Structural Lead of Design Management, Bridges - 11211

Lisle, IL

Structural Lead of Design Management, Bridges - 11211

This Opportunity

WSP is currently initiating a search for an exceptional candidate for a Structural Lead of Design Management, Bridges for our Lisle, IL office that will be working closely with the Illinois Tollway. Be involved with bridges and structure projects with our Lisle Team on the Illinois Tollway project 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!

Your Impact

  • Perform design reviews for the Illinois Tollway structures. 
  • Update manuals, standard drawings and specifications.
  • Resolve issues and answer structural related questions during bridge design and construction phases.
  • Attend prefinal and final construction walkthroughs.
  • Provide support for Trust Indenture team. 
  • Perform load rating.

Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges.  Be involved in projects with our WSP team working with the Illinois Tollway. If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion with you joining our team.

Who You Are

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Structural or Civil Engineering, or closely related discipline.
  • 7 + years of relevant post education experience in bridge engineering discipline and prior structural or civil design experience. 
  • Engineer license required - Illinois S.E. registration or Illinois P.E. registration or the ability to obtain in 3 months.
  • Desire to bring innovative solutions to the Illinois Tollway.
  • Proficient with bridge and structural engineering principles, practices, process, design/build, and the application to project work-related issues. 
  • Knowledge and experience with infrastructure planning, design, and construction management; including active involvement in a variety of rehabilitation, new design, and construction projects.
  • Highly effective interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to an engineering and non-engineering audience.
  • Demonstrated high-level of self-leadership with attention to detail, multi-tasking, and prioritization of responsibilities in a dynamic work environment.
  • Works independently with minimal oversight and provides guidance and leadership to junior team or project members, with strict adherence to QA/QC.
  • Well-developed critical thinking and problem-solving skills required to apply technical knowledge to reach conclusions from testing results, data collation, computations, statistical analysis and arriving at the most effective, economical, and logical solution.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness at coordinating and assertively directing subcontractors and others to consistently complete tasks safely and efficiently.
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.
  • Ability to work schedules conducive to project-specific requirements that may extend beyond the typical workweek.
  • Occasional travel may be required depending on project-specific requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering.
  • Complex structures experience.
  • Familiarity with Illinois Tollway and DOT standards.