Senior Engineer- Structures – WSP USA

  • Science & Engineering
  • Fulltime
  • 1 year ago
  • Buffalo

Job Information

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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Experience : 5-10 years

Job Description

Senior Engineer- Structures

Req ID 10590

Senior Engineer- Structures

Who We Are

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all experiences, skillsets, backgrounds and walks of life. We actively foster a work environment and culture where inclusion and diversity is part of our fundamental structure. This is delivered behaviorally, through our policies, trainings, local partnerships with professional diverse organizations, internal networks and most importantly with the support and sponsorship of our leaders who help drive our commitment to an inclusive, diverse, welcoming and equitable work environment. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

This Opportunity

WSP is currently initiating a search for a _Senior Engineer- Structures_ for our Buffalo, New York office. Be involved in projects with our Transportation Structures Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our clients’ objectives and solves their challenges.

The Buffalo Office provides transportation and infrastructure services to numerous agencies and private clients in Western New York 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: New York State Department of Transportation; New York State Parks; City of Buffalo; National Grid; various bridge commissions and Authority’s; counties and municipalities in Western New York and the North East.

The Buffalo office of WSP successfully delivers bridge, highway, commercial building, retaining wall, marine and other specialty “one-of-a-kind” structures for a wide variety of clients in the northeast. If you strive for excellence and are looking for a challenging and rewarding position, join our team!

Your Impact

+ 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.

+ Work collaboratively with other engineers, professionals, and infrastructure authorities on Federal, State, regional, local, and privately funded improvement and development projects.

+ 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.

+ Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.

Who You Are

Required Qualifications

+ A Bachelor of Science degree and minimum of 5+ years demonstrated experience in structure design is required.

+ A New York State Professional Engineers license or professional engineers license in another state with ability to obtain a New York State Professional Engineers license is required.

+ Ability to efficiently use structural analysis software such as MIDAS, Larsa, SAP 2000, RISA 3D or equal is required.

+ The Buffalo office uses Revit BIM software on several projects and the ability to understand and use this software to its fullest extent is desirable.

+ Experience with project scheduling software a plus.

+ This position requires the ability to work independently with minimum supervision as a lead engineer on both small and major projects.

+ Successful candidates will have a understanding of 3D design and knowledge and propensity to successful manage and contribute to full 3D design of projects and paperless design and detailing.

+ Successful candidate will mentor and guide junior engineers during the planning and design process.

+ Successful candidates will have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

+ Candidates must be immediately authorized to work in the United States.

Preferred Qualifications

+ Master’s Degree in Engineering.


Compensation and Benefits

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.

Expected Salary: $78,300 – $157,000

WSP USA is providing the compensation range and general description of other compensation and benefits that the company in good faith believes it might pay and/or offer for this position based on the successful applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities in addition to internal equity and geographic location. WSP USA reserves the right to ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and offer additional benefits and other compensation, depending on circumstances not related to an applicant’s sex or other status protected by local, state, or federal law.


Additional Requirements

+ To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details

+ Travel Required: 10%

+ Job Status: Regular

+ Employee Type: Full

+ Primary Location: BUFFALO – LA RIVIERE DR

+ All locations: US-NY-Buffalo

About WSP

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, 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 buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 15,000 employees in over 300 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

WSP provides a flexible, agile and hybrid workplace model while meeting client needs. Employees are also afforded a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on 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 essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA (and all of its U.S. 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.

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