develop professionally into a well-rounded engineer with the ability to grow in today's global environment.

Job Duties:

  • Design bridges and other transportation structures such as overhead sign structures or retaining walls while working closely with a professional engineer. Typical duties include engineering designs and analyses to size structure components and connections; geometric layout of structures; development of bid package documents including quantity and cost estimates; construction plan development; and assembling of construction specifications.
  • Participate in technical and feasibility studies by developing an understanding of appropriate specifications, standards, and design criteria.
  • Serve as a field inspector on NBIS (National Bridge Inspection Standards) inspection teams in Ohio and neighboring states.
  • Obtain and maintain NBIS (National Bridge Inspection Standards) inspection certification. Contribute to NBIS-related documentation including reports, recommendations, and client communications.
  • Take responsibility for participating in field operations in a safe and healthy manner.
  • Pursue professional development including working toward a professional engineering license.
  • Collaborate with engineering professionals from various departments and disciplines to meet client needs.
  • Use computer engineering programs and CAD to develop detailed designs.
  • Receive and respond to coaching and mentoring by higher-level staff.
  • Occasional seasonal travel for bridge inspection with overnight stays.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Depending on client needs, this position requires local/regional travel and should be expected to accept occasional travel responsibilities.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited civil/structural engineering program.
  • Self-motivated to ask questions, pursue understanding, and develop professionally.
  • Geometric and computational proficiency.
  • Ability to communicate in technical writing and technical drawing.
  • Proficiency in MicroStation preferred.

Why GAI:

At GAI, exceptional people have an exceptional place to work, grow, lead, and achieve. Explore an array of opportunities in locations across the U.S. and join accomplished colleagues in tackling challenging projects for a range of markets. Enjoy comprehensive benefits and feel good about being part of a collaborative team that’s committed to supporting the communities we serve. Join GAI and distinguish yourself in a company poised for unlimited growth.

GAI Consultants, Inc. is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion by fostering a workforce that represents different communities, cultures, and viewpoints. We will continue to build mutual trust and respect where employees are empowered to share their diverse perspectives, experiences, and ideas.

Benefits Of Working At GAI Include :

  • Competitive salary - GAI is committed to paying market-based salaries
  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, vision, dental, company paid Long-Term Disability and Short-Term Disability (benefits start within 30 days of hire)
  • Paid Maternity/Paternity/Adoption program
  • Generous Paid Time Off and 7 paid holidays
  • 401k company match
  • Tuition Reimbursement




Computer: Expert

Problem Solving: Expert

Teamwork: Expert



Bachelors or better in Civil Engineering or related field



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