Associate Structural Engineer - Buildings
Req ID 7637
Associate Structural Engineer - Buildings
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!
WSP, an award winning and innovative multi-disciplinary engineering consulting firm, has an opening for an Associate Structural Engineer - Buildings to join the Buildings Structures Team . The ideal candidate will sit in one of the following office locations: Chicago, Ill; Indianapolis, IN; Cleveland, OH; Cincinnati, OH; Columbus, OH; Milwaukee, WI; Madison, WI; Detroit, MI; or St. Louis, MO.
Be involved in projects with our Chicago Buildings Structures Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client"s objectives and solves their challenges.
Performing structural analysis, design, and plan preparation for buildings and/or transportation structures
Perform routine engineering functions
Prepare sketches / drawings and calculations
Assist in the development of technical specifications
Review shop drawings for conformance with contract plans
Prepare computer models & technical reports.
Provide close coordination with other disciplines in a professional manner
Providing leadership to design engineering staff and student interns
Other duties as assigned
Talent is the essence of meeting our client's objectives, goals and challenges. If this sounds like a fit for you, we'd love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.
Who You Are
Bachelor's Degree in Structural or Civil Engineering, or closely related discipline
1+ years of relevant post education experience
Knowledge of structural engineering principles, practices, process, design/build, and the application to project work-related issues
Familiarity with infrastructure planning, design, and construction management; including rehabilitation and new design
Highly familiar with relevant structural and civil construction laws, codes, regulations, compliance practices, and record-keeping requirements
Analytical mindset with an ability to exercise sound judgement in evaluating situations and making decisions
Strong interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to an engineering and non-engineering audience
Capable self-leadership with attention to detail, accuracy, multi-tasking, and prioritization of responsibilities in a dynamic work environment
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as part of a team to meet business objectives
Basic proficiency with technical writing, office automation, software, technology, math principles, physics, predictive models, spreadsheets, and tools
Experience with discipline-specific design software (i.e., MicroStation, AutoCAD, Civil 3D, ArcGIS, InRoads, Geopak, GeoSlope, ANSYS, STADD, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS).
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
Engineer in Training Certification
Prior design experience
A member of and/or actively participate in local professional practice organizations
Travel Required: 25%
Job Status: Regular
Employee Type: Full
Primary Location: CHICAGO - 30 N LASALLE ST
All locations: US-IL-Chicago, US-MI-Detroit, US-MO-St Louis, US-OH-Cincinnati, US-OH-Cleveland, US-OH-Columbus, US-WI-Madison, US-WI-Milwaukee
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 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.