Bridge Engineer - (BI 000A9X)

  • Jacobs
  • United States-Colorado-Englewood-US CO Englewood - Jamaica St
  • May 07, 2020
Full time Construction

Job Description


The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector.   Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities.  We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery.    The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.


We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.




The challenge? Repairing or enhancing our nation’s bridge infrastructure. Our Bridge Lead/Project Manager career path is your opportunity to work on exciting and engaging large-scale infrastructure transportation projects. Each day, you will provide technical expertise and lead a team in completing bridge and transportation structure design and construction projects. You should be a self-motivated professional, ideally with a Master’s Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering, a minimum of 8 years of bridge and transportation structures design experience, strong technical skills in steel and concrete bridge design, Project Manager experience and have a desire to grow personally as well as professionally with each transportation project.

Our Bridge Leads/Project Managers:
  • Serve as Lead Bridge Engineer and/or Project Manager on variously sized bridge projects
  • Lead successful delivery of quality projects
  • Lead transportation and bridge teams in all aspects of bridge design, from conceptual and preliminary design to final design and construction
  • Lead project decisions regarding technical approaches, cost and scheduling performance
  • Manage on-call contracts and sub-consultants
  • Identify creative and innovative bridge engineering solutions based on client, project and site constraints
  • Provide technical guidance, oversight, and perform quality reviews
  • Commit to quality and continuous improvement individually and for rest of bridge team
  • Train, direct, and mentor junior engineers
  • Coordinate design activities and meetings between staff, subcontractors, and Jacobs
  • Coordinate the planning, staffing, scheduling, budget management, quality control, safety and organization of subcontractors and internal technical and support staff
  • Identify schedule and cost variances and develops and implement recommendations for corrective action
  • Participate in the growth of Project Manager resources in the firm through the coaching of others and participating in the development and delivery of learning events
  • Complete tasks within schedule and budget with teams comprised of different disciplines
  • Develop specifications, cost estimates, and prepare final bid packages
  • Assist in project pursuits to win work, coordinating with client account management leads
  • Assist in business development and proposal efforts
  • Interact with and support other Jacobs project teams and client program level directors
  • Lead and support project execution, quality management and safety plans
  • Have strong written and oral communication skills and a team-oriented attitude

This position will be based out of our Denver office and may include limited travel.



Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil/Structural Engineering, Masters’ preferred
  • Successful project management experience
  • 8 years minimum bridge design experience and knowledge of LRFD design code. 
  • Thorough knowledge of CDOT practice and procedures
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Existing CDOT and/or local county relationships
  • Design-Build project experience
  • Strong analytical skills and career path goal as project manager or office bridge lead
  • Knowledge of MicroStation, LARSA, Midas, ConSpan/PGSuper, SpColumn and other structural software 


At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.



 Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace. 

Primary Location

: United States-Colorado-Englewood-US CO Englewood - Jamaica St

Job Posting

: Apr 27, 2020, 10:05:18 PM


: Civil/Structural



Job Type

: Experienced
Job Classification: Full-Time Regular

Work Locations

US CO Englewood - Jamaica St 
9191 South Jamaica Street  
 Englewood 80112