Associate Structural Engineer in New York

Full-time @WSP Global in Engineering
  • New York, New York View on Map
  • Apply Before : February 14, 2023

Job Description

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Position : Associate Structural Engineer

Work location : New York, New York

Job Type: Full-time

Job id : 5845

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 an Associate Structural Engineer for our New York, NY office.  Be involved in projects with our Transportation Facilities Group and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges. 
The Transportation Facilities Group (TFG) leads and design projects that supports local and regional growth initiatives through small and large transportation projects.  Our goal is to team with our agency clients and to develop solutions to the complex challenge of advancing transportation throughout the region.   TFG has over 60 engineers and architects throughout the Northeast Region, with major design hubs located in New York City, Boston, St Louis and San Francisco. 
The position offers varied projects in the transportation field within the NY Metro Region.  The Associate Structural Engineer position will work under the supervision of a Senior Structural Engineer and includes designs in rail and bus stations, pre-k thru higher education projects, airports, transportation hubs, rail systems, as well a wide array of projects that lead and support the engineering divisions. Clients include NYCT, MTA Bus, LIRR, MNR, PANY&NJ, Amtrak, NJ Transit, NYC SCA, contractors, and local utilities.  The scale of work varies from small to mega-projects; the position offers the candidate a wide variety of structural engineering assignments and tremendous exposure to varied disciplines within the New York Office.
Your Impact

Development of structural design, details and drawings, including calculations for new and renovation work
Developing drawings in REVIT (BIM), AutoCAD, and MicroStation
Utilizing Microsoft Excel and Mathcad Prime to develop of structural calculations
Knowledge in structural analysis software such as SAP, STAAD.Pro, RAM Steel, ETABS,and/or SAFE (or equivalent)
Field inspection of structural systems of buildings
Coordinating with various engineering disciplines as well as with architects
Working within a paperless (or limited-use) office environment and remote working when required
Complete training on assigned tasks.
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.
Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies
Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.
Typical projects types include:

Transportation segments include rail, bus, subway, airports and marine ports; Facility building types include administration buildings, tolling structures, parking structures, bus, rail and subway stations including associated maintenance facilities, ancillary buildings, ventilation buildings, central heating and refrigerant plant buildings, etc.
Pre-K through higher education school buildings
Resiliency related studies and design
Parks and recreation centers

Growth Opportunities include:

Develop into the Structural Engineer II level
Assist on the development of the proposals
Work on design-build projects including direct interaction with clients
Work on high profile type projects including direct interaction with clients


Who You Are
Required Qualifications

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering with a focus on structural engineering
1 to 3 years of related experience
Engineer in Training (EIT) certificate
Proficient in the development of structural engineering calculations, structural analysis models, details and contract drawings.
Knowledgeable in state and city building codes, as well as industry standard specifications (ASCE 7, ACI 318, AISC 360, etc.)
Understanding of construction documents
Knowledgeable in STAAD.Pro, SAP, ETABS, SAFE, RAM Structural System, Mathcad, Excel or similar structural design software
Proficiency of AutoCAD; knowledgeable in MicroStation (or ability to quickly learn)
REVIT (or the ability to quickly learn)
Excellent communication and writing skills and well organized
Self-starter, able to work independently and able to multi-task

Preferred Qualifications:

Structural engineering experience in buildings and similar structures within the transportation industry
Master of Science in Civil Engineering with a focus on structural engineering
Knowledge in the development of CSI-format construction specifications
NY/NJ/Connecticut area resident preferred
Knowedge of VBA or other programming language


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: NEW YORK – PENN PLAZA
All locations: US-NY-New York

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.
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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