The Opportunity
McElhanney Consulting Services Inc. is seeking a motivated Bridge Engineer with a passion for challenging bridge projects to join our long span and complex bridge team in Tampa, Florida. In this role, you will work with a collaborative team on a variety of North American and international bridge projects, including cable-stayed, extradosed, tied arches, suspension, construction engineering, incremental launching, demolition engineering, value engineering, and temporary works design. This role is best suited for a self-motivated junior to intermediate-level professional who is looking to join a well-established consulting firm.

McElhanney has industry-leading professionals and mentors and established programs that support the growth of our future leaders. Our bridge group provides design and construction engineering services for all types of bridges including long-span crossings that require a level of knowledge and experience beyond the average. Our bridge team consists of a total of 30 engineers and detailers in our Victoria, Vancouver, and Tampa, FL offices.

International Bridge Portfolio:

For a full review of our projects, please visit our line portfolio:

What You’ll Be Doing:
  • Prepare and review structural design calculations of highway bridges, pedestrian bridges, railroad bridges and temporary works
  • Assist in the preparation of design plans, erection manuals, and contract documents
  • Perform site visits as directed by a senior engineer
  • Work with other team members to ensure schedules, budgets, and quality control standards are achieved and maintained.

What You’ll Bring:
  • 2-10 years’ experience in the design and/or construction engineering of bridges.
  • Engineer-in-Training or PE in the United States
  • Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering and/or Structural Engineering is an asset.
  • Knowledge & experience with bridge design (AASHTO), including steel, concrete and structural analysis.
  • High productivity, attention to detail, effective verbal and written communication skills, and an ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Strong people skills with the ability to communicate and work effectively with diverse individuals
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

What Can We Offer You?
  • Flexible work hours to accommodate your busy lifestyle 
  • Great benefits, including health, dental coverage, and 401k
  • Employee and Family Assistance program, which offers 24/7 support for all employees and their families either online or over the phone 
  • A family-like culture that is characterized by respect and inclusion for all 
  • Continuous support for your professional development and growth 
  • Profit sharing through an annual performance bonus program
  • Ability to become a shareholder in an employee-owned company 

About McElhanney
Based in Western Canada for over 110 years, McElhanney offers innovative and practical engineering, surveying, mapping, planning, landscape architecture, and environmental services.  Our long span bridge group is based in Tampa, FL and specializes in complex bridge design and construction engineering.   As a 100% employee-owned and operated firm, with over 1,100 staff members in 33 locations, we are proud to offer qualified staff with shareholding options in our company. At McElhanney, we work in teams to build strong connections with our staff, clients, and local communities. Our employees enjoy working here because of our varied projects, high levels of autonomy, opportunities for career development, excellent total compensation and benefits package, and collaborating with a team of great professionals.

For five consecutive years, McElhanney has been recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies. This designation recognizes the best-in-class of Canadian privately-owned and managed companies demonstrating strategy, capability, and commitment to achieve sustainable growth. We were also pleased to receive Glassdoor’s 25 Best Places to Work in Canada Award based on anonymous employee feedback. These awards recognize strong leadership, company culture, and employers that shine brightest according to those who know a company best – its employees.
Our Purpose:  Amaze our clients. Care for our communities. Empower our people.

If this is the opportunity for you, apply now or visit to apply online. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
To learn more about employee experience at McElhanney, visit us on Glassdoor 
McElhanney is committed to fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion which celebrates the successes that comes from a team diverse in expertise, experiences, and perspectives. We encourage and are pleased to consider all qualified candidates, welcoming all ethnicities, religions, colour, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, aboriginal status, age, or people with disabilities. Requests for accommodations can be made at any stage of the selection process.
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