1+ months

Resident Engineer

Chicago, IL 60602
Be involved in projects with our Chicago Construction Services Team and be a part of a growing team 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 to join our Construction Services Group in the Chicago, Illinois office.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Plans, reviews, and assigns work of subordinate field or construciton field office personnel
  • Reviews construction processes and engineering layouts
  • Reviews project activities with client and contractor's field supervision resolving disputes and other daily issues
  • Oversees material testing activities
  • Reviews daily inspection reports and other project documentation
  • Attends and may lead construction meetings with client and contractors
  • Other duties as assigned
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:
  • Bachelors degree in engineering-related field (e.g. civil engineering, construction management, etc.)
  • Minimum 10 years of construction management experience
  • At least 5 years working as a resident engineer on IDOT highway improvement projects of similiar size and complexity
  • Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Illinois
  • A demonstrated ability to read and completely understand contract documents
  • A working knowledge of applicable codes, standards, and materials (e.g. IDOT)
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • 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
  • Must successfully complete and pass WSP’s Motor Vehicle screening.
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 (and all of its US companies) is an 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.
Relocation assistance is not available for this postion.


Posted: 2021-01-12 Expires: 2021-05-24

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