Department Manager - Bridge

Posted Date 8 months ago(7/6/2023 2:06 PM)
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US-NY-New York
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Job Description

Dewberry has an opportunity for an experienced Department Manager - Bridge for our New York City, NY office to lead this department to win and execute projects of increasing complexity. This role is an excellent career opportunity for an enthusiastic and talented individual to lead a team of professionals. Under the Group Leader of Transportation Infrastructure Engineering, the successful candidate will be managing a team of engineers designing new bridges and bridge replacement and rehabilitation projects using AASHTO LRFD Specifications.  The selected person will be responsible for overseeing a team performing structural calculations, preparing design and contract documents (including reports, engineer’s estimates and construction specifications), reviewing shop drawings, and providing technical support during the construction phase.  Typical projects involve city and state clients in the transportation market. The selected individual will significantly contribute to the business development of the department’s and office’s workload and will likely act as client manager of one or more public agencies.


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.


  • Supervises a staff of project managers and engineers.
  • Plans, schedules, or coordinates the preparation of engineering documents and services for multiple bridge projects as Project Manager or Design Manager in design-build procurements.
  • Reviews procedures to ensure compliance with applicable policies and performance measures.
  • Partakes in personnel actions.
  • Responsible for operations oversight and review of projects assigned to the department.
  • Take part in the quality review of department projects.
  • Business development and proposal writing and oversight; expected to manage one or more clients.

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering is required, Mastors Degree in Structural Engineering is desirable
  • At least 15 years of engineering experience
  • Bridge engineering and project  management experience 
  • Professional Engineer in NY
  • Professional Engineer in NJ is desirable
  • Design-Build experience is desirable
  • Experience as a Senior PM with NYCDOT, NYSDOT, PANYNJ and MTA agencies
  • Experience writing winning proposals and leading successful client interviews
  • Occasional travel will be required
  • Driving is a requirement of the position.  A clean driving record is required


Don’t meet every single requirement? At Dewberry we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace for our employees'. So if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the position description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may just be the right candidate for this or other opportunities.


*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.

Notice to Third Party Recruiters:  Dewberry only compensates job placement recruiters that have a valid Dewberry-approved written agreement in place for recruiting services. Dewberry does not compensate third party recruiters for unsolicited job placement candidate information.

Salary Range

The projected range for this position is $190,000-$250,000 annually. Depending upon other factors, i.e., skills, experience, location, market conditions, the range may vary slightly. These ranges are for NY only.


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