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Job Description

  Job Description
Be involved in projects with our Geotechnical and Tunneling 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 Supervising Geotechnical Engineer for our New York office.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Development and management of subsurface investigation and laboratory testing program
  • Management of geotechnical subconsultants
  • Management of projects and geotechnical tasks
  • Preparation of geotechnical design and analysis for foundations, embankments/cuts, earth retaining systems for transit/transportation projects
  • Development of plans and specifications related to geotechnical, underground and foundation engineering
  • Preparation of geotechnical reports and memorandums
  • Providing geotechnical support during construction

 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.

Job Requirements
Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS in Civil Engineering from an accredited school of engineering; MS in Civil Engineering with Geotechnical Engineering focus
  • Minimum 15 years of relevant experience in geotechnical design and construction
  • NY PE registration
  • Proven experience in NYC area geotechnical practice and geology
  • Proven experience in geotechnical project planning, design and preparation of reports
  • Proven experience in foundation design and analysis, and preparation of geotechnical plans and specifications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in construction inspection, boring inspection, sampling and testing of soils and rocks, classification soils and rock, preparation of boring logs, etc.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in using geotechnical engineering software such as SLOPE/W, SEEP/W, LPILE, GROUP, DEEPEX, ct-Shoring, GRLWEAP, STABL, PLAXIS, PHASE2, FLAC, PROSHAKE, etc.
  • Ability and willingness for travel and field work
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

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. 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. 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?  As a federal contractor and recipient of federal funds, WSP USA is a drug free workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer  - Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status   The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

This position is contingent upon WSP being selected for a contract or program we are currently pursing. This position is subject to and contingent upon client approval of candidates put forth for consideration by WSP.

WSP firmly commits itself to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with applicable laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), age, marital or registered domestic partnership status, military or veteran status, mental or physical disability, medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, predisposing genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), political affiliation, familial status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, participation in protected activity under applicable laws, or other legally protected classes or any other characteristics protected by applicable laws.  

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