1+ months

Bridge Load Rating Engineer

Mooresville, NC 28115
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 USA has an immediate opening for a Bridge Load Rating Engineer to join our Bridge Inspection team in the Carolinas.  This position would ideally sit in our Mooresville, North Carolina (Charlotte area) location, but consideration would also be given to Columbia or Charleston, South Carolina. This is an outstanding opportunity to join a rapidly growing team supporting Bridge Rehabitation and Design across the Southeast. This team is currently working on major bridge bundles and marquee bridge projects in the Carolinas and beyond. 
Responsibilities include:
  • Help manage load rating projects, tasks and staff in the Mooresville office. Mentor and help develop staff to achieve technical excellence in bridge load ratings
  • Position requires thorough knowledge of bridge load rating techniques in accordance with state DOTs and AASHTO requirements.
  • Perform load rating analyses on bridges of various complexities.
  • Direct other team members
  • Ensure technical compliance with all applicable standards and specifications
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:
  • BS degree in Civil Engineering or related engineering field
  • 5+ years of experience in bridge load ratings
  • Proficiency with load rating applications such as AASHTOWare (BrR, BrD), SAP 2000 DESCUS, MDX, LARSA, STAAD Pro, BRASS, etc.
  • Proficiency with national standards such as AASHTO
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to think critically and solve problems
  • Ability to work well in team-oriented structure
  • Valid, unrestricted driver's license
  • Ability to supervise, train and direct the work of team members
  • Cognizant of time and budget management
Preferred Qualifications
  • Professional Engineer License in North Carolina and/or South Carolina (or able to obtain through reciprocity)
  • Experience with computer applications such as AutoCAD, MicroStation and/or Civil 3D
  • Working knowledge of AASHTOWare BrR software
  • Local candidates highly preferred
  • NHI130055 Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges (or 130056 for Professional Engineers)
  • Additional FHWA/NHI Training – Fracture Critical and Ancillary Structures
WSP USA (formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff) is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms—WSP. 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? 
EOE / Veteran/ Disability/ Gender/ Minority/ Female/ Gender Identity/ Sexual Orientation
The selected candidate must have the ability to work in the United States immediately.


Posted: 2019-08-28 Expires: 2020-07-05

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