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Entry Level Bridge Engineer

Company: Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr & Huber
Location: Columbus
Posted on: January 27, 2023

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Entry Level Bridge Engineer


Columbus, OH

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Bridge Engineer

Location: Columbus, OH

Job Summary

Fishbeck is currently initiating a search for a talented, ambitious Bridge Engineer for employment in our Columbus office. This position requires self-motivation, commitment to high-quality work performance, capability of being self-sufficient, excellent planning and communication skills, and the ability to work with other staff in a project team environment. This position will provide the ideal candidate an opportunity to work on exciting projects and grow along with the Ohio Transportation team. The current backlog will allow this position to have immediate exposure to bridge design components on a variety of projects.


  • Work with experienced professional engineers on assignments related to bridge design, analysis, calculations, plan preparation, and hydraulic analysis.
  • Occasional fieldwork related to bridge safety inspections, bridge project scoping, and bridge load rating.
  • Assist in developing budgets, schedules, and reports.
  • Demonstrate theoretical/practical civil engineering and specialized software knowledge.
  • Work closely with other Fishbeck technical staff from various disciplines to provide bridge design and other consulting engineering services, mainly for ODOT and local municipalities.

    Minimum Physical Requirements

    Occasionally exposed to light lifting, sitting, and walking. Will perform duties in the field and will be required to access and maneuver around project sites and use a computer. Capable of traveling to and from projects is required. Ability to use equipment for communication and documentation purposes. Visual acuity to perform responsibilities.

    Desired Education

    Bachelor of Science

    Desired Major

    Civil Engineering

    Desired Skills/Experience

    • 2 - 4+ years' of experience desired.
    • EIT desired, PE a plus.
    • Internship of bridge design experience with working knowledge of AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications is a plus.
    • Preferred knowledge of ODOT bridge standards and design manual.
    • Preferred knowledge of Bentley Open Roads Designer (ORD), or MicroStation software.
    • Knowledge of design software such as LEAP Bridge Concrete and Steel Design, MDX Steel Design, AASHTO BrR, and/or HEC-RAS is a plus.
    • Experience with bridge inspection and/or load ratings is a plus.
    • Knowledge of AutoCAD/Civil 3D software is a plus.
    • Excellent computer and verbal communication skills is a must.

      What We Offer

      • Competitive pay.
      • Medical, dental, and vision insurance.
      • Reimbursement for tuition, continuing education, and professional/personal development.
      • Vacation and sick time, volunteer PTO, parental leave, and paid holidays.
      • 401(k), profit-sharing, and stock options (we're 100% employee-owned).
      • And more!

        About Fishbeck

        Fishbeck is one of the premier professional consulting firms in the nation, with 14 regional offices and more than 500 staff members. Engineering, environmental sciences, architecture, and construction management are the cornerstones of Fishbeck's services and integrated project approach. With the technical capabilities and understanding to take even the largest projects from initial concept to completion, we are a hands-on, design-oriented practice at heart. Our team of experts takes pride in our commitment to reliability in design, connection to our clients, and creativity at our core.

        Fishbeck is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status.

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Keywords: Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr & Huber, Columbus , Entry Level Bridge Engineer, Engineering , Columbus, Ohio

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