Lead Highway Engineer in Atlanta

Full-time @WSP Global in Engineering
  • Atlanta, Georgia View on Map
  • Apply Before : February 14, 2023

Job Description

Join management and consultancy services provider WSP Global as Lead Highway Engineer, Apply WSP jobs Atlanta Georgia. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below,


Position : Lead Highway Engineer

Work location : Atlanta, Georgia

Job Type: Full-time

Job id : 8521

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!
This Opportunity
WSP is currently initiating a search for an enthusiastic and motivated Lead Highway Engineer for Atlanta Transportation team! The WSP Atlanta office serves clients from around the state on a wide variety of projects ranging from turn lanes and widening, intersection improvements and bridge replacements to urban interchange reconstructions and large design-build projects. This position is an excellent opportunity to continue to enhance design and production skills and build relationships within WSP as well as with a large number of clients around the state.
The Lead Civil Highway Engineer should have experience in leading design of civil, highway, roadway geometric design, roadway plan production, drainage design and/or traditional delivery and alternative delivery projects.  This position may function as the lead engineer  projects for the state DOT and other local agency / municipal clients. Responsibilities may also include project management, contributing on pursuits, maintaining client relationships, design and QA/QC. This role will be a key contributor in assisting in managing daily activities of the Civil/Highway group.
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. 
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.
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.
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.

Who You Are
Required Qualifications:

Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering.
7+ years of experience in large transportation and infrastructure projects.
Professional Engineering License in GA or ability to obtain in six months.
Significant experience leading design teams on GDOT and municipal projects (civil, highway, roadway geometric design, roadway plan production, an drainage design). 
Developing skills in project and staff management experience on civil transportation projects.
Experience with daily mentoring of junior staff.
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 on Alternative Delivery projects.
Experience with large transportation design build projects.
Master’s degree in Civil Engineering or relevant field.   #LI-PJ1

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: ATLANTA – 3340 PEACHTREE RD
All locations: US-GA-Atlanta

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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