WSP is seeking a hands-on senior project manager to lead a variety of rail and transit engineering and/or construction projects. The candidate will become a member of our growing rail and transit group and will work throughout the US with a focus on Chicago and Midwest states. This is an opportunity to lead large and complex rail and transit projects, with emphasis on program management and construction oversight. A key area of responsibility will be project delivery and management involving heavy rail metro and light rail initiatives requiring knowledge of at-grade and elevated rail facilities and infrastructure, and a general understanding of rail systems, etc. The candidate must have experience and a diversified knowledge in standard project delivery, risk management, change order management, scheduling and cost control, construction oversight, and rail/transit industry-specific principles and practices. Candidate must have also have experience with heavy rail metro, light rail, and/or commuter rail, and be capable of making decisions on significant program level and construction related problems and issues.
Manage large rail and transit project delivery and construction projects
Manage staff and activities for a project or program of significant size and complexity
Develop and maintain strong client relationships
Lead proposals and pursuits
Manage tasks as assigned
Other duties as assigned
This position will support a wide variety of rail and transit projects, with initial assignments targeted in Chicago and the Midwest region.
Bachelor’s degree in engineering
Minimum 20 years of rail and transit industry program and construction management experience
Project delivery for large complex projects over $300 million in construction value
Demonstrated verbal/oral skills
Strong technical writing ability
Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain strong client relationships
Quality Control / Quality Assurance experience
Professional registration preferred
Bachelor’s degree in engineering with at least 20 years of related experience required. PE License preferred. Ability to work in this country immediately required.