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WSP USA Mid-Level Structural Engineer in Seattle, Washington

This Opportunity

WSP is currently initiating a search for a Full Time Mid-Level Structural Engineer , with the potential to work out of Portland, OR; Vancouver, WA; San Diego, CA; Seattle, WA; Tacoma, WA; or Virginia Beach, VA .

Be involved in projects with our Structural Buildings Team in the Federal Programs Group and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.

Our Federal Programs Group comprises of highly motivated engineers, architects and interior designers with a variety of technical backgrounds working in several key locations across the US and internationally. Major clients are U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Postal Service, and U.S. National Park Service. Our strength is derived from the diversity of our federal work and our staff.

Visit this link to learn more about our Federal Programs Team

Your Impact

  • Independently perform and supervise structural analysis, design, and assessment of building structures.

  • Lead development of plans and specifications in accordance with client requirements.

  • Knowledgeable in design with all major construction materials.

  • Supervise and assist in preparation of drawings in REVIT.

  • Independently prepare basis of designs, detailed design calculations, technical reports, and assessment reports.

  • Understand interdisciplinary requirements for building projects and be capable of performing QA/QC reviews.

  • Attend client meetings and perform site visits.

  • Assist with inspection and design which requires work both in field and office settings.

  • Mentor developing structural engineers.

  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources, and conduct, and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.

  • Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.

Who You Are

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Structural or Civil Engineering, or closely related discipline.

  • 5+ years of relevant post education experience in engineering discipline and prior structural (buildings) or civil design experience.

  • Hands-on analyses and design experience (Risa3D, ETABS, SAP2000, SAFE, STAAD, MathCAD, TEDDS, EnerCalc, Revit)

  • Engineer in Training Certification.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Effective self-leadership with attention to detail, results oriented, and managing multiple priorities in a dynamic work environment.

  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP's health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.

  • Proficient knowledge of structural engineering principles, practices, process, design/build, and the application to project work-related issues.

  • Working knowledge of relevant structural and civil construction laws, codes, regulations, compliance practices, and record-keeping requirements.

  • Ability to work schedules conducive to project-specific requirements that may extend beyond the typical workweek.

  • Occasional travel may be required depending on project-specific requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters in Structural engineering.

  • Professional Engineer and/or Structural Engineer license.

  • Prior experience with Federal clients (DoD, NAVFAC, USACE, etc).

  • Experience with Federal design standards (UFCs and UFGS).

  • Seismic design and assessment experience.

  • A member of and/or actively participate in local professional practice organizations.

  • Ability to obtain a US Government issued Secret level Security Clearance.

WSP Benefits:

WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career. These benefits include coverage related to medical, dental, vision, disability, and life; retirement savings; paid sick leave; paid vacation (or other personal time); paid parental leave; and paid time off for purposes of bereavement, voting, and/or attendance at naturalization proceedings.


Expected Salary (all locations): $69,600 - $157,000

WSP USA is providing the compensation range that the company in good faith believes it might pay and offer for this position, based on the successful applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities in addition to internal equity and specific geographic location. WSP USA reserves the right to ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and offer additional benefits and other compensation, depending on circumstances not related to an applicant’s sex or other status protected by local, state, and/or federal law.


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 15,000 employees in over 300 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

WSP provides a flexible and agile workplace model while meeting client needs. Employees are also afforded a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on 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.


WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters, employment agencies, or other staffing services. Unsolicited resumes include any resume or hiring document sent to WSP in the absence of a signed Service Agreement where WSP has expressly requested recruitment/staffing services specific to the position at hand. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers or other business leaders, will become the property of WSP and WSP will have the right to hire that candidate without reservation – no fee or other compensation will be owed or paid to the recruiter, employment agency, or other staffing service.