Bridge Engineer

Bridge Engineer


Newark, Delaware

Employment Type



Architecture, Engineering & Construction

Job ID



Our client is a multidisciplinary consulting engineering firm founded more than five decades ago. They have a strong history of serving Transportation clients in the Mid-Atlantic Region and are seeking motivated team members to join their Transportation Team.  Currently seeking Bridge and Highways for their Newark, DE office.

Job Description:


Our client is currently seeking a Staff Bridge Engineer with experience consistent, but not limited to:


  • Performing bridge design as part of multi-disciplinary projects with focus on bridge design, rehabilitation and load rating projects while mentoring and developing junior staff and providing technical oversight.
  • Overseeing multiple concurrent projects and/or tasks including design and bridge inspections for multiple clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic region with a focus on Delaware and the surrounding states.
  • Mentoring staff at the project level and provide feedback to the Newark Bridge Manager regarding staff performance and progress.
  • Comfortability interacting with clients regarding technical challenges with opportunities to perform project management if desired.
  • Generating proposals including the development of scopes of work and man-hour estimates. Some travel should be anticipated.
  • Developing reports, specifications, and technical documents.


Job Requirements:

Essential Software Tools:


AutoCAD, Microstation, In-Roads, and GeoPak,


Required education:

Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering (focus on Structural Engineering), MS Preferred

Minimum years of work experience: 5-10

Licenses required: PE.

  • Design all aspects of a typical bridge structure and solve challenges associated with design and rehabilitation projects.
  • Plan production via MicroStation with experience in Open Bridge Modeler strongly preferred.    
  • Understanding of AASHTO and state DOT design criteria with prior project experience with DelDOT, MDSHA, VDOT, DCDOT, and/or PennDOT design and/or bridge inspection projects.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal communication and written skills
  • Knowledge and experience with structural analysis and design software such as SAP, STAAD, LEAP Bridge, LEAP Concrete, AASHTOWare BrR, BRASS, etc.
  • Exhibit leadership qualities necessary to lead project related tasks and mentor entry level engineers.
  • Produces high quality technical writing for use in bridge inspection reports, specifications, studies, and other engineering documents
  • Ability to work on multiple concurrent assignments while serving multiple roles within a team environment.

Preferred Attributes:

  • Masters Degree in Civil Engineering with a focus in Structural Engineering
  • Successful completion of FHWA-NHI-13005 (Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges) and/or FHWA-NHI-130078 (Fracture Critical Inspection Techniques for Steel Bridges)
  • Experience with proposal development including scope and man-hour estimates.
  • Load Rating experience.
  • Experience with BrIM or BIM work processes and/or modeling
  • Interacting in the engineering community via leadership positions in professional societies is preferred and encouraged.


Contact Details:

Judy Cohen

Director of Recruiting

Executive Alliance

(917) 821-4488