1+ months

Lead Structural Engineer

Minneapolis, MN 55415
You may be the right individual to join WSP USA in our growing and ambitious Minneapolis office where the staff has a positive attitude, solid work ethic, energy, passion, and a desire to be great. 
You, as Lead Structural Engineer, will have a leadership role in driving this growth along with the other office leadership.  You will manage your structural and bridge projects, as well as be task lead on other projects being managed by others. The position will focus on transportation design; however, projects will include a combination of bridge structural design and bridge management services, including inspection as well as other areas. You will develop your engineering expertise as well as your business skills to enhance your career and be an integral part of WSP's successful team. You will have advancement opportunities as you grow these essential skill sets.
At WSP you will make a real and positive impact on people’s lives and on our clients’ projects.  At WSP we take pride in providing our clients with high quality and high value solutions. The position requires an outgoing and motivated engineer who is client and community focused.  The candidate for this position will have a commitment to be actively involved in professional organizations and community activities.
WSP will provide:
  • a vibrant community of talented individuals – this leads to a friendly and open working environment where employees enjoy their work and are valued members of the team.
  • freedom and flexibility – while we are a large global business, we aren’t tied down by bureaucracy and strive to give our people the ability to make their own decisions - whether this is in their day-to-day work, progressing their career or maintaining a healthy work-life balance.
  • opportunities – as a global multi-disciplinary business we can offer a wide variety of rewarding career opportunities from working on high profile projects locally to working in specialist areas to contributing to some of the world’s most iconic projects.
  • an industry leading benefits package
If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion about you joining our team!
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Serve as Technical Task Lead and/or Project Manager on bridge and structure related projects
  • Perform structural computations and analysis
  • Participate in and/or lead multi-disciplinary teams on transportation designs
  • Client engagement on a regular basis
  • Manage project tasks and budgets
  • Support marketing activities to include client visits and community involvement
  • Assist with proposal development including preparation of scope, fee and schedules
  • Preparation of high-quality documents, plans and proposals including QC/QA
  • Successfully manage numerous assignments at one time
  • Mentor younger staff


<div>Minimum Qualifications:</div> <div class="O0"> <ul> <li>BSCE from an ABET Accredited Institution.</li> <li>Professional Engineer (PE) licensure in Minnesota or ability to obtain within three months</li> <li>7 to 9 Years of Experience</li> <li>Ability to work in the United States immediately required</li> <li>Good technical writing, analytical and communication skills</li> </ul> </div> <div> </div> <div>Preferred Qualifications</div> <div class="O0"> <ul> <li>Demonstrated experience in working integrally on interdisciplinary teams on challenging project</li> <li>Demonstrated ability to serve and retain clients thus expand business</li> <li>Demonstrated experience with MnDOT and/or other state transportation agencies and local public agencies</li> <li>Bridge inspection experience with MnDOT Bridge Inspection Team Leader certification</li> <li>Design-Build experience a plus</li> <li>Past projects using AASHTO Bridge Design specifications, State agencies bridge design manuals and bridge inspection manuals.</li> <li>High level of technical expertise, with experience in advanced analysis methods and design of pre-stressed/post-tensioned concrete and steel bridges. </li> <li>·Experience with engineering software such as:  AASHTOware Bridge, LARSA, MIDAS or other FEA, LEAP Bridge Concrete, MDX, MATHCAD, AutoCAD, MicroStation, GEOPAK, INROADS</li> </ul> </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 – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity</div> <div> </div> <div>The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.</div> <div>#LI-TH1</div>


Posted: 2019-08-28 Expires: 2020-01-05

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