Structures Engineer (Bridge)

Posted Date 3 months ago(1/9/2024 6:02 PM)
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US-CA-Rancho Cordova | US-CA-Long Beach
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Job Description

Dewberry is seeking a responsible, highly motivated, and detail oriented individual to join our structures department in Rancho Cordova or Long Beach, CA as a Structures Engineer (Bridge).  The successful candidate will be part of a team designing simple and complex bridges (primarily of concrete and steel construction) and a variety of transportation related structures (retaining walls, culverts, sign structures, and other miscellaneous structures). The candidate will be involved in the development of Plans, Specifications, and Estimate (PS&E) packages, field inspections, and performing construction design support services. 


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.


This position offers tremendous potential for professional growth in a great working environment and the opportunity to deliver important infrastructure projects for our clients as well as help them solve their most challenging problems.

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from an accredited 4-year engineering college
  • Master’s degree is preferred
  • Possession of a California PE license is required
  • 5-10 years of experience in bridge and retaining wall projects
  • Experience designing transportation related structures projects to Caltrans and local agency standards
  • Familiarity with AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications with Caltrans Amendments
  • Preference for knowledge of CTBridge, CSiBridge, VBent, CTAbut, LPile, and/or similar analysis programs
  • Proficiency using CADD (AutoCAD Civil 3D preferred)
  • Proficient in MS Office (WORD and EXCEL)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills and desire to deliver the highest quality projects to our clients


This position is ideal for a candidate looking to expand their technical skills on interesting and challenging projects, and have the upward mobility potential to advance their career.


Don’t meet every single requirement? At Dewberry we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive 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.


The projected range for this position is $90,000 - $140,000 annually. Depending upon other factors, i.e., skills, experience, location, market conditions, the range may vary slightly.


*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, or protected veteran status.


*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor new applicants for work authorization. 


*Only 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.


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.


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