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Our Kansas City office is currently seeking an experienced full-time Structural Engineer to support our Railroad Team in Kansas City, MO. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 6 years of experience in the structural design of bridges. Experience with railroad bridge structure design is preferred.

Regular job duties include design and detailing concrete and steel girder bridges, retaining walls, cast-in-place concrete structures, and structural field inspection. Candidate must be able to perform complex engineering tasks accurately, extract engineering information from CAD drawings, and complete a variety of assignments such as developing drawings, specifications, and other materials suitable for procurement and construction purposes. Design experience with railroad agencies preferred.

In addition to design and inspection tasks listed, the candidate will be expected to lead the structural design of small to medium sized projects and mentor entry-level staff in design and production of construction drawings. Communication is key for this position. The candidate will need to communicate effectively to direct entry-level staff as well as provide reports and updates to senior-level staff.

The candidate must have a professional, yet personable demeanor. In exchange for your skills, Wilson & Company offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Required Skills

To be considered, the candidate must have working knowledge and skills in the following:


AREMA – Manual for Railway Engineering

AISC – Steel Construction Manual

ACI – 318






Microsoft Office software


Conspan (or other PPC analysis program)


SAP2000 or other Non-linear analysis program

Required Experience

Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering

Master’s degree in Structural Engineering is preferred

6 years’ experience in structural design

Professional Engineering License

Please note that Wilson & Company is not currently sponsoring applicants for work visas.

“Please be mindful of fraudulent job postings and false emails that are not coming directly from our company. Any legitimate contact will only come from representatives with an email address. For an official list of job openings, please go to our company website:

About Us:

Wilson & Company has a rich history in planning and design, and the right candidate will become part of our bright future. We provide multidisciplinary engineering, architecture, surveying, mapping, environmental, and planning services, and employ staff throughout 13 offices in 9 states. The firm was founded in 1932 and provides services to a diverse client base including railroads; municipal, state, and federal agencies; energy, industrial, and commercial companies; and private developers.

The cornerstone of our success is Higher Relationships, standards in Discipline, Intensity, Collaboration, Shared Ownership, and Solutions. Discipline is doing it right, with attention to details without exception. Intensity is doing what it takes to meet and exceed expectations. Collaboration is working together and bringing out the best in each other. Shared Ownership means we adopt the goals of others as our own. Finally, Solutions are achieved in a win-win environment. We value this commitment to Higher Relationships with our employees, clients, and the communities where we live and work. And for you, our culture intends to help you achieve personal and professional success. Come grow with us!

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment background checks.

Job Location

Kansas City, United States

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