1+ months

Load Rating Engineer

Worcester, MA 01608
Be involved in projects with our Bridge Inspection 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 Load Rating Engineer for our Worcester, Massachusetts office. Our current load rating group has performed work for various agencies throughout New England and the Northeast region. With the diverse talent and experience of our bridge inspection staff ranging from small span to large, complex structures throughout the nation, there is high potential for interesting and challenging projects.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Perform load rating calculations in accordance with AASHTO and local agency standards
  • Perform repair design calculations and detail repair design drawings
  • Produce load rating reports documenting the load rating analysis of the bridge
  • Provide guidance to junior staff in preparing and documenting load ratings from start to finish
  • Provide quality control of load rating documents
  • Perform field visits and rating inspections to gather information for as-inspected load ratings
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:
  • Possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
  • A minimum of 5-7 years of experience in bridge inspection, load rating and/or design
  • Strong familiarity with AASHTOWare BrR Bridge Load Rating software
  • Competent in using AutoCAD, STAAD, CSi Bridge and/or similar modeling and drafting software
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Physically capable of performing field work related to field visits and/or rating level inspections.  This work may include working at heights and in close quarters, carrying ladders and gear, working in adverse weather conditions, etc.
  • Must successfully complete and pass WSP’s Motor Vehicle screening.
  • A valid driver's license and a clean driving record.
  • 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
  • Hold a PE License or the potential to obtain one in the next year
  • Familiarity with MassDOT, MBTA, RIDOT, NYSDOT, TBTA, PANY & NJ, and other New England or Northeast transportation agencies is a plus
  • Current FHWA/NHI Bridge Inspection Training (2-week Bridge Safety Training and/or Refresher courses)
  • Additional FHWA/NHI Training – Tunnel, Fracture Critical, and Ancillary Structures
  • AutoCADD/Microstation Capabilities

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? 
As a federal contractor and recipient of federal funds, WSP USA is a drug free workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer  - Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status  
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.


Posted: 2020-03-25 Expires: 2020-10-19

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