1+ months

Facility Design Specialist

Houston, TX 77002
Be involved in Transit and Rail projects with our Fleet and Facilities Division (FFD) 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 a Facility Design Specialist I for our Houston, TX office.  This position reports to the Manager, Bus/Public Works Facilities, within WSP’s Transit & Rail Technical Excellence Center.  The selected individual will be responsible for providing Full Time architectural / engineering and technical expertise for FFD’s fleet operations and vehicle maintenance facility design practice. The selected candidate will be supporting WSP’s clients engaged in the procurement, maintenance and operation of fleets employing all modes of vehicle technologies including transit bus, BRT, battery / zero electric vehicles, EVTOL, public works vehicles and equipment. Experience in transit and zero emmision vehicles and associated specifications, standards, and recommended practices would be a plus. 
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Support WSP’s engineering staff in preparing design documents, calculations, drawings and specifications fleet operations and vehicle maintenance facilities
• Traveling to transit facilities, primarily in the United States (with some international travel)
• Workflow/job analysis 
• Building and vehicle maintenance and charging equipment layouts
• Vehicle maintenance and operating equipment selection/specification
• Inter-disciplinary design coordination of industrial operational requirements
• Being part in leading edge design converting North America’s transit fleets from conventional fuel (diesel, CNG, unleaded) vehicles to battery electric / EV vehicles
• Assist in preparation and editing of reports, design criteria documents, drawings (site,
• Perform billable work and other tasks as assigned and best fits training and ability
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.


<div>Minimum Qualifications:</div> <div>• While the role does not have a requirement for minimum years of experience, it does require a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or a closely-related field</div> <div>• Projects are typically fast paced and have durations ranging from several days to several years.  Must be able to multi-task and work with others in a fast paced environment to meet our client’s needs</div> <div>• Good communication and superior writing skills</div> <div>• Will be assisting on various Fleet & Facilities group projects.  This is not a hire for any specific project.  The position is intended to be long term and will provide ample opportunity for professional growth and interface with major public agencies and design firms across the country</div> <div>• This position will be involved in a wide range of projects including transit, public works, military, and school maintenance facilities and provide the opportunity to work on major public projects with construction budgets of $5M to $500M</div> <div>• Domestic travel (approximately 25% of time) will be required.</div> <div> </div> <div> </div> <div>Preferred Qualifications</div> <div>• AutoCAD, Revit, and proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite is desired</div> <div>• The ability to work in this country immediately is required</div> <div> </div> <div> </div> <div>About WSP USA</div> <div> </div> <div>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</div> <div> </div> <div>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.</div> <div> </div> <div>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? </div> <div> </div> <div>WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability.</div> <div> </div> <div>The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.</div>


Posted: 2019-09-07 Expires: 2019-10-31

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