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Structural Engineer

Company: WSP
Location: Boston
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Structural Engineer
Req ID 11786
Structural Engineer
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 Structural Engineer for our Providence, RI office. The following locations will also be considered: Boston, MA and New York, NY. Be involved in projects with our Structural Engineering Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our clients' objectives and solves their challenges. The successful candidate will have the following key attributes:
Provides technical assistance and guidance for multi-site/phase due diligence, investigation, remediation, improvement, and/or construction of building projects in the public and private sector. Tasks may include assisting with the research, design, concept development, planning, and construction of buildings. Substantiates reports and documentation regarding material, installations, and construction specifications. Ensures that responsibilities are delivered and adhered to with a level of quality that meets or exceeds acceptable industry standards for design, safety, structural soundness, and functionality.
Your Impact
---Perform structural design on a variety of assignments for structural elements under minimal supervision
---Develop design solutions to architectural engineering challenges using mass timber, masonry, reinforced concrete, post-tensioned concrete, and other structural materials.
---Review submittals and shop drawings
---Evaluate design calculations for projects
---Examine existing structures, including historic buildings with archaic construction methods
---Perform project specific analyses
---Prepare necessary plans, specifications, estimates, and technical memorandums
---Develop building information models for structural designs
---Utilize technical knowledge to propose creative solutions and solve complex technical problems
---Compile and review reports
---Use necessary computer software tools and applications to solve difficult engineering problems
---Perform work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule
---Coordinate closely with the team on projects, as well as other disciplines as needed, to support client needs
---Coordinate and manage tasks within projects, including coordination of 3D computer models
---Participate in or lead structural or project related team meetings
---Mentor and guide entry-level engineers and collaboratively share information
---Seek to develop client relationships
---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
---Other duties as required by business needs
Who You Are
Required Qualifications:
---Bachelor''s Degree inCivil/Structural Engineering
---3-5 years of experience
---E.I.T. Certification
---Experience in structural analysis and design of buildings using steel, reinforced concrete, masonry, and timber, experience with building information modeling, coordination of building designs with architects and other design professionalsExperience with effectively leading a team and/or tasks for technical assignments
---Member of and actively participates in local professional practice organization(s) including attending meetings/lectures
---Excellent communication, written, and interpersonal skills
---Ability to utilize current technical knowledge and applications
---Attention to detail and highly organized
---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 or Ph.D.
---P.EorS.E Preferred
---Participation on conference panels, poster sessions, papers or presentations
---Experience with Autodesk Revit, ETABS, RAM, and similar software tools is highly desirable.
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: N/A - No travel required

    • Job Status: Regular

    • Employee Type: Full

    • Primary Location: PROVIDENCE - VALLEY ST

    • All locations: US-MA-Boston, US-NY-New York, US-RI-Providence

      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.

Keywords: WSP, Boston , Structural Engineer, Engineering , Boston, Massachusetts

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