Mid-Level Bridge Engineer
Michael Baker International
Little Rock, AR

Michael Baker International is a global leader in Engineering, Architecture and Consulting professionals dedicated to developing and implementing innovative solutions to the world’s infrastructure and environmental challenges. Supported by more than 3,000 employees in 90 offices worldwide, we provide a full continuum of life-cycle engineering consulting, specialized global construction, base operations, Green Infrastructure, security management and intelligence solutions.


A global leader in engineering, planning and consulting, has partnered with communities since 1940 to solve their most complex infrastructure challenges with a legacy of expertise, experience, innovation and integrity. The firm has addressed bridge design, construction and preservation challenges with innovative and sustainable solutions. Exemplifying its depth and versatility in the bridge space, the firm, ranked Number Five by Engineering News-Record in its annual ranking of Bridge Design Firms in the United States, has partnered with clients on a full spectrum of bridge types – from conventional grade separations to major, complex river crossings, including trusses, arches, box girders and cable-stayed bridges.


Michael Baker is actively seeking a Mid-Level Bridge Engineer to join our Little Rock, AR office. This position will work on complex bridge projects and develop innovative practical solutions to various structural design challenges. In this role you will lead, manage, and perform design and analysis as well as other structural engineering tasks for bridge systems and components.

Perform complex structural analysis and prepare design calculations

Manage bridge/structural tasks as part of project development, including plan and report production

Develop or assist in developing structural details and construction plans using a variety of industry standard software packages.

Assist and check design calculations performed by others

Prepare geometric/bridge layouts, construction specifications, and material quantity calculations.

Develop, establish and maintain relationships with our employees, clients, and other industry related organizations and stakeholders.

Supervise and train other structural engineering staff with less experience.

Successfully interface with staff from a range of other disciplines (traffic, civil, planning, geotechnical, etc.) to support a diverse range of projects

Feel a sense of pride in knowing that you are helping to address some of our nation’s most critical infrastructure challenges while building the future of our organization!


4 - 10 years of experience in structural engineering
Professional Engineer (PE) licensed in the State of Arkansas or ability to obtain in six (6) months
Bachelor's in Structural Engineering; Master's degree is highly preferred
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Strong all-around theoretical knowledge of structural engineering principles
Strong people skills and an ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment
Experience with AASHTO LRFD, AISC, ACI, CAN/CSA S-6, and other North American design codes
Experience with the design of multiple bridge types in concrete and steel, and knowledge of staged construction analysis
Solid background and understanding of Structural engineering software packages like: MDX, Con-Span, RC-Pier, MIDAS, CSI Bridge, FB Pier
Preferred experience with engineering design software, i.e. programs such as LUSAS, SOFiSTiK, MIDAS, MicroStation, etc.
Ability to travel as business requires, up to 25%
Experience with Design-Build delivery, preferred
Familiarity with AASHTO LRFD Bridge design specifications; preferred
Experience with TxDOT or TxDOT bridge plan layout preferred

Michael Baker International is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Michael Baker International provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. Michael Baker International maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified and all will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

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