Structural Engineering Director at WSP USA (Boise, ID)

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WSP is currently initiating a search for a Structural Engineering Director for our Brand New Boise, ID office. Be involved in projects with our Pacific Northwest Structural & Transportation Engineering Teams and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client"s objectives and solves their challenges.

Provides leadership within a sector of organization to ensure structural engineering subject matter, technical deliverables, building and infrastructure projects and programs are delivered with a level of quality that meets or exceeds acceptable industry and company standards for design, safety, structural soundness, and functionality. Responsible for SME innovation and administration, ensuring corporate compliance with all Local, State, and Federal engineering, construction, and safety regulations, and providing pragmatic direction to address current and future challenges in a rapidly-changing and complex business climate.

Your Impact
  • Collaborate with district structures management team and area management to build capabilities and market share
  • Responsible for supporting management, growth, and development of the structures team in Idaho
  • Coordinate, develop, and oversee interaction to leverage the structures team and promote a chain of mentorship and succession for technical staff and project managers
  • Manage projects and support others to manage projects that have major structures
  • Provide innovative solutions related to the design of bridges, transit structures, and other significant structures required for state highways, county roads, and city streets
  • Solve project problems in a team environment, particularly where project issues and challenges are significantly affected by the proposed structural solutions
  • Develop and maintain relationships with owners, contractors, and subconsultants
  • Write project proposals and participate in associated project interviews.
  • Maintain and continue to develop the firm's reputation for technical excellence in bridge engineering.

Who You Are

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Structural or Civil Engineering, or closely related discipline.
  • 12 years of relevant post education experience in engineering, structural/civil and infrastructure design.
  • Professional Engineer license required (multi-state preferred).
  • Advanced proficiency with structural engineering principles, practices, process, design/build, standard of care, and the application to permitting and project work-related issues.
  • Advanced proficiency with building and infrastructure design.
  • Strong working knowledge of relevant structural and civil construction laws, codes, regulations, compliance practices, and record-keeping requirements, and the business impact upon the organization.
  • Advanced proficiency with making technical computations and calculations involving the application of engineering principles, understanding plans and specifications and making factual comparisons to the appropriate regulations.
  • Works independently and provides guidance and leadership to mid-level to senior level team or project members, with strict adherence to QA/QC.
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to effectively, persuasively, and tactfully interact with employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Tactical lateral thinking and strong analytical skills with attention to detail and prioritization of responsibilities in a pressure work environment.
  • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including senior management, clients, regulators, and company-wide staff, including those with whom no formal hierarchical relationship exits.
  • Advanced proficiency with office automation, discipline-specific design software (i.e., MicroStation, AutoCAD, Civil 3D, ArcGIS, InRoads, Geopak, GeoSlope, ANSYS, STADD, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS), technology, math principles, physics, predictive models, spreadsheets, and tools.
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP's health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.
  • Strong ability to quickly adapt to change and demonstrate flexibility to a variety of schedules and hours to meet business needs.
  • Occasional travel may be required depending on project-specific requirements.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's Degree in Engineering.
  • Strong experience in managing the review and approval of documents and discipline-specific deliverables, certifications, processes, and plans in a multi-project environment is highly desirable.

More Information on WSP USA
WSP USA operates in the Consulting industry. The company is located in New York, NY and New York, NY. WSP USA was founded in 2022. It has 5724 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 46 open jobs at WSP USA, click here.
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