Structural Bridge Engineer

Structural Bridge Engineer Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Structural Bridge Engineer to join our team.


  • Preparing contract bid documents including final plans, specifications and cost estimates for structural projects;
  • Development of construction plans, cost estimates, specifications, and bid documents;
  • Mentor junior engineers;
  • Completing tasks within schedule and budget to the satisfaction of our public and private clients;
  • Support business development including client meetings, proposal writing and client coordination;
  • Assisting in preparation of construction contract documents, plans and reports;
  • Performs calculations using company standard software and proprietary manufacturer software;
  • Perform analysis and design of highway and transit bridges and other structures using multiple software packages;
  • Assisting and/or leading bridge and culvert inspections;
  • Seismic analysis experience preferred;
  • Recognizes when technical problems are developing and initiates appropriate corrective actions;
  • Lead design task efforts for highway, roadway, transit, and bridge projects;
  • Engineering analysis and oversight of PS&E production for highway and transit designs;
  • Developing contract documents (plans, specifications, and cost estimates) for bridge and transportation projects;
  • Performs engineering design and/or review of tasks on assigned projects.


  • PE required;
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering;
  • Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering;
  • Able to work in a team environment;
  • Ability to successfully pass a federal, state, and local security background check;
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies;
  • Proficient in Structural design programs;
  • Good communication skills and ability to work as a team member;
  • Pre-employment drug screening;
  • B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering;
  • Knowledge of drafting software, AutoCAD or Microstation;
  • U.S. Citizen, Green Card Resident or Work Authorization in the United States;
  • PE License;
  • 4+ years of professional Experience;
  • Experience with AASHTO LRFD and LRFR; and familiarity with DOT manuals and procedures.