Drainage Engineer 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 Drainage Engineer in Chicago Illinois. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below, Apply WSP Global career in Chicago.

 

Position : Drainage Engineer

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
Be involved in projects with our Civil Engineering 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 Drainage Engineer for our Chicago, IL office with experience in the design of hydraulics, drainage systems and stormwater management, and erosion control for transportation projects.

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Your Impact

Undertake surface water drainage and cross drainage design for some of the biggest projects in the region.
Perform hydrologic and hydraulic studies and design using hydrologic and hydraulic software.
Prepare documents including drainage reports, plans, permits, specifications, construction cost estimates and presentations.
Actively participate in multi-disciplinary design team processes, support projects by attending meetings and interacting with clients, agency officials, and contractors.

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.

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Who You Are
Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering, with a focus in Water Resources or closely related discipline.
1 to 3 years of relevant post education experience in water resources engineering.  
Knowledge of water resource engineering principles, practices, process, design/build, and the application to environmental permitting and project work-related issues. 
Familiarity with the concepts of professional water resources engineering work relating to water supply, quality, management, and treatment for various end uses – recreationally, commercially, and/or industrially.  
Highly familiar with relevant environmental laws, regulations, compliance practices, and record-keeping requirements.
Familiarity with the techniques used in identifying, measuring, sampling and studying environmental control. 
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, predictive models, spreadsheets, and tools.
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:

E.I.T. or Professional Engineering (PE) preferred
Experience in using MicroStation, GEOPAK or Open Roads Designer
Experience in IDOT, Tollway, CDOT or local road projects
Experience obtaining permits related to drainage
Affiliation with professional societies 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: CHICAGO – N LASALLE ST
All locations: US-IL-Chicago

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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