Lead Structural Engineer - 48854
Buffalo, NY

Lead Structural Engineer - 48854

Be involved in projects with our Structures 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 a Lead Structural Engineer for our Buffalo, New York office. The candidate should have strong 3D BIM and LOD 400 digital delivery experience (preferably with bridge experience).
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The ideal candidate will have broad-based, hands-on experience in structural and transportation engineering including the ability to execute tasks as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Assignments may include: Planning, Analysis, Design and Rehabilitation of Highway Bridges, Transit and Transportation Facilities for all phases of a project from conceptual design through final design; Digital delivery of project deliverables; Analysis Design and Retrofit of Retaining Walls; Construction Staging Analysis; Evaluation of Existing Structures and Load Ratings; Plan Development, Preparation of Specifications, Review of Construction Phase Submittals and Shop Drawings; Preparation of Technical Reports; and Participation in Field Work including Construction and Structural Integrity Inspection.
  • Experience with structural steel design, reinforced concrete design and prestressed concrete design is required
  • Serve as a structural task lead and be capable of leading a design team in the preparation of plans and reports for the various design phase submissions
  • Possibilty for Project Management for specifc projects
  • Mentoring & Client Interaction
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:
  • A Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college/university in Civil Engineering with a focus in structural engineering
  • At least 7 to 10 years of experience
  • Professional Engineer License
  • Strong Experience with Bridge BIM and Digital Delivery including use of softwares such as Open Bridge Modeler, Open Bridge Designer, Revit,  Infraworks, Rhinoceros 3D, Grasshopper, and Tekla.
  • Ability to efficiently use structural analysis software such as Larsa, SAP 2000, MIDAS, RISA 3D or equal is required
  • Successful candidate will mentor and guide junior engineers during the planning and design process
  • Successful candidates will have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • 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
Preferred Qualifications:
  • A Masters Degree in Structural Engineering
  • NYSDOT bridge design, BIM, and digital delivery experience.
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 (and all of its US 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 long term in the United States.