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Job Description

Application deadline: 04/01/2019 - India - Location: Gurgaon - Bridge, Tunnel and Marine

COWI holds a widely respected position in the international market for multidisciplinary infrastructure projects. As the World’s number 3 bridge design firm according to the Engineering News-Record Global Sourcebook, COWI are responsible for the most challenging bridge projects world-wide.

Therefore, to strengthen our team, we are seeking technically excellent bridge design engineers with experience in designing concrete structures using SoFiSTiK.

Since COWI's first bridge in 1938 our world-class bridge engineers have pushed the boundaries of bridge design and designed more than 3,000 bridges worldwide - including record-breaking suspension and cable stayed bridges.


COWI is involved in the engineering and design of tunnels, bridges, marine structures, buildings and other areas ranging from preliminary studies to design and rehabilitation. COWI combines global presence with local knowledge to solve prestigious infrastructure projects. COWI India has more than 200 dedicated Engineering staff working within India and are currently involved in a variety of multidisciplinary projects around the Globe.

As a Bridge Design Engineer in COWI you will be an integrated part of COWI's international bridge community and will report to the Head of Section in Bridges.


Detailed design of 16km of the Mumbai Trans Harbour Link, set to be longest bridge over water in India. COWI's scope comprises of an interchange with 6 ramps and a marine portion over the inner habour of Mumbai.

Detailed design of a range of bridge structures forming part of the KAAR-project in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. This includes pre-stressed, post-tensioned, 8+ span continuous flyovers.

Detailed design of new 18 km highway E18 between Rugtvedt and Dørdal in Norway. The project comprises multiple four-lane continuous pre-stressed concrete bridges ranging from three to seven spans.

Detail design and 3D modelling of 3 km elevated railway line in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.

3D modelling of the World’s longest suspension bridge (Çanakkale, main span of 2,023m).


As a Bridge Design Engineer working with SoFiSTiK in COWI you:

Design concrete structures and concrete bridges using SoFiSTiK.

Complete assigned tasks on agreed quality, time and budget.

Maintain accurate and detailed records of work activities executed and deliver design reports for 3rd party control.

Monitor and coordinate with drafters & check drawings and models.

Are involved in cross-border cooperation with COWI in Europe.


You have done Bachelors in Civil Engineering and preferably Masters in Structural Engineering and have more than 3 years of experience in concrete bridge design.

Additionally, you can say yes to the following:

You have profound experience of working on detailed design projects designing concrete bridges such as highway bridges, marine bridges, interchanges, ROB's, rail and metro bridges.

You have 3-10 years' of experience in RCC and PSC bridge design.

You have knowledge of the Finite Element Method (FEM) and the use of commercial FEM-software, preferably SoFiSTiK.

You have experience with text-based programming.

You have experience of working with international codes such as the Eurocode.

You have experience of leading teams and managing projects in an international setting.

You have basic knowledge of AutoCad and/or Tekla.

You are proficient in all Microsoft Office software, particularly MS Excel and Word.


You have excellent English communication skills (oral and written).

You have the ability and interest in leading and developing teams.

You are a good team player.

You have strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

You are creative, structured and detail oriented.

You have an excellent grasp of engineering and design principles.

You have the ability to work independently, within teams and under pressure.


We offer an exciting job in COWI where we stay "One Step Ahead" through focus on our differentiators and enablers within business understanding, operational excellence, innovation and high performance culture.

We boast a good social environment, which is development-oriented and which considers sparring and knowledge sharing to be the key elements.

Applying could not be easier, please click the link and follow the simple steps to upload your CV and commence what could be the next and most fulfilling chapter in your career to date.

Please note that we will conduct interviews on an ongoing basis and that COWI actively builds and maintains a database of qualified candidates.