Engineer, Bridges
WSP
Canada
10d ago

Engineer, Bridges

Reference # : 8114 City : Oakville Region : Ontario Secondary Location : Job Type : Permanent - Full Time Business Line : Transportation

OAKVILLE

is one of the world's leading professional engineering services firms. Every day our more than 37,000 experts work to restore the natural environment and transform the built environment.

In Canada, our 8000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transport networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We’re a in Canada, one of the (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada’s Top 100 Infrastructure Projects.

At , we’re proud, professional and passionate people. Join us.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

WSP is currently seeking Bridge Engineers to join our Bridge Department in Transportation Engineering, located at our Oakville office location .

Reporting to the department manager this position will be responsible for preliminary and detailed design of bridges and other civil structures, cost estimating, checking of designs and drawings, contract document preparation, reports, proposals, and structural assessment / inspections.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ability to lead and manage several large scale bridge projects
  • Preliminary and detailed design of new bridges, culverts and retaining walls, and rehabilitation of existing structures;
  • Conduct inspections of existing bridges, culverts and retaining walls and prepare reports;
  • Prepare sketches for CAD staff and review CAD drawings;
  • Prepare technical construction specifications;
  • Liaise with contractors and owners during design and construction;
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • QUALIFICATIONS

  • Post-secondary degree in Civil Engineering specializing in Structural Engineering from an accredited university would be an asset
  • Minimum 5+ years’ of related experience;
  • Registered as a P. Eng.;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Technical understanding, design abilities, and current on bridge technologies;
  • Experience with design of rehabilitation of existing structures;
  • Specific areas of expertise required in the planning, preliminary and detailed design, and construction of bridges of standard and complex geometry, and culverts;
  • A thorough knowledge of current design codes and standards is essential;
  • Strong computer skills;
  • Committed team player with strong organizational skills;
  • A vehicle in suitable working order and a valid driver’s license is required.
  • Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview.

    This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

    To learn more about our firm and the projects we have been involved in, please visit our microsite.

    WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

    WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

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