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Structural Engineer (Senior-Level) – Transportation Design

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Any Wisconsin Office Location: Madison, Green Bay, Menomonie, or Germantown

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Full Time

Job Description

KL Engineering has an excellent opportunity for a senior-level structural engineer to work out of our Madison, Green Bay, Menomonie, or Germantown offices in a hybrid work environment. We are seeking highly motivated, experienced professionals to join our structural team to lead projects and provide technical expertise and mentoring. This position offers the flexibility to work with a talented team of engineers on a variety of important, impactful, and challenging structural projects and assignments from local trail boardwalks to interstate bridges. Qualified candidates should possess a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering with 10+ years of experience as well as professional certification or licensure (PE). Candidates with non-transportation-related experience are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will be part of a team of professionals who are invested and excited about the opportunity to work on a variety of infrastructure projects and initiatives that improve mobility, accessibility, sustainability, and safety. At KL Engineering, we work on diverse and challenging projects with a team of talented and experienced engineers in an inclusive, collaborative, and flexible work environment. Our focus is to provide employees with meaningful work and involvement enabling them to learn, grow, and thrive personally and professionally. Our shared values of integrity, dependability, excellence, work-life balance, diversity, and commitment to our clients and each other are the foundation of our continued success.

KL Engineering, Inc., is an award-winning Wisconsin-based consulting engineering firm. We provide our clients with a full range of services that includes transportation engineering, planning and design; structural engineering, traffic engineering, site design, parks/trails/recreation design, municipal and utility design, environmental studies; surveying/GIS; construction management; and more. We are committed to offering [A] Better Experience to both our coworkers and clients through innovation, collaboration, and by creating engineering infrastructure solutions that benefit the public. With unwavering commitment to customer service, we build relationships before we build bridges.


  • Monitors the project staff, schedule, and budget to ensure the project is completed within the project contract requirements and budget.
  • Oversees project costs and schedule. Prepares monthly invoices for projects.
  • Prepares/reviews project reports.
  • Serves as client liaison for projects. Assists with negotiation of client contracts.
  • Provides guidance and assistance to Engineers and Technicians with design tasks.
  • Works within a multi-discipline design team.
  • Coordinates/performs QA/QC of plans and specifications to ensure they are completed in accordance with the project scope, and appropriate guidelines and manuals.
  • Develops bridge rehabilitation and replacement concepts and prepares alternatives and evaluations.
  • Prepares structural designs, plans, specifications, quantities, and cost estimates.
  • Is active in marketing and business development activities and assembles proposals and contracts.


  • Successful candidates will have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in civil engineering (structural emphasis preferred).
  • 10+ years of experience, with PE license required.
  • Previous experience on structural projects (transportation related and WisDOT experience a plus) including reinforced concrete, prestressed concrete, steel, and wood.
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and time management skills with a high level of attention to detail and self-motivation to be successful.
  • Ability to identify and establish work priorities while balancing multiple projects.
  • A Senior Structural Engineer Candidate would possess the ability to lead teams, manage projects and mentor others.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work in a collaborative team environment.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with clients and colleagues, both verbally and in writing or virtually.
  • Experience with structural design, analysis, and AutoCAD Civil 3D drafting software and technology.

In addition to career growth potential, we offer an excellent salary and full benefits within a teamwork oriented and casual working environment. Current benefits include:


  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Flexible Core Hours Schedule
  • Hybrid Work Schedule Options
  • Professional Development & Tuition Reimbursement
  • Corporate Casual Dress
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Long & Short Term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings & Profit-Sharing Plan
  • Section 125 Flexible Spending Plans


Please apply through our website or submit a resume and cover letter to recruiting@klengineering.com



Women, Veterans, Disabled, and Minorities are encouraged to apply

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, age, gender, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran/military status, marital status, genetic information, or any other status protected under local, state, or federal laws or regulations.


KL Engineering, Inc. | 5400 King James Way, Ste. 200 | Madison, WI | (608) 663-1218 | klengineering.com

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