Construction Engineer - 48436
Virginia Beach, VA

Construction Engineer - 48436

Be involved in projects with our PMCM 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 Construction Engineer for our Virginia Beach, VA office and the Hampton Roads Bridge & Tunnel Project.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ability to interpret roadway and bridge plans, building plans, specifications, and contracts
  • Recognizes construction problems and applies standard techniques and procedures to solve the problem
  • May recommend field changes to drawings and specifications
  • Keeps records of contractor’s performance and progress
  • Assist in project management activities, including input on budgets, scheduling, and coordination of tasks
  • Ability to work as a team member without close supervision
  • Creates/maintains daily inspection reports and project documentation
  • Maintains daily contact with client and contractors to discuss construction activities
  • May attend construction meetings with client and contractors.
  • Other duties as assigned
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:
  • B.S or high degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Administration required
  • At least 1-3 years of qualified experience
  • Very good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with owners, architects, engineers, consultants, and contractors
  • Knowledge of the use of electronic data processing equipment and contract management software
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver's license in accordance with WSP USA Inc. Human Resources policy
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • 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 fingerprint-based Criminal History background check and DMV record check prior to commencement of any assigned VDOT work.
  • Valid driver's license required and must successfully complete and pass WSP’s Motor Vehicle screening
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Familiarity in the following software: Primavera P6, MS Office 365, BlueBeam and/or Plan Grid
  • EIT and/or CMIT
  • OSHA 10 Hour Construction Safety Training

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 (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 in the United States.
Relocation assistance is not available for this position.
This position is subject to and contingent upon client approval of candidates put forth for consideration by WSP.