Senior Office Engineer

WSP   •  

Murrells Inlet, SC

Industry: Manufacturing / Diversified


5 - 7 years

Posted 340 days ago

Job Description

WSP USA, formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms—WSP. 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 sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.
WSP USA is leading a multidisciplinary team to manage the construction contracts for the SC 707 Widening Project working from project sites in Murrells Inlet, SC.  We have an immediate need for an Senior Office Engineer  to join our Construction Services Group, working on this project.
The SC 707 Widening project, a challenging and rewarding project, is expected to last for two more years.  This project team will perform construction engineering and inspections for the widening (10 miles) of an existing roadway from two to five lanes with curb & gutter and sidewalk. This construction will also include two flat-slab bridges associated with the widening, along with sound wall installations. An advanced clearing and grubbing contract and relocation of all utilities prior to the roadway construction has been completed. The Senior Office Engineer will provide direct support to the Resident Engineer for this project, independently managing the construction office.
Job Duties include:

    Establishing and maintaining the project document control system
    Reviewing and logging all incoming and outgoing correspondence
    Preparing/processing progress payments to contractors
    Preparing change orders
    Providing administrative supervision of the contractor’s activities
    Representing the Resident Engineer in meetings (as needed)
    Drafting letters on management’s behalf
    Supervise more Junior administrative staff
    Performing other duties as assigned

Job Requirements


    Bachelor of Science degree (major in Civil or Mechanical Engineering or a Construction-related field preferred).   
    A minimum of 5 years of Office Engineering experience
    The ability to read and understand plans and specifications
    The ability to perform measurements and calculation for payments
    Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    Excellent organizational skills
    The ability to work as part of a team
    NICET III/IV, ACI, EIT, OSHA -10, or other relevant certification preferred.  
    Experience working on roadway/highway projects, particularly with SCDOT, is highly desirable!