Engineering Coordinator - 46731
Virginia Beach, VA

Engineering Coordinator - 46731

Be involved in projects with our Transportation Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.
 
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 an Engineering Coordinator for our Virginia Beach office. This is an exciting opportunity to work on the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel (HRBT) Expansion project.  It is a $3.8B design-build project to add 2 new subaqueous bored tunnels and widen 8 miles of freeway.  The project started in the spring of 2019 and is to be completed in the fall of 2025.  Design is about 60% complete, all major permits have been obtained, and full construction NTP was achieved in September 2020.  WSP is leading the owner’s team and is co-located in the project office with the Virginia DOT (owner) and HRCP (design-builder).  Our executive team needs help in running the day-to-day aspects of the project.

Duties and Responsibilities:  Assist the executive management team on day-to-day tasks, that include:
 
  • Compose letters and responses to incoming correspondence concerning project technical and commercial issues, and work with legal team for reviews and approvals.
  • Manage correspondence logs, response times, third party reviews, and approval processes
  • Assist Design Managers with timely resolution of review comments.  Identify the need and secure additional reviewers when needed to meet schedule.  Coordinate between different discipline reviewers to reconcile and align comments. 
  • Oversee or perform internal studies and investigations to resolve specific technical or commercial issues.
  • Coordinate with design-builder team to expedite and resolve open technical and commercial issues.
  • Track progress and facilitate timely completion of internal reviews and studies.
  • Interface with select members of the Design/Builder team to expedite issue resolution between design and construction side of the Owner’s team.
  • Participate in or lead meetings within the Owners Team and between the Owner and Design Builder. 
 
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.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management, or a related field from an ABET-accredited program.
  • At least 5 years of experience in engineering or construction
  • Be self-motivated and team-oriented
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Ability to work immediately in the United States without sponsorship now or in the future.
  • 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
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies  
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Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in large complex projects.
  • Experience in project, task or discipline management
  • Able to manage own schedule and enforce deadlines on others
 

About WSP USA
 
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of 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 transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa
 
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.
 
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 a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges.  Are you ready to get started? 
 
WSP USA Inc., WSP USA Buildings Inc., and WSP USA Services Inc. (collectively “WSP USA”) 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.