Tunnel Ventilation 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 Tunnel Ventilation Engineer in New York New York. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below, Apply WSP Global career in New York.


Position : Tunnel Ventilation 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 currently initiating a search for a Tunnel Ventilation Engineer for our New York office for a full-time or part-time position, subject to the candidate’s availability.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Fire protection for the users of transit, road and rail tunnels is our business.  WSP has been on the cutting edge of the tunnel fire protection industry for decades. The Tunnel Systems Group performs projects around the world. An early career position that involves road and rail tunnels is available.  Key duties and responsibilities would include:

Analysis of ventilation systems for road tunnels and rail stations
Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulations of fires in rail stations and road tunnels
Subway ventilation simulations (SVS) of transit networks
Station and tunnel egress modeling 
Risk assessment 
Actively participate in project teams and pursue opportunities in new areas to grow the business


A bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, or fire protection engineering is required
Good communication skills – written and verbal – in English
Experience with computational fluid dynamics (CFD), including CFD software such as ANSYS Fluent or Fire Dynamics Simulator, or similar

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with egress modeling software such as STEPS, Pathfinder or EVAC
Experimental thermofluids experience
CAD / BIM / 3D modeling software experience
Proven ability to work well with computers; programming experience in languages such as Perl, Python or Fortran or similar
Industry experience (2 years minimum) or post-graduate degree (masters or PhD level) in a related field (mechanical, aerospace, or fire protection 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: New Graduate
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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