Lead Civil Designer in Lakeland

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

Job Description

Join management and consultancy services provider WSP Global as Lead Civil Designer in Lakeland Florida. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below, Apply WSP Global career in Lakeland.


Position : Lead Civil Designer

Work location : Lakeland, Florida

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!
Golder is now officially part of WSP, adding approximately 7,000 consultants and service providers across Canada, the United States, Latin America, Asia Pacific, Europe and Africa. Golder’s world class expertise within the Earth and Environmental sector and Mining industry will be added to WSP’s platform, creating new opportunities for employees and clients. Together we become the leading global environmental consulting firm, with approximately 14,000 environmental experts. 


Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership. 
This Opportunity
WSP is currently initiating a search for a Lead Civil Designer for our Lakeland, FL office.  The following locations will also be considered: Orlando, FL; Tampa, FL;  Be involved in projects with our Earth and Environment Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges. 
Your Impact

Collect, compile, and analyze data from the physical work site, surveys, structural concepts, blueprints, schematics, data, verbal or written specifications, technical drawings, rough sketches, diagrams, and other matrices to support drafting and design activities for single, multi-phase, or multi-site project work.    
Develop design packages associated with site civil design, roadways, and utility projects as directed by the project engineer.
Prepare engineering plans, profiles, sections and details for design, tender, construction and as-built drawing sets for civil design associated infrastructure as directed by the project engineer.
Compile and/or Model 3D surfaces representing various engineering features such as graded terrain, site development, waterways, wetlands, roads, railroads, etc.
Acts as consultant regarding work progress and problem resolution; may serve as the only Drafting/Design Support resource on a project or assist in overseeing Drafting/Design Support activities for projects of a moderate scope and complexity within a district. 
Verify accuracy of calculations, design, change orders, interpretation of contract plans and specifications, recognizing moderate to slightly intricate construction or engineering problems and escalating or resolving any differences, errors, or technical problems for appropriate resolution.  
Assure plans adhere to city code, state and federal regulations.
Monitor drafting and design plans to ensure quality control and contract compliance; documenting work progress and issues arising throughout scope of project.
Apply analytical techniques and software to solve more intricate and involved engineering issues on projects, or to modify or redesign existing designs in accordance with project standards and specifications.
Engage in occasional contact with client and contractor personnel to schedule and coordinate project drafting and design support review.


Who You Are
Required Qualifications

High School Diploma.
Minimum of 11+ years of relevant post education experience in discipline with prior drafting and design support experience.
Well-defined knowledge of drafting and design support principles, practices, process, methods and techniques. 
Well-defined knowledge of relevant codes, regulations, compliance practices, and record-keeping requirements. 
Knowledge in the design of earthwork grading.
Advanced skills in core technical areas of related software applications.
Defined ability to make technical computations and calculations involving the application of geometry and mathematical concepts, understanding plans and specifications, and making factual comparisons to the appropriate standards or regulations. 
Analytical mindset with an ability to exercise sound judgement in evaluating situations and making decisions.
Competent interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to a technical and non-technical audience.
Highly proficient with technical writing, office automation, software, technology, math principles, spreadsheets, and tools.
Developed critical thinking and problem-solving skills required to apply technical knowledge to reach conclusions from data collation, calculations, statistical analysis and arriving at the most effective and logical solution.
Ability to work schedules conducive to project-specific requirements that may extend beyond the typical workweek.


Preferred Qualifications

Two-year Certificate or Diploma from an accredited technical school or college in CADD/Engineering Technology
Ability to Compile 3D models of structures, equipment, piping, and terrain.
Ability to work with some or all the following software: ArcGIS and other ESRI products, CAD Worx, AutoCAD Plant 3D, AutoCAD Map, Raster Design, AutoCAD Visual Basic for Applications. #LI-AW2

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
All locations: US-FL-Lakeland, US-FL-Orlando, US-FL-Tampa

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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