1+ months

Senior Lead Structural Engineer

Arlington, VA 22201
Be involved in projects with our USA 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 Lead Structural Engineer for our Arlington, VA office.  WSP, an award‑winning and innovative multi‑disciplinary engineering consulting firm, works closely with architects and owners from around the world on a variety of challenging engineering projects with a focus on efficient and sustainable high performance designs.
This is an excellent leadership opportunity for a proficient engineer, with extensive experience in structural steel & concrete design for building structures, to advance to a Vice President role in a field designated for expansion.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with the National Structural director on day-to-day operations of the Arlington, VA Structural office
  • Meet with clients, prepare proposals, network with architects and Developer for Business Development
  • Lead the design of steel and/or concrete projects and lead larger multi-discipline teams
  • Participate in developing integrated engineering processes and procedures in collaboration with MEP Systems offices
  • Work with Office Managing Director and  contribute to the overall business development of the office
  • Organize in-house resources, develop project proposals and budgets, mentor junior staff, and manage the preparation of technical reports/drawings/specifications
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's Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering
  • 10+ years of experience in structural steel & concrete design for building structures
  • Experience in progressively responsible roles in the Washington, DC regional market
  • P.E. license 
  • 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:
  • Master's Degree in a related discipline
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.


Posted: 2021-03-12 Expires: 2021-05-31

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