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Virginia Beach, Virginia - USD Full Time Posted: Tuesday, 3 December 2019
 
 

Lead Structural Engineer (ID# 41959) Virginia Beach, VA
Category: Structural Engineering
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Experience: 7 Required Education: Bachelor's Degree

Job Description
Be involved in projects with our Mid-Atlantic Structures Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our clients objectives and solves their challenges.
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
WSP is currently initiating a search for a Lead Structural Engineer for our Virginia Beach, VA office. The successful candidate will work on a variety of transportation related projects with a focus on bridges. The ideal candidate will have broad-based, hands-on experience in structural engineering including design/build and design/bid/build projects/programs.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Act as Project Engineer on small to medium sized projects and Task Lead on large projects, and serve as a key technical and managerial resource
  • The candidate must have the ability to manage both internal staff along with clients & sub consultants and execute projects as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Leading project teams through conceptual through final analysis and design of steel and concrete bridge and underground structures of various types and configurations with an emphasis on complex structures/projects
  • Leading project teams in the proposal through construction of design/build and design/bid/build procurement projects for bridge and underground structures
  • Conceptual through final analysis and design for the rehabilitation of existing bridges and other transportation related structural systems
  • Analysis and load rating of existing bridges and structural systems
  • Structural Inspection of bridges and transportation structures, and the identification and prioritization of repairs
  • Preparation of final drawings, technical specifications, construction cost estimates and construction schedules for new and rehabilitation of existing bridges and other transportation or facilities related structural systems
  • Review of construction phase submittals
  • Preparation and review of technical reports
  • Preparation of technical and cost proposals along with presentations for pursuits
  • Quality Control & Assurance reviews of contract bid documents and calculations
  • Staff mentoring, training and performance reviews
  • Project Management/Structural Task Management of small to medium sized transportation projects including technical, budget and schedule responsibilities and oversight
Talent is the essence of meeting our clients objectives, goals and challenges. If this sounds like a fit for you, wed love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.

Job Requirements
Minimum Qualifications:
  • BS degree in Civil Engineering; Masters Degree and extensive participation in Professional Societies/Associations, preferred.
  • 7+ years of progressively responsible experience in structural engineering
  • PE registration is required; including VA PE (or ability to obtain within 6 months)
  • Exellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience should include the Project Engineer or Task Manger role in multi-discipline projects, including responsibility and control for technical quality, budget and schedule
  • Candidates should have experience in conceptual, preliminary and final PS&E preparation
  • Strong technical skills overall and a desire to work on challenging projects along with assisting in development and growth of structural group
  • Candidate must be able to work in the United States on a Full time permanent basis immediately
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bridge inspection experience
  • Hands-on experience with structural analysis software including CSiBridge/SAP 2000, STAADPro, LARSA, MDX and DESCUS
  • Design experience with VDOT and other local Hampton Roads client projects
Candidate must be able to work in the United States on a Full time permanent basis immediately
About WSP USA
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.
WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employees career.
At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges, are you ready to get started?
WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability.
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.
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WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability.

Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States of America
Engineering
USD
WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff
WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff
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12/3/2019 10:17:08 AM

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