1+ months

Aviation Area Lead

Tempe, AZ 85281
Be involved in projects with our Transportation ATEC Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
WSP USA's Aviation Technical Excellence Center (TEC) has an immediate opportunity for a Aviation Area Lead. Overall, the role will be responsible for the development of business and the successful execution of work for current and potential aviation work within the Southwest geography specifically for the large hub airports within the area. The role will support the overall long-term growth of Aviation for WSP in the Southwest Region as well as the production of all aspects of the work for multiple projects in the Aviation market. The focus of the Southwest Aviation Lead will be Aviation opportunities in all disciplines (planning, design, and strategic consulting and program/construction management). The role will also be responsible for the profitable performance of the individual projects and the successful completion of the projects within the specified area. The Southwest Aviation lead will work closely with the Practice Leaders, Area Managers, Geography Business Development Leaders, the Aviation Core Management Team, and the Regional Manager within the West market place.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The Southwest Aviation lead will be responsible for the production of all aspects of the work related to multiple projects in the Aviation sector. Major responsibilities will include:
Business Development:
  • Lead client relationship efforts for airports to develop a “trusted advisor” relationship for the client
  • Work with Aviation Core Management, Regional Manager, Area Manager, and Geography Business Development Leader(s) to identify and capitalize upon opportunities within the specified marketplace
  • Assist with the preparation of an annual update to Aviation’s tactical action plans within the specified area
  • Cross-market other WSP capabilities
  • Serve as Pursuit Manager for major strategic opportunities
  • Collaborate with Aviation Director to determine long-range plans and objectives
  • Serve as the aviation representative at city, state and industry functions
  • Responsible for Aviation pipeline opportunities for the area
  • Responsible for entire group of projects
  • Development of project scopes, budgets and schedules
  • Lead technical aspects of contract negotiation, presentations and meetings
  • Successful delivery of projects within the defined schedule and budget
  • Prepare and lead presentations to client and team
  • Maintain clear lines of communication and contractual relationship between Project Manager and design team
  • Manage the Aviation Team members
  • Develop and maintain all project related processes and procedures
  • Establish project costs, review of budgets, management and approval of project cost reports
  • Generate and/or review of project change orders, cash flows, forecasts and estimates
  • Manage of and approval the development, update and issuance of the project schedule
  • Schedule and supervise of internal and external coordination meetings with contractors, engineers, and others as may be necessary
  • Represent respective projects at meetings and conferences.
  • Make recommendations on project staffing, evaluates subordinate staff
  • Lead in the formulation of advance technical concepts in proposal development, preliminary project/program phases, and presentations to client.
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa
WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.
At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base.  Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges.  Are you ready to get started? 
As a federal contractor and recipient of federal funds, WSP USA is a drug free workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer  - Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status  
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.


Posted: 2020-03-16 Expires: 2020-08-06

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