1+ months

Senior Structural Engineer

New York, NY 10007
Be involved in projects with our Transportation Facilities Group 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 (Supv Engineer) for our New York, NY office. With the intimacy of a small group of staff, along with the support of a large firm, this is an excellent and unique opportunity for the right candidate to challenge themselves and to grow their career.
The Transportation Facilities Group (TFG) leads and design projects that supports local and regional growth initiatives through small and large transportation projects.  Our goal is to team with our agency clients and to develop solutions to the complex challenge of advancing transportation throughout the region.   TFG has over 90 engineers and architects throughout the Northeast Region, with major design hubs located in New York City, Boston, St Louis and San Francisco. 
The position offers varied projects in the transportation field within the NY Metro Region.  The Senior Structural Engineer position will work independently with supervision of senior management.  Work type includes designs in rail and bus stations, pre-k thru higher education projects, airports, transportation hubs, rail systems, as well a wide array of projects that lead and support the engineering divisions.   Clients include NYCT, MTA Bus, LIRR, MNR, PANY&NJ, Amtrak, NYC SCA, contractors, and local utilities.  The scale of work varies from small to very large projects and offers the candidate the ability to continually switch between multiple project types on any given day, and offers tremendous exposure to varied disciplines within the New York Office.
Responsibilities include:

  • Capable of leading junior and mid-level engineering staff on various task assignments;
  • Responsible for leading the design development and review of structural design, details and drawings, including calculations for new and rehabilitation work;
  • Use of AutoCad and Microstation;
  • Use of REVIT;
  • Strong capabilities and understanding in using structural software such as STAADPro, RAM Steel, and SAP (or equivalent);
  • Leading of field inspection teams for evaluation of structural systems of buildings;
  • Coordination with various engineering disciplines as well as with architects;
  • Capable of leading multidisciplinary projects at the management level for small to midsized transportation related engineering projects 
Typical projects types include:

  • Transportation segments include rail, bus, airports and marine ports; Facility building types include administration buildings, tolling structures, parking structures, bus and rail stations including associated maintenance facilities, ancillary buildings, vent buildings, etc.;
  • Pre-K through higher education school buildings;
  • Resiliency related studies and design;
  • Parks and recreation centers.
  • Alternate delivery type projects (ie. Design-build, PPP)
Growth Opportunities include:

  • Develop into the technical lead position for review of structural work performed within the group;
  • Mentor and lead structural engineers;
  • Assist on the development of proposals
  • Work on design-build projects including direct interaction with clients
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.
WSP is looking for candidates with excellent oral and written communication skills that have the ability handle simple to complex projects across varied disciplines. The candidate must have a minimum of 10 years of structural experience and be capable in developing contract documents including plans, specifications and calculations. 


<div><strong>Minimum Requirements:</strong></div> <div><strong><br /></strong></div> <div class="O0"> <ul> <li>Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering with a focus on structural engineering</li> <li>Master of Science in Civil Engineering with a focus on structural engineering</li> <li>Minimum of 10+ years structural engineering experience in transportation field or related projects</li> <li>Professional licensure in New York and New Jersey</li> <li>Knowledgeable in state and city building codes as well as ASCE7</li> <li>Understanding of multi-discipline contract documents</li> <li>Knowledgeable in STAADPro, SAP, RAM Steel or similar structural design software</li> <li>Proficiency of AutoCAD; knowledgeable in Microstation is a plus</li> <li>Proficiency of REVIT (or the ability to quickly learn)</li> <li>Good communication and writing skills and well organized</li> <li>Self-starter, able to work independently and able to multi-task</li> </ul> </div> <div> </div> <div><strong>Preferred Qualifications:</strong></div> <div><strong><br /></strong></div> <div class="O0"> <ul> <li>NY/NJ/Connecticut area resident preferred</li> <li>Detailed experience related in building design and rehabilitation with construction exposure a plus.</li> <li>Experience within the transportation industry is also a plus. </li> <li>Professional Project Management (PMP) Certification is also plus</li> </ul> </div> <div> </div> <div><strong>About WSP USA</strong></div> <div> </div> <div>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</div> <div> </div> <div>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.</div> <div> </div> <div>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? </div> <div> </div> <div>WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability.</div> <div> </div> <div>The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.</div>


Posted: 2019-08-28 Expires: 2020-02-16

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