Bridge Engineer

Fairfax, Virginia
Aug 30, 2020
Oct 06, 2020
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.

The Fairfax, VA office of Dewberry is seeking a Bridge/ Structural Engineer with at least 4 years of experience in bridge design. In this position you will work on a variety of bridge and civil structural design projects including design build projects. If you are looking for an opportunity to grow your technical skills and work with a leadership team who will invest in your design or project management career path, we encourage you to apply to this job opening and start a conversation about a career at Dewberry.


  • 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.
  • Assist in the training and mentoring of junior staff.
  • Bridge safety inspection (experience preferred, but not required).

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • BS in Civil Engineering.
  • 4+ years of experience in structural design of bridges (including prestressed and steel girder).
  • FE required.
  • A professional engineering license in the Commonwealth of Virginia is preferred.
  • Proficiency in MS Office software.
  • Proficiency using CADD (Microstation preferred)
  • Ideally, experience with the structural design software Leap Bridge, Merlin Dash, Descus, and CSIBridge. (Experience in similar programs will be considered).
  • Familiarity with AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications and VDOT design standards.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to perform bridge safety inspections.
  • Valid driver's license and safe driving record

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.

*All recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, 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.