Lead Geotechnical & Tunneling Engineer in Virginia Beach

Full-time @WSP Global in Engineering
  • Virginia Beach, Virginia View on Map
  • Apply Before : December 8, 2022

Job Description

Join management and consultancy services provider WSP Global as Lead Geotechnical & Tunneling Engineer, Apply WSP jobs Virginia Beach Virginia. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below,


Position : Lead Geotechnical & Tunneling Engineer

Work location : Virginia Beach, Virginia

Job Type: Full-time

Job id : 6112

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 experiences, skillsets, backgrounds and walks of life. We actively foster a work environment and culture where inclusion and diversity is part of our fundamental structure. This is delivered behaviorally, through our policies, trainings, local partnerships with professional diverse organizations, internal networks and most importantly with the support and sponsorship of our leaders who help drive our commitment to an inclusive, diverse, welcoming and equitable work environment. 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 Full-Time Geotechnical & Tunneling Engineer for our Virginia Beach, VA office. Be involved in projects with our Geotechnical & Tunneling Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges. 
Duties for this position include:

Lead and perform geotechnical engineering analysis and design for infrastructure projects around the country and locally, including work for tunnels, bridge & building foundations, highways, slopes and embankments. 
Plan and manage subsurface investigations for roadway, bridge, tunnel and building projects, and subsequently prepare various types of geotechnical reports including , baseline reports, interpretive reports and data reports.  
Manage various levels of geotechnical and underground staff.
Apply high-level geotechnical engineering techniques and processes to identify improvements for various infrastructure project phases including concept development, preliminary design, final design, procurement, construction, and operation.
Apply sound engineering judgement on geotechnical and underground portions of construction projects to provide meaningful design and construction reviews and inspections.  
Develop construction plans, specifications, and cost estimates for underground and foundation aspects of infrastructure projects.
Oversee and monitor cross-functional teams of engineers, planners, and scientific professionals to execute project work on multiple concurrent projects.
Interact with regulatory agencies, subcontractors, drillers, and clients in a confident and professional manner.
Collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams to prepare competitive proposals for a wide range of WSP proposals.
Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering with Geotechnical Engineering focus
7+ years of relevant experience in geotechnical engineering 
United States PE registration with the ability to obtain various state licensures via reciprocity.
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
Effective self-leadership with attention to detail, results orientation, and managing multiple priorities in a dynamic work environment.
Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, follow instruction, work independently, and comply with company policies.
Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Civil/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
All locations: US-VA-Virginia Beach

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 flexible, agile and hybrid workplace model while meeting client needs. Employees are also afforded a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on 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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