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Jacobs Complex Bridge Engineer in Chicago, Illinois

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

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Your Impact:

If you are ready to bridge the gap between our world and our people, join Jacobs. Let’s build for a brighter future together. Jacobs is much more than just a traditional engineering company.

As a vital member of our Chicago team, you’ll have the opportunity to work on transportation projects that focus on bridges and other transportation structure designs.

As a Complex Bridge Engineer and a vital member of our Chicago team, you’ll have the opportunity to work on bridge and transportation structure design projects. You’ll coordinate design activities and meetings between Jacobs staff and subcontractors, perform quality reviews, prepare budgets and schedules for bridge design tasks. You’ll also help train, direct and mentor junior engineers and CAD staff. You will have the opportunity to grow our portfolio of projects with the Illinois Department of Transportation, Illinois Tollway, and Chicago Department of Transportation, in additional to being engaged on design work across the country.

At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • MSCE

  • Illinois SE and PE registration

  • A minimum of 10 years bridge design experience with a background in steel girder design, prestressed concrete design, and earth retaining structure design.

  • Complex bridge experience

  • Thorough knowledge of AASHTO LRFD design code. Proficiency in Midas, Leap Bridge Concrete, and similar analysis and design software

  • Self-motivated with the ability to work autonomously and to direct the work of others

  • Project management or task management experience

  • Excellent focus on client service

  • Experience supporting proposal development

Ideally, You’ll Also Have:

  • Design-Build project experience

  • Project management experience

  • Business development experience

  • Experience leading proposal development

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $15 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 60,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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