Lead Consultant, Structural Engineer in New York

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

Job Description

Join management and consultancy services provider WSP Global as Lead Consultant, Structural Engineer in New York New York. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below, Apply WSP Global career in New York.


Position : Lead Consultant, Structural Engineer

Work location : New York, New York

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 looking for a Lead Structural Engineer (Underground) with 7+ years of experience for our New York, NY office.

We are working on some of the biggest and most challenging underground projects in the area (and the world), constructing new tunnels and renovating existing ones. Come join us and we’ll provide you with the opportunities and training that you’ll need for a successful career in tunneling.
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!

This opportunity provides high level technical assistance and guidance for multi-site/phase due diligence, investigation, remediation, improvement, and/or construction of building and infrastructure projects in the public and private sector.  Tasks include the research, design, concept development, planning, and construction of load-bearing structures or structural elements, such as buildings bridges, roadways, and mechanical structures.  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, structural soundness, and functionality.
Your Impact

Manage tunnel or other underground projects or structural tasks
Lead multi-disciplinary teams and provide guidance and training to junior engineers
Communicate with with clients and subconsultants, respond to clients’ requests, and attend design and progress meetings
Develop and implement structural design and analysis strategy for underground projects
Design and analyze reinforced concrete, steelwork, and tunnel linings
Develop plans and specifications related to structural and tunnel engineering
Develop and manage structural inspections of underground structures
Provide support during construction

Who You Are
Required Qualifications

Minimum B.S. degree in Civil or Structural Engineering 
Minimum 7 years of relevant experience in structural design and construction
NY PE registration or NJ PE registration 
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Proven experience in tunnels and underground engineering
Proven experience in project planning, design and preparation of reports, drawings and specifications
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
 Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies 

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with NYCT underground structures
Experience with water tunnels
Strong familiarity with geotechnical engineering 

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: 10%
Job Status: Regular
Employee Type: Full
Primary Location: NEW YORK – PENN PLAZA
All locations: US-NY-New York

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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