Senior Structural Engineer - Bridges at Vanasse Hangen Brustlin Inc. in Wethersfield, Connecticut

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Senior Structural Engineer - Bridges

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Regular Full-Time


VHB is seeking a Senior Structural Engineer to join the dynamic and growing Structures group in our Wethersfield, CT office. In this position, you would serve in a lead role in the planning, analysis, design, and detailing of bridge and other transportation related structural projects, as well as helping to lead and mentor our technical staff.

About Us

WE ARE VHB-a passionate team of engineers, scientists, planners, and designers tackling exciting challenges in the transportation, real estate, institutional, applied technology, and energy industries-serving a range of public- and private-sector clients. At VHB, we are dedicated to improving mobility, enhancing communities, and balancing development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.

    We are creative problem-solvers
  • We work hard, and we give back

  • We like our colleagues, and we love Mondays (really)

  • We are diverse, caring, welcoming, and fun!

VHB has consistently been rated one of the top AEC firms to work for across our 30+ offices on the East Coast. We're growing, and we hope you'll join us!

About the Position

Senior Structural Engineer | Wethersfield, CT


  • Preliminary and final design document preparation for bridge-focused transportation projects

  • Project management/task management

  • Staff mentoring/development/technical oversight

  • Business development

Skills and Abilities

  • Must possess strong technical skills

  • Demonstrated excellence in verbal presentations and technical writing is essential

  • Detail oriented and quality focused

  • Team oriented with strong capability to work independently

  • Motivated to lead and mentor others


  • BS in Civil Engineering

  • Licensed PE required

  • 10+ years of progressively responsible professional experience in structural bridge design, construction phasing, and complex bridge projects

  • Experience completing transportation studies, design reports, final design documents and developing contract plans, in conformity with accepted engineering standards and procedures including AASHTO & CTDOT

  • Independent experience developing bridge design and detailing (steel, concrete, prestressed concrete), and seismic analysis

  • Knowledge of structural engineering software (AASHTOWare, LARSA 4D, MDX, SP Column, MerlinDASH, Mathcad)

  • AutoCAD Civil 3D, MicroStation v8 and Connect experience is a strong plus

Please submit applications online.

New employees will be onboarded virtually and begin their employment from home. We are in the process of planning for a safe return to the workplace in alignment with government and CDC guidelines.

VHB is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.


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