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Bridge Design Engineer

Clifton Park, NY

For several years, MJ has been awarded a “Best Places to Work” from the Albany Business Review and “Top Workplace” from the Albany Times Union. These designations are employee driven awards. MJ is accepting applications for an entry level bridge designer to join our Clifton Park, NY office. This full-time position includes a complete benefits package and advancement opportunities.


MJ is actively seeking a entry level bridge designer to join our team to assist with current and exciting future projects. This job offering provides an exciting opportunity for the ideal candidate to grow and advance in MJ’s  bridge and engineering practices. We are seeking a motivated candidate with a strong  interest in bridge design that is well organized, resourceful, and creative. 

Candidates should be able to work independently as well as collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team  and have strong verbal, written and graphic communication skills. As bridge design engineer, you will progress  design concepts through design development and work with the project team to produce construction  documents for a wide range of regional projects.


  • Designing of steel and concrete bridges

  • Development of construction plans and documents

  • Developing Engineer’s Estimates

  • Load Analysis of ordinary and complex bridge elements

  • Experience in bridge inspection

  • Knowledge of NYSDOT and NYS Thruway Authority Standards


  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Structural Engineering from an ABET- accredited college with 0 to 4 years of relevant experience in civil engineering

  • Registration as an Intern Engineer (I.E.) in NY is preferred

  • Knowledge of the use of Bentley Microstation and Microsoft Office

  • Preferred experience in STAAD, MERLIN DASH and MathCAD

  • Ability to work within multiple design teams and meet demanding schedules

  • Willing to work overtime

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or be eligible to work without an employer sponsorship


  • 401(k) Plan with employer match

  • Health insurance – several affordable healthcare options, including two fully paid by MJ

  • Dental/vision insurance

  • Telemedicine, free with company health insurance

  • Health savings account

  • Employee assistance program

  • Employer paid Life insurance

  • Employer paid short- and long-term disability insurance

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • Accident insurance

  • Critical Illness insurance

  • Dependent Care Spending Account

  • Legal Benefit option

  • Flexible work schedule

  • Paid time off

  • 10 paid holidays

  • Performance bonuses

  • Professional development opportunities and reimbursement

  • Referral bonus program

  • Wellness programs

  • Team building events

  • Lunch and learns

  • CPR training

  • Paid time for volunteer and community service events

  • Monthly company socials and work parties (like our MJ Spirit Week!)

  • From a Mach-E to the new Ford Broncos, we offer a full employee vehicle fleet for travel

  • Fully stocked kitchens – endless soda, seltzer, snacks, and coffee

  • Corporate apparel

Must be a US citizen or eligible to work without an employer sponsorship. Pay is based on applicant’s ability/experience and will be rated accordingly. We offer a very competitive benefit package. If you are ready to start a new career or need a change in venue, please send resume and cover letter to:

M.J. Engineering and Land Surveying, P.C. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. M.J. Engineering and Land Surveying, P.C. provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran, or disabled status.

Salary Range: $62,000-$72,000

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