1+ months

Assistant Technical Specialist- New Grad 2020

Newark, NJ 07102
Be involved in projects with our Transit & Rail Operations & Service Planning Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s 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 an Assistant Technical Specialist for our Newark/Baltimore office.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Support project teams on a variety of small, mid-size and large rail and transit planning and/or design projects
  • Contribute to the preparation of rail and transit feasibility studies and master plans, service and operating plans and computer modeling
  • Apply analytic methodologies, and perform qualitative and quantitative analysis
  • Prepare technical reports and support presentations to clients and project stakeholders
  • Assist in developing operations and service plans for all transit and rail transportation modes
Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges.  If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Planning, Mathematics, Transportation or related field
  • Demonstrated research, problem-solving and quantitative analysis skills
  • Excellent communication, writing and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to gather, organize and analyze data
  • Experience using computer software including MS Office, GIS and graphics software
Preferred Qualifications
  • History of internships or academic research in transportation systems planning, rail and transit systems planning, operations research and analysis
  • Demonstrated critical and creative thinking skills
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. www.wsp.com/usa
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 employee’s 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.
Relocation assistance is not available for this position.


Posted: 2019-09-25 Expires: 2020-03-14

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Newark, NJ 07102

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