Bridge Design Leader

Job Location US-NY-New York
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(1/25/2018 6:44 PM)
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Job Description

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 has an opportunity for an experienced Bridge Design Leader in our  New York City, NY office to lead our bridge design work,  heavily and materially contributing to meeting our goal of winning and executing projects of increasing complexity.  The candidate will contribute to bridge design development and innovation at the enterprise level.  They should be experienced in design build delivery and familiar with public private partnerships. This is an excellent career opportunity for an enthusiastic and talented individual to materially develop a team of professionals, ensuring the quality of our work meets client expectations.  The successful candidate will be exercising technical oversight over engineers designing new bridges, as well as bridge replacement and rehabilitation projects using AASHTO LRFD Specifications.  The selected person will be responsible for overseeing a number of project teams performing structural calculations, preparation of design and contract documents (including reports, engineer’s estimates and construction specifications), review of shop drawings and providing technical support during the construction phase.  Typical projects involve city and state clients in the transportation market, primarily in the New York metropolitan area. The selected individual will significantly contribute to the business development to build backlog as well as client management of one or more public agencies.


In summary, this person will be offered a highly competitive salary to focus on bridge design success and advancement without being burdened with administrative management.


  • The technical leader of a large staff of engineers.
  • Contributing in a material way to enterprise bridge design innovation and progress.
  • Plans, schedules, or coordinates the preparation of engineering documents and activities for bridge projects as Project Manager and Quality Manager of complex projects including Design Build projects.
  • Partakes in personnel actions to ensure the right bridge design skills are present.
  • Business development and proposal writing and oversight.
  • Expected to manage one or more clients.

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • BS in Engineering with 20+ years of bridge engineering and project management
  • Professional Engineer in NY
  • Significant experience delivering constructed designs for NYCDOT, NYSDOT and MTA agencies
  • Experience with Design Build delivery in the NY Metropolitan Area
  • MS Degree in Structural Engineering is desirable
  • Strong people skills for mentoring, coaching and developing young professionals
  • Proficiency using CADD
  • Familiarity with BrIM is desired
  • Occasional travel will be 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.




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