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Bridge Design Co-op

  • Columbus, Ohio
  • Position ID: 3412
  • Minimum Experience: Entry Level
  • Education: BD
  • Registration: (Not Specified)
  • Required Skills: Bridge Design; Bridge Inspection
  • Sponsorship: Immigration related employment benefits, e.g. visa sponsorship, are not available for this position.

Begin your career working with some of the top civil engineering experts in the industry. Burgess & Niple is looking for a Bridge Design Co-op to join our team in Columbus, OH.

B&N Bridge Design Co-op Responsibilities:

  • Work with experienced bridge engineers and detailers on transportation projects
  • Work on bridge design, rehabilitation projects for local and state transportation clients
  • Be involved in bridge design calculations, plan preparation, and report preparation
  • Perform data entry, data manipulation tasks for inspection mobilization and reporting
  • Develop design sketches with MicroStation

Skills and Qualifications:

  • You are a current student in good academic standing pursuing a bachelors’s degree in structural engineering, masters preferred
  • Software experience with Microsoft Excel and AutoCAD or MicroStation
  • Strong interest in structural engineering; previous internships are a plus
  • Strong technical skills with desire to learn and develop structural/ bridge engineering skills and gain autonomy as your capabilities progress
  • Able to perform fieldwork for long durations and in inclement weather conditions
  • Capable of physical exertion including but not limited to walking on steep slopes, bending, carrying, and lifting up to 60 lbs. of equipment
  • A valid driver's license with acceptable driving history


At B&N, we are dedicated to improving ourselves and the communities we serve. We do this by providing employees with opportunities for fulfillment, learning and advancement while delivering awesome experiences to our clients. We are committed to exploring new capabilities, emerging technologies and opportunities that will help create a pipeline for future growth.

We are engineers, architects, planners, scientists, geologists, and designers. We are also innovators and leaders, entrepreneurs, and collaborators. We are traffic engineers and parents of teenage drivers. We are site designers and homeowners. Ecologists and dog walkers. Funding experts and foodbank volunteers. We believe that these collective connections to the communities we serve are an asset to B&N and our clients.

Apply today and discover the possibilities for your career at B&N.

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.