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Geotechnical Project Engineer

Company: WSP
Location: West Palm Beach
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Geotechnical Project Engineer
Req ID 10618
Geotechnical Project 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!
Our Business
We are a global leader in environmental consulting - made stronger with the recent acquisition of Wood's Environment & Infrastructure business and Golder - with world-class expertise in environmental, social and governance (ESG), climate resiliency & sustainability (CRS), and earth sciences. Combined we have over 20,000 multidisciplinary professionals worldwide collaborating daily to protect and conserve natural landscapes, create firm foundations for communities to stand on, and champion sustainable development to combat climate change. As part of the team, you will have access to an unparalleled network of resources and endless opportunities to collaborate on exciting projects with diverse teammates from across the globe.
This Opportunity
WSP, is looking for a Geotechnical Engineer to join our Miami and West Palm Beach, FL team as a Geotechnical Engineer/Project Manager . The candidate will support and manage projects in the southeast US, to provide geotechnical/materials engineering services for infrastructure, transportation, and water resources related projects. The candidate will perform project management duties including marketing, proposal preparation, project execution, staff coordination, project financial performance and quality control.
Your Impact

  • Provide Geotechnical engineering and project management and be responsible for delivering geotechnical and civil engineering projects to WSP's public- and private-sector clients.

  • Typical projects include site investigation, dams and levees design & inspection, transportation, utilities and other civil works projects

  • Supervise and lead geotechnical investigation and design activities from proposal to deliverables

  • Project and budget management including resource management and quality oversight

  • Technical management of multi-discipline projects, coordinating project teams, and ensuring the technical quality of deliverables

  • Collaboration and participation in technical discussions with WSP team members

  • Business Development and client management

  • Management of project financial performance

    Who You Are
    Required Qualifications

    • BS in Geotechnical Engineering

    • 5+ years experience in geotechnical investigation and design, preferably in the areas of dams and levees / water resources & transportation infrastructure

    • Strong academic background and solid understanding of soil mechanics and Florida soils and geology

    • Currently registered or immediately eligible for registration as a PE in Florida

    • Diverse experience in the following areas highly desired:

    • Earth dams and levees

    • Transportation and infrastructure

    • Construction QA/QC

    • Experience with drilling, field investigations, and laboratory testing

    • Excellent communication skills: verbal, technical report writing, interpersonal and presentation skills

    • Possess strong time management, planning and ability to interact with clients

    • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

    • Proficiency with seepage and slope stability modeling, analyses of shallow and deep foundations

    • Must pass background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy

      Prefferred Qualifications

      • MS in Geotechnical Engineering

      • Diverse experience in the following areas:

      • Earth dams and levees

      • Transportation and infrastructure

      • Construction QA/CA

        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: Regular

          • Employee Type: Full

          • Primary Location: MIAMI LAKES - NW 59TH AVE

          • All locations: US-FL-Miami Lakes, US-FL-West Palm Beach

            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.

Keywords: WSP, Miami , Geotechnical Project Engineer, Engineering , West Palm Beach, Florida

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