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Senior Structures Engineer - Bridge Design

  • Job reference: NA-000915
  • Sector: Roads & Bridges, Transportation
  • Location: Orlando, Miami, Tampa
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How will we:

Create integrated and sustainable transportation networks
Ensure that transportation systems function successfully
Connect people and places safely and efficiently

If your expertise lies in:

Bridge Design
Structural Engineering
Transportation Engineering

We want to talk to you!

We provide the full range of services required to plan, design, construct, operate, and maintain transportation projects for public and private owners. From preparing feasibility studies to conducting preliminary and final engineering, we take projects from concept and see them through construction.

Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas.

We work together across an international network of offices. This means that wherever in the world a project is being delivered, our clients benefit from industry-leading expertise, as well as a dedicated local contact. 
We understand the importance of having deep roots in the community; knowing and understanding local requirements, practices and culture. This allows us to be true collaborative partners with our clients, so that together, we can tackle complex projects and enhance communities throughout the U.S. and around the world.

Making a positive impact on the built and natural environment takes more than just skill - it takes heart. If you put your heart into everything you do, come join our team.

Atkins seeks an energetic, highly motivated, detail-oriented, self-starter to join our Orlando, FL staff as a Senior Structures Engineer – Bridge Design.


The candidate will perform analysis, design and structural reviews on a variety of design and design-build projects involving bridges, walls, toll facilities, culverts and other miscellaneous highway structures.

Under direction, provides the expertise of a seasoned structural engineer to all conventional areas and applies advanced concepts and techniques to unconventional engineering problems. 

May function in project team leadership or task leadership role. Upholds engineering ethics and standards of conduct.


Performs project design, sketching design concepts to be developed by junior engineers, CAD designers or technicians.

Plans and reviews the production of engineering drawings and specifications.

Plans and reviews the production of engineering investigations or planning work.

Develops and evaluates plans and criteria for new projects, weighing alternatives and selecting the most cost-effective solution.

Analyzes technical problems, assessing the feasibility of proposed techniques and procedures, and devising new approaches and alternative solutions.

Analyzes project dimension and scope, and prepares or oversees the preparation of cost and manpower estimates, schedules and job budgets.

Coordinates work with project manager, and guides junior professionals and technical personnel on the design and drafting of preliminary and final plans. Ensures that structural discipline teams are delivering to project related scope, budgets and schedules

Is responsible for quality control, maintaining quality standards in all work produced, and checking computations or reviewing designs and drawings performed by others.

May occasionally manage projects.


Bachelor’s degree in Civil engineering from a recognized Institute. Master of Science in Structures preferred.
10 years minimum experience with Florida DOT bridge projects.

Working Knowledge of software’s such as Microstation, AUTOCAD, Mathcad and structural analysis tools is required.

Experience with structural steel and prestressed beam bridges in Florida.

Familiarity with design and plans production tools.
5 years minimum experience with design-build delivery

Preferred: 5 years’ experience with segmental bridges, and/or curved spliced concrete U-beam bridges.


Registered as Florida P.E.

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement.

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