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BRIDGE PRACTICEA 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. DESCRIPTIONMichael Baker is actively seeking a Structural Bridge Designer to join our Tampa, FL office.  As a part of our Transportation Engineering Team, the Designer will work with our engineering team to develop structural or civil drawings from equipment, engineering notes, sketches, and/or detailed drawings to ensure each design meets with the client is looking for.

  • Utilize MicroStation to prepare engineering drawings consisting of standard arrangements, flow sheets, layouts, assemblies, isometrics, and etc.
  • Work with our engineering teams in developing preliminary and final design plans and details
  • Detailing of structural connections for steel and concrete structures
  • Participate in design reviews to evaluate design concepts and make recommendations
  • Use technical manuals to ensure compliance with company policies and applicable standards and costs such as the one employed by FDOT.
  • Compile data and perform dimensional and routine calculations required for the preparations of drawings.
  • Read and understand orthographic (2D) and/or isometric (3D) designs.
  • Follow company’s standards and work with DOT Standards, when applicable 


  • 10+ years’ experience in production of structural designs (Steel and Concrete)
  • Associate Degree, preferred
  • General knowledge of engineering principles and materials for structural work
  • Proficiency in MicroStation
  • Basic skills in Microsoft Office products (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Basic knowledge of 3D modeling.  Advanced knowledge/proficiency is plus 
  • The ability to clearly communicate and collaborate with Engineers and Designers
  • Critical thinking skills necessary with the ability to plan and conceptualize
  • Capable of recognizing conflicts and discrepancies with strong attention to detail



Michael Baker International, a leading provider of engineering and consulting services, including design, planning, architectural, environmental, construction and program management, has been solving some of the world’s most complex infrastructure challenges for more than 80 years with a legacy of expertise, experience, innovation and integrity.

Based in Pittsburgh and with nearly 100 offices nationwide, we partner with clients on everything from roads, bridges, tunnels, mass transit, and airports, to water treatment plants, arctic oil pipelines, environmental restoration and specialized overseas construction. We serve as a trusted adviser to the communities we serve, making them safer, more accessible, more sustainable and more prosperous.

We provide visionary leadership in facilitating transformational change for our clients. Our work delivers differentiating innovations and dedicated experts who challenge the status quo and share a world of diverse experience and an impassioned entrepreneurial spirit. We deliver quality of life.

We Make a Difference.

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.

EEO is the Law. Applicants to and employees of Michael Baker International are protected under Federal law from discrimination.  

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