Structural Engineer in Buffalo

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

Job Description

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


Position : Structural Engineer

Work location : Buffalo, 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 currently initiating a search for a full-time  Structural Engineer for our Buffalo, New York office. Be involved in projects with our Transportation Structures Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges. 
The Buffalo Office provides transportation and infrastructure services to numerous agencies and private clients in Western New York and the Northeast United States. Our structural work includes design and retrofit of facilities and transportation related structures for a wide variety of public and private sector clients including but not limited to: New York State Department of Transportation; New York State Parks; NYS Thruway Authority; NYS Canal Corporation; National Grid; various bridge commissions and Authority’s; and cities, counties and municipalities in Western New York and the Northeast.

Your Impact

The ideal candidate will have broad-based, hands-on experience in structural engineering including the ability to execute tasks as part of a multi-disciplinary team.  
Assignments may include: planning, analysis, design and rehabilitation of bridges, low-rise buildings, commercial/industrial facilities, transit and transportation facilities; analysis design and retrofit of retaining walls; construction staging analysis; evaluation of existing structures and load ratings; plan development, preparation of specifications, review of construction phase submittals and shop drawings, preparation of technical reports.
Work independently with minimum supervision.
Work collaboratively with other engineers, professionals, and infrastructure authorities on Federal, State, regional, local and privately funded improvement and development projects.
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’s Degree in Structural or Civil Engineering, or closely related discipline.
3 to 5 years of relevant post education experience in engineering discipline and prior structural or civil design experience.
Engineer in Training Certification.
Must have a valid Driver’s license. Must successfully complete and pass WSP’s Motor Vehicle screening.
Ability to efficiently use structural analysis software is required.  Proficiency in software such as RISA 3D, MIDAS, Larsa, CSI Bridge and/or SAP 2000 is desired. 
Ability to use software to develop 3D designs and digital models such as REVIT and open Bridge is highly desirable.  
Effective interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written) when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to an engineering and non-engineering audience.
Ability to assertively direct others in the field such as subcontractors and others to consistently complete tasks safely and efficiently.
Effective self-leadership with attention to detail, results orientation, and managing multiple priorities in a dynamic work environment.
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:

Master’s Degree in Engineering
New York State Professional Engineers license or the ability to obtain PE license within 1 year.
Experience with project scheduling software a plus.


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-NY-Buffalo

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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