Bridge Engineer

Fairfax, Virginia
Apr 12, 2019
Jun 29, 2019
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you're an experienced professional or a new graduate, you'll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call "Dewberry at Work," that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.

Dewberry's Fairfax, Virginia office is seeking a Bridge/Structural Engineer with 8 or more years of experience in bridge design to join our established transportation practice. This position offers the opportunity to work on exciting and challenging bridge projects (including design build) in a dynamic team environment.


  • Design bridges and a variety of civil transportation structures (primarily of steel and concrete construction) using applicable software.
  • Involvement and completion in all phases of bridge project development including planning, scheduling, inspection, analysis, design and technical specifications and reports.
  • Provide technical guidance and mentoring to junior team members.
  • Receive instructions from Senior Project Managers regarding general results expectations.
  • Review project design for general compliance with engineering principles, company standards and client contract requirements.
  • Bridge safety inspection (experience preferred, but not required).

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • BS in Civil Engineering.
  • 8+ years of experience in structural design of bridges (including prestressed and steel girders).
  • Professional Engineering license in Virginia (or the ability to obtain by reciprocity).
  • Proficiency in MS Office software.
  • Proficiency using CADD (Microstation preferred)
  • Ideally, experience with the structural design software Leap Bridge, Merlin Dash, Descus, and Midas (or CSIbridge). (Experience in similar programs will be considered).
  • Familiarity with AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications and VDOT design standards.
  • Design Build experience a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience performing bridge safety inspections preferred, but not required (NBIS Team Leader certification a plus).
  • Driving on behalf of company is required. Therefore, a clean driving record is required.

At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry's background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.


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