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WSP USA Designer Engineer-in-Training (EIT), Bridges in Red Deer, Alberta

The Opportunity:

EIT for our Transportation and Infrastructure business as part of our Southern Alberta Bridge Group, located at our Red Deer office. The successful candidate will design, manage delivery and construction supervision of transportation structure projects, including highway and pedestrian bridges, bridge-size culverts, drainage structures, and special projects. Duties include inspection, evaluation, analysis, design, cost estimating, tender preparation, shop drawing review, construction supervision and contract/construction administration.

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.

# WeAreWSP

What you can expect to do here:

  • Design and assessment of bridges, culverts, and other civil structures;

  • Perform Bridge load evaluation and bridge rehabilitation design

  • Conduct bridge inspections and bridge construction supervision;

  • Responsible for preparing specifications and contract documents;

  • Responsible for reviewing of shop drawings and field review of bridge construction on assigned projects;

  • Responsible for reporting and assist in preparation of reports and proposals; and

  • Other duties as assigned.

What you’ll bring to WSP:

  • Undergraduate degree in civil engineering from an accredited university;

  • 2+ year demonstrated experience in Canada or North America in the area of structural and/or hydrotechnical design of bridges;

  • Should be registered EIT and eligible for professional licensing with APEGA;

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

  • Working knowledge of structural analysis software used in bridge design such as SAP2000, CSI-bridge, MIDAS, etc.;

  • Specific areas of expertise required are in the planning, preliminary and detailed design, and construction of bridges of standard and complex geometry, and culverts. A thorough knowledge of current Canadian design codes and standards is essential;

  • Experience with inspection, assessment and rehabilitation of existing structures;

  • Experience with field review and inspection during construction;

  • Effective Communication and interpersonal skills; and

  • A team player with a willingness to help others and collaborating with team members.

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)