Assistant Resident Engineer - 47831
Newark, NJ

Assistant Resident Engineer - 47831

Be involved in projects with our Program and Construction Management 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 Asst. Resident Engineer for our Newark, NJ with intercity, heavy or commuter rail experience. Work may be performed on night and weekends under track outages.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assist the Resident Engineer in day to day operations of our Resident Engineering and Inspection team
  • Serve as our Sr. site representative in the absence of the Resident Engineer, on night shift, and during weekend outages
  • Attend and chair progress meetings
  • Report on project progress
  • Confirm work meets contract requirements
  • Coordinate reviews with appropriate stakeholders including
  • Coordinate inspection activities and quality assurance inspections
  • Confirm work is performed per approved Site specific work plans (SSWP)
  • Coordinate specialized services with WSP main office including industrial hygienists, structural engineers, estimators, schedulers, surveyors, etc.
  • Prepare daily reports
  • Assist in development of monthly progress report
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:
  • 7-10 years of construction management experience
  • B.S. Degree is Construction Management  or Engineering
  • 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 
  • 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 the client mandated drug/alcohol testing policy will be provided during employee onboarding and is available upon applicant request.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous AMTRAK, NJ Transit, or PATH experience
  • Prior experience working in an active rail environment
  • Professional Engineering License
  • Prior experience working in an active rail environment
  • OSHA 30 certification
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team environment.
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.
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 is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability.
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.