Bridge / Structural Engineer

David Evans & Associates Inc
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
United States


Job Description
DEA is adding a Bridge / Structural Engineer to its Salt Lake City, UT Bridge and Structures Group. A successful candidate will have experience with bridge design practices and application of seismic design criteria. In this role you will be responsible for performing structural analyses and developing design calculations using AASHTO and other design codes for different bridge, transportation and transit structural systems. Additionally, a successful candidate will have knowledge of bridge load rating practices, bridge field inspection and reporting practices. Typical projects will include a variety of concrete and steel bridges; along with concrete box culverts, overhead sign structures, and retaining walls. Experience with Department of Transportation (DOT) structural practices is preferred; particularly in Utah. Additional DOT structural experience in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, California and Colorado is valuable for this position.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Organizing information for use in project documents
  • Assist or lead bridge projects by creating concept reports, and type selection reports
  • Assist or lead bridge rehabilitation and preservation projects
  • Assist or lead the development of engineering calculations utilizing spreadsheets and various analysis and design software packages
  • Assist or lead the development of engineering drawing details
  • Assist or lead the development of project specifications
  • Developing engineering quantity and cost estimates
  • Review contractor submittals during construction
  • Perform condition inspections of existing bridges
  • Generate and editing bridge inspection reports
  • Manage the execution of work assignments within an allocated budget
  • Review all work for completeness and accuracy and adhere to schedule and quality expectations established by contract and industry standards

Basic Qualifications:
  • Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the United States
  • Must be organized, detail-oriented, and work well under tight deadlines
  • Proficient in communicating and working in a team-based environment that involves coordination with multiple design disciplines and offices
  • Bachelor's degree in civil/structural engineering
  • Minimum 8 years of applicable bridge and seismic design experience
  • Proficiency in current structural design software applications, with an emphasis on bridge design software, such as CSiBridge, SAP2000, LARSA 4D, PG Super, Conspan or LPile
  • Proficiency with Bluebeam and MathCAD software
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, with a heavy emphasis on Excel and Word
  • Knowledgeable in drafting software applications such as Microstation, AutoCAD or Civil 3D
  • Physically able to work outside in a variety of weather conditions

Preferred Qualifications:
  • PE in the state of Utah
  • Knowledge of UDOT bridge design practices
  • Master's degree in civil/structural engineering
  • Proficiency in drafting software applications such as Microstation

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life Insurance
  • Health Savings and Lifestyle Spending Account with employer contribution
  • Support for continuing education and training opportunities
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)/Holiday Pay
  • Hybrid-friendly work schedule
  • 401k and Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
  • Flexible 9/80 (every other Friday off) work schedule
  • Holistic Wellbeing Program with a focus on physical, emotional, financial, career and community health
  • Opportunity for growth with support and mentoring to help with professional goals

Transportation Jobs with DEA

The increasing complexities of modern transportation include growing demands, aging infrastructure, rising costs, funding challenges, and environmental concerns. Agencies and communities faced with improving their transportation systems must do more with less. From initial investigations through planning, concept development, final design, and construction, DEA responds with solutions that serve today's transportation needs while accommodating tomorrow's growth. Our Transportation Business Unit focuses on four markets; Bridges and Structures, Roads and Highways, Transit and Rail, and Construction Engineering.