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CAREERS

Build career

Thanks to hard-working and dedicated employees, Mercado Consultants, Inc. has grown into a firm well-respected by the local engineering community. Our employees are self-motivated and accepting of the challenges and responsibilities of a variety of assignments while working in a professional environment. We are seeking qualified individuals who are eager to meet these challenges, take pride in their work, and are anxious for the rewards and opportunities for advancement possible as a member of our team.

We are a rapidly growing, mid-sized engineering company with approximately 70 employees. Our company provides civil, structural engineering, surveying, bridge inspection, environmental science, construction management and GIS services to many agencies in the Mid-Atlantic region.

We offer excellent compensation and benefits, including a 401(k) plan; medical, dental, life and disability insurances; tuition assistance; paid vacation and holidays; bonus; and more. Mercado Consultants is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Mercado Consultants, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Core Values

Mercado’s core values are the essential beliefs that all persons are created equal, that family is of fundamental importance, and that honesty and trust are always the best practice.

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Benefits

We offer excellent compensation and benefits, including a 401(k) plan; medical, dental, life and disability insurances; tuition assistance; paid vacation and holidays; bonus; and more. Mercado Consultants is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Bridge Inspector

Mercado Consultants, Inc., located in Ashton, Maryland, has an immediate opening for Bridge Inspectors. Willing to train candidates at all levels.

Mercado Consultants offers a stable and challenging workplace with a potential of a career growth where all employees are treated equally which are the core values of our company. Mercado Consultants is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Mercado Consultants, Inc. is a rapidly growing, mid-sized engineering company with approximately 70 employees. Our company provides civil and structural engineering, surveying, bridge inspection, and GIS services to many agencies in the Mid-Atlantic region. Engineering services revolve around transportation-related projects. We offer competitive compensation and benefits, including a 401(k) plan; medical, dental, life and disability insurances; tuition assistance; paid vacation and holidays; profit sharing; moving expenses, and more. For more information, visit our Web site at www.mercadoeng.com .

Required

  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Team player.
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel).
  • Enjoys working outdoors as well as in the office.
  • Ability to climb a ladder and work at heights.
  • Ability to ride a mechanical lift to heights of 100 ft.
  • Ability to use standard PPE and fall protection harnesses.
  • Ability to perform field work during any time of the year.
  • Clear, concise handwriting.

Preferred

  • FHWA Bridge Inspection 2-week course.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Associate Degree from an accredited University.
  • Interest in bridges, highway structures.
  • Engineer in Training (EIT) or ability to obtain within one year
  • Professional Engineer (P.E.)
  • 0 to 5+ years' experience in inspection of bridges, culverts, retaining walls, sign structures, and high mast light poles.
  • Willingness to work night shift.
  • Familiar with Maryland MUTCD and SHA Temporary Traffic Control Applications.

A Plus

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Familiar with Structure Asset Management Systems (InspectTech, ASIR)
  • FHWA Fracture Critical Inspection Course
  • FHWA Ancillary Inspection Course
  • Qualified Bridge Inspection Team Leader
  • Experience with structural design, AASHTO, Microstation and/or AutoCAD.
  • Fall Protection Training
  • Confined Space Entry Training
  • Non-destructive testing (NDT) experience
  • Familiar with Bridge Inspection Reference Manual and AASHTO Manual For Bridge Element Inspection
  • Experience with Maryland SHA, MDTA, MTA, or WMATA.
  • Temporary Traffic Control Manager's Certification
  • OSHA 10-hour+
  • WMATA RWP Trained.
  • CSX, Amtrak, MTA inspection experience.

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and salary requirements via email to kkalantary@mercadoeng.com.

Project Manager Engineer

Mercado Consultants, Inc., located in Ashton, Maryland, has an immediate opening for a Structural Engineer with a minimum of 10 years of experience. Experience must be in transportation-related structures with rapid transit management experience. Specifically, the candidate will be assigned to an On-Call Staff augmentation position at an MTA office in Baltimore, Maryland.

Duties include:

  • Assignments at the Maryland Transit Administration, in the capacity of Senior Engineer in the MTA Track and Structural Engineering Department, which is responsible for design, inspection and rehabilitation of all bridges, buildings, tunnels, rail yards, and maintenance facilities throughout the MTA system, which includes the Baltimore Metro System, the Baltimore Central Light Rail System, the MARC System, and state-owned freight railroads throughout Maryland.
  • In that capacity, the candidate will primary be the project manager to explore ways to streamline the MTA structure inspection program and facilitate its transition to a more effective and efficient program whose objectives are to better inform the allocation of rehabilitation funding and to achieve compliance with MAP-21 as well as FRA and FTA regulations.
  • The candidate will support the bridge inspection program by reviewing reports generated by consultants and by performing load ratings of MTA-owned highway and railroad bridges.
  • Additional assignments may include managing rehabilitation projects concerning structural repairs at MTA Metro stations.

This on-call assignment will require a candidate with significant autonomy. The position requires someone who is a motivated self-starter, thrives in a diverse work environment and can work on several projects simultaneously. The ideal candidate will be organized, thorough, and value attention to detail, which shall be evidenced in the quality of their work. Strong English verbal and writing skills are a necessity in this position to effectively communicate with various clients.

Mercado Consultants is a rapidly growing, mid-sized engineering company with approximately 60 employees. Our company provides civil and structural engineering, surveying, bridge inspection and GIS services to many agencies in the Mid-Atlantic region. Engineering services revolve around transportation-related projects. We offer competitive compensation and benefits, including a 401(k) plan; medical, dental, life and disability insurances; tuition assistance; PTO and holidays and more. Mercado Consultants is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Qualifications

  • B.S. Civil Engineering and minimum of 10 years of structural experience.
  • Working knowledge of Standard Construction Specifications.
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to perform duties with limited supervision.
  • Knowledgeable and proficient in basic computer programs such as Microsoft Office.
  • P.E. Certification a plus.

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume via email to bmercado@mercadoeng.com.