Bridge Engineer

Posted Date 2 months ago(5/30/2024 7:03 PM)
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Are you passionate about bridge design and engineering? Do you have over two years of experience in the field? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you. Join NV5’s dynamic bridge design team and become a key player in our expanding operations in the Pacific Northwest.

As a Bridge Designer/Engineer at NV5, you will be part of a team that is known for its commitment to quality and innovation. Your role will involve working on a variety of projects, from small-scale designs to large, complex structures. You will have the opportunity to apply your skills and knowledge to create solutions that meet our clients’ needs and exceed their expectations.

With over two years of experience under your belt, you will bring valuable expertise to our team. Your insights and ideas will be welcomed, and you will have the chance to contribute to our ongoing success in a meaningful way. We look forward to hearing from you soon! 


  • Design and perform structural analysis of new bridge projects, ensuring compliance with design standards and regulations.

  • Use engineering software packages such as Midas Civil, LEAP Bridge Enterprise, L-Pile, LEAP Bridge Steel, Erikson Culverts, and MathCAD for design and analysis tasks.

  • Independently complete engineering calculations for reinforced and prestressed concrete and steel structures. Create and modify structural models as needed.

  • Develop comprehensive project documentation, including bridge plans, specifications, quantities, and cost estimates.

  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams, including CADD technicians, to ensure accurate and efficient project execution.

  • Stay updated with the latest industry trends, tools, and techniques. 

  • Communicate effectively with team members, stakeholders, and clients. Present design ideas and solutions clearly and professionally.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering (BSCE) is mandatory.
  • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) Certification is required.
  • 2+ years of engineering experience specifically in designing bridge projects.
  • Proficiency with MicroStation and AutoCAD.
  • Strong understanding of structural behavior and mechanics of materials.
  • Ability to independently and accurately complete engineering calculations for reinforced and prestressed concrete and steel structures.
  • Experience in developing bridge plans, coordinating markups with CADD technicians, assembling/writing specifications, and developing quantities and cost estimates.
  • Mid-level proficiency with Microsoft Office software applications, including MS Project.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Structural Engineering is preferred.
  • Experience in bridge design on Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) projects is a plus.
  • Load rating experience is a plus.
  • Familiarity with engineering software packages such as Midas Civil, LEAP Bridge Enterprise, L-Pile, LEAP Bridge Steel, Erikson Culverts, and MathCAD is a plus.
  • Understanding of seismic design principles and non-linear analysis techniques.
  • Familiarity with timber and masonry design is a plus.


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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