Principal Engineer - Structures

 

VacancyID: 12142
Location: Asia - India - Noida
Type: Permanent
Closing Date:30/11/2017

Introduction

WSP is one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Property & Buildings, Transportation & Infrastructure, Environment, Industry, Resources (including Mining and Oil & Gas) and Power & Energy sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With 36,000 talented people in more than 500 offices across 40 countries, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come.
With 600+ talented people in Noida & Bengaluru offices across India, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come. www.wsp.com.

Responsibilities

Role Summary
This role is to work as part of a team to support the delivery of projects. This role will be working under the supervision of a senior or project engineer to carry out the following functions:

Responsibilities:
Core Functions
• Follow in full the document control and QA processes relevant to project work, ensuring drawings, specifications, reports and correspondence are issued, and filed / archived in an appropriate manner
• Assist others in compiling design specification within given deadlines including checking compliance with the project brief through calculation and cross reference of manufacturers literature; ensuring all relevant standards and guides are used as reference with the design specification
• Organise and carry out detailed design to WSP and B Regulations standard ensuring CDM, QA and technical review and sign off by project leader, including complex calculations and co-ordination issues
• Organise and undertake technical calculations to industry standards in conjunction with team members; supervise the work of team members to ensure the delegated work is completed to deadlines / standard and report to the project leader any issues, risks or client changes
• Prepare elemental work for project budget costing as delegated by the senior team member, within agreed deadlines and standards
• Deal with the day to day queries from the WSP ME Team, ensuring that relevant information is available on time for construction activity
• Contribute to and question technical and construction issues and encourage and help the trainees to better understand the design process
• Determine appropriate software for Computer Aided Design, construct models and undertake analysis and manual checks

Key Competencies / Skills
• Raise the level of technical competence within the teams
• Contribute to the delivery and quality measurement processes
• Contribute to the technical excellence in all our projects
• Develop positive professional relationship with WSP ME Team, communicating openly about project progress
• Participate in team meetings, disseminate information within the team, and communicate with other teams in WSP
• Demonstrate an awareness of project risk issues, flagging potential problems to team leader
• Flag resourcing concerns to team leader and assist colleagues to ensure team timelines are met
• Complete timesheet accurately ahead of weekly deadlines

Requirements

• The applicant should ideally have obtained British Chartered Engineer status or equivalent, possess a degree in Civil or Structural Engineering and possess membership to an accredited engineering body
• Experience 8+ years