Senior Construction Engineering Manager

WSP   •  

Selma, CA

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


15+ years

Posted 48 days ago

The Role The California High Speed Rail Authority has awarded WSP the Senior Construction Engineering Manager role within the Rail Delivery Partners (RDP) program delivery team. As a result, we have an opportunity for Senior Construction Engineering Manager to identify, assess, manage, monitor and report on project risks and risk mitigations and contingency across the program. Broadly, these include risks associated with or potentially impacting the scope, schedule or budget of the individual projects within the program as well as the overall quality of the program as delivered. The Senior Construction Engineering Manager also provides oversight to the project team members who are charged with managing individual risks and associated mitigations. Principal duties include:

  • Provide overall direction and oversight of design and construction matters for the construction package and support coordination with cross functional units
  • Manage the Work Breakdown Structure for all design and construction deliverables, provide that they comply with quality standards, meet budget and schedule
  • Provide awareness and guidance to the Regional Director and Chief Engineer in the assessment of technical and management design and construction issues, provide proposed responses to each of them and help with carrying out action plans
  • Lead the implementation and provide compliance of consultants and contractors with the Authority’s policies, procedures and quality system
  • Provide leadership and direction to the various design and construction consultant staff, including Project and Construction Management service contractors
  • Assist in communications with federal, state and local officials and stakeholders on program matters, and the resolution of program issues

Job Requirements
The Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or a similar, relevant discipline
  • At least twenty years of experience in managing the construction of large transportation infrastructure projects in positions of increasing responsibility, including extensive experience in the delivery of design-built projects
  • Proven ability to work with a wide range of disciplines connected with the successful completion of projects
  • Excellent communication skills, both orally and written, including written reports and summaries, and presentations to Authority directorate
  • Ability to achieve agreement and collaboration without formal authority over all project participants
  • Preference will be given to applicants with recent, prior experience working on major projects for the state of California or its agencies
  • Employment authorization to work in the United States immediately