Bridge Engineer in Wichita

Full-time @WSP Global in Engineering
  • Wichita, Kansas View on Map
  • Apply Before : November 3, 2022

Job Description

Join management and consultancy services provider WSP Global as Bridge Engineer in Wichita Kansas. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below, Apply WSP Global career in Wichita.


Position : Bridge Engineer

Work location : Wichita, Kansas

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
Provides technical assistance and guidance for due diligence, investigation, remediation, improvement, and/or construction of building and infrastructure projects in the public and private sector.  Tasks may include assisting with the research, design, concept development, planning, and construction of load-bearing structures or structural elements, such as buildings, bridges, roadways, and mechanical structures.  Generates accurate and concise 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.
Be involved in projects with our Structure Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges. WSP is currently initiating a search for a Full-Time Bridge Engineer for our Wichita, KS office.
This position is best suited for an engineer who is seeking an opportunity to work within a team-focused local office, with work assignments beyond the local office inside a well-organized, world-wide engineering firm. Career development, mentoring and employee satisfaction is key within our local civil group and the firm.  At WSP, we inspire the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives.

Your Impact

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.
Work as an individual or as part of a cross-functional team of engineers, architects, planners, and scientific professionals to execute project work, assist with laying out installations, establishing reference points/elevations/grades to guide construction, selecting appropriate materials to ensure durability, calculating costs and quantities of material/equipment/labor, and ensuring project work conforms with specifications, permit applications, compliance documentation, and regulatory and technical analysis memos.
Assist with development and scoping of small- to medium-sized projects.
Intermediate skills in utilizing computer software tools and applications to solve complex engineering problems 
Complete work on bridge analysis and design problems using software such as, MDX, LeapBridge, LARSA, Microstation 
Ability to utilize different codes and guides, such as AASHTO Bridge Design Specification, DOT manuals, AASHTO NSBA etc.  
Demonstrates commitment to high quality for our deliverables and following Quality Control and Quality Assurance  procedures used for Structural Plans and Calculations 
Contributes to preparation of project design proposals that are submitted to clients.
Committed to development of good presentation skills
Proposes creative solutions to complex problems as part of a team 
Provides guidance to entry-level engineers 

Who You Are
Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Structural or Civil Engineering, or closely related discipline.
3 to 5 years of relevant post education experience in engineering discipline and prior structural or civil design experience.
Engineer in Training Certification.
Effective self-leadership with attention to detail, results orientation, and managing multiple priorities in a dynamic work environment.
Capable interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to an engineering and non-engineering audience.
Knowledge of structural engineering principles, practices, process, design/build, and the application to project work-related issues. 
Knowledge of relevant structural and civil construction laws, codes, regulations, compliance practices, and record-keeping requirements.
Moderate proficiency with technical writing, office automation, software, technology, math principles, physics, predictive models, spreadsheets, and tools.
Experience with infrastructure planning, design, and construction management; including rehabilitation and new design.
Ability to coordinate with agency regulators and understand requirements.
Knowledge with process and concepts for sustainability, and reducing and eliminating the use or generation of hazardous substances/greenhouse gas.  
Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.
Occasional travel may be required depending on project-specific requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Engineering. 
PE Licensure/Certification.
Certified Bridge Inspection certificate.

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: WICHITA – N MARKET ST
All locations: US-KS-Wichita

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 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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