Parsons Corporation Lead Bridge Engineer in Richardson, Texas

Lead Bridge Engineer


Richardson, Texas, United States

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Do you want to work on marquee bridge projects for a known leader in the Transportation infrastructure marketplace?Are you ready for that next step, to lead design teams and take charge of projects?

Parsons has completed more than 4,500 bridges across the globe, including complex, conventional, long-span, pre-stressed, post-tensioned, suspension, cable-stayed, segmental, steel, concrete, and moveable structures, providing communities with signature bridges carrying pedestrians, roads, railways, and pipelines. We are leaders in accelerated bridge design and construction and we want you tojoinour amazing team!

Parsons is now hiring an experienced Lead Bridge Design Engineer with a desire to work on Bridge projectsthat change the urban fabric of our community in and around Texas!In this role you will apply advanced engineering techniques and analyses on marquee bridge and infrastructure projects. You will lead a team in analysis methods and solutions for complex engineering problems, select the most efficient and economical options to meet client objectives, and develop technical solution into project documents. You may serve as a technical consultant for the client. You will be expected to market our engineering services to targeted clients in Texas. The willingness to travel or relocate to supplier, client or site locations is expected.


  • May function as discipline Project Engineer on medium to large projects, assuming responsibility for the work of the group.

  • May plan, direct, and supervise the work of a major engineering unit or project requiring a large-scale expenditure of manpower and financial investment.

  • Leads other Engineers and design personnel in technical excellence and growth in the Quality Improvement Process.

  • Provides technical consultations for interdisciplinary analytical studies and analyses.

  • Develops 3D finite element modeling solutions for complex bridge problems.

  • Ensures compliance of design with all applicable codes and regulations, providing the seal and signature of the professional engineer when required by statute or contract.

  • Prepares material/equipment specifications and purchase requisitions; reviews supplier data; witnesses shop tests, assists with assessing supplier manufacturing capabilities.

  • Develops operation and maintenance plans; develops standard operating procedures; prepares O M manuals and may conduct on-site training of personnel.

  • Conducts surveys, studies, and site investigations.

  • Performs reliability, availability, maintenance (RAM) and safety analyses.

  • Maintains affiliation with professional societies to keep abreast of current technologies.

  • Helps determine budget estimates and staffing requirements for the defined scope and schedule. May assist with other administrative and technical duties.

  • Recommends and prepares technical papers.

Qualifications :

  • 4-year degree in Civil or Structural Engineering (or related field)

  • Masters Degree is required

  • 10+years of related work experience in bridge design. Prefer experience in design/build (alternative project delivery) projects

  • Professional Engineer registration isrequired.

  • Potential to perform in a lead capacity

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills

  • Familiarity of industry practices and regulations are required.

  • Possess a thorough knowledge of current technology and be able to select and apply appropriate engineering software for use on project.

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 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.

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Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT

Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to an individual's race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by applicable laws.