Associate Structural Engineer – Buildings in Chicago

Full-time @WSP Global in Engineering
  • Chicago, Illinois View on Map
  • Apply Before : August 18, 2022

Job Description

Join management and consultancy services provider WSP Global as Associate Structural Engineer – Buildings in Chicago Illinois. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below, Apply WSP Global career in Chicago.

 

Position : Associate Structural Engineer – Buildings

Work location : Chicago, Illinois

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 backgrounds. That’s why here at WSP, inclusion, diversity, equity and belonging are core principles. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
This Opportunity
WSP, an award winning and innovative multi-disciplinary engineering consulting firm, has an opening for an Associate Structural Engineer – Buildings to join the Buildings Structures Team. The ideal candidate will sit in one of the following office locations: Chicago, Ill; Indianapolis, IN; Cleveland, OH; Cincinnati, OH; Columbus, OH; Milwaukee, WI; Madison, WI; Detroit, MI; or St. Louis, MO.
Be involved in projects with our Chicago Buildings Structures Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client”s objectives and solves their challenges.
Your Impact

Performing structural analysis, design, and plan preparation for buildings and/or transportation structures
Perform routine engineering functions
Prepare sketches / drawings and calculations
Assist in the development of technical specifications
Review shop drawings for conformance with contract plans
Prepare computer models & technical reports.
Provide close coordination with other disciplines in a professional manner
Providing leadership to design engineering staff and student interns
Other duties as assigned

 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.
 
Who You Are
Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Structural or Civil Engineering, or closely related discipline
1+ years of relevant post education experience
Knowledge of structural engineering principles, practices, process, design/build, and the application to project work-related issues 
Familiarity with infrastructure planning, design, and construction management; including rehabilitation and new design
Highly familiar with relevant structural and civil construction laws, codes, regulations, compliance practices, and record-keeping requirements
Analytical mindset with an ability to exercise sound judgement in evaluating situations and making decisions
Strong interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to an engineering and non-engineering audience
Capable self-leadership with attention to detail, accuracy, multi-tasking, and prioritization of responsibilities in a dynamic work environment
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as part of a team to meet business objectives
Basic proficiency with technical writing, office automation, software, technology, math principles, physics, predictive models, spreadsheets, and tools
Experience with discipline-specific design software (i.e., MicroStation, AutoCAD, Civil 3D, ArcGIS, InRoads, Geopak, GeoSlope, ANSYS, STADD, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS).
Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies
Ability to work schedules conducive to project-specific requirements that may extend beyond the typical workweek
Occasional travel may be required depending on project-specific requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

Engineer in Training Certification
Prior design experience
A member of and/or actively participate in local professional practice organizations

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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: 25%
Job Status: Regular
Employee Type: Full
Primary Location: CHICAGO – N LASALLE ST
All locations: US-IL-Chicago, US-MI-Detroit, US-MO-St Louis, US-OH-Cincinnati, US-OH-Cleveland, US-OH-Columbus, US-WI-Madison, US-WI-Milwaukee

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 12,000 employees in over 200 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com

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 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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