Structural Leader - Bridges

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R.A. Smith , Inc
Brookfield, WI, United States

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Structural Leader - Bridges


Brookfield, WI 

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Job Description:

raSmith is a multi-disciplinary consulting civil and structural engineering and land surveying firm. Our public and private clients come to us for creative and effective solutions for their projects.  We work on projects nationwide from our seven locations in Wisconsin, Illinois and California. 

At raSmith, our culture is focused on client service, quality and innovation. We strongly believe in work/life balance and employee development.  These attributes and our family friendly atmosphere have led us to receive numerous awards for both innovative projects as well as local and national recognition as a Top Employer.   

We have an opportunity for an individual with a strong structural and bridge design background and leadership experience.  We are seeking an individual to manage and grow the Firm’s bridge design practice, which is a sub-discipline of our Structural Division.  We are looking for a team-oriented person who has well-rounded engineering experience working in concrete and steel bridge design and project management with a Wisconsin DOT focus.

Structural Leader - Bridges - Primary Responsibilities: 


As a seller-doer, this person will serve as project manager or technical lead on bridge-related projects.  Technical responsibilities include: 

  • Active participation in business development activities including project pursuits, client management, and organizational involvement  
  • Working in collaboration with the firm’s Transportation Division to develop relationships with targeted clients and pursue transportation infrastructure projects for state and local clients in Wisconsin and the Midwest

 The candidate hired may be eligible for a significant signing bonus.   


 Structural Leader - Bridges - Skills and Requirements:  

  • Bachelors of Science degree in Civil Engineering is required, Masters of Science degree in Civil Engineering is preferred.
  • Ten (10) plus years of bridge design experience including structural design of local, highway, and interchange bridges and ancillary structures.  Three (3) plus years of bridge design experience as a Bridge/Structures Technical Lead or Project Manager.
  • Wisconsin Professional Engineer Licensure required, Illinois Structural Engineer Licensure preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of Wisconsin DOT Facilities Development Manual and BOS Bridge Manual including standards, specifications, and procedures.
  • Strong working relationship with WisDOT BOS staff and WisDOT project development project managers.
  • Proficient in AASHTO LRFD design of bridges, retaining walls, culverts, and other ancillary transportation structures.
  • Experience with bridge analysis and design software including MDX and LEAP Bridge Suite.
  • Experience with AutoCAD and MicroStation.
  • Structural design of buildings and related structures a plus.

Structural Leader - Bridges - Benefits:  


We are dedicated to finding quality candidates and we offer a competitive compensation plan and excellent benefit package which includes the following:

  • Hybrid work schedule that includes a program with a mix of work from home and in office time
  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance, including a Health Savings Account option and Flexible Spending Account options
  • Paid Time Off and Holiday programs
  • 401k Plan with immediate employee participation and a generous Company Match
  • Paid parental leave
  • Tuition and Professional Licensure/Certification Reimbursement program

We are proud to be an EOE/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disabled employer.

You are invited to visit our website at to learn more about our firm and see some project examples, videos and testimonials.