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Bridge Engineer

SLR International Corporation is seeking an entry- to mid-level Bridge Engineer to work in its Transportation Engineering Group located in Cheshire, Connecticut.  Our engineers work on a diverse and challenging range of state/municipal and private bridge engineering projects, including culverts and single and multi-span bridges from structural preservation to full replacement throughout the Northeast.  We are looking to strengthen our industry-leading team with additional creative, inquisitive, and hardworking individuals to offer new perspectives and innovative solutions.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a multidisciplinary team of experienced licensed engineers, landscape architects, planners, scientists, and other professional staff that will be supportive of their growth and development.  They will also have the opportunity to collaborate on exciting and significant projects using interactive and engaging tools to deliver quality work that has a positive and lasting impact on the communities in which we work.

We offer a vibrant working environment, one that nurtures learning and professional growth through mentorship and daily collaboration as well as socialization.

About SLR

SLR is a professional consulting and advisory firm that has been advising clients for over 20 years. Starting as a UK business, we now operate as a global company with more than 2000 people delivering client solutions across five regions.  
In the United States, SLR has nearly 500 employees located throughout 35 offices. Our team represents a broad and diverse range of technical and environmental capabilities. SLR’s professionals offer a blend of experience incorporating engineers, geologists, toxicologists, hydrogeologists, remediation specialists, regulatory and compliance specialists, and environmental scientists.  We work for clients throughout our six primary business sectors: Energy, Mining, Industry, Infrastructure, Built Environment and Power.  

Comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, orthodontia, vision, flexible spending account, generous PTO accrual, 10 paid holidays, 401(k) retirement account with company matching program, company paid life insurance, short & long term disability insurance, and employee assistance program.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) are at the core of who we are and want to be.

SLR is proud to be an Affirmative Action / Equal Employment Opportunity / Veterans / Disabled Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, civil union status, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or veteran status. Applicants may obtain a copy of SLR’s Dissemination policy upon request and are eligible to use the resolution process contained therein.    

At SLR, we embrace diverse cultures, perspectives, skills, and experiences within and outside our organization. We respect and celebrate differences and want to ensure that we continuously strive to build a place where everyone feels included and is encouraged to be their authentic self.  

We are committed to these values, and our SLR Culture & Diversity Team works to actively promote diversity, equity, and inclusion across our people and talent processes, operations, and client work around the world. If you have a disability and need reasonable accommodations at any point in the application or interview process, please contact us at

Required Qualifications

The Bridge Engineer should possess the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil or Structural Engineering
  • 0 to 3 years' experience in the field of Structural Engineering
  • Engineer in Training (EIT) certification preferred
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D or MicroStation required

Competencies, Attributes, and Traits

  • Problem solving skills and strong attention to detail with excellent analytical and judgment capabilities
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and integrate information to advance projects from origination to implementation.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform structural analysis and prepare design calculations
  • Prepare contract documents, including plans, specifications, and estimates
  • Perform quality review of structural design calculations and contract documents
  • Develop structural details and construction plans using MicroStation or AutoCAD
  • Assist in bridge condition inspections and preparation of inspections
  • Ensure government standards in designs, including materials used and structural elements
  • Participate in meetings with clients and project team members