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Structural Designer

Posted: 09/19/2021

TPD is seeking enthusiastic Structural Designers of all experience levels to join our team. Our ideal candidate has a strong work ethic, a desire to learn, the willingness to work cohesively within a team and the ability to work on multiple concurrent projects.


Reasons to work for TPD:

We are a dynamic team of multi-disciplinary transportation professionals that innovate, collaborate, learn from each other, and serve the needs of our clients and the public. Our team of 175+ engineering, design, planning professionals share a mission to improve the quality of life for the public. We are deeply dedicated to our company values, which include a commitment to: fostering a healthy work-life balance; bettering our surrounding communities through charitable work and giving; staff, client and geographic diversity; Professional Development; meeting the needs of the public; as well as active engagement in the shaping of policy.

Our team members produce exceptional work products and are supported in their growth through some of the most competitive benefits in the industry. TPD offers a competitive salary and benefits, including an unmatched flex time policy, Paid Time Off, parental leave and a Professional Development program designed to help our staff continue their education and training throughout their careers.


About TPD’s Culture:

Ranked the overall #4 Best Civil Engineering Firm to Work for in the Nation (#1 in our size category), we are proud of our success and growth as a multi-disciplinary engineering firm since our inception in 1989. With 12 offices throughout the eastern United States, no project is too small or too large for our professionals. From local streetscape or trail design projects to corridor improvement projects spanning miles, we take pride in everything we produce as a team. Our staff has become like a second family, with group potlucks, coordinated fitness challenges, organized community improvement events and regular happy hours. We seek opportunities to spend time with each other outside work because we genuinely enjoy each other’s company. At TPD, we offer a creative, supportive, flexible and fun environment, an ideal environment to continue your career.


Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Preparation of design computations, quantity estimates, and construction cost estimates.
  • Specific tasks may include superstructure design, substructure design, foundation design, geometric layout, CADD drafting, drawing preparation/checking, NBIS bridge inspection, structural analysis, design of other transportation related structures (retaining walls, sound walls, sign structures), performing QC checking, etc.
  • Assisting in the analysis of field data, reports, maps, drawings, tests, and aerial photographs to plan and design projects.
  • Obtaining, analyzing, and interpreting data.
  • Assisting in the preparation or modification of reports, specifications, plans, construction schedules, and designs for projects.
  • Use of computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to prepare engineering and design documents.
  • Assisting with business development activities by performing project research and performing field reconnaissance.
  • Responsible for other general office duties as may be assigned.

Technical learning is encouraged both externally, as well as within TPD’s own University program (TPDU). TPD strongly encourages and supports individual’s career growth and upward mobility. As staff members advance in their career paths, opportunities may arise for advanced roles, in turn increasing responsibility and leadership options.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Civil Preferred)
  • EIT preferred
  • PennDOT/PA Turnpike or similar DOT design experience preferred
  • Experience using CADD Software (Microstation or AutoCAD)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work on multiple projects and ability to meet multiple deadlines
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Valid Driver’s License


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152 East High Street, Suite 200
Pottstown, PA 19464

Phone: 610.326.2900