Lead Geologist at WSP USA (St. Louis, MO)

| St. Louis, MO
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This Opportunity

WSP is currently initiating a search for a full-time Lead Geologist with 5 years experience for our St. Louis, Missouri office. Be involved in projects with our our Geotechnical and Tunneling Technical Excellence Center 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, expand our skylines and tunnel beneath the earth. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

The successful candidate will be involved infrastructure projects in the Central region as well as projects across US. The position requires an effective team player who can work cooperatively to provide engineering services to its clients on design and construction projects.

Your Impact
  • Serve as lead project geologist during subsurface exploration and design of tunnel, trenchless, and geotechnical projects in St. Louis, and other infrastructure (highway/railroad, water/wastewater, etc) and building projects throughout Missouri and surrounding states.
  • Help lead the growth, innovation, and project delivery related to undergroujnd construction projects and client success for WSP's Geotechnical and Tunneling Technical Excellence Center.
  • Help with business development, proposals, and client interviews; represent WSP at conferences/workshops as a technical lead.
  • Develop new client relationships and enhance existing ones.
  • Collaborate with regional, district, and local office leaders to strategically drive the business.
  • Field Inspection & supervision of geotechnical investigation and construction for tunnels and other infrastructure and building projects.
  • Provide support for the development and production of plans, specifications, memoranda and reports related to geotechnical and tunneling projects.

Who You Are

Required Qualifications
  • Education: Bachelor of Science in Geology, Geological Engineering or other related field from an ABET accredited school.
  • 5 years of experience
  • Ability to perform geologic research, reconaissance, and related report writing to support geotechnical design and analysis of foundations, slopes, retaining walls, tunnels and other geotechnical projects under guidance of senior staff.
  • Strong academic preparation in soil & rock geology.
  • Ability and willingness for travel and field work.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Registered geologist in Missouri or another U.S. State or the ability to obtain within 12 months of hire date.
  • Candidate must be able to legally work in the US on a full time permanent basis.

Preferred Qualifications
  • A Master of Science degree from a graduate Geology or Geological Engineering program.
  • Working knowledge with widely used geotechnical programs, e.g. GeoStudio, DeepEX, Finite Element Modeling programs such as RS2, PLAXIS, FLAC, UDEC etc.
  • Working knowledge of ArcGIS.
  • Working knowlege of project planning, cost estimating, scheduling and preparation of reports; working knowlege of Primavera P6 or Microsoft Project scheduling software.
  • Prior internship experience or employment in geotechnical or civil/structural industry.
  • Experience with geotechnical investigations, including drilling inspection, soil/rock sample identification and description, observation of packer testing and well installation.
  • Construction inspection experience related to underground construction.
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 70 open jobs at WSP USA, click here.
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