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WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff Senior Resident Engineer (ID# 45914) in Orange, California

Senior Resident Engineer (ID# 45914) Orange, CA

Category: Construction

Job Type: Full Time

Minimum Experience: 20 Required Education: Bachelor's Degree

Job Description

Be involved in projects with our Construction Services Team and be a part of a growing team 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!

We are seeking a SENIOR RESIDENT ENGINEER to join our Construction Services Group in the Orange, California. The Resident Engineer provides technical leadership and supervises construction engineering and inspection activities, among other responsibilities. Projects may span multiple disciplines, such as roadway/highway, transit/rail, levee construction, and others.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide guidance to inspectors and staff in carrying out their day to day duties

  • Provide consultation on complex contract interpretation issues as called upon by the client’s RE or construction manager

  • Act as an advisor to the client’s RE or construction manager

  • Perform inspections and review work to achieve compliance with contract plans and specifications on all phases of Highway construction, such as paving, structures, grading, drainage, utility relocation, electrical installation, sign installation, and landscaping items.

  • Provides field measurements and assist in compiling quantity reports (CQVs) for payment of quantities and changes in the work

  • Perform quantity calculations for progress pay estimates and keep project records.

  • Perform design for minor changes and make design estimates for contract change orders.

  • Perform analytical calculations for items such as basic earthwork and grading, special staking procedures and redesigning facilities to fit existing field conditions.

  • Maintain continuous communication with the Caltrans' RE, client’s Project Manager, Principal Assistant (Resident) Engineer, field personnel, public outreach personnel, and with construction administration staff.

  • Provides general inspections on construction labor and subcontractor work to assure a good and workmanlike operation

  • Monitors quality control and quality assurance material field testing for concrete, steel, asphalt and soils as applicable

  • Prepares inspector daily reports (IDR’s) in accordance with the project's requirements

  • Provides technical leadership for complex construction management projects or programs, serving as a Resident Engineer or Project Manager supervising construction engineering and inspection activities

  • Apply diversified knowledge of construction engineering principles and practices and independently making decisions on significant construction engineering problems.

  • Manages technical field staff

  • Responsible for field engineering, contract administration, inspection, testing, surveying, and quality control on one large or several small construction projects.

  • Supervises field inspection and field office personnel

  • Manages sub-consultants

  • Represents projects at meetings and conferences

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

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.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BSCE degree in a relevant field of study (e.g. Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Construction Technology, etc.)

  • A minimum of 20 years of directly relevant experience, including Resident Engineer or related roles

  • Licensed professional civil engineer

  • Thorough knowledge of Caltrans construction practices.

  • A demonstrated ability to read and completely understand contract documents

  • A working knowledge of applicable codes, standards, and materials (e.g. Caltrans)

  • Ability to make effective decisions concerning field problems and work in progress.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Valid, current California Driver's license

  • 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

  • Must successfully complete and pass WSP’s Motor Vehicle screening

Preferred Qualifications

  • Caltrans experience a plus

  • Resident Engineer Skills

  • A working knowledge of applicable codes, standards, and material is required.

  • Bridge construction inspection experience preferred

  • Rail experience preferred

  • An ability to read and completely understand contract documents is required.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

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.

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

This position is contingent upon WSP being selected for a contract or program we are currently pursing.

WSP USA Inc., WSP USA Buildings Inc., and WSP USA Services Inc. (collectively "WSP USA") is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status

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