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Parsons Corporation Bridge Engineer I - Transportation Infrastructure in Seattle, Washington

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Bridge Engineer I - Transportation Infrastructure - Seattle, Washington


Parsons is seeking a Bridge Engineer I to join our rapidly expanding Bridge group in Seattle to support work for Washington State DOT projects, and also regional as well . If you want to be part of a dynamic and innovative team working on large design-build bridge projects that change the urban fabric of communities, this opportunity is for you. We are looking for candidates with the ability to work in a highly flexible, team-oriented environment that have exceptional communication, analytical and organizational skills. This is an office based role in our downtown Seattle office, with some possible remote based hybrid work options. This position can be hired at a more experienced level as well.


  • Work will include design engineering of bridges and structures for road & highway and transit systems.

  • Perform complex structural analysis and prepare design calculations.

  • Perform detailed checking of design calculations performed by others.

  • Develop structural details and construction plans using Microstation or AutoCAD.

  • Provides input and technical guidance to CAD Designer/Drafters, and lower-level Engineers working on the same project.

  • Works closely with Engineers and other disciplines to ensure coordinated design systems.

  • Commitment to quality and continuous improvement through innovation, creative thinking, and improved results.


  • 3+ years of related work experience required with structural bridge design for roadway projects

  • BS in Civil Engineering or a related Degree required. Structural engineering emphasis highly preferred.

  • MS in Structural Engineering strongly preferred

  • EIT Certificate required, PE licensure desirable

  • Working knowledge of AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design required. Knowledge of Washington State DOT (WSDOT) Bridge Design Manual and Sound Transit Design requirements are highly desirable.

  • Good working knowledge of MS Office, industry standard bridge design and analysis software, and Microstation and / or AutoCAD

  • Good leadership and emotional intelligence skills

  • Strong organizational and planning skills

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard 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 all applicable laws.