Rail Bridge Engineer

HDR - New York, NY3.9

Full-timeEstimated: $73,000 - $95,000 a year
Rail Bridge Engineer - (153519)

About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That’s why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Primary Responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of the Rail Bridge Engineer will be applying structural engineering and detailing techniques in railroad structures design. The typical types of projects include rail bridge analysis and design. Daily activities include selecting standard bridge engineering/design procedures, developing structural details using specialized software such as Microstation, AutoCAD, MathCAD, LARSA, Prestress Concrete Design, and performing structural load calculations as well as assisting with geometric layout and quantity development. You will also review, assign work and/or check design calculations, estimates, and specifications produced by junior engineers and EITs. Keyword(s): Rail Bridge Engineer, Rail Bridge, Bridge Engineer, job 153519, *LI-MP1



Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field required.

5+ years’ experience designing Rail Bridges and other transportation projects. PE Required (NY/NJ Preferred).

Knowledge of Structural Design Codes and Industry Practices (AREMA Knowledge required).
Experience using Microsoft Office Suite, Microstation, AutoCAD.
Excellent communication skills and working in a team environment.
An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must. Candidates who reside locally in the Metro NY area are preferred.


At HDR, we know work isn’t only about who you work for; it’s also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other’s contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

Primary Location: United States-New York-New York
Industry: Bridges
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: Transit Engineering
Job Posting: Oct 21, 2019