1+ months

Commissioning Project Manager

New York, NY 10007
Come join us in shaping the future of energy! Be a part of WSP’s rapidly-expanding Energy teams – solving our client’s complex challenges and helping them achieve their goals.
WSP is currently initiating a search for a Project Manager for our New York office. The Project Manager (PM) is responsible to manage, commission, and provide direction and technical oversight to support the Project Team which includes the: Ownership, Engineer, Construction Managers, Contractors, & their own Commissioning Team Members.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Manage your team members
  • Understand your team member’s strengths & weaknesses
  • Assign them to activities where they can be successful
  • Work with team members, both in the office and in the field, to improve their skills, knowledge and value
  • Provide regular constructive feedback on positive and negative performance 
  • Staff mentoring and training
Manage your team’s overall financial performance and ensure the execution of their projects
  • Ensure that staff is scheduled effectively to ensure maximum utilization
  • Maintain and oversee the development and execution of weekly work plans
  • Ensure projects are adequately staffed
  • Execute projects within budget
  • Time and expense management 
  • Projecting Revenue as well as Labor Requirements
  • Oversight and support of existing project workload
Client Management
  • Maintain positive relationships with existing clients and consistently promote additional services, future business, and positive references
  • Lead, where possible, design phase projects to allow for an understanding of the project and development of relationships with the key project members
Project Management
  • Review project schedules with project team members
  • Review and oversee project design and construction
  • Provide feedback to all team members
Commissioning Tasks
  • Conduct site visits and produce reports
  • Utilize test equipment
  • Read and understand project drawings
  • Provide updates to supervisor and project team
  • Checklist completion
  • Submittal & design review
  • Organize & manage schedules
  • Perform energy calculations
Design Tasks
  • Assist with site surveys
Business Development
  • Support and lead the development of change orders on existing projects for your team members and affiliates
  • Review and support the development of proposals on new clients and / or projects
Participate in client and/or educational presentations as required
Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges.  If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.


  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • 10+ years engineering experience, including 5 years of management experience
  • Proven track record and excellent customer relation skills
  • Innovative
  • Must have a strong work ethic and ability to learn
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent coach and mentor
  • Strong financial and analytical skills
  • Capable presenter
  • Firm, steady and fair leadership
  • Willingness to accept responsibility and solicit involvement from team members
  • Must be physically fit and capable of lifting at least 30 pounds and climbing ladders 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Some traveling is anticipated
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional Certifications: P.E., LEED, or CCP a plus
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 more than 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 progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability 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? 
WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability.
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.
Relocation assistance is not available for this position.


Posted: 2019-11-07 Expires: 2020-09-28

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