Bridge/Structures Engineer

  • South Jordan, UT, USA
  • May 21, 2021

Job Description

Our Salt Lake City office is currently seeking a full-time Structural Engineer to support our structural team. The ideal candidate will have experience in structural design projects and performing complex planning, analysis, and design for all structural aspects of transportation projects. We are looking for someone with excellent communication skills who enjoys being part of a team performing office and fieldwork. 


Regular job duties include design and detailing railroad & highway structures, including reinforced concrete, pre-stressed concrete, steel, earth retaining systems, drainage structures, and light industrial structures. The candidate must perform complex engineering tasks accurately, extract engineering information from CAD drawings, and complete a variety of assignments such as developing drawings, specifications, and other materials suitable for procurement and construction purposes.


In addition to the design and inspection tasks listed, the candidate will be expected to lead the structural design of small to medium-sized projects and entry-level mentor staff to design and produce construction drawings. Communication is key for this position.  The candidate will need to communicate effectively to direct entry-level staff and provide reports and updates to senior-level staff and clients.  The candidate will need to work in a team environment with engineers from a multitude of disciplines.


The candidate must have a professional yet personable demeanor. In exchange for your skills, Wilson & Company offers a competitive salary and benefits package.


Required Skills

  • Effective communication skills - both verbal and written.
  • Understanding engineering principles is required to lead and perform engineering designs and collaborate with structural engineers and CADD technicians to develop plans, specifications, and estimates to design bridges and other structures.


Required Experience

  • Minimum 5 plus years of experience in bridge/structural design experience.
  • Bachelors degree in civil/structural engineering. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Professional Engineer licensed in Utah with the ability to obtain licenses in other states within 6 months is preferred.
  • Experience in plan development, analysis and design calculations, quality control of highway or railroad structures, and familiarity with AASHTO or AREMA, AISC, ACI, and state-specific codes.
  • Experience in using software like Leap bridge concrete, MDX, MIDAS, and other related engineering software to design structural elements of bridges.
  • Seismic design experience is preferred.
  • Experience with design-build and alternative delivery methods is preferred.
  • Ability to travel for business (if required).


Please note that Wilson & Company is not currently sponsoring applicants for work visas.


About Us:

Wilson & Company has a rich history in planning and design, and the right candidate will become part of our bright future. We provide multidisciplinary engineering, architecture, surveying, mapping, environmental, and planning services, and employ staff throughout 14 offices in 10 states. The firm was founded in 1932 and provides services to a diverse client base including railroads; municipal, state, and federal agencies; energy, industrial, and commercial companies; and private developers.


The cornerstone of our success is Higher Relationships, standards in Discipline, Intensity, Collaboration, Shared Ownership, and Solutions. Discipline is doing it right, with attention to details without exception. Intensity is doing what it takes to meet and exceed expectations. Collaboration is working together and bringing out the best in each other. Shared Ownership means we adopt the goals of others as our own. Finally, Solutions are achieved in a win-win environment. We value this commitment to Higher Relationships with our employees, clients, and the communities where we live and work. And for you, our culture intends to help you achieve personal and professional success. Come grow with us!


We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment background checks.