Lead Civil Roadway Engineer in Fort Lauderdale

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

Job Description

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

 

Position : Lead Civil Roadway Engineer

Work location : Fort Lauderdale, 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!
This Opportunity
WSP is currently initiating a search for an enthusiastic and motivated Lead Civil Roadway Engineer with experience in highway/roadway design to join our South Florida Transportation team! This key position will be located in Miami, FL. The Lead Civil Roadway Engineer should have experience in leading design of civil, highway, roadway geometric design, complete streets, temporary traffic control, limited access highway design and PD&E related design and/or traditional delivery and alternative delivery projects.   This position will function as the lead engineer in managing staff and on projects for the state DOT and other local agency / municipal clients. 
Provides high level technical assistance and guidance for multi-site/phase due diligence, investigation, remediation, impact assessment, permitting, improvement, and construction of infrastructure projects and systems in the public and private sector.  Tasks include the research, design, concept development, planning, and construction of facilities, roads, buildings, tunnels, dams, bridges, water supply systems, and sewage treatment.  Substantiates reports and documentation to advise on material, installation, design, 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, and functionality.
Your Impact

Assist in leading and continue developing the Civil/Highway design team
Providing guidance and mentoring of staff and direct work assignments
Collaborating with management to determine long-range plans and objectives, including recommendations on project staffing,
Maintain positive client relationships to expand current business
Participate / lead project tasks for conceptual and preliminary engineering and final design activities, as well as development of construction plans, calculations and specifications.
Coordinate with other design disciplines such as structures, hydraulics, traffic, and utilities, etc.
Participate hands-on in the preparation of Plans, Specifications and Estimates (PS&E)
Review, monitor and/or develop complex layouts, sketches, plans, specifications and estimates standards and guidelines, correspondence, and/or prepare reports
Participate in preparation of technical proposals and labor estimates.
Commitment to quality and continuous improvement through innovation, creative thinking and improved results
Establish and maintain cooperative and productive work relationships with all employees, clients and other stakeholders.
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.

Who You Are
Required Qualifications

Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering
7+ years of experience in large transportation and infrastructure projects
Professional Engineering License in Florida
Significant experience leading design teams on FDOT and municipal projects (civil/highway design and plans production). 
Experience on coordinating and managing project teams on civil transportation projects
Experience with management and mentoring of project staff
Proficient with civil engineering principles, practices, process, design/build, and the application to permitting and project work-related issues. 
Extensive knowledge of infrastructure design.
Experience with infrastructure planning, design, and construction management; including active involvement in a variety of rehabilitation, new design, and construction projects.
Well-defined specific knowledge of relevant civil construction laws, codes, regulations, compliance practices, and record-keeping requirements.
Well-developed ability to make technical computations and calculations involving the application of engineering principles, understanding plans and specifications, and making factual comparisons to the appropriate regulations. 
Ability to plan and conduct inspections and investigations on various aspects of the construction and design of facilities or structures, applying applicable regulations and policies
Highly effective interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to an engineering and non-engineering audience.
Demonstrated high-level of self-leadership with attention to detail, multi-tasking, and prioritization of responsibilities in a dynamic work environment.
Works independently with minimal oversight and provides guidance and leadership to junior team or project members, with strict adherence to QA/QC.
Highly proficient with technical writing, office automation, discipline-specific design software (i.e., MicroStation, AutoCAD, Civil 3D, ArcGIS, InRoads, Geopak, GeoSlope, ANSYS, STADD, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS), technology, math principles, predictive models, spreadsheets, and tools.
Well-developed critical thinking and problem-solving skills required to apply technical knowledge to reach conclusions from testing results, data collation, computations, statistical analysis and arriving at the most effective, economical, and logical solution.
Demonstrated effectiveness at coordinating and assertively directing subcontractors and others to consistently complete tasks safely and efficiently.
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:

Experience with large design build projects

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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: MIAMI – CORPORATE CENTER
All locations: US-FL-Fort Lauderdale, US-FL-Miami

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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