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WSP USA Associate Ports and Marine Engineer in New York, New York

Associate Ports and Marine Engineer

Req ID 6290

Associate Ports and Marine 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 backgrounds. That’s why here at WSP, inclusion, diversity, equity and belonging are core principles. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

This Opportunity

WSP is currently initiating a search for a Full-time Ports and Marine Engineer for our New York, NY, Boston, MA, Raleigh, NC, Puget Sound, WA offices, and our Orange, CA offices . This person will be involved in projects with our Ports and Maritime Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges. Our Maritime group comprises of highly motivated analysts, planners, and maritime civil and structural engineers,working in several key locations across the US and internationally. Major clients are port authorities, U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, terminal operators, contractors and private entities. Our strength is derived from the diversity of our marine-related work and our staff.

For over 90-years WSP has been a leader in waterfront structural design, for the U.S. Navy, and worldwide. The WSP Maritime group is a dynamic and energetic group with strong work ethics and a great culture of collaboration and camaraderie. You would be joining the largest and best waterfront/marine design group in the country. The projects are diverse in nature, interesting, and challenging.

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!

Your Impact

  • Perform civil/structural design for marine and upland components under supervision of senior ports and marine engineers

  • Prepare technical written communications in the form of memoranda and reports

  • Support managers in the creation of plans, specifications, schedules, and cost estimates in accordance with client requirements

  • Work in a team to make sure that work product meets scope, schedule, cost and quality requirements

  • Perform design calculations in support of broader engineering activities

  • Work with cross-functional teams in executing project work

  • Assist with work plan preparation and coordination of site work and code compliance

  • Complete training on assigned tasks

  • 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

  • Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs

Who You Are

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering

  • 1 to 3 years of relevant post education experience.

  • Familiarity with marine, port, and civil/structural engineering principles, practices, process, design/build, and the application to project work-related issues.

  • Familiar with relevant marine, port, and coastal construction codes, regulations, and compliance practices.

  • Analytical mindset with an ability to exercise sound judgement in evaluating situations and making decisions.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to an engineering and non-engineering audience.

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as part of a team to meet business objectives.

  • Basic proficiency with technical writing, relevant engineering software, , spreadsheets, and other tools.

  • Experience with discipline-specific design software (i.e., AutoCAD, Revit).

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

  • Occasional travel may be required depending on project-specific requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Engineer in Training Certification.

  • Prior design experience.

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

  • Previous experience in analyses and design of ports/maritime structures

  • Field investigation and/or construction support experience

  • Hands-on analyses and design experience (SAP2000, L-Pile)

  • Additional positions available for individuals holding a commercial dive license (ADCI or DCBC) in addition to the qualifications above.

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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: N/A - No travel required

  • Job Status: Regular

  • Employee Type: Full

  • Primary Location: BOSTON - SUMMER ST

  • All locations: US-CA-Orange, US-MA-Boston, US-NC-Raleigh, US-NJ-Newark, US-NY-New York, US-NY-Troy, US-OR-Portland, US-WA-Federal Way, US-WA-Redmond, US-WA-Seattle

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 12,000 employees in over 200 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com

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.

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