RS&H Talent Acquisition

Senior Bridge Leader

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
# of Openings
Civil & Structural
Job Level

The Opportunity

We are seeking a Northeast Division Senior Bridge Leader located in Pennsylvania and assigned to our Philadelphia, PA office with the flexibility to open an office in another part of the state focused on team building and business development.



RS&H has a national bridge design practice and is a leader in bridge design throughout the country, having completed a variety of high-profile bridge projects.


We look for innovative solutions that go beyond the initial ideas to solve our client’s challenges.  If this sounds like the type of work you are passionate about, RS&H offers an opportunity to lead and grow this bridge group and advance your career. We have an amazing team throughout the United States of talented structural engineers and are looking to add a senior leader in the Northeast to lead a structures team and grow our business.


In this role, you will be responsible for the structural aspects of highway and/or railroad bridge engineering projects.  You will be responsible for delivering current and future projects through construction, building and supervising a team of bridge engineers, and for mentoring the team in structural design and career development. This position will also be responsible for leading technical pursuits and proposal writing.   



  • Bachelor's degree minimum and (Master’s degree with structural emphasis preferred) in Civil Engineering from an accredited university.
  • Must have a PA professional engineering (PE) registration with the ability to obtain comity in other jurisdictions as required
  • Experience designing transportation structures including bridges, retaining walls, culverts, miscellaneous structures, and construction engineering.
  • of progressive structural engineering design experience
  • Complex bridge design experience preferred
  • Good working knowledge of MicroStation, Excel, Mathcad, variety of Structural Design Software, (examples include STAAD, MDX, LPILE, CONSPAN, RISA, LARSA)
  • Experience working on traditional Design-Bid-Build projects
  • Experience working as Owner’s Representative on projects
  • Experience working on PennDOT and/or Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission projects
  • Experience managing and mentoring engineering staff
  • Experience with business development including client relationship management, proposal writing and presentations
  • Must have a proven track record of leadership, with a strong understanding of effective management practices.
  • Must possess demonstrated project and budget management skills, and strong business acumen with a broad understanding of fundamental engineering business principles.
  • Must possess exceptional organizational, critical thinking, prioritization, process improvement, and oral and written communications skills.
  • Must have the ability to effectively engage and empower teams, and interact with and build strong relationships with clients, customers, contractors, and other key stakeholders.
  • Possesses a professional demeanor and adheres to ethical standards.
  • Leads by example and provides clear guidance and expectations for team.
  • Must be capable of marketing services to existing and new clients.

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Experience working on CMGC, PDB or Design-Build delivery projects


If this sounds like the role for you and you're ready to join an amazing team, please apply.



Please note: no agency representation or submissions will be recognized for this vacancy. Candidates should apply directly to this role to be considered. It is the responsibility of all third-party recruiting and employment agencies to know and adhere to our recruiting policy.








The Team

From managed toll lanes and long-range corridor plans, to complex segmental bridges, our teams are working in the field and in the office while providing the highest quality infrastructure and facility solutions. Each day, we partner with transportation agencies and local governments across the country to keep our communities moving. By joining our team, you too can provide unique expertise in the full life cycle of transportation delivery, and lead the evolution of transportation.

The Company

Employee-owned, RS&H is one of the nation’s leading architecture, engineering, and consulting firms whose associates work hard every day to create a more connected future where everyone can thrive. We offer an exceptional journey from start to future. Our integrated teams translate experience into insight, turn challenges into opportunities, and build relationships that are as strong as the buildings and infrastructure we deliver together. We attribute our success to an unwavering commitment to our core values of: integrity, caring, forward-thinking, creativity, inclusivity, and ownership.


An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


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