Senior NATM Tunnel Engineer (ID# 38684) Herndon, VA Category: Geotechnical - Tunnels Job Type: Full Time Minimum Experience: 6+ Required Education: Bachelor's Degree Job Description
Be involved in projects with our Geotechnical & Tunneling Team 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 Senior NATM Tunnel Engineer for our Herndon, VA office.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Lead and manage design and construction of NATM tunnels and underground projects in the WSP Herndon, VA or Washington, DC offices.
Be responsible for the development and production of design packages, including, but not limited to drawings, specifications, geotechnical/tunnel memoranda, and reports for NATM tunnels and underground projects.
Serve as a senior tunnel engineer or construction manager on NATM Tunnel and underground projects.
Supervise junior staff engineers and support developing their capability.
Contribute to NATM tunnel and other underground project marketing and business development.
Perform peer review of NATM tunnels and other underground projects.
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.
BS in a Civil Engineering/Geotechnical Engineering/Geology program, or similar, from an accredited School of Engineering or Geology. Advanced degree preferred.
6+ years' experience in design and construction of NATM Tunnels and other underground projects.
Extensive design and/or construction experience in conventional tunneling using NATM in soft ground and hard rock.
Solid background in rock mechanics, soil mechanics and geotechnical engineering.
Proven experience in developing design packages, including, but not limited to contract drawings, specifications, geotechnical/tunnel memoranda, and reports.
US tunneling design and/or construction experience.
Excellent communication skills and working as a team player.
Experience in numerical analysis such as FLAC, UDEC, PHASES2, PLAXIS 2D & 3D, MIDAS GTS, MODFLOW, etc is a plus.
Ground-structure-interaction modelling (FEM or similar)
Experience in large scale underground projects, urban tunneling, tunnel rehabilitation
Prior working experience in construction or working for a contractor
About WSP USA
WSP USA (formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff) is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firmsWSP. 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 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa
WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability 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?
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The selected candidate must have the ability to work in the United States immediately.
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