Transportation Engineer

Published
September 16, 2022
Location
San Antonio, TX
Category
Job Type

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Transportation Engineer

Req ID 6520

Transportation Engineer

Who We Are

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. Were 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

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

WSP is currently initiating a search for a Transportation Engineer for our Texas District .

Candidate can sit in our Houston, San Antonio, Austin , or Dallas office.

Your Impact

Responsibilities include participating in and leading multi-disciplinary teams on transportation designs, plan production, managing project tasks and budgets, preparation and development of project scope of work and cost proposals and other duties as required. The position will focus on transportation design, however, projects will include a combination of roadway design, drainage, utilities, and site design as well as other areas. Strong experience in the use of design software such as MicroStation, GEOPAK, InRoads, AutoCAD software is preferred.

The position requires a professional engineering license in the State of Texas or the ability to obtain the license within six months of hire.

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

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering, or closely related discipline.

  • 3 to 5 years of relevant post education experience in engineering and prior civil design experience.

  • Engineer in Training Certification.

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

  • Experience with infrastructure planning, design, and construction management; including active involvement in a variety of rehabilitation and new design projects.

  • Working knowledge with process and concepts for reducing and eliminating the use or generation of hazardous substances/greenhouse gas.

  • Working knowledge of relevant civil construction laws, codes, regulations, compliance practices, and record-keeping requirements.

  • 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.

  • Project management experience with small to mid-level projects including tracking hours and expenses for project work.

  • Ability to plan and conduct inspections and investigations on various aspects of the construction and design of facilities or structures, applying applicable regulations and policies.

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

  • Highly capable self-leadership with attention to detail, multi-tasking, and prioritization of responsibilities in a dynamic work environment.

  • Ability to work independently and provide guidance and leadership to junior team or project members, with strict adherence to QA/QC.

  • Proficiency with technical writing, office automation, discipline-specific design software (i.e., MicroStation, AutoCAD, Civil 3D, ArcGIS, InRoads, Geopak, GeoSlope, ANSYS, STADD, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS), technology, math principles, predictive models, spreadsheets, and tools.

  • Developed 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.

  • Ability to assertively direct others in the field such as subcontractors and others to consistently complete tasks safely and efficiently.

  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSPs 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

  • Masters Degree in Engineering.

  • Essential Professional Licensure/Certification.

  • Experience managing small to mid-size projects.

  • 40-Hour OSHA Health & Safety Training (HAZWOPER) (29 CFR 1910.120) preferred.

  • Basic First Aid and Adult CPR training desired.

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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: 25%

  • Job Status: Regular

  • Employee Type: Full

  • Primary Location: DALLAS - OAK LAWN AVE

  • All locations: US-TX-Austin, US-TX-Dallas, US-TX-Houston, US-TX-San Antonio

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 12,000 employees in over 200 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com

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 employees 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.

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