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WSP USA Early Career Structural Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts

Early Career Structural Engineer

Req ID 11855

Early Career Structural Engineer

Who We Are

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re 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 Opportunity

WSP is currently initiating a search for an Early Career Structural Engineer for our Worcester, MA office. The following locations will also be considered: Boston, MA, and Providence, RI . Be involved in projects with our Structures/Bridge Design and Inspection Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our clients' objectives and solves their challenges.

  • Work with Bridge Design Teams for the rehabilitation and replacement design of bridges for various New England Transportation Agencies

  • Assist in the preparation of Bridge Load Ratings

  • Work as an Team Member on Bridge and Tunnel Inspections.

Your Impact

  • Assist with performing basic professional structural engineering work relating to conducting research and inspections of bridges and tunnels to satisfy federal/state inspection requirements.

  • Perform routine engineering functions and provide entry-level technical assistance on various design elements associated with bridge rehabilitation and replacement projects.

  • Assist with verifying the load carrying capacity of existing in service bridges

  • 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.

  • Perform CAD work as required to support the development of Construction Plans

  • Support preparation of final design plans, special provisions, and cost estimates.

Who You Are

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Structural or Civil Engineering, or closely related discipline.

  • 0 to 1 years of relevant post education experience

  • Excellent research skills with analytical mindset.

  • Familiarity with process and concepts for design/build.

  • Familiarity with relevant structural and civil construction laws, codes, regulations, compliance practices, and record-keeping requirements.

  • Competent interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to an engineering and non-engineering audience.

  • Proficient self-leadership with attention to detail, multi-tasking, and prioritization of responsibilities in a dynamic work environment.

  • Ability to work independently under general supervision, as well as part of a team to meet business objectives.

  • Basic proficiency with technical writing, office automation, software, spreadsheets, technology, and tools.

  • Familiarity with discipline-specific design software (i.e., MicroStation, AutoCAD, Civil 3D, AASHTOWare, Leap, STAAD, CSiBridge).

  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.

  • Ability to work schedules conducive to project-specific requirements that may extend beyond the typical workweek.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Engineer in Training Certification.

  • Prior internship related to the degree of study and the specific engineering discipline.

  • A member of and/or actively participate in local professional practice organizations.

  • Must successfully complete and pass WSP’s Motor Vehicle screening.


Additional Requirements

  • To 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 Details

  • Travel Required: N/A - No travel required

  • Job Status: New Graduate

  • Employee Type: Full

  • Primary Location: WORCESTER - N PARKWAY

  • All locations: US-MA-Boston, US-MA-Worcester, US-RI-Providence

About WSP

WSP 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.

WSP 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 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.