Structural Engineer (Underground) - 2905
Washington, DC

Structural Engineer (Underground) - 2905

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!

We are looking for a talented Structural Engineer (Underground) with 3+ years experince to join our growing Geotechnical and Tunneling Team in our Washington D.C. office. We are working on some of the biggest and most challenging underground projects in the area (and the world), constructing new tunnels and renovating existing ones. Come join us and we'll provide you with the oppotunities and training that you'll need for a successful career in tunneling.

Your Impact

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform structural engineering design and analyses for tunnels and underground structures under the supervision of senior engineers
  • Provide guidance to entry-level engineers
  • Design and analysis of reinforced concrete, steelwork, tunnel linings  
  • Underground subway station framing design and analysis
  • Field inspection of existing underground structures
  • Field inspection of construction
  • Assist in the preparation of drawings, studies and designs of underground projects
  • Assist task leaders in preparation of reports and Contract Documents

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:

  • B.S. degree in Civil Engineering or Structral Engineering 
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in structural or tunnel engineering practice
  • Strong background in structural analysis, familiar with structural engineering software such as SAP2000, STAAD and spColumn. Familar with CAD software such as AutoCAD, MicroStation or Revit
  • Good understanding and knowledge of structural engineering and related disciplines (structures, civil, geotechnical, and planning)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (ability to communicate effectively with other disciplines, managers, and other staff)
  • Ability and willingness to travel and perform field work
  • 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:

  • M.S. degree in Civil Engineering or Structral Engineering  
  • Professional Engineering License