Resident Engineer in Waterbury

Full-time @WSP Global in Engineering
  • Waterbury, Vermont View on Map
  • Apply Before : November 3, 2022

Job Description

Join management and consultancy services provider WSP Global as Resident Engineer in Waterbury Vermont. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below, Apply WSP Global career in Waterbury.


Position : Resident Engineer

Work location : Waterbury, Vermont

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 seeking a Resident Engineer to lead our field team overseeing a major 3-mile road and streetscape project in the scenic, four-season Burlington, VT area, overlooking Lake Champlain. 
This 4-5 year project, includes new full roadbox construction, or widening, traffic calming and traffic signalization upgrades to existing streets, along with major utility relocations and storm drainage, with pedestrian and biking enhancements and new street lighting. This urban project will require substantial maintenance of traffic and public outreach. 

Your Impact 
The Resident Engineer will oversee contract administration, construction inspection and public outreach staff, while reporting to WSP Project Manager, and the designated lead City Representative. The successful candidate will possess demonstrated construction supervision, inspection management, and contract administration experience from groundbreaking through final closeout, with the versatility to monitor various work elements simultaneously, helping drive successful project outcomes. 
Job Duties:

Manage, supervise and provide daily guidance to team of contract administration/construction inspection staff and various subconsultants. 
Review and evaluate construction work for general conformance to plans and specifications, supported by the WSP Team. Investigation of construction deficiencies and offer recommended corrective action.
Review and assess progress of work for compliance with approved construction schedules. 
Evaluate and advise the owner on possible ways to mitigate schedule impacts.
Manage and supervise the contract administration process; including tracking, and compilation of pay item quantities, contractor pay estimates, processing of technical submittals and shop drawings, preparation and evaluation of extra work order requests, and routine documentation required by federal and state agencies. 
Interface with the owner, or their designees, state agencies, third-party utilities and other stakeholders, on a daily basis. Coordinate with the contractor and stakeholders to monitor and mitigate maintenance of traffic impacts, or other nuisance complaints, related to dust or noise.
Attend and chair weekly progress meetings, and prepare meeting minutes with Team support.

Who You Are
Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor of Science or Technology in Engineering, Construction Management or related field.
7-10 years of construction management, supervision or resident engineering experience, including 2 years of staff supervision.
5 years of relevant roadway, streetscape and traffic signal experience.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Requirements: 

Familiarity with Site Manager, Field Manager, APPIA or Doc Express software.
Above average proficiency with MS WORD Suite.
Understanding of typical State DOT technical specifications and contracting administration and documentation standards, where federal and state monies are involved.
Any relevant NETTCP, ACI or NICET certifications.

This position is subject to and contingent upon client approval of candidates put forth for consideration by WSP.
Any combination of college education, professional licenses, certifications and experience will be considered.
Relocation assistance is available for this position. Weekly travel expenses are negotiable, in lieu of relocation if successful candidate resides in the Northeast US Region.

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: WATERBURY
All locations: US-VT-Waterbury

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.

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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