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Structural Engineer

Company: WSP
Location: Arlington
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Structural Engineer
Req ID 9870
Structural Engineer
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 Structural Engineer for our Arlington, VA office. Be involved in projects with our Property & Buildings Strucutres Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client's objectives and solves their challenges.
Provides technical assistance and guidance for due diligence, investigation, remediation, improvement, and/or construction of building and infrastructure projects in the public and private sector. Tasks may include assisting with the research, design, concept development, planning, and construction of load-bearing structures or structural elements, such as buildings structures. Generates accurate and concise reports and documentation regarding material, installations, and construction that are delivered and adhered to with a level of quality that meets or exceeds acceptable industry standards for design, safety, structural soundness, and functionality.
Your Impact

  • Perform professional structural engineering work and assist with conducting research and inspections of proposed and existing site conditions, resources, and building to determine conformance with applicable rules, standards, and construction or operating permits. Participate in incorporating advanced modeling techniques, concept development, design requirements, and operating strategies to incorporate future-ready solutions with structural engineering design standards. Work as an individual or as part of a cross-functional team of engineers, architects, planners, and reference points/elevations/grades to guide design selecting appropriate materials to ensure that project work conforms with specific documentation, and regulatory and technical analysis memos. Verify the characteristics of a site, providing technical assistance on securing structural soundness from loads and pressures caused by environmental or human impact.Prepare data and visualizations such as tables, charts, accurate reports, sketches, calculations, and 2D/3D illustrations for the interpretation or presentation of dataAssist with development and scoping of small- to medium-sized projects. Contribute to the preparation of technical reports and presentations that explain research and problems. Conduct engineering studies and surveys to gain further information on a particular design and construction problem or issue and/or to plan for future needs. Assist in the analysis, evaluation, and interpretation of data obtained during site investigations, offering input with developing action plansWork 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 CertificationKnowledge of structural engineering principles, practices, process, design/build, and the application to project work-related issues. Ability to coordinate with agency regulators and understand requirements. Knowledge with process and concepts for sustainabilityKnowledge of relevant structural and civil construction laws, codes, regulations, compliance practices, and record-keeping requirements. Capable interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to an engineering and non-engineering audience. 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. Moderate proficiency with technical writing, office automation, software, technology, math principles, physics, predictive models, spreadsheets, and tools.Critical thinking and problem-solving skills required to apply technical knowledge to reach conclusions from testing results, data collation, statistical analysis and arriving at the most effective, economical, and logical solution. 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 needs

      Preferred Qualifications:

      • Master's Degree in Engineering

      • Essential Professional Licensure/Certification

        This position is not eligible for relocation assistance.
        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: ARLINGTON - N 17TH

          • All locations: US-VA-Arlington

            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 15,000 employees in over 300 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.
            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.

Keywords: WSP, Arlington , Structural Engineer, Engineering , Arlington, Virginia

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