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Jacobs Structural (Bridge) Engineer in Virginia Beach, Virginia

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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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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.

Jacobs is forging ahead with our goal to build a vibrant new bridge and transportation structures practice in Virginia. As a Structural Bridge Engineer and vital member of our Virginia team, you’ll have the opportunity to work on transportation projects that focus on bridges and other transportation structure designs. You will serve in a technical role and/or task lead on bridge design projects and perform complex structural analysis and design for all structural aspects of transportation (highway and rail) projects on local and national projects.

We’ll look for your knowledge and experience in: Analysis as well as the development of design, plan preparation, specifications, and reports. Inspection may be required on occasion. This role could be located in any of our Northern Virginia offices.

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 :

  • Minimum of 5 years' relevant previous experience in bridge design

  • BS or MS in civil/structural engineering

  • Registered Professional Engineer (PE) in VA, or obtainable in 6 months

  • Previous experience working with VDOT, including familiarity with their Office Practice Manuals, Stage I reports, and Stage II requirements for submission.

  • Ability to produce design documentation/calculations

  • Working knowledge of CAD systems, specifically MicroStation to include experience with VDOT CADD Compliance Standards and use of MDLs.

  • A thorough understanding of and practical experience applying the AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications to transportation structures.

Ideally you’ll also have:

  • Demonstrated experience on various types of bridges, including both concrete and structural steel bridge types

  • Experience in both new bridge design as well as maintenance and repair

  • Active involvement in local engineering societies.

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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