Senior Structure Designer/Draftsperson

Senior Structure Designer/Draftsperson – We are looking for a motivated individual with good leadership qualities to join our Transportation Design Group in a leadership role within our structure drafting team!


Responsibilities – The ideal candidate will:

  • Generate CADD drawings from engineering design calculations and/or sketches with no supervision.
    • Prepare contract documents, plans, and sketches utilizing Bentley MicroStation CADD software; Bentley InRoads and/or Open Bridge Modeler/Designer experience is a plus, but not necessary.
  • Perform checking procedures of plans drafted by others on the team.
  • Mentor junior staff with new techniques, design situations, professional engagement.
  • Leverage their technical and communication talents to prepare structure design computations and design solutions under the supervision of a Work Group Leader or Project Engineer; including but not limited to:
    • Horizontal and vertical geometry calculations.
    • Layout work with supervision from Project Engineer.
    • Generate and check quantity calculations.
  • Assist in the review of shop drawings during construction of projects designed by SAI.
  • Provide support as needed for workshare with our other SAI offices.
  • Assist the CADD Manager related to workspaces, CAD environments, processes, and Bentley specific enhancements for the work groups.



  • Associate Degree or other technical school graduate.
  • Minimum of twelve (12) years of CADD experience utilizing Bentley MicroStation in a structure design setting or equivalent.
  • Experienced with general CADD practices and procedures for preparation of transportation structure plans (bridges, walls, signs, etc.).
    • Skilled in using Bentley MicroStation format software.
    • Experience in PennDOT/PTC plan presentation preferred.
  • Proficient use of Excel spreadsheets and Bluebeam/Adobe PDF review software.
  • Skill in operating office equipment such as plotter, copy machine, and print machine.


SAI is an Employee-Owned corporation with a comprehensive benefit package offering:

  • Flexible work schedules
  • Hybrid work policy
  • 401(k) and ESOP retirement plans
  • Excellent health benefits
  • Paid time off
  • Educational assistance packages


Qualified applicants should submit current resume and salary history in confidence to:

SAI Consulting Engineers, Inc.

1350 Penn Avenue, #300

Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4211

Attention:  Human Resources Manager




Equal Opportunity Employer; Drug-Free Workplace