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WSP USA Bridge Inspection Team Leader - Structural Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts

WSP USA is seeking a Bridge Inspection Team Leader - Structural Engineer to join our dynamic Structures Bridge Design/Inspection Group in New England. We are looking to hire in Boston & Worcester, MA/Providence, RI/Merrimack, NH/ Glastonbury, CT.

WSP employees actively champion Inclusion & Diversity programs and initiatives throughout the country at the national, regional, and local levels. Here in the Northeast region, we act on the company’s inclusion, diversity, equity, and belonging principles through a variety of committees that partner with professional organizations, lead STEM outreach in our communities, facilitate regular learning opportunities through Lunch & Learn discussions and weekly “Inclusion & Diversity Moments,” and promote Inclusion & Diversity throughout the office through a variety of initiatives designed to reduce bias and raise awareness. Upper management supports these initiatives and all employees are invited to join their local councils or apply to become an “Inclusion & Diversity Ambassador,” which brainstorm and implement the various initiatives and programs.

Your Impact

  • Work with our Bridge/Highway Design Team on a variety of project development and design tasks.

  • Perform professional structural engineering work and inspections.

  • Assist in the preparation of Bridge Load Ratings

  • Work as a Team Member on Bridge Inspections

  • Assist with the development of plans/sketches using AutoCAD

  • Work as an individual or as part of a cross-functional team of engineers, architects, planners, and scientific professionals to execute project work on multiple concurrent projects.

  • Provide guidance and training to entry-level engineers.

  • Support a variety of engineering tasks with the goal to develop technical, social, and ethical skills.

  • Assist with project research, field work, and preliminary design calculations and analysis.

  • Support preparation of final design plans, special provisions, and cost estimates.

  • Assist in collecting and maintaining project documentation.

  • Remain current in latest structural engineering techniques and practices.

  • 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.

  • 7+ years of experience in bridge inspection or design or other bridge related work.

  • Engineer in Training Certification (PE preferred).

  • Proficient knowledge of structural engineering principles, practices, process, design/build, and the application to project work-related issues.

  • Demonstrated interest in structures, transportation or related field and have a strong desire to advance skills related to WSP’s work and projects.

  • Competent interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to an engineering and non-engineering audience.

  • Ability to work independently and provide guidance and leadership to junior team or project members.

  • Advanced proficiency with technical writing, office automation, software, spreadsheets, technology, and tools.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) is required.

  • 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

  • Actively enrolled in an accredited Civil Engineering or related Undergraduate program. OR Actively enrolled in an accredited Civil Engineering, or related, Masters or PhD program.

  • Essential Professional Licensure/Certification.

  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD preferred.

A member of and/or actively participate in local professional practice organizations