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WSP USA Senior Engineer - Bridges (Design and Delivery) in Burlington, Ontario

The Opportunity:

Reporting to the Burlington Bridge Manager, the successful candidate will work on, and provide technical leadership in, the design and delivery of transportation projects, including bridges (highway, road, rail, and pedestrian), culverts, retaining walls, and unique structures The Burlington Bridge Team has a highly qualified staff experienced in bridge planning, inspection, evaluation, rehabilitation, new design and project administration. The Burlington Bridge Team also collaborates with the Bridge Teams in Oakville and Thornhill, sharing work and knowledge. Between the 3 offices there are over 70 staff members,. The firm is proud of its reputation for leadership in the bridge engineering field.

Why choose WSP?

  • We value and are committed to upholding a culture of inclusion and belonging

  • Our Flexible Work Policy – we recognize the importance of balance in our lives and encourage you to prioritize the balance in yours. We will support you on and off the job so you can be fully present in both your work and home lives.

  • A Canadian success story - we're proud to wear the red and white of this beautiful country and show the world what Canada has to offer.

  • Enhance the world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada.

  • Outstanding career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than yesterday - we're open to your ideas and trying new things.

  • A phenomenal collaborative culture and a workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.

We offer attractive pay, flexible work options, a great corporate culture, comprehensive and employee-focused benefits including virtual healthcare and a wellness platform as well as great savings programs, and a clear vision for the future.

# WeAre WSP

What you can expect do here:

  • Project Management of Complex and Standard bridge projects;

  • Conceptual, preliminary, and detailed design of bridges, culverts, retaining walls, and other civil structures;

  • Bridge inspections, assessment, and rehabilitation design;

  • Quantities and construction cost estimates;

  • Independent Review and Quality Assurance of designs and drawings;

  • Specifications and contract document preparation;

  • Review of shop drawings and field technical support of bridge construction;

  • Provide leadership and mentoring to a team of technical staff delivering bridge and other transportation projects;

  • Assist with leadership and expertise re. client management.

  • Preparation of reports and proposals

What you’ll bring to WSP:

  • University degree in Civil/Structural Engineering with a specialization in the field of bridge structures;

  • Eligible for a Professional Engineer licence;

  • Minimum 10 years of experience working in an engineering and project management capacity on detailed design assignments for bridges

  • Superior technical understanding, design abilities, and current on bridge technologies;

  • Working knowledge of structural analysis software used in bridge design such as CSIBridge, MIDAS, etc;

  • Specific areas of expertise required are in the planning, preliminary and detailed design, and construction of bridges of standard and complex geometry;

  • A thorough knowledge of current design codes (CAN/CSA-S6 and AREMA) and standards is essential;

  • Experience with field review and inspection during construction;

  • Strong ability to communicate effectively (verbally, written, and executive presentations) with internal and external clients and stakeholders, and build well-developed teams and positive relationships; and,

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 65,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 12,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

At WSP :

  • We value our people and our reputation

  • We are locally dedicated with international scale

  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo

  • We foster collaboration in everything we do

  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

Please Note:

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe it is expected that you comply with our Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) policy at all times as well as client HSE policies when working at client locations.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY. (https://www.wsp.com/en-CA/careers/notice-to-staffing-agencies)