1+ months

Resident Engineer

Allston, MA 02134
Be involved in projects with our Construction Management 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 Resident Engineer working out of our field office  in Allston, Massachusetts and leading our Harvard - Allston Campus Infrastructure construction management and inspection activities from preconstruction through closeout.
The Resident Engineer will report to the WSP Project Manager during the construction phase of major underground water, sewer and storm water project, ranging in construction value from $20 to $30 million.  As part of a collaborative team, the Resident Engineer will supervise a staff of 3-4 field engineers and inspectors, while leading the management, administration and inspection process. Client facing, the ideal candidate will interface regularly with the utility owners, client representatives, design engineers and construction contractors, while overseeing the daily construction, administration and inspection activities.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Chair progress meetings and prepare or review and accept meeting minutes.
  • Supervise a field staff of engineers and inspectors, responsible for contract administration, inspection and documentation.
  • Oversee technical submittal, shop drawing, and RFI process. In collaboration, with the Project Manager take the lead to resolve issues.
  • Oversee quality assurance/control, daily inspection and reporting, and materials sampling and testing.
  • Review and approve contractor pay estimates.
  • Identify potential change orders, and seek to mitigate impact. Prepare independent estimates for reconciling costs and negotiating fair and equitable adjustments.
  • Coordinate utility testing to verify the quality of construction meets the contract requirements and industry standards. 
  • Work with utility owners to expedite acceptance and turnover.
  • Oversee document control management, as performed by staff.
  • Communicate effectively with all stakeholders including utility owners, the client, contractors, designers and the inspection team.
  • Assist the Project Manager with overall project administration, as instructed.
  • 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 Engineering or Construction Management
  • 10 years of construction project engineering and inspection experience, including evidence of effective staff supervision and management.
  • Strong computer skills including MS Suite and Project, Adobe, Bluebeam, SharePoint or others.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
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
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? 
WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability.
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.
Relocation assistance is not available for this position.


Posted: 2019-11-22 Expires: 2020-07-26

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