1+ months

Dallas Transportation Area Manager

Dallas, TX 75201
Be involved with our Texas Mountain Regional 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 Dallas Transportation Area Manager for the Dallas, Texas operations.
The Area Manager will lead and expand all markets 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 Dallas and the Region.  In addition, the successful candidate will work closely with the Regional Business Manager, Regional Business Development Director, Regional Operations Manager, Regional Project Operations Manager, the various Americas Technical Excellence Centers (ATECs), and the Regional TEC Managers to support the strategic direction of the Texas Mountain Region of WSP USA.
Stimulating client success is one of WSP USA’s driving tenets. With a long history in Dallas, WSP has engaged in projects such Dallas Horseshoe, Dallas Southern Gateway, DFW Connector, and DART Blue line.
Currently, WSP serves as Design Engineer for the Texas High Speed Rail Project, IH30 Canyon, DFW Airport Civil oncall projects, and DART Cotton Belt. Having played a key role in delivering some of the iconic projects in Dallas, WSP continues to build and foster relationships, and actively position for some of the most significant projects. 

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Establish and maintain strong client relationships with new and existing clients in the area
  • Maintain a strong focus on business development and marketing for both new and existing clients
  • Drive performance of the business, strategically grow our market share and become a preferred provider to our clients.
  • Be a recognized leader in the local community
  • Work with other TX/Mountain Region Area Managers in balancing work-load in business development opportunities
  • Work collaboratively with the PMCM and Advisory service sectors to provide the full range of services to local clients
  • 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. 
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.
  • A BS or BA Degree in a relevant field.
  • Demonstrated balanced, solid management/leadership skills, including the ability to lead and develop staff.
  • Strongly established relevant client relationships and industry contacts in the Texas 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 Qualification
  • Texas Professional Engineer Licenses
  • Relationships with local Public and Private transportation sectors.
  • Experienced growing a transportation practice
  • Local to the Dallas-Ft. Worth Market

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: 2020-06-24 Expires: 2020-09-26

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