1+ months

Lead Civil/Environmental Engineer

Elmsford, NY 10523
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Be involved in projects with our Water & Environment 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 Lead Civil/Environmental Engineer for our Morristown, New Jersey or Elmsford, New York offices.  This is a mid-career position with responsibilities including support for sediment remediation programs from proposal and site investigations through design and construction for both private and public sector clients.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Preparing project plans and technical reports related to sediment investigation and remediation activities
  • Establishing scopes, budgets and schedules
  • Planning the work and providing technical direction to junior staff
  • Completing engineering analysis
  • Implement environmental sampling plans (supervise subcontractors, sampling, testing)
  • Document and record data and observations in a clear and organized manner
  • Maintain positive team relationships;
  • Assist and coordinate with key staff across disciplines, as required


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 of Science degree in civil/environmental engineering or related engineering degree
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license required (NY/NJ PE preferred)
  • 8+ years civil/environmental consulting predominantly focused in sediment investigation, remediation and dredging experience including:
  • Remedial Investigations and Feasibility Studies for remediation and alternative assessments
  • Field investigations and construction monitoring
  • Overseeing subcontractors
  • Familiarity with a range of dredging and dredged materials management approaches including beneficial use of dredged materials
  • Routine engineering analysis using approved procedures appropriate for the discipline.
  • Understanding of the scientific and engineering principles of contaminant fate and transport including familiarity with sediment transport modelling
  • Chemical isolation cap modeling and design
  • Evaluation of innovative sediment capping/in situ technologies
  • Remedy Selection and Detailed Design including the development of specifications and design drawings
Specific experience in dredging engineering and design should include the following:
  • Bathymetric surveys assessment
  • Deposition/erosion rates evaluation
  • Sediment removal volume estimation
  • Dredging production evaluation including effective working time, downtime, cycle times, etc.
  • Dredge prism design
  • Dredging/sediment removal technologies evaluation
  • Dredging near sensitive structural features
  • Dredged material management options including material handling, dewatering, treatment, transport and disposal
  • Dredged material characterization including development and implementation of field sampling plans and evaluation of analytical results
  • BMPs and monitoring requirements
  • Permitting support
  • Cost estimate and sensitivity analyses
  • Detailed design including the development of specifications and design drawings
  • Ability to work overtime (as needed) in both office and field, including overnight travel.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong technical writing, analytical and communication skills
  • Detail-oriented with an emphasis on quality work products
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures 
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master of Science degree in civil/environmental engineering or related engineering degree
  • OSHA 40 Hour HAZWOPER training, DOT training, CPR and First Aid training
  • Hands-on experience with design software such as Autocad

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 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa
WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings 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 Inc., WSP USA Buildings Inc., and WSP USA Services Inc. (collectively “WSP USA”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.


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Posted: 2020-08-05 Expires: 2021-02-18

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