Senior Bridge Engineer

Country/Region:  US
Field:  Consulting

Los Angeles, CA, US

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  10-15 years
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The Company 

SYSTRA delivers architecture, engineering and construction and program management services to our clients that offer public transportation, public education and public housing to our communities.


We partner with public transportation owners and operators of bridges, buses, commuter and intercity, high-speed and light rail, mass rapid transit and tunnels, helping them provide safe, efficient and reliable public transportation. SYSTRA also serves public facility authorities that provide safe, attractive, and environmentally sound public schools and offer affordable housing to communities. Ranked 18th in US mass transit and rail design by Engineering News-Record (ENR), SYSTRA has been a trusted partner to public agencies and operators throughout the US since 1985 and employs nearly 200 personnel nationwide.


Part of SYSTRA Group, a world-leading engineering and consulting firm, SYSTRA is supported by the over 10,500 employees worldwide. Using a collaborative approach built on the firm’s value of Connected Teams, we provide our clients and partners access to the best skills worldwide via sharing information, tools, best practices, and processes.


We’re looking for a new Senior Bridge Engineer in our Infrastructure Group to help drive the objectives and challenges our valued clients have trusted us to solve for them. 


As a SYSTRA US Senior Bridge Engineer you will join a world-class team of high-performing engineers, designers, drafters and others who work collectively to ensure client projects continue to thrive while remaining on track and budget.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Be the key contact for bridge design projects in the California area
  • Mentor and manage more junior bridge design staff for assigned project work
  • Manage project budgets, schedules, design activities and project delivery for client bridge design needs
  • Lead technical bridge design work and ensure compliance to local and federal rules, standards and specifications
  • Suggest process improvements and practices that will help us deliver our client’s projects on time and on budget
  • Manage day to day client relationships on assigned projects and suggest potential solutions to unexpected additional needs that may come forward in your project work
  • Keep up to date on latest design standards and practices in bridge and structures design

Does this seem like an opportunity that you can be all aboard with in your career?  Well, here’s a little more on the required experience we’re looking for in this new teammate.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in structural design
  • Minimum of 10 years of bridge structural design experience
  • California PE
  • Experience as a design lead, assistant project manager or project manager on multiple types of bridge design efforts
  • Knowledge and expertise in the use of design software packages such as LARSA 4D, Midas, SAP, MicroStation, OpenRail and OpenBridges
  • Experience working with internal and external clients where the ultimate goal is to deliver pristine end products that solve infrastructure needs on a local and national level


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master of Science in Structural Engineering
  • Other advanced degree(s)
  • SE certification
  • Experience on rail focused bridge design projects
  • Experience on high-speed rail bridge design projects


SYSTRA USA provides a benefits package including medical, dental, 401k and other offerings that focus on providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.


SYSTRA USA is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local law.        

Sponsorship assistance is not available for this position.


Salary Range:  $131,720-178,020

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles