18 days old

Deputy Program Manager

Austin, TX 78701
Be involved in projects with our Texas Transportation 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 is currently initiating a search for a Deputy Program Manager for a General Engineering Consultant (GEC)/Program Management project in Austin, Texas.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Advance the planning, design, construction, operations, and maintenance interests of the client by directing and coordinating with multiple consultants, contractors and agencies to support the implementation and delivery of a portfolio of projects through the entirety of their lifecycles on the client’s behalf
  • Delivering complex program management services in the areas of programming/planning, alternative delivery, innovative financing, financial planning, procurement/contract management, risk management, project controls, quality management, construction management, project closeout and acceptance, and operations/maintenance
  • Develop, oversee, monitor and maintain full and effective managerial responsibility for all aspects of the GEC/Program Management contract including scope, fee estimate/budget, schedule, work plan, staffing plan, productivity levels, cost control, quality management, client communications, document control, and implementation of various initiatives, projects, and programmatic activities; additionally, ensure that each contractual objective is being met and that all delivery requirements are fulfilled
  • Working closely with TEC Regional Leads and Area Manager, develop and lead a program team composed of fulltime core team members collocated onsite with the client, functional scope element leads/subject matter experts, and as-needed support staff through the recruitment, selection, training, compensation, motivation, termination, and review of all assigned employees
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:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering or closely related field, from an accredited institution
  • Registration as a professional engineer in Texas, or the ability to obtain registration in Texas within six months if currently registered in another state
  • Minimum of 17 years of experience in highway facility development/delivery including programming/planning, geometric design, and production of final design plans; additionally, progressive experience supervising and managing project technical staff
  • Must be a self-motivated and forward thinking individual who can work independently, take initiative, think strategically, and help lead the program team with uninterrupted attention to detail, accuracy, and quality
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills, including oral and written communications
  • 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
  • Master's of Science degree in Civil Engineering or closely related field, from an accredited institution
  • Experience on program management or general engineering consultant contracts
  • Experience on alternative delivery / design-build projects
  • Experience with the construction phase of project development
  • Experience working with government agencies and proven ability to develop/maintain client relationships with these entities

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
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.


Posted: 2020-09-10 Expires: 2020-10-11

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