Bridge Design – Engineer in Training

  • Milwaukee, WI
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Simply Put, A Great Place to Work

Benesch is a growing, multi-disciplined planning, engineering, and professional services firm. We enhance infrastructure and communities across the country – creating spaces and providing connections in ways that make a difference.

We pride ourselves on being nimble enough to remain responsive to client needs, yet large enough to offer exceptional bench strength. As a member of our team, you’ll have an opportunity to draw from those resources when you need them, and likewise, contribute your expertise when you have something to share.

At Benesch, we are looking for candidates with varied backgrounds and worldviews. Diverse ideas come from diverse people, and we are committed to offering an inclusive work environment where everyone feels valued and respected. Statistics show that women and underrepresented groups are less likely to apply for a position if they don’t meet 100% of the qualifications. If this statement resonates with you – don’t be so hard on yourself. Apply for the job!

Bridge Design Engineer - EIT

Benesch is looking to bring on a Bridge Design Engineer to join our dynamic and expanding team in Wisconsin. As a Bridge Design Engineer in Training, you will collaborate with a talented group of Project Managers, Designers, and Engineers, contributing to diverse transportation projects focusing on bridge and other transportation structure designs. As a valued member of our Milwaukee team, the ideal Bridge Design EIT will assess and analyze structures of varying complexities while working under the guidance of experienced engineers to create plans, designs, calculations, and cost estimates. This role offers a well-balanced mix of in-office and on-site project experiences working under experienced professionals!

At our Wisconsin Division, teamwork isn't just a buzzword—it's our way of life. We believe in the power of collaboration and the collective strength of our team. Whether we're tackling complex design challenges or celebrating project milestones, we do it together with a "we win as a team" mentality. Moreover, we value the importance of being present in the office, where we can foster meaningful connections, share knowledge, and support each other's growth journeys. 


This full-time, onsite position will be at our Milwaukee, Wisconsin office.

The Impact You Will Have
  • You will document and report bridge conditions for routine or complex inspection assignments.
  • You’ll write reports and analyze load ratings of bridges and culverts, working with WisDOT, counties, and/or municipalities to assess bridge infrastructure.
  • Assist in business development activities, creating letters of response and technical proposals/presentations.
  • Bringing it all together, you will prepare drawings in MicroStation or AutoCAD to assist with recommendations to clients for rehabilitation or preventative measures.
What We Are Looking For
  • Bachelor's degree in civil or Structural Engineering; Master's Degree is a major plus!  
  • EIT certificate or ability to obtain within a year is highly desired.
  • One previous summer internship experience with AutoCAD and/or MicroStation in transportation and/or water projects
  • Proficient in MS Suite and progressive experience with developing plans and specifications utilizing MicroStation or other structural design and drafting software.
  • Strong analytical, written, and verbal communication skills 



Explore the Benefits of working at Benesch! 

Benesch is a great company to work for! Our comprehensive benefits package includes paid over-time, exceptional retirement fund contributions, flexible schedules, wellness incentives, and all-around great people to work with. Take your career to the next level by applying today.

Our benefits package is designed to take care of our employees. The health and wellness of our employees is essential to their success both personally and professionally. That is why we invest in our employees’ well-being by providing a comprehensive benefits package to help them live a healthy lifestyle. Each option can be customized to meet the needs of our employees and their families. 

Benesch offers a generous paid time benefits plan that increases throughout your career plus several paid holidays.  Our benefits include medical, dental, and vision benefits. We also include company-paid life insurance, short term, and long-term disability plans. Benesch offers a 401K plan and profit-sharing contributions to the 401K plan with the potential of 9% total employer contribution to your retirement savings!! 

From insurance and retirement plan to our wellness programs, we provide employee benefits that meet your wants and needs. Click here to learn more about some of the benefits of working at Benesch! 

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