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Lead Roadway Design Engineer

Company: WSP USA
Location: Nashville
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

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 backgrounds. That's why here at WSP, inclusion, diversity, equity and belonging are core principles. 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 a Lead Roadway Design Engineer for our Nashville, TN location with experience in the design of all types of roadway design projects; interstate, interchange, urban and complete street design. Additional design responsibilities include, drainage systems and stormwater management and erosion control for transportation projects.
Tasks include the research, design, concept development, planning, and construction of highways and roadways. Substantiates reports and documentation to advise on material, installation, design, and construction specifications. Ensures that responsibilities are delivered and adhered to with a level of quality that meets or exceeds acceptable industry standards for design, safety, and functionality.
Your Impact

  • Leading a Roadway Design team for large scale transportation projects.
  • Planning, scheduling, coordinating, and overseeing the work of Staff-level Engineers.
  • Directing client interaction.
  • Supporting business development initiatives.
  • Will work as part of a design team to continually seek to identify and implement improved technical solutions throughout final design.
  • Perform quality assurance/quality control, ensuring that cost, schedule and quality objectives are met for transportation engineering activities.
  • Provide guidance with collecting, compiling, and analyzing data from the physical work site, surveys, blueprints, GIS data, subsurface utility information, maps, hydrologic analysis, geotechnical data, and other matrices for project development, design, and construction.
  • Apply high-level civil engineering techniques and processes to identify improvements for various infrastructure project phases including concept development, preliminary design, final design, procurement, construction, and operation.
  • Perform professional civil engineering work and conduct research and inspections of proposed and existing site conditions, resources, building, infrastructure, transportation channels, and operations to determine conformance with applicable rules, standards, and construction or operating permits.
  • Oversee and monitor cross-functional teams of engineers, planners, and scientific professionals to execute project work on mid-level and/or multiple concurrent projects, including budgets, tracking hours and expenses, task completion, cost and quantities of materials/equipment/labor, technical calculations, permit applications, construction, compliance documentation, and regulatory and technical analysis memos.
  • Coordinate, review and approve infrastructure design plans, ensuring data integrity and work is compliant with all applicable codes, ordinances, and regulations.
  • Interact with regulatory agencies, subcontractors, and clients in a confident and professional manner.
  • Collaborate with professionals, other engineers, planners, and infrastructure authorities on Federal, State, regional, and locally funded improvement and development projects, as well as proposal and business development opportunities.
  • Remain current in latest civil engineering techniques and practices.
  • 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.
    Who You Are
    • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, or closely related discipline.
    • 7+ years of relevant post education experience in highway and drainage design and plan production. gineering and civil design.
    • Engineer license required.
    • Experience with transportation design software applications such as Geopak, Microstation, InRoads, Open Roads Designer (ORD)
    • Experience with hydrology, hydraulics and stormwater management, drainage and erosion control design.
    • Proficient with civil engineering principles, practices, process, design/build, and the application to permitting and project work-related issues.
    • Extensive knowledge of infrastructure design.
    • Experience with infrastructure planning, design, and construction management; including active involvement in a variety of rehabilitation, new design, and construction projects.
    • Well-defined specific knowledge of relevant civil construction laws, codes, regulations, compliance practices, and record-keeping requirements.
    • 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 WSP's health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.
      Preferred Qualifications:
      • Experience on Transportation Projects for both TNDOT and Local Municipalities in Tennessee is highly desired
        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
          • Required Education: Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Experience
          • Minimum Years Experience: 7-10 years
          • Travel Required: N/A - No travel required
          • Job Status: Regular
          • Employee Type: Full
          • Primary Location: NASHVILLE - WEST END AVE
          • All locations: US-TN-Nashville
            About WSP USA
            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 12,000 employees in over 200 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com
            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 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.

Keywords: WSP USA, Nashville , Lead Roadway Design Engineer, Engineering , Nashville, Tennessee

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