Structural Bridge Engineer II in Chicago, IL at Parsons

Date Posted: 1/13/2020

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For us, moving ahead means moving together

We’re living proof that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Our collaborations bring us all to a higher place than we could go alone. Staying open to each other’s ideas helps us get where we’re going faster and keeps morale high. The diversity of our workforce brings fresh perspectives that make problem solving all the more stimulating. Equal opportunities are waiting for all. If you’re attentive to detail, attentive to quality, and enjoy working with welcoming, inclusive colleagues, you belong at Parsons.

Parsons is seeking a Structural Bridge Engineer with experience in road or rail bridge design for the Chicago office.  The Chicago office works on some of the most challenging and fast-paced bridge projects in the industry, in traditional and alternative delivery formats.


  • Independently develop and supervise others in the creation of bridge designs and plans.  Typical deliverables include calculations, drawings, technical reports, and estimates for procurement and construction.
  • Coordinate across disciplines, especially with geotechnical, roadway and drainage designers.
  • Provide input and technical guidance to CAD Designer/Drafters and Engineers working on the same project.
  • Perform structural analysis and design work efficiently and accurately.  Provide technical oversight and quality checking of deliverables.
  • Supervise one or more subordinates and provide input regarding performance.


  • Master's degree in Civil / Structural Engineering and 5+ years’ experience in bridge structure analysis and design.
  • Experience in steel, reinforced concrete, and prestressed concrete design.
  • Engineer in Training (EIT) Certificate and ability to secure licensure as a Professional and/or Structural Engineer.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Proficiency in bridge engineering software and Bentley CAD tools.


Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.