Sr. Lead Structural EngineerReq ID 8966Sr. Lead Structural EngineerWho We AreAt WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. Were looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all experiences, skillsets, backgrounds and walks of life. We actively foster a work environment and culture where inclusion and diversity is part of our fundamental structure. This is delivered behaviorally, through our policies, trainings, local partnerships with professional diverse organizations, internal networks and most importantly with the support and sponsorship of our leaders who help drive our commitment to an inclusive, diverse, welcoming and equitable work environment. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!This OpportunityWSP is currently initiating a search for a Senior Lead Structural Engineer for our New York City, New York office. Be involved in projects with our Building Structures Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our clients objectives and solves their challenges.Provides subject matter technical support and leadership for multi-site/phase due diligence, investigation, remediation, improvement, and/or construction of buildings projects in the public and private sector. Responsibilities include the research, design, concept development, planning, and construction of load-bearing structures or structural elements, such as buildings, and mechanical structures. Provides situational guidance to PMs and managers that address current and future challenges, and that documentation and recommendations accurately account for and address risk, innovation, and future-ready opportunities. Provides leadership with ensuring that responsibilities are delivered and adhered to with a level of quality that meets or exceeds acceptable industry standards for design, safety, structural soundness, and functionality.Your ImpactApply high-level structural engineering techniques and processes to identify improvements for various project phases involving more complex buildings, work including concept development, preliminary design, final design, procurement, and construction,Perform professional structural engineering work and conduct more complex/comprehensive investigations and inspections of proposed and existing site conditions, resources, buildings, facilities, and operations to determine conformance with applicable rules, standards, and construction.Develop construction plans, and specifications that require coordination with owners, other disciplines, sub-consultants, and clients.Involved from project inception to completion in the management of design, construction, rehabilitation, and remediation of building, ensuring durability of materials and structural soundness from loads and pressures caused by environmental or human influence.Oversees the development and implementation of advanced technologies, monitoring devices, building materials, modeling techniques, design requirements, and operating strategies to account for the safety and functionality or end-users, and implementing future-ready solutions with structural design standards.Assist with engineering review of permit applications, engineering design plans and specifications, standby plans and engineering contracts, and periodic construction inspections, to ensure that they comply with applicable state and/or federal regulations and sound engineering practice and standards.Meet with various public or private entities or individuals to discuss issues relating to a variety of engineering/construction challenges and programs.Ensure technical reports and presentations explain research, findings, and recommendations to prevent, control, restore, or address design and/or construction issues or opportunities.Develop a client base for providing high level structural engineering services including identifying additional business development opportunities.Mentor staff to support their growth and professional development.Remain current in latest structural engineering techniques and practices.Collaborates with professionals from a variety of disciplines, other engineers, and infrastructure authorities on Federal, State, regional, local, and privately funded improvement, and development projects, as well as proposal and business development opportunities.Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources, and conduct, and adhere to WSPs Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.Who You AreRequired QualificationsBachelors Degree in Structural or Civil Engineering, or closely related discipline.10+ years of relevant post education experience in engineering discipline and prior structural or civil design experience.Engineer license required (multi-state preferred).Highly proficient with structural engineering principles, practices, process, design/build, and the application to project work-related issues.Highly proficient with extensive experience in building and infrastructure planning, design, and program/construction management; including project involvement in a variety of rehabilitation and reconstruction, new design, and construction projects.Strong knowledge of relevant structural and civil construction laws, codes, regulations, compliance practices, and record-keeping requirements.Highly proficient with making technical computations and calculations involving the application of engineering principles, understanding plans and specifications, and making factual comparisons to the appropriate regulations.Experience with planning and conducting inspections and investigations on various aspects of the construction and design of buildings, facilities, or structures, applying applicable regulations and policiesHighly effective interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing intricate ideas effectively and professionally to an engineering and non-engineering audience.Strong self-leadership and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to effectively, persuasively, and tactfully interact with clients, regulators, project managers, and employees at all levels of the organization.Works independently to provide guidance and leadership to mid-level to senior level team or project members, with strict adherence to QA/QC.Proficiency with technical writing, office automation, discipline-specific design softwareExperienced with providing critical review for documents and preparing technical deliverables and plans with a high degree of complexity.Well-developed critical thinking and problem-solving skills required to apply technical knowledge to reach conclusions from testing results, data collation, computations, statistical analysis and arriving at the most effective, economical, and logical solution.Demonstrated effectiveness at coordinating and assertively directing subcontractors and others to consistently complete tasks safely and efficiently.Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSPs health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.Must be flexible to a variety of schedules to meet business needs and able to prioritize responsibilities and quickly adapt to change in a pressure work environment.Occasional travel may be required depending on project-specific requirements.Preferred QualificationsMasters Degree in Engineering.Compensation and Benefits: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 employees career.Expected Salary: $104,400- $213,00WSP USA is providing the compensation range and general description of other compensation and benefits that the company in good faith believes it might pay and/or offer for this position based on the successful applicants education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities in addition to internal equity and geographic location. WSP USA reserves the right to ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and offer additional benefits and other compensation, depending on circumstances not related to an applicants sex or other status protected by local, state, or federal law.#LI-PR1Additional RequirementsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.Additional DetailsTravel Required: N/A - No travel requiredJob Status: RegularEmployee Type: FullPrimary Location: NEW YORK - PENN PLAZAAll locations: US-NY-New YorkAbout 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. provides a flexible, agile and hybrid 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 employees 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/Co
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