WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff Lead Geotechnical/Tunnel Engineer (ID# 37194) in Lansing, Michigan

Lead Geotechnical/Tunnel Engineer (ID# 37194) Lansing, MI

Category: Engineering

Job Type: Full Time

Minimum Experience: 10

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 has one of the top geotechnical and tunnel engineering groups in the nation. WSP Geotechnical and Tunneling Technical Excellence Center has an immediate opening for a Lead Geotechnical Engineer to provide geotechnical services to its clients on design and construction of major transportation, underground and water resources projects in Michigan.

WSP is currently initiating a search for a Lead Geotechnical Engineer for our Lansing, MI office.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Development of and management of subsurface investigation including soil, rock and groundwater, and testing programs

  • Management of sub-consultants

  • Performance of geotechnical analyses and design of foundations, embankments/cuts, and earth retaining systems for transit/transportation/water projects

  • Development of plans and specifications related to geotechnical, underground and foundation engineering

  • Preparation of geotechnical memorandums and reports

  • Providing geotechnical & tunneling inspection services during construction

  • Marketing geotechnical and underground services both internally and externally

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.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS in Civil Engineering from an accredited School of Engineering

  • MS or PhD in Geotechnical Engineering or Geological Engineering

  • Minimum of 10-year experience in geotechnical engineering practice, US preferred

  • Michigan PE registration is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proven experience in analysis and design of foundations, retaining walls & embankments

  • Proven experience in Michigan geotechnical practices and geology

  • Proven experience in geotechnical project planning, design & preparation of reports

  • Proven experience in preparation of geotechnical and underground portions of plans and specifications

  • A demonstrated knowledge in using geotechnical engineering software such as SLOPE/W, SEEP/W, APILE, LPILE, GROUP, GRLWEAP, & SETTLE3D

  • Ability and willingness for some travel and field work

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


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 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.

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?

EOE / Veteran/ Disability/ Gender/ Minority/ Female/ Gender Identity/ Sexual Orientation

EOE / Veteran/ Disability/ Gender/ Minority/ Female/ Gender Identity/ Sexual Orientation.