Joshua J. Sletten has been named lead structural engineer in the Murray, Utah office of WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global engineering and professional services organization.


In his new position, Mr. Sletten will direct structural engineering for transportation projects in Utah, Idaho and Montana. He will also provide business development and project delivery support for transportation projects throughout the Western states.

Mr. Sletten has extensive experience in the design and engineering of bridges and associated structures, including expertise in bridge information modeling (BrIM) technology and involvement in an initiative to promote the adoption of BrIM in bridge design and construction nationally. Prior to joining WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, Mr. Sletten led a department in the Structures Division of the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT), including responsibility for UDOT’s bridge inspection, underwater bridge inspection, bridge preservation, bridge rehabilitation and replacement, bridge planning and programming and bridge load rating programs.

Mr. Sletten earned a master’s degree in structural engineering from Purdue University and a bachelor’s in civil engineering from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. His professional affiliations include the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, the Transportation Research Board and the National Cooperative Highway Research Program. 

About WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff 
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services consulting firms, provides services designed to transform the built environment and restore the natural one. The firm’s expertise ranges from environmental remediation and urban planning, to engineering iconic buildings and designing sustainable transport networks, to developing the energy sources of the future and enabling new ways of extracting essential resources. Approximately 36,500 employees, including engineers, technicians, scientists, planners, surveyors, program and construction management professionals, as well as various environmental experts, work for this dynamic organization in more than 500 offices across 40 countries worldwide. WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has numerous openings in engineering, technical and managerial positions across the United States. Job descriptions, locations and benefits are posted on the firm’s careers site.