Graduate Rail Engineer – Australia Projects in Washington

Full-time @WSP Global in Engineering
  • Washington, District of Columbia View on Map
  • Apply Before : August 18, 2022

Job Description

Join management and consultancy services provider WSP Global as Graduate Rail Engineer – Australia Projects in Washington District of Columbia. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below, Apply WSP Global career in Washington.


Position : Graduate Rail Engineer – Australia Projects

Work location : Washington, District of Columbia

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 is currently initiating a search for a Part-Time Graduate Rail Engineer – Australia Projects with specialized knowledge and experience in Australia for our Washington D.C. office. Be involved in projects with our U.S.-based and Australia-based Rail Engineers and Data Scientists and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges. 
Takes part in providing local technical assistance for the design, development, and construction of transit and rail infrastructure projects and systems in the public and private sector.  Tasks may include basic assistance with the research, design, concept development, and construction of rail and transit facilities, track systems and alignment geometry, grade crossings, bus rapid transit, tunnels, bridges, utility relocation, drainage, earthworks, grading, information modeling, loading, maintenance of equipment (MOE) and maintenance of way (MOW) yards, and power substations and cabling.  Generates accurate and concise documentation regarding assigned aspects of the project.  Ensures that responsibilities are delivered and adhered to with a level of quality that meets or exceeds acceptable industry standards for design, safety, and functionality.
Your Impact

Assist our Australian led rail team in making project decisions based on research and knowledge of Australian standards, processes, and data you have collected and researched.
Work collaboratively with project teams to improve design processes with the use of web applications.
Participate in initiatives that lead to improved project performance and client satisfaction.
Assist with performing basic professional transit and rail engineering work relating to conducting research and inspections of proposed and existing site conditions, resources, building, infrastructure, and transportation corridors to determine conformance with applicable rules, standards, and construction or operating permits.
Perform routine engineering functions and provide entry-level technical assistance on various design requirements, operating strategies to account for the safety and functionality of end-users, systems, and infrastructure. 
Generate complete, accurate, and concise documentation using electronic systems, drawings, and field/work site notebook/logs.
Comply with safety guidelines and site-specific procedures which include but are not limited to, location data, statistical documentation, engineering studies and surveys, and construction.
Complete training on assigned tasks.
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.
Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.
Please note that there is no relocation or housing assistance associated with this position.

Who You Are
Required Qualifications

Recent graduate or May 2022 Graduate from an accredited university and in receipt of a Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Physics, Computer Science, or equivalent degree.
0 to 1 years of relevant post education experience
Prior internship experience, leadership experience, or relevant coursework which includes experience with project work in Australia
Experience with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Strong technical writing, analytical and communication skills
Detail-oriented with an emphasis on quality work products
The selected candidate must have the ability to work in the United States immediately
Experience with Python, AWS and basic web development.
Experience in scientific programming and computational design
Experience in applying data science and statistical techniques in an engineering context.
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.

Preferred Qualifications:

Engineer in Training Certification.
Prior internship related to the degree of study and the specific engineering discipline.
A member of and/or actively participate in local professional practice organizations.
Please note that there is no relocation or housing assistance associated with this position.

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: New Graduate
Employee Type: Part
Primary Location: WASHINGTON – 23RD STREET NW
All locations: US-DC-Washington

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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