Resident Engineer

15+ years experience  •  Manufacturing / Diversified

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/16/17
Seattle, WA
15+ years experience
Manufacturing / Diversified
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/16/17

Job Description
About WSP USA 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 buildings, transportation, 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. 

We have an opportunity for a Project Manager/Resident Engineer to join our Construction Services team currently serving the ­­­Seattle area.  This person will help to manage projects ranging from $100-$600M in construction, providing oversight of field activities and a staff of office engineers and inspectors.  

Duties Include: 

  • Owner’s Representative for leading the field monitoring of the Contractor’s construction activities for compliance with plans, specs and permits
  • Problem solving the project challenges
  • Attending meetings, recording meeting minutes, and assisting in project coordination with all stakeholders
  • Preparing monthly reports
  • Reviewing work product prepared by office engineers, inspection staff, DBE compliance personnel and community outreach liaisons
  • Maintaining excellent relationships with client staff
  • Coordinating with Design Engineers
  • Implementing Quality and Safety plans
  • Reviewing and commenting on schedule updates
  • Reviewing estimates of work
  • Verifying quantities and processing payments

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Construction
  • Current Professional Engineering license (P.E.) 
  • 10 years of Project Management / Resident Engineeringexperience in heavy civil, transit, and transportation projects  that includes highway and roadway experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proven leadership abilities 
  • Minimum Experience:  17 years


  • Previous experience as a Resident Engineer on heavy civil and transportation and infrastructure projects in Washington area
  • Previous experience on Sound Transit projects preferred
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