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Job Ref:  31715
Employer:  WSP Group
Country:  United States
City:  Virginia Beach
11/10/2016 05:11
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services consulting firms, provides services designed to transform the built environment and restore the natural one. The firm's expertise ranges from environmental remediation and urban planning, to engineering iconic buildings and designing sustainable transport networks, to developing the energy sources of the future and enabling new ways of extracting essential resources. Approximately 34,000 employees, including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors, program and construction management professionals, as well as various environmental experts, work for this dynamic organization in more than 500 offices across 40 countries worldwide. NA

WSP|Parsons Brinkerhoff's Virginia Beach, VA office has an opening for an experienced Lead Civil Engineer. The selected candidate will work on small projects or portions of larger projects in a team-oriented environment. The Lead Civil Engineer will be a task leader for specific Civil Engineering aspects of a project's design, including development of horizontal layout, grading, drainage, access, Right-of-Way, modeling, earthwork, quantity calculation, construction cost estimation and utility relocation schemes.

This position is best suited for an experienced engineer who is seeking an opportunity to work within a team-focused local office, for a large world-wide engineering firm. Career development, mentoring and employee satisfaction is key within our local civil group and the firm. WSP|PB is well known for its project experience on a wide range of projects in the Department of Defense and transportation industry.

Specific Responsibilities:
      • Civil task lead for projects - responsible for key project elements or independent assignments on all phases of transportation design projects
      • Support senior staff with client relations, client and in-house technical presentations
      • Coordinate various aspects of projects with clients, agencies, and construction staff
      • May plan, schedule, coordinate and oversee the work of junior level staff, technicians, administrative staff and draftspersons
      • Perform designs, using the following software - Microstation / Geopak and/or AutoCAD

Job Requirements
Education Required:
      • Bachelor's Degree in engineering from an ABET accredited curriculum or equivalent
      • Professional Engineer License in the state of Virginia
      • Knowledge of all conventional aspects of technical, civil, design to support transportation projects
Experience/Skills Required:
      • Minimum of 7 years of experience in civil/highway design
      • Proficiency with applying AASHTO, and VDOT, design standards and guidelines
      • Knowledge of County/Municipal requirements and guidelines
      • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
      • Must be capable of planning and conducting tasks requiring independent judgment with regard to standard design and engineering techniques and procedures for site design and/or roadway projects
      • Effective oral/written communication skills
      • Be able to assist with client contacts at meetings/and other specific client interaction
      • Proficiency and demonstrated hands-on experience in Microstation, Geopak, and InRoads, as well as AutoCAD
      • Member of professional practice organizations and outreach activities

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