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Seattle, Washington

Req #: R135728


  • US - WA, Seattle

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Job Description:

Parsons is seeking a Senior Bridge Engineer in our expanding Seattle Structural division. If you want to be part of a dynamic and innovative team working on large marquee projects both locally and nationally, this opportunity is for you. The successful candidate completes a wide variety of difficult engineering assignments, applying engineering techniques and analyses within one discipline. The Engineer at this level is a fully qualified professional, proficient in the utilization of most engineering theories and practices, and is able to coordinate with other disciplines toward a successful project outcome. This role will support WSDOT and other regional projects primarily, as well as national projects when needed. Hybrid remote work scenario allowed ( meaning working from home 2 days per week). Relocation assistance would be provided for out of state candidates.


Performs complex engineering tasks and particularly important engineering work efficiently and accurately. Maintains a high level of organization and quality in their work.

May be assigned to a project or organizational team, or as a lead bridge/structural engineer on small to intermediate size projects.

Extracts engineering information from CAD drawings. Prepares engineering computations, material quantity takeoffs, estimates, and designs.

Completes a variety of assignments such as drawings, specifications, and other materials suitable for procurement and construction purposes. Frequently interfaces with other Engineering disciplines as well as other departments.

Provides technical guidance to CAD Designer/Drafters, Designers, and lower-level Engineers working on the same project. Supervises plan production for entire projects of small scale and contributes to plan production of more complex projects. Proficient in non-standard detailing.

May be required to provide the seal and signature of the professional engineer, as appropriate, ensuring compliance with all applicable codes, regulations, and ordinances.

May act in an advisory capacity to senior management personnel on engineering related matters.


Supervision Received - Higher-level Engineers, Supervising Engineer, Project Engineer, Discipline Engineering Manager
Supervision Given - CAD Drafter/Designers, Designers, Lower-level Engineers
Internal Contacts - All employees on project
External Contacts - Suppliers, Clients


Bachelor's Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering (or related field) is required along with 8 years or more of bridge design experience for road and highway systems.

Professional Engineer ( PE) registration or ability to receive comity is required.

Structural Engineer ( SE) registration is highly desired.


Proficiency in utilizing AutoCAD and/or Microstation and industry standard bridge design analysis software is required.

Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.

Understanding of seismic design principles is preferred.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.

A full-service engineering and construction firm, we work in diverse, collaborative teams, both within the company and with our partners and customers, to plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure. We take special pride in projects and solutions that improve communities as well as people’s quality of life by promoting economic growth, enhancing mobility, and increasing sustainability and resiliency. Powered by our people, we provide the imagination necessary to support our customers’ visions—and to help them see new possibilities.

Salary Range: 

$79,100.00 - $161,400.00

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by customer requirements and some cases federal, state, provincial or local mandates.

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!

Seattle, Washington

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Founded in 1944, Parsons, an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $2.7 billion in 2011, is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliver design/design-build, program/construction management, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on transportation, environmental/infrastructure, and defense/security.

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