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Bridge Engineer

  • Austin, Texas
  • Position ID: 3151
  • Minimum Experience: 5 years
  • Education: BSCE
  • Registration: Professional Engineer (PE)
  • Required Skills: Bridge Design ; Microsoft Office ; MicroStation
  • Sponsorship: Immigration related employment benefits, e.g. visa sponsorship, are not available for this position.

At Burgess & Niple, our employees are driven by a passion for advancing the built environment with exceptional concern for quality of life, safety and sustainability. We deliver creative solutions that exceed our clients’ goals and foster an environment that creates unlimited opportunities for employees.

Guided by our core values, we are a privately held firm with offices in twelve states and the District of Columbia and projects around the world. Through our Virtual Desktop Interface (VDI) and tech-savvy employees, we seamlessly collaborate regardless of location. Apply today and discover the limitless possibilities for your career at B&N.

Burgess & Niple is looking for a highly motivated, energetic Bridge Engineer to assist our Texas Statewide Bridge Team in our South Austin, TX office. This position will provide a confident self-starter the opportunity for significant career advancement, while contributing to the transportation staff efforts in delivering professional services to a wide variety of clients.

What you can expect as the major duties and responsibilities:

  • Opportunity to work with senior engineers, technical experts, project managers and be expected to proactively learn new methods and techniques
  • Provide guidance to CAD staff and coordinate with engineering staff in developing and delivering projects
  • Participate and contribute in project delivery to create an exemplary client experience to a wide variety of clients throughout Texas including the Texas Department of Transportation, Regional Mobility Authorities and Tolling Authorities, and cities & counties throughout the state
  • Collaborate with project managers on project pursuits and technical challenges
  • Serve as task/project engineer for selected clients/projects and monitor task performance indicators, budgets, schedules, and contribute to management of risk
  • Contribute towards the development of B&N’s Bridge Services marketing strategy that focuses on providing excellent repeat services to our current clients and expanding our client base throughout all geographies

You may be a good fit if you have these skills and qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree from an ABET accredited program in civil engineering
  • PE in the State of Texas or ability to become registered through reciprocity
  • 5+ years of progressive technical experience in bridge design
  • TxDOT Project experience preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office required
  • Experience with Microstation or equivalent CAD software required, knowledge of OpenRoads software a plus
  • Strong interpersonal & written communication skills
  • Self-motivated and adaptable, including the capability to learn virtual collaboration tools

Burgess & Niple offers an excellent benefits package that includes your choice of medical plan, dental/vision coverage, immediate accrued paid time off, 401(k) with match and no vesting schedule, flexible spending or health savings account options, basic life insurance/short term & long term disability coverage at no cost to the employee, option to purchase supplemental life insurance, bonus program, flexible hours, hybrid work schedule options, tuition assistance, casual dress, opportunities for professional development and much more.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Click here to view our Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action Policy Statement.