Structural Engineer - Bridges

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Structural Engineer - Bridges | Dubai, UAE
 Parsons’ engineering and construction management staff members create innovative, safe, and sustainable infrastructure in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, and Kuwait. We deliver rail, transit, road, and highway transportation; water conveyance and wastewater treatment; oil and gas; land development; public; and aviation infrastructure to our customers and communities. Parsons creates interconnected communities and world-class infrastructure.


Bridge Design Engineer is required for designing / assisting in designing bridges for projects involving concrete reinforced and prestressed / post-tensioned bridge designs. Perform bridge designs calculations in a professionally responsible and diligent way. Provide design input to CAD drafters and perform self-checks on drawings and calculations. Carry out assigned tasks reliably and accurately. Establish and maintain client base and working relationships. Participate in team settings.


  1. Technical
  • Performs engineering tasks and particularly important engineering work efficiently and accurately.
  • Assist seniors in completing design work and production of drawings of complex and large size projects.
  • Be able to develop and check structural schemes including comparisons of alternatives and prepare concept design reports;
  • Be able to prepare and deliver presentations to internal teams;
  • Be able to produce comprehesinve, accurate and professional structural calcualtions.
  • Develop design details (manually and in CAD) for production of drawings.
  • Willing to learn new tools such as BIM and model structures using these tools.
  • Be able to independently & objectively check works produced by another design team member.
  1. Teamwork and coordination
  • Provides technical guidance to CAD Designers, Drafters, and lower level Engineers working on the same project.
  • Maintain good communication and cooperation with all project team members.
  • Understand and demonstrate value of diversity. Resolve conflicts with minimum noise.
  • Understand and respect the hierarchy in decision making; follow decisions and instructions given by Line Manager/ senior engineers.
  • Reviews supplier shop drawings and submittals.
  • Prepares and issues specifications, data sheets, and other construction documents.
  • Understand the importance of timeliness to internal and external clients. Achieve reliability and credibility in regard to meeting deadlines. Be punctual.
  • Maximize billable time commensurate with responsibilities.
  • Always keep commitments, particularly time and cost commitments. Acceptance of personal responsibilities.
  • Coordinate the work of the project team with other engineering disciplines through liaison with other professionals. 
  • Completes other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


- 4-year degree in Engineering (or related field) with minimum of 5 years of related work experience.  

  • Membership of Industry recognized professional institute; Preferably has attained professional recognition (PE or Chartered status);
  • Receptive approach and Flexibility;
  • Excellent self management skills;
  • Strong  technical skills;
  • Knowledge of corporate standards; Good project management skills and business acumen;
  • Well versed in structural analysis software such as MIDAS / SAP2000 / CSI Bridge / STAAD;
  • Familiar with BIM process / procedures and platforms for e.g. Autodesk / Bentley / Tekla;
  • Well versed in analysis and design of bridge projects using American and Eurocodes;
  • Guide team members to produce designs and manage production by junior Engineers and draftspersons of designs of bridges, prepare design reports and get the related drawings prepared;


Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.

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