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WSP USA Designer in Boston, Massachusetts

This Opportunity

WSP is currently initiating a search for a Designer to join our East Energy team. The following locations will be considered: Massachusetts (Boston); New York (Buffalo/Rochester/Binghamton/Albany); Connecticut (Glastonbury/Shelton/Orange); Maine (Augusta/Eliot/Portland). Be involved in projects with our Energy Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.

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 offices 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,” who brainstorm and implement the various initiatives and programs.

Your Impact

  • The Designer is responsible for the following functions:

  • CAD work during the conceptual engineering phase of the project

  • Provide support during the detailed engineering phase of the project by drafting key concepts needed to convey intent to the design engineer as needed

  • Review a sample of all drawings supplied by detailed engineering firm to ensure compliance with Owner’s CAD standards, this includes items such as:

  • Border and revision procedures and compliance

  • Line and text style weights, fonts, heights, etc.

  • Overall drawing format issues

  • Proper use of CAD layers in drawings

  • Review and proper filing of as-built drawing work associated with all projects

  • Maintaining good working relationships with internal groups that support projects.

  • Maintaining good working relationships with material suppliers, contractors, and any others that affect the quality, schedule and cost of 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

  • High School Diploma as a minimum requirement; Associate degree is preferred.

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant post education experience in discipline with prior drafting and design support experience.

  • The ideal candidate will have experience working in consulting firms.

  • Sound interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to a technical and non-technical audience.

  • Sound 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.

  • 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.

  • This role is subject to a client-mandated drug/alcohol testing policy. As such, employee may be subject to random drug/alcohol tests. A copy of this policy will be provided during employee onboarding and is available upon applicant request.

  • This position is subject to and contingent upon client approval of candidates put forth for consideration by WSP

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree in closely related discipline is preferred.

  • Essential professional licensure/certification.

Compensation and Benefits:

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.

Expected Salary: $53,100 - $87,670

WSP USA is providing the compensation range and general description of other compensation and benefits that the company in good faith believes it might pay and/or offer for this position based on the successful applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities in addition to internal equity and geographic location. WSP USA reserves the right to ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and offer additional benefits and other compensation, depending on circumstances not related to an applicant’s sex or other status protected by local, state, or federal law.

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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.

www.wsp.com

WSP provides a flexible and agile 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.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES:

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters, employment agencies, or other staffing services. Unsolicited resumes include any resume or hiring document sent to WSP in the absence of a signed Service Agreement where WSP has expressly requested recruitment/staffing services specific to the position at hand. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers or other business leaders, will become the property of WSP and WSP will have the right to hire that candidate without reservation – no fee or other compensation will be owed or paid to the recruiter, employment agency, or other staffing service.

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