At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future! WSP USA has an immediate opening for an Bridge Inspection Team Lead to join our Bridge Inspection team in South Carolina. This position can sit in Columbia or Charleston and potentially other locations in the state. Responsibilities include: -The Team Leader shall, under limited remote supervision while in the field, and by merit of his/her education, licensure and relevant work experience, perform independent, scientific evaluation of the condition state, function and load carrying capacity of bridges and their individual components, as compared to their original design state and/or current standards. Such routine evaluations must necessarily include discretionary judgment and application of advanced engineering principles. Such judgments may form the basis of recommendations to bridge owners for repair, rehabilitation or replacement. -Plan, schedule and perform bridge inspections in accordance with the requirements of specific Bridge Owners, but in all cases, in compliance with the National Bridge Inspection Standards (NBIS) and the AASHTO Manual for Condition Evaluation of Bridges. -Review, create, and compile all required inspection reports and plan field operations -Direct other field team members -Enforce safe operations in field -Liaison with client field/facility staff, assist with critical condition findings -Ensure technical compliance with all applicable standards and specifications Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges. If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.
7+ years of experience in bridge design and/or bridge inspection
BS Degree in Civil Engineering or related field
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
Physically capable of performing continuous field work including working at heights and in close quarters, climbing, carrying ladders and gear, working in adverse weather conditions, etc.
Excellent attention to detail
Ability to think critically and solve problems
Ability to work well in team-oriented structure
Valid, unrestricted driver's license
Ability to travel approximately 50%
Ability to supervise, train and direct the work of team members
Cognizant of time and budget management
SPRAT Certified Rope Access Level 1 – 3
Additional FHWA/NHI Training – Fracture Critical and Ancillary Structures
NICET certification at level IV or other applicable certification is preferred.
About WSP USA
WSP USA (formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff) is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms—WSP. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa
WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability 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 a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges, are you ready to get started?
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The selected candidate must have the ability to work in the United States immediately.