1+ months

Sr. Highway Engineer

Atlanta, GA 30303
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 Sr. Civil Highway Engineer for our Atlanta, Georgia office with experience in the design of major civil highway and roadway projects! 
The successful candidate will be responsible for performing the following tasks: 
The Sr. Civil Highway Engineer will be responsible for elements of design development and plans production primarily for a variety of highway/roadway projects. Key elements of work include developing design criteria and applying it to projects; CADD production and drafting using MicroStation; creating vertical and horizontal alignments, creating 3D finished surface models, cutting existing and proposed cross sections, and calculating quantities electronically using InRoads/OpenRoads.  Responsibilities will also include coordinating with other disciplines throughout the plans development process, and directing technicians.  Engineer will also have the opportunity to serve as Deputy Project Manager on roadway projects, followed by Project Manager role on small projects.  Engineer will have the opportunity to advance their career on either a purely technical track or a blend of technical and project management.
Other key duties include the following:
  • Design analysis, plans production and other technical activities for various state and local government agencies and private clients
  • Coordinating with other design disciplines
  • Preparing plans, specifications, and bid packages
  • Ensuring that production of specifications, reports and analyses meet scope, schedule, cost and quality requirements
  • Collaboration with Staff-level Engineers
  • Support business development initiatives
The WSP Atlanta office serves clients from around the state on a wide variety of projects ranging from rural arterial resurfacing to urban interchange reconstruction. This position is an excellent opportunity to continue to enhance design and production skills and build relationships within WSP as well as with a large number of clients around the state.
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 of Science degree in Civil Engineering.
  • 5+ years of experience in the design and preparation of construction contract documents for transportation and infrastructure projects.
  • Understanding of and familiarity with AASHTO and GDOT Design Guidelines and Standards.
  • Proficiency in MicroStation and InRoads/OpenRoads design software.
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal 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:
  • Engineer-in-Training and/or Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) in GA
  • Affiliation with professional societies and experience is highly desirable
  • Experience working on alternative delivery projects (design-build and/or public private partnerships)
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: 2020-03-27 Expires: 2020-10-05

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