1+ months

Senior Engineer

Boston, MA 02109
Be involved in projects with our Structures 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 Senior Structural Engineer for our Boston, Massachuestts office.
The Boston Office provides transportation and infrastructure services to numerous agencies and private clients in Massachusetts and the North East United States. Our structural work includes design and retrofit of facilities and transportation related structures for a wide variety of public and private sector clients including: MassDOT; MBTA; MassPORT; counties and municipalities in Massachusetts and the North East.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The ideal candidate will have broad-based, hands-on experience in structural engineering including the ability to execute tasks as part of a multi-disciplinary team. 
  • Assignments may include: Planning, Analysis, Design and Rehabilitation of Bridge, Commercial Building, Industrial Facility, Transit and Transportation Facility’s; Repair and Retrofit of Communication Towers; Analysis Design and Retrofit of Retaining Walls; Construction Staging Analysis; Evaluation of Existing Structures and Load Ratings; Plan Development, Preparation of Specifications, Review of Construction Phase Submittals and Shop Drawings, Preparation of Technical Reports, and Participation in Field Work including Construction and Structural Integrity Inspection. 
  • Other duties may include: Project Management; Mentoring; Client Interaction and Preparation of Proposals including Cost Proposals.


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:
  • A Bachelor of Science degree and minimum of 5 years demonstrated experience in structure design is required.  
  • A Massachusetts Professional Engineers license or professional engineers license in another state with ability to obtain a Massachusetts State Professional Engineers license is required. 
  • Ability to efficiently use structural analysis software such as CSI Bridge, SAP 2000, RISA 3D or equal is required.
  • This position requires the ability to work independently with minimum supervision as a lead engineer on major projects. 
  • Successful candidate will mentor and guide junior engineers during the planning and design process.
  • Successful candidates will have excellent verbal 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
Preferred Qualifications
  • A Masters Degree is a plus. 
  • The Boston office uses both AutoCAD and MIcroStation software on several projects and the ability to understand and use both programs is desirable. 
  • Experience with project scheduling software a plus.
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/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.


Posted: 2020-04-08 Expires: 2020-10-05

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