Lead Civil Transportation Engineer

Full Time | Orange, CALIFORNIA | 2 months

Job Summary

Full Time
Orange

Job Description

Lead Civil Transportation Engineer (ID# 45503) Orange, CA 
     
Category:  Civil Engineering
Job Type:  Full Time
 
Minimum Experience:  7
Required Education:  Bachelor's Degree
 
Job Description

Be involved in projects with our Transportation and Civil Engineering Teams 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 Lead Civil/Transportation Engineer for our San Bernardino, CA office.
 
We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated candidate with experience in the design and task management of highway and roadway projects that will support our two biggest clients in the Inland Empire, SBCTA and RCTC. This position will function as a Transportation Design Lead Engineer, and lead a project team in the development and delivery of the highway, roadway and other civil design work. The primary responsibilities include leading a team of engineers and support staff by providing technical leadership while performing various transportation and civil engineering tasks such as highway design, geometrics, plan and profile, super-elevation, signing, striping, ADA accessibility, staging, and coordination with other design disciplines for the overall highway/roadway design  for the final PS&E development, special provisions, cost estimating, quality controls, and a variety of other tasks and duties. The role will also include collaboration within project and stakeholder teams.
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Perform transportation design tasks for civil/highway projects requiring independent judgment in the evaluation, selection and substantial adaptation and modification of standard design or engineering techniques and procedures
  • Perform highway design tasks and prepare calculations on projects for geometrics, plan and profile, super-elevation, signing, striping, ADA accessibility, staging, contour grading, site work, and underground utilities from conceptual and preliminary engineering to final design
  • Responsible for coordination with other design disciplines, including drainage, structures, environmental, traffic, electrical, utilities and right of way
  • Responsible for preparation of project reports, plans, specifications, and estimate bid packages
  • Ensure that production of specifications, reports and analyses meet scope, schedule, cost and quality requirements
  • Interact with clients, and lead technical project design meetings
  • Supervise the production of AutoCAD or MicroStation drafting to support various design teams
  • Other duties as assigned

 
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.
Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering or related field from an accredited program
  • Seven (7) years of experience in the task/design management, technical design and preparation of Caltrans project reports and construction contract documents for highway design projects using the Caltrans Highway Design Manual and Plans Preparation Manual
  • California PE registration, or ability to receive within 6 months
  • Experience related to highway and roadway infrastructure and transportation market, particularly focused on transportation engineering design
  • Strong knowledge of civil engineering principles and practices
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills and ability to work within a team environment
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office, AutoCAD Civil 3D or MicroStation V8i and Inroads
  • 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:
  • Master of Science in Civil Engineering or related field from an accredited program
  • Knowledge of the southern California market
  • Knowledge and understanding of AASHTO Highway Design Guide, California MUTCD, Greenbook / APWA standards, and other related standards.
  • Experience on projects with Caltrans and/or FHWA oversight
  • Knowledge of Advanced Engineering Software (AES), Flowmaster, WSPG, HEC RAS, the Rational Method, and Unit Hydrographs

About WSP USA
 
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of 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 transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa
 
WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings 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? 
 
As a federal contractor and recipient of federal funds, WSP USA is a drug free workplace and 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.

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