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Associate Structural Engineer


This Opportunity

WSP is currently initiating a search for an Associate Structural Engineer for our New York, NY office. Be involved in projects with our Transportation Facilities Group and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges. 

The Transportation Facilities Group (TFG) leads and design projects that supports local and regional growth initiatives through small and large transportation projects. Our goal is to team with our agency clients and to develop solutions to the complex challenge of advancing transportation throughout the region. TFG has over 60 engineers and architects throughout the Northeast Region, with major design hubs located in New York City, Boston, St Louis and San Francisco. 

The position offers varied projects in the transportation field within the NY Metro Region. The Associate Structural Engineer position will work under the supervision of a Senior Structural Engineer and includes designs in rail and bus stations, pre-k thru higher education projects, airports, transportation hubs, rail systems, as well a wide array of projects that lead and support the engineering divisions. Clients include NYCT, MTA Bus, LIRR, MNR, PANY&NJ, Amtrak, NJ Transit, NYC SCA, contractors, and local utilities. The scale of work varies from small to mega-projects; the position offers the candidate a wide variety of structural engineering assignments and tremendous exposure to varied disciplines within the New York Office.

Your Impact

  • Development of structural design, details and drawings, including calculations for new and renovation work
  • Developing drawings in REVIT (BIM), AutoCAD, and MicroStation
  • Utilizing Microsoft Excel and Mathcad Prime to develop of structural calculations
  • Knowledge in structural analysis software such as SAP, STAAD.Pro, RAM Steel, ETABS,and/or SAFE (or equivalent)
  • Field inspection of structural systems of buildings
  • Coordinating with various engineering disciplines as well as with architects
  • Working within a paperless (or limited-use) office environment and remote working when required
  • Complete training on assigned tasks.
  • Work collaboratively with other engineers, professionals, and infrastructure authorities on Federal, State, regional, local, and privately funded improvement and development projects. 
  • 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
  • Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.
  • Typical projects types include:
  • Transportation segments include rail, bus, subway, airports and marine ports; Facility building types include administration buildings, tolling structures, parking structures, bus, rail and subway stations including associated maintenance facilities, ancillary buildings, ventilation buildings, central heating and refrigerant plant buildings, etc.
  • Pre-K through higher education school buildings
  • Resiliency related studies and design
  • Parks and recreation centers
  • Growth Opportunities include:
  • Develop into the Structural Engineer II level
  • Assist on the development of the proposals
  • Work on design-build projects including direct interaction with clients
  • Work on high profile type projects including direct interaction with clients

Who You Are

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering with a focus on structural engineering
  • 1 to 3 years of related experience
  • Engineer in Training (EIT) certificate
  • Proficient in the development of structural engineering calculations, structural analysis models, details and contract drawings.
  • Knowledgeable in state and city building codes, as well as industry standard specifications (ASCE 7, ACI 318, AISC 360, etc.)
  • Understanding of construction documents
  • Knowledgeable in STAAD.Pro, SAP, ETABS, SAFE, RAM Structural System, Mathcad, Excel or similar structural design software
  • Proficiency of AutoCAD; knowledgeable in MicroStation (or ability to quickly learn)
  • REVIT (or the ability to quickly learn)
  • Excellent communication and writing skills and well organized
  • Self-starter, able to work independently and able to multi-task

Preferred Qualifications
  • Structural engineering experience in buildings and similar structures within the transportation industry
  • Master of Science in Civil Engineering with a focus on structural engineering
  • Knowledge in the development of CSI-format construction specifications
  • NY/NJ/Connecticut area resident preferred
  • Knowledge of VBA or other programming language

Compensation and Benefits: 

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. 

Expected Salary: $61,700 - $108,200

WSP USA is providing the compensation range and general description of other compensation and benefits that the company in good faith believes it might pay and/or offer for this position based on the successful applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities in addition to internal equity and geographic location. WSP USA reserves the right to ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and offer additional benefits and other compensation, depending on circumstances not related to an applicant’s sex or other status protected by local, state, or federal law.