Senior Structural Engineer

Parsons Brinckerhoff (Briarcliff Manor NY, USA) 7 days ago
Job Description
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  Briarcliff Manor, NY office.
The Briarcliff Manor Office provides transportation and infrastructure services to numerous agencies and private clients in the New York Metropolitain Area.  Our work includes both new design and rehabilitation of existing bridges and highways for a wide variety of public and private sector clients including: MTA - Bridges and Tunnels (MTA-B&T, TBTA); MTA - Metro-North Railroad (MTA - MNR); MTA - Long Island Rail Road (MTA - LIRR); New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT); New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT); New York State Thruway Authority (NYSTA); Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ); New York State Bridge Authority (NYSBA); utility companies; and various municipalities in southern New York.
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The ideal candidate will have broad-based, hands-on experience in structural and transportation engineering including the ability to execute tasks as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Assignments may include: Planning, Analysis, Design and Rehabilitation of Highway Bridges, Transportation Facilities for all phases of a project from conceptual design through final design; 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.
  • Experience with structural steel design, reinforced concrete design and prestressed concrete design is required
  • Must be able to serve as a structural task lead and be capable of leading a design team in the preparation of plans and reports for the various design phase submissions
  • Other duties may include: Project Management; Mentoring; Client Interaction and Preparation of Proposals including Cost Proposals.
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.

Job Requirements
Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college/university in Civil Engineering with a focus in structural engineering
  • A minimum of 5-7 years demonstrated experience in structural 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 
  • Familiarity with NYSDOT standards, guidance and procedures is required
  • Ability to efficiently use structural analysis software such as MIDAS, Larsa, SAP 2000, RISA 3D or equal is required
  • This position requires the ability to work independently with minimum supervision as a lead engineer on major projects 
  • Successful candidate will mentor and guide junior engineers during the planning and design process
  • Successful candidates will have excellent verbal and written 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:

  • A Masters Degree is a plus 
  • Ability to prepare CADD sketches for further development by CADD operators is a plus 
  • Experience with project scheduling software is a plus.
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.
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.

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