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Job Description

This OpportunityWSP is currently initiating a search for an Associate, Consultant, Geotechnical Engineer for our Houston, TX office.  Be involved in projects with our Geotechnical & 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!Your Impact

  • Planning, estimating, and conducting subsurface investigation and laboratory testing programs in soil and rock
  • Capable of using commercially available geotechnical software
  • Perform Pavement Design and Pavement Management
  • Manage projects or geotechnical tasks, manage subconsultants
  • Communicate with with clients, respond to clients' requests, and attend design and progress meetings
  • Development and management of subsurface investigation and laboratory testing program
  • Execute geotechnical standard practice, develop geotechnical design and analysis strategy for transportation/transit projects, foundation design, retaining wall design, tunnel initial support design, support of excavation design, seismic design, instrumentation monitoring design, etc.
  • Development of plans and specifications related to geotechnical, underground and foundation engineering
  • Providing geotechnical support during construction
  • Perform and/or observe field and logging to soil/rock borings as required 

Who You AreRequired Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering
  • 1-3 years of relevant experience in geotechnical design and construction
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven experience in Texas area geotechnical practice and geology
  • Proven experience with TxDOT and Design Build projects
  • Proven experience in geotechnical project planning, design and preparation of reports, drawings and specifications
  • Experience in GeoStudio & Ensoft Applications; SLOPE/W, SEEP/W, LPILE, GROUP, SHAFT, Slides, SNAIL, MSEW, PLAXIS, DeepEX, gINT, and Wincore. 
    CAD:  AutoCAD, MicroStation
  • 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                    

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Engineer in Training Certification.
  • Pavement design and rehabilitation 
  • Subgrade Treatment and stabilization 
  • Pavement Life Cycle Cost Analysis (LCCA)



Job Info

  • Job Identification58572
  • Locations 16200 Park Row, Houston, TX, 77084, US
  • Posting Date06/20/2024, 11:43 PM

About Us

About WSPWSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, 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 buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 15,000 employees in over 300 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.www.wsp.comWSP provides a flexible and agile workplace model while meeting client needs. Employees are also afforded a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on 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 essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an 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.NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES:WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters, employment agencies, or other staffing services. Unsolicited resumes include any resume or hiring document sent to WSP in the absence of a signed Service Agreement where WSP has expressly requested recruitment/staffing services specific to the position at hand.  Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers or other business leaders, will become the property of WSP and WSP will have the right to hire that candidate without reservation – no fee or other compensation will be owed or paid to the recruiter, employment agency, or other staffing service.