Senior Bridge Engineer

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/13/2023 10:54 AM)
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NV5 is actively searching for a Senior Bridge/Structural Engineer to join our esteemed Transportation Engineering Group based in the vibrant city of Albuquerque. As a prospective candidate, you should possess a wealth of expertise, with a minimum of 10 years of progressive experience dedicated to the analysis and design of bridges and other transportation-related structures.


The ideal candidate will not only showcase a strong technical background but will also bring to the table a proven track record in project management. Your experience should extend to a comprehensive understanding of the intricacies of New Mexico Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, and Bureau of Indian Affairs bridge design procedures, underscoring your ability to navigate and excel within the regulatory landscape. Come join us in our commitment to excellence & innovation as we continue to shape the future of transportation engineering!


• Lead the design of bridge structures across diverse geographic locations, ensuring compliance with a myriad of state, federal, and tribal standards.

• Undertake the pivotal role of Project Manager for projects primarily centered around bridges, overseeing their successful execution from inception to completion.

• Assume the position of the bridge discipline lead on projects that encompass various bridge elements, bringing forth your specialized expertise.

• Offer robust leadership and technical guidance on intricate bridge engineering issues, contributing to the overall success and innovation of our projects.

• Dedicate yourself to the mentorship and training of our staff, fostering the expansion of their bridge/structural engineering knowledge and capabilities.

• Take charge of managing the scope, schedule, budget, and quality of bridge-related work, aligning deliverables with client expectations and overarching business objectives.

• Implement and uphold company policies and procedures, ensuring seamless project execution while upholding the highest standards of excellence.

• Demonstrate flexibility by making yourself available for occasional overtime, including weekends, when project demands necessitate it.

• Be prepared for occasional overnight travel, demonstrating your commitment to project success and a willingness to contribute beyond the confines of the office as needed.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in civil engineering is required. Master’s Degree in Structural Engineering preferred.
  • 10 years of experience in design of bridges and transportation related structures.
  • Proficient in common structural engineering software such as Midas Civil, LEAP Bridge Enterprise, LPile, LEAP Bridge Steel, and MathCAD
  • Proficient in CAD design software, Autocad and/or Microstation
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Project, and Powerpoint. Ability to effectively use these tools for planning, communication, and collaboration with project teams and clients.
  • Advanced understanding of seismic design principles and non-linear analysis techniques.
  • Familiarity with timber and masonry design for bridges.
  • Knowledge of NMDOT project development policies and procedures.
  • Ability to independently plan, schedule, and perform multiple projects/assignments.
  • Strong leadership skills, verbal and written communication skills, and project management skills.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • New Mexico Professional Engineer registration is required, or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire. Structural Engineer registration is preferred.
  • Valid Driver’s License required.


NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities.


NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


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