Bridge Structural Project Engineer

Posted Date 2 months ago(11/18/2021 6:39 PM)
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Job Location
US-NY-New York
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Job Description

Dewberry is currently seeking a  Structural (Bridge) Engineer for its New York, NY office.  The successful candidate will design simple and complex bridges (primarily of steel, concrete, and precast/pre-stress construction) and a variety of transportation-related structures (retaining walls, culverts, sign structures, and other miscellaneous structures) using applicable software for public clients including NYSDOT, NYCDOT and MTA.  The bridge design work encompasses new and replacement bridges, bridge widening, and bridge rehabilitation.  Individuals will perform analysis on all design phases, structural modeling, structural calculation, and plan production. The candidate must be able to successfully work independently as well as work with and/or lead a team of structural engineers and drafters, as well as coordinate with other project disciplines, working closely with clients to meet their objectives.


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 is 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.


  • Responsible for specific phases of structural project development, including inspection, analysis, design, development of contract plans, cost estimates, and technical specifications and reports. 
  • Assigns tasks to and coordinates with entry-level engineers, technicians, or administrative staff.
  • Assists in determining schedule and budget requirements.
  • Coordinate with contractor on design build contracts.

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • BS in Civil Engineering (MS in Structural Engineering preferred.)
  • NY PE license, or ability to receive a NY PE within one year.
  • 5-12 years of experience working on bridge transportation projects; sound oral and written communication skills; excellent organizational skills; familiarity with CADD (MicroStation or AutoCAD); and a desire to work in a team environment.
  • Experience with NYSDOT and NYCDOT design standards and current state of practice such as accelerated bridge construction and prefabricated bridge elements are preferred.
  • Design-Build experience desirable.
  • Driving is a requirement of the position.  A clean driving record is required.

*In accordance with applicable Executive Order 14042 and related requirements, all prospective hires for this position, performing work for the federal government, will be required to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19, or qualify for an exemption to this vaccination requirement. Such proof of vaccination, or written request for exemption, will be required, following receipt of written offer.


*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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