1+ months

Senior Structural Engineer

Newark, NJ 07102
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 Newark, NJ office. The Newark office of WSP is a multi-discipline full-service office of approximately 75 professionals.  Our Structures Department successfully delivers bridge, retaining wall and other specialty projects for transportation and rail clients in the northeast.  We provide services to NJDOT, NJTPA, PANYNJ, Amtrak, NJ Transit, and other local and private agencies.  If you strive for excellence and are looking for a challenging and rewarding position, join our team!
Job Description and responsibilities:
  • This position requires broad-based experience in Structural Engineering with an emphasis on Bridges, including the ability to execute tasks as part of a multi-disciplinary team. The preferred candidate will be a self-motivated, team player capable of effectively managing and mentoring staff, strong interpersonal skills, project scheduling experience, advanced structural design/analysis skills, knowledge of AASHTO and AREMA standards, software and design policies.  Client-recognized project management experience is considered a plus.  Experience with providing oversight/assurance that engineering services are commensurate with professional standards, client requirements, budget and schedule control, cost estimating for level of efforts associated with scope of work and engineering services, and quality control/assurance for project/pursuit deliverables is also preferred.
  • This position requires the ability to work independently with minimum supervision as a senior lead engineer on project assignments.  He or she may supervise, assign tasks to and coordinate work with entry-level engineers and CADD designers and assist in determining schedules, scopes and budgets for assignments.
  • Assignments may include Bridge and Structure Design, Rehabilitation / Repair / Retrofit of Bridges and other structures, Engineering Analysis, Plan Development, Project Management, Mentoring, and Client Interaction.  Other duties include Evaluation of Existing Structures including Load Ratings, Preparation of Specifications, Preparation of Proposals including Cost Proposals, Review of Shop Drawings, Preparation of Reports and Participation in Field Work.
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 from an accredited college/university in Civil Engineering with a focus in structural engineering. A Masters degree is desirable. 
  • A minimum of 5-7 years demonstrated experience in structural design is required 
  • Must be a Professional Engineer (PE) registered in the State of NJ, or have the ability to obtain a NJ PE License within one year. 
  • Familiarity with New York standards and procedures is required
  • Have proven technical skills in bridge design/analysis, detailing, constructability assessment, plan and specification preparation, demonstrated successful deliveries with the aforementioned clients or local projects and possess strong verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Advanced structural design/analysis skills are essential. 
  • Proficiency with structural analysis programs and the use of MicroStation or AutoCAD is essential.
  • 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 

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: 2020-02-21 Expires: 2020-11-05

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