Project Bridge Engineer, Municipal Engineering Fredericton, NB 04/06/2019


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FREDERICTON, NB
WSP is currently seeking a Senior Bridge/ Structural Engineer to join our Municipal Engineering team, located at our Fredericton, NB (or Summerside, PEI) office. This position will be responsible for specifications and contract document preparation, review of shop drawings, and contract administration and construction supervision.
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Preliminary and detailed design of bridges, culverts, retaining walls and other civil structures;
  • Load evaluation of existing bridge structures;
  • Bridge inspections, assessment and rehabilitation design;
  • Quantities and construction cost estimates;
  • Checking of designs and drawings;
  • Preparation of reports and proposals;
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Professional Engineer with 5-10 years demonstrated experience in the area of structural design and bridge engineering in Canada or North America;
  • Superior technical understanding, design abilities and current on bridge technologies;
  • Working knowledge of structural analysis software used in bridge design;
  • Specific areas of expertise required are in the planning, preliminary and detailed design, and construction of bridges of standard and complex geometry, and culverts. A thorough knowledge of current CHBDC standards and guidelines is essential;
  • Experience with inspection, assessment and rehabilitation of existing structures;
  • Experience with contract administration and construction supervision;
  • Effective Communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work on several projects at a time with multiple design teams;
  • A team player with a willingness to help others and collaborating with team members;
  • Committed team player.

WSP Canada Inc.
Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).
WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.
WSP Canada Inc.
Fredericton, NB
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