Bridge Engineer

We are looking for a Bridge Engineer to join our team!

About AEW

AEW is a leading design firm that has been engineering strong communities since 1968 providing civil engineering, architecture, surveying, GIS and other consulting solutions. Working with municipalities and private clients, AEW is focused on developing and growing long-term relationships with our partners, employees, and clients while maintaining our foundation of integrity and respect for the communities in which we live and work.


As a member of our Structural Engineering team, the Bridge Engineer would provide bridge and culvert design services for our municipal and private clients, as well as federally funded design projects. Secondary responsibilities include assisting in bridge inspections, scoping and preparation of funding and grant applications.


  • BS in Civil or Structural Engineering
  • 5+ years of related work experience
  • Understanding of AASHTO and MDOT design standards
  • Proficient in AASHTOWare BrD/BrR, MERL, and other MDOT design software
  • Progressing towards licensure, or possessing a PE license in Michigan
  • Strong understanding of bridge structures, bridge component design, modeling and preparation of construction document including cost estimates and quantity calculations.
  • AutoCAD or Microstation experience preferred
  • Certified as QTL bridge inspector would be ideal
  • Bridge construction engineering experience

Core Values

In addition to the education and experience requirements and preferences, it is imperative all employees share the company’s core values:

  • Compassionate
  • Dedicated
  • Ethical
  • Genuine
  • Respectful
  • Service-Oriented

Culture, Benefits & Perks

We truly believe we have the best people at AEW, which allows us to have a fantastic culture! Like our team, the ideal candidate for this position will need to appreciate, respect, and embrace our core values of being Compassionate, Dedicate, Ethical, Genuine, Respectful, and Service Oriented.

AEW has the best benefits package around, including fully paid BCBS health, dental, and vision insurance for you and your dependents! We also offer short-term and long-term disability and life insurance at no cost to our employees. Our 401(k) matching and profit sharing has been in place for almost 40 years. Other features of our benefits package include professional development support, community service time off, HSA/FSA, parental leave, and generous paid holidays and PTO.

We host several employee appreciation and recognition events, and offer opportunities to join various steering committees so you can really make a difference at AEW. Our Employee Activities Committee (EAC) plans monthly social events such as Axe Throwing, Chili Cook-Offs, Golf Outings, Cornhole Tournaments, Food Trucks and so much more! Other perks include fresh bagels weekly, wellness events, AEW custom apparel, and the most welcoming, supportive group of co-workers you will ever find! Check out our social media pages to see what it’s really like to be part of our AEWsome team and email your resume to to become part of the AEW family!