Parsons Corporation Principal Bridge Engineer in Burnaby, Canada

Principal Bridge Engineer


Parsons is seeking a Principal Bridge Engineer in our rapidly expanding Structures Division. If you want to be part of a dynamic and innovative team working on large, marquee bridge projects that change the urban fabric of communities, this opportunity is for you. We are looking for candidates with the ability to work in a highly flexible, team-oriented environment that have exceptional communication, analytical and organizational skills. This position is for a fully qualified professional that is proficient in performing and supervising complex highway and/or railroad bridge design and detailing tasks.


  • Act as technical expert by providing technical delivery of structural engineering solutions.

  • Determines creative and innovative methods and solutions for complex bridge engineering problems and selects the most efficient and economical manner in meeting the objectives.

  • Applies advanced bridge engineering techniques and analyses.

  • Perform complex bridge engineering tasks and particularly important engineering work efficiently and accurately.

  • May function as discipline Project Engineer or Discipline Lead on medium to large projects, assuming responsibility for the work of the group.

  • Will provide technical guidance to CAD Designer/Drafters, Designers, and lower-level Engineers working on the same project.

  • Commitment to quality and continuous improvement through innovation, creative thinking and improved results.

  • Establish and maintain cooperative and productive relationships with all employees, clients and other stakeholders.


  • 15 years of related work experience

  • BS in Civil Engineering with structural emphasis

  • MS in Structural Engineering preferred

  • Knowledge of Canadian and American bridge codes is preferred

  • Professional Engineer registration required

  • Candidates with experience on BC MOT Bridge projects preferred

  • Candidates with Design Build projects strongly preferred

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Proficient knowledge of MS Office and AutoCAD or Microstation

  • Comprehensive knowledge of industry standard and specialty bridge design and analysis software

  • Strong, self-motivated leader

  • Good emotional intelligence skills

  • Complex and diverse problem solving skills

  • Organized and disciplined manager

  • Ability to deal effectively with different styles of clients and staff

  • Adaptable to change

  • Collaborative

Parsons is proud of our 70 years in delivering engineering, technical, and construction services to our legacy markets: -infrastructure, industrial, federal, and construction. As markets have evolved, so have we. Parsons is a provider of choice for cybersecurity and alternative project delivery services. We believe talent, passion, and commitment generate success. Parsons employees go the distance for our customers and give back to the communities in which we live and work. We welcome self-starters who have the ability to solve problems elegantly-and who believe in our core values of integrity, safety, quality, innovation, sustainability, and diversity. If this describes you, join us! Parsons delivers a better world.-

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Title Principal Bridge Engineer

Primary Location Canada-Brit Columbia-Burnaby

Requisition ID 40279