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Who We Are

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all backgrounds. That’s why here at WSP, inclusion, diversity, equity and belonging are core principles. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

This Opportunity

A position is available for a full-time Supervising Mechanical Engineer for our Virginia Beach office. A key role for the successful applicant will be to support the design and construction oversight for tunnel systems on the Hampton Roads Bridge and Tunnel Expansion Project. The successful applicant will have experience in site support for tunnel projects, specifically in the mechanical and fire-protection disciplines. The role will also involve supporting and developing WSP’s tunnel systems business, staff supervision, and occasional travel for field work or meetings as project needs arise.

Who You Are

Required Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of relevant experience in tunnel systems related projects, with site support experience.
  • A history of leading and supporting successful construction projects.
  • Manage off-site and on-site inspections and testing.
  • Record and manage construction decisions and provide documentation for the defense of potential claims and for the purpose of maintaining accurate project records.
  • Tunnel systems business development and supervisory experience.
  • Exceptional analytical and conceptual thinking skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent planning, organizational, and time management skills.
  • A track record of following through on commitments.
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP"s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.
  • Candidates must be able to start work immediately in the United States of America.
  • This role is subject to a client mandated fingerprint-based Criminal History background check and DMV record check prior to commencement of any assigned VDOT work.
  • Valid driver's license required and must successfully complete and pass WSP"s Motor Vehicle screening.

Education Required:

  • A bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or related discipline (e.g., fire safety engineering).
  • PE license in Virginia.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 15+ years of experience.
  • Post-graduate degree (masters or PhD level) from an accredited university.
  • Design-Build experience, large projects and VDOT preferred.
  • Tunnel ventilation experience or similar is advantageous.


Additional Requirements

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details

  • Required Education: Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Experience
  • Minimum Years Experience: 10+ years
  • Travel Required: 10%
  • Job Status: Regular
  • Employee Type: Full
  • Primary Location: VIRGINIA BEACH - BENDIX RD
  • All locations: US-VA-Virginia Beach

About WSP

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, 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 buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 12,000 employees in over 200 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

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 essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an 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.

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