17 days old

Construction Services Area Manager/Project Manager

San Bernardino, CA 92401
Be involved with our Southwest Construction Services Leadership Team and be 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 is currently looking for a Construction Services Area Manager/Senior Project Manager for the Riverside Area, California operations.
The Area Manager will lead and expand market share in transportation and infrastructure, support diversification and growth, drive strategic direction, and lead the operation for financial and staffing growth. 
The selected candidate will work collaboratively with the other regional Area Managers in growing the WSP presence throughout the Riverside and San Bernardino areas and the West Region. 
Stimulating client success is one of WSP USA’s driving tenets. With a long history in Southern California, WSP has engaged in projects such as the Gerald Desmond Bridge Design-Build, Fairview Drive Grade Separation and Lemon Avenue Interchange, I-15 Express Lanes Design-Build, and many others.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Drive performance of the business, strategically grow our market share and become a preferred provider to our clients.
  • Establish and maintain strong client relationships with new and existing clients in the area
  • Be a recognized leader in the local community; and be active with the outside organization (CMAA, ACEC, ASCE, WTS, etc.)
  • Maintain a strong focus on business development and marketing for both new and existing clients
  • Perform marketing and networking activities to develop and maintain strong client relationships, expand work, assist with developing strategic teaming partners; Work with other Southern California Area Managers in balancing work-load in business development opportunities
  • Address and resolve conflict and other internal/external issues that may arise in the office, amongst the client base, or on projects
  • Coordinate efforts with our Human Resources group, strategically driving the business, managing project performance, overseeing overhead expenditures, and managing the financial metrics involved with running the business. 
  • Develop staffing plans and schedules to meet task requirements, delivering technical excellence and quality work in accordance with project schedules and budgets as Project Manager
  • Manage sub-consultants
  • Supervise field inspection and field office personnel
  • Review work in accordance with applicable codes and standards included in the project drawings and specifications
  • Responsible for quality control of field engineering, contract administration, inspection, testing, and surveying on projects
  • Apply diversified knowledge of construction engineering principles and practices and independently make decisions on significant construction engineering problems
  • Develop and maintain team inspection standards at high quality level of delivery
  • Other duties as assigned
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.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • 17 or more years of experience in the Transportation Industry, focusing on a combination of the following: Business and Operations Management, Business Development, Project Management, Program Management.
  • BS degree in Civil Engineering.
  • Registered Civil Engineer in the State of California.
  • Demonstrated balanced, solid management/leadership skills, including the ability to lead and develop staff.
  • Strongly established relevant client relationships and industry contacts in the California market.
  • Demonstrated and sound decision-making, strategic and visionary thinking, and creative business development capabilities across a multi-disciplined practice.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and projects.
  • Good writing, verbal, and presentation skills.
  • The ability to travel occasionally.
  • The ability to work in the United States immediately.
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Alternative delivery (design-build or CMGC) experience
  • Experience with local, state, and transit organizations in the Riverside areas

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? 
WSP USA Inc., WSP USA Buildings Inc., and WSP USA Services Inc. (collectively “WSP USA”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status


Posted: 2020-09-04 Expires: 2020-10-05

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