Mar 06, 2020

Assistant Engineer

  • Construction Jobs Inc
  • Buffalo, NY, USA
Construction

Job Description

Be involved in projects with our Transportation & Infrastructure Team 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!   WSP is currently initiating a search for a Assistant Engineer for our Buffalo office.   Duties and Responsibilities: The job will entail working with mid-level and senior engineers to prepare design studies and contract plans, specifications, and cost estimates for various types of facilities, including highways, light rail systems, buildings, parks, airports, power distribution, passenger rail stations, waterfronts, railroads, border crossings, tolling facilities, and telecommunications.    The work could involve, but not be limited to, any of the following duties:
  • Highway alignments  - plan and profile
  • Highway grading/modeling
  • Site layout
  • Site grading
  • Utility design
  • Drainage design
  • Cut and fill calculations
  • Cost estimating, including quantity takeoffs
  • Review of construction submittals
  • Site visits during design and construction
  • Report preparation
  • Attend and participate in meetings and prepare minutes
    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. Requirements Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering with preferred coursework in highway and drainage
  • Strong interest in transportation engineering, particularly civil/highway design
  • Eagerness and ability to comprehend and efficiently apply new knowledge, striving for continuous growth
  • Ability to efficiently understand and complete work tasks
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills, including confidence in speaking among peers and small groups
  • Strong interest in gaining an understanding of the business side of consulting engineering
  • Experience in design or construction preferred
  • Construction field experience is preferred
  • Experience with Microstation or Autocad preferred
  • Experience with Bentley Inroads and/or Autocad 3D Civil preferred. 
  • Experience with stormwater modeling and design preferred. 
  • Ability to take on occasional travel as well as temporary relocation for out-of-town assignments lasting up to 3 months
  • EIT/FE certification preferred
  About WSP USA   WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa   WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.   At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base.  Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges, are you ready to get started?    WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability.   The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.   Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

States

NY  

Job Requirements

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