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Job Satisfaction at WSP Australia
- Average rating for Job Satisfaction, based on 55 reviews7.8 / 10
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I am an asbestos analyst - my satisfaction is only at a 7 as there are BD items which we cannot complete until we get accreditation. I predict my satisfaction will extend to a 9 once this is underway. That being said there is support if I need it for my work (or otherwise).
My role is to assist in the project management and delivery of a large project
Client meetings, engineering activities, CAD, Revit and Bluebeam markups. Writing specifications.
Environmental report writing, field investigation/sampling, assisting in project management and proposal writing.
I manage a lot of projects on a day-day basis, dealing with clients and suppliers and helping out where I can within the company
I am currently on Secondment to the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO). I have been working towards publishing annual marginal loss factors in a three-man team. Due to the process driven nature of this work, I spent most of my time reading procedures and writing formulas to automate the calculations. My current responsibilities are: Load flow metering data cleanup and verification Identify and isolate non-scheduled generators from load traces Investigate missing load traces Mapping of metered load/gen traces to transmission node identities Preparation of past load traces for future load growth forecast MLF calculations for backcast and forecast General data analysis
The day to day responsibilities can be varied because my team is very new. There is no structure on responsibilities at this stage.
Role can vary week to week. Being a bigger company you often complete audits on safety road design and help set up projects through inputting Dial Before You Dig information. However I have still had plenty of exposure to road and drainage design , using the standards to produce vertical and horizontal alignments as well as working on 3D models in Microstation
Social Media Events. Coordination Campaign. Management Content writing
My role is to support and learn from the electrical engineers in the Water team. While some of my day-to-day tasks are mundane, most of them build a foundation of understanding how everything works as a whole.
Hydraulic modelling, field work, structural design, pipeline design.
Assist other senior planners with their day to day tasks across all projects.
Exposure to everything, thrown in the deep end - sink or swim.
My day-to-day responsibilities change progressively. Last week I was working under my project leader and this week I am partially leading the project. This gives me great confidence that my work is at an acceptable level and that my seniors trust me to lead projects.
Design work, structural inspections and reporting
Providing support to senior consultants, modelling, writing reports, reviewing documentations for submissions
Admin, project bidding, some technical design
Site Visit 15hrs Detailed design using software (CAD, 12d) 15hrs Tender design 7.5hs.
I am involved in completing calculations and reporting.
I assist with senior people who require help with their work, I also conduct a lot of field work.
When I am busy, I am extremely satisfied with my work. When there is downtime it can be very unsatisfying like any job.
Preparing a business case and some minor project management/admin tasks
My work is half in the field and half in the office. I do contaminated site investigations - which includes taking samples in the field, data entry and report writing.
Sustainability consulting on building and community scale projects, Green Star and third-party sustainability rating consulting, thermal and daylight modelling, climate change adaptation, Reconciliation, and place-making.
Highly varied day-to-day, very dependant on the current project needs. I am usually assigned a task / deliverable and have to work both individually and with various other team members to complete the task. Sometimes delegation and management of small teams, sometimes individual work with a reviewer providing feedback.
working with builders to come up with a solution to get the job done onsite (RFI's). designing structural elements of the building. every now and then, fee proposals for small tenancy works.
I get to assist in project management for master planning projects, this involves daily liaison and meetings with clients and external consultants and managing expectations and deliverables.
Fieldwork supervision, project management, design and reporting
I am currently supervising our Calsoil project out at the Caltex Terminal
I've had a very wide exposure to big and small projects with lots of support from my senior consultants.
Coordinating, reviewing and compiling Green Star ratings, energy modelling, Section J assessments, reports on master planning
Field investigations, data management, factual report writing
General calculations Report writing Site visits
Marking up drawings with design layouts
Can vary from being extremely busy to very quiet and regularly varies - good mix of proposals, managing, detailed technical work and exposure to clients
GIS desktop analysis, map creation to support reports, webmap configuration.