WSP is currently initiating a search for a Lead Consultant, Civil Engineer for our Glastonbury, CT or Providence, RI. Be involved in projects with our Transportation Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and addresses their challenges.
Provides high level technical assistance and guidance for multi-site/phase due diligence, investigation, remediation, impact assessment, permitting, improvement, and construction of infrastructure projects and systems in the public and private sector. Tasks include the research, design, concept development, planning, and construction of facilities, roads, buildings, tunnels, dams, bridges, water supply systems, and sewage treatment. Substantiates reports and documentation to advise on material, installation, design, and construction specifications. Ensures that responsibilities are delivered and adhered to with a level of quality that meets or exceeds acceptable industry standards for design, safety, and functionality.
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.
- Work collaboratively with other engineers and planners on federal, state, regional, and local transportation improvement and development projects.
- Oversee and monitor cross-functional teams of engineers, planners, and scientific professionals to execute project work on small- to medium-sized and/or multiple concurrent tasks or projects, including tracking budgets, hours and expenses, task completion, cost and quantities of materials/equipment/labor.
- Design roadway/highway projects from inception to completion, including horizontal geometry, cross sections, profiles, and grading for a wide range of project types from contextual Complete Streets improvements to interstate highway design development.
- Coordinate with other disciplines throughout the design development process.
- nteract with regulatory agencies, subcontractors, and clients in a confident and professional manner.
- Collaborate with professionals, other engineers, planners, and infrastructure authorities on federal, state, regional, and locally funded improvement and development projects, including both proposal and business development opportunities.
- Assist with development and scoping of small- to medium-sized projects.
- Analyze and design roadway drainage systems and stormwater management infrastructure, including green infrastructure, to promote water quality improvements and comply with local and state regulations.
- Develop construction plans, specifications, and cost estimates; prepare construction safety and phasing plans; and update infrastructure plans based on coordination with owners, stakeholders, other disciplines, and sub-consultants.
- Develop construction staging alternatives and temporary traffic control plans to minimize construction-related impacts on our communities while also meeting project goals related to safety, cost, and schedule.
- Remain current in latest civil engineering techniques and practices.
- Prepare data and visualizations such as tables, charts, reports, sketches, calculations, cross-sections, and other illustrations for the interpretation or presentation of more complex data, findings, or analyses.
- 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
- Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, or closely related discipline.
- 7 years of relevant post education experience in engineering and civil design.
- Professional Engineering license required.
- Proficient with civil engineering principles, practices, processes, design/build procedures, and their application to permitting and project work-related issues.
- Extensive knowledge of infrastructure design.
- Experience with infrastructure planning, design, and construction management; including active involvement in a variety of rehabilitation, new design, and construction projects.
- Well-defined specific knowledge of relevant civil construction laws, codes, regulations, compliance practices, and record-keeping requirements.
- Well-developed ability to make technical computations and calculations involving the application of engineering principles, understanding plans and specifications, and making factual comparisons to the appropriate regulations.
- Highly effective interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to an engineering and non-engineering audience.
- Demonstrated high-level of self-leadership with attention to detail, multi-tasking, and prioritization of responsibilities in a dynamic work environment.
- Ability to work independently with minimal oversight and provides guidance and leadership to junior team or project members, with strict adherence to QA/QC procedures.
- Highly proficient with technical writing, office automation, discipline-specific design software (i.e., MicroStation, AutoCAD, Civil 3D, InRoads, OpenRoads), Bluebeam, math principles, spreadsheets, and tools.
- Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.
- Ability to occasionally work modified schedules conducive to project-specific requirements that may extend beyond the typical workweek.
- Professional Engineering License in Connecticut or Rhode Island or ability to obtain within six months
- Prior experience managing and/or mentoring new graduates
- Drainage and stormwater management system design experience, including OpenRoads Designer and/or InRoads Storm and Sanitary, HydroCAD and StormCAD proficiency
- Experience with CTDOT procedures, policies and projects.