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Associate Geotechnical Engineer

Company: WSP
Location: Shelton
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Associate Geotechnical Engineer
Req ID 11163
Associate Geotechnical 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!
This Opportunity
Be involved in projects with our Geotechnical and Tunneling Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client's objectives and solves their challenges.
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 is currently initiating a search for a Associate Geotechnical Engineer for our Shelton, CT office.
Your Impact

  • Field observation and special inspection of subsurface investigations in soils and rock

  • Perform geotechnical engineering design and analyses for bridges, buildings, tunnels, underground structures, and retaining walls under the supervision of senior engineers

  • Support preparation of geotechnical memoranda, data reports and design reports

  • Field observation and special Inspection of geotechnical construction

  • Assist task leaders in preparation of reports and Contract Documents

    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.
    Who You Are
    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in Geotechnical Engineering, or closely related discipline

    • 1 to 3 years of relevant post education experience

    • Good understanding and knowledge of geotechnical engineering and related disciplines (Structures, Civil, Environmental, and/or Planning)

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (ability to communicate effectively with managers, and other staff, clients, and other disciplines)

    • Ability and willingness to travel and perform field work

    • Must successfully complete and pass WSP's Motor Vehicle screening

    • 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

    • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP's health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies

      Preferred Qualifications:

      • M.S. degree in Geotechnical/Tunneling Engineering

      • Engineer in Training Certification

      • Prior design experience

      • A member of and/or actively participate in local professional practice organizations

        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: 25%

          • Job Status: Regular

          • Employee Type: Full

          • Primary Location: SHELTON - 6 RESEARCH DR

          • All locations: US-CT-Shelton

            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, New England , Associate Geotechnical Engineer, Engineering , Shelton, Northeast

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