Bridges / Buildings Project Engineer / Designer

Job Description

An exciting opportunity exists for an Entry Level or experienced Bridges / Buildings Project Engineer to join Exeltech, a leading, multi-discipline engineering consulting firm, in our Lacey or Seattle, WA or Portland, OR office.  

We are looking for a passionate and motivated engineer with an interest in structural bridge and/or buildings engineering.

  • Prepare analysis, design and technical reports for a variety of projects, which may include: bridges, retaining walls, waterfront structures, transit, and fish passage structures.
  • Perform analysis and design for structural aspects of projects, and perform quality control of calculations and plan sheets. 
  • Coordinate structural designs with other disciplines such as civil, traffic, geotechnical and survey.
  • Use SAP 2000 and PGSuper software among others.
  • Perform the routine aspects of assignments requiring knowledge and application of engineering principles
  • Perform field activities such as observation of construction activities
  • As applicable, serve as a technical lead to review, assign work and/or check design calculations and quantities by junior engineers


Bridges / Buildings Designer

  • BSCE required, MSCE in structural engineering preferred
  • Internship or other related work experience
  • EIT license preferred
  • Experience with SAP 2000, PGSuper and other related software
  • Self-starter with a desire to work and learn with a great group of engineers and ability to work in an environment that can occasionally be fast paced

Bridges / Buildings Engineer

  • BSCE required, MSCE in Structural Engineering preferred.
  • 5-10 years bridge/buildings structural design experience required.
  • PE required. SE preferred
  • Experience with WSDOT bridge design manual (BDM), SDOT and ODOT standards
  • Experience using structural analysis programs and bridge design software
  • Experience in seismic design and analysis of bridges and/or buildings
  • Experience in preparing Plans and writing specifications using WSDOT Standards preferred
  • Self-starter with a desire to work and learn with a great group of engineers and ability to work in an environment that can occasionally be fast paced


Exeltech is a leading, multi-discipline engineering consulting firm with offices in Seattle and Lacey, Washington and Portland, Oregon and offers the opportunity for career growth and the ability to work on a variety of projects. We are founded on the principles of employee appreciation, diversity and teamwork.

We offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package including paid holidays, vacation and sick leave; company sponsored 401(k) plan with company matching; paid health care including medical, dental, vision, prescription care, and life insurance; transit reimbursement; professional membership and continuing education support; flexible working hours, and performance bonus and profit sharing for all eligible employees.

Exeltech is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to recruit, employ, train, compensate, transfer, and promote people without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, ethnic or national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law.

To learn more about our vibrant and growing firm visit our Web site at If you or someone you know is interested, please send cover letter and resume to or call Michelle Rhodes, Director of Finance and Administration, at (360) 357-8289.