Bridge Engineer

  • Denver, Colorado, United States
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Bridge Engineer

Benesch is hiring a Bridge Engineer to join our Denver office. As a Bridge Engineer, you will have the opportunity to work on vehicular bridges (simple and complex), pedestrian bridges, retaining walls, and other transportation-related structures. At Benesch we work on projects in the planning, design, construction, and in-service phases so you will get exposed to the full life-cycle of structures. The ideal candidate will have a history of successfully completing bridge projects and the ability to mentor junior staff.


This position will have a hybrid work schedule and, when in the office, will work from our Denver, CO office. 

The Impact You Will Have
  • Serve as lead engineer on a variety of bridge replacement and rehabilitation projects
  • Mentor junior staff and assist with the growth and development of the structural staff
  • Prepare and review structural and geometrical calculations for bridge design projects
  • Assume responsibility for assigned design calculation files and plans assuring adequate independent QC reviews on that work
  • Manage the process of compiling and coordinating plans, specifications, cost estimates and pay items per DOT standards
  • Coordinate the above tasks with the Project Manager
  • Lead structural designers on bridge design and rehabilitation projects
What You Will Need
  • BS in Civil Engineering and/or Structural Engineering or related discipline, MS is a plus
  • PE License in Colorado or ability to obtain through reciprocity
  • 5 to 10+ years of bridge design experience
  • Experience working with CDOT and/or municipalities
  • Strong organization and leadership skills with a track record for adhering to design budgets and schedules
  • Proven experience performing complex analysis and design
  • Ability to assemble a complete design package and construction documents for assigned elements or projects
  • Proven experience with various structural design and analysis software; Leap Bridge, LUSUS, Midas, and OpenBridge a plus
  • Excellent communication and client relation skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment


The expected compensation range for this position is displayed in accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. The final agreed-upon compensation is based on numerous factors, including but not limited to individual education, qualifications, prior work experience, and geographic location. The total annual compensation package will consist of a base salary, overtime, and bonuses.


Our benefits package is designed to take care of our employees. 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. From insurance and retirement plan to our wellness programs, we provide employee benefits that meet your wants and needs.

Denver Pay Range

$80,000$105,000 USD

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