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Bridge Engineer

Company: Jacobs
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Our People & Places Solutions business - reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do - the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology - we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.
Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed - today and into tomorrow.
Your Impact:
The challenge? Repairing or enhancing our nation's bridge infrastructure. Our Bridge Engineer career path is your opportunity to work on exciting and engaging large-scale infrastructure transportation projects. Each day, you will provide technical expertise and work as a team member in completing bridge and transportation structure design and construction projects. You should be a self-motivated professional with a Bachelor of Science in Civil or Structural Engineering and a minimum of 5 years of post-graduate design experience on bridges and other transportation structures.
Additionally, you should have strong technical skills in concrete bridge design, a demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and work with others, and a desire to grow personally as well as professionally with each transportation project.
Our Bridge Engineers:

  • Serve in a lead technical support role on a variety of bridge project sizes

  • Lead successful delivery of high-quality projects within budget and on schedule

  • Effectively collaborate with others and lead transportation and bridge teams in all aspects of bridge analysis and design, from conceptual planning and preliminary design to final design and construction

  • Identify creative and innovative engineering solutions based on client, project, and site constraints

  • Provide technical guidance and oversight, and perform quality reviews of work by others

  • Commit to quality and continuous improvement as individuals as well as part of a team

  • Complete assigned tasks with a high-level of quality within schedule and budget constraints while collaborating with teams of professionals from multiple disciplines

  • Lead and support project execution, quality management, and safety plans

  • Develop plans, specifications, cost estimates, and final bid packages for bridges and other transportation structures

  • Train, mentor, and direct the work of less-experienced engineers

  • Identify schedule and cost variances and develop/implement recommendations for corrective action in a timely manner

  • Demonstrate leadership by organizing and actively participating in technical development and other networking activities both internally and externally

  • Assist in marketing activities to procure new opportunities, coordinating with client account management leads

  • Have strong written and oral communication skills and a team-oriented attitude

    This position will be based out of our Sacramento, CA office and may include limited travel.
    Here's What You'll Need:

    • Bachelor of Science in Civil or Structural Engineering

    • Professional Engineering (PE) license in California or other western state (with ability to obtain California PE within 6 months from the date of hire)

    • 5+ years minimum bridge design experience and thorough knowledge of AASHTO LRFD design code, including California amendments to AASHTO, Caltrans SDC, and other Caltrans design manuals

    • Thorough knowledge of Caltrans design and detailing practices

    • Track-record of successful project delivery experience on bridges and other transportation structures

    • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and work with others

    • Proficiency with structural and bridge analysis and design software

    • Working knowledge of CAD tools and Microsoft Office applications

      Preferred Qualifications:
      Master of Science in Civil/Structural Engineering (highly preferred) Existing Caltrans, City, and/or local county relationships Strong analytical skills and career path goal as project manager or office bridge lead Knowledge of CSi Bridge, SAP2000, Bentley LEAP Design Suite or Openbridge Designer, Viathor VBridge/VBent, PG Super, PG Splice, Xtract, AASHTOWare, and other bridge and structural design software Proficiency with MathCAD, Bluebeam, and various other standard software
      Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Typical benefits offered include flexible work schedules and opportunities to work remotely, educational reimbursement, retirement benefits, employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave.
      Typical salary range for this position is $83,200 - 130,100 , and is commensurate with experience relative to the position.
      All applicants must be located or willing to relocate to the specified Northern California office location
      Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws ( and supplemental language ( .
      At Jacobs, we're challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world's most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

Keywords: Jacobs, Sacramento , Bridge Engineer, Engineering , Sacramento, California

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