Bridge Load Rating Engineer
WSP USA
Charleston, SC

About $80,000 - $100,000 a year

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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 a Bridge Load Rating Engineer to join our Bridge Inspection team in the Carolinas. This position could be located in Columbia or Charleston, South Carolina as well as Mooresville, North Carolina (Charlotte area). This is an outstanding opportunity to join a rapidly growing team supporting Bridge Rehabitation and Design across the Southeast. This team is currently working on major bridge bundles and marquee bridge projects in the Carolinas and beyond. Responsibilities include: -Help manage load rating projects, tasks and staff in the Mooresville office. Mentor and help develop staff to achieve technical excellence in bridge load ratings -Position requires thorough knowledge of bridge load rating techniques in accordance with state DOTs and AASHTO requirements. -Perform load rating analyses on bridges of various complexities. -Direct other team members -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.

Minimum Qualifications:
BS degree in Civil Engineering or related engineering field
3+ years of experience in bridge load ratings
Proficiency with load rating applications such as AASHTOWare (BrR, BrD), SAP 2000 DESCUS, MDX, LARSA, STAAD Pro, BRASS, etc.
Proficiency with national standards such as AASHTO
Strong organizational skills
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
Self-motivated
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 supervise, train and direct the work of team members
Cognizant of time and budget management
Preferred Qualifications
Professional Engineer License in North Carolina and/or South Carolina (or able to obtain through reciprocity)
Experience with computer applications such as AutoCAD, MicroStation and/or Civil 3D
Working knowledge of AASHTOWare BrR software
Local candidates highly preferred
NHI130055 Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges (or 130056 for Professional Engineers)
Additional FHWA/NHI Training – Fracture Critical and Ancillary Structures

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.

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