1+ months

Design-Build Design Manager

Seattle, WA 98104
Be involved in projects with our West Region 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 your reach as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
WSP is currently initiating a search for a Design-Build Design Manager for our Seattle, WA office.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Lead Alternative Delivery design teams, delivering commercially-based design solutions and managing the various deliverables for the constructor
  • Drive innovative solutions during the proposal, planning, design, permitting, bid and delivery phases
  • Effectively scope and package the work, plus manage and control the design process from preliminary solutions through the production of as-built documentation across the lifecycle of the design process
  • Deliver large transportation Alternative Delivery projects in a profitable manner
  • Ensure quality deliverables throughout the project lifecycle
  • Undertake regular coordination/design reviews with the client, design, and commercial teams; and actively manage change
  • Assist and mentor the professional development of future Alternative Delivery design managers
  • Ensure consistency of the design of the various portions of the projects with respect to adherence to the design criteria, multiple interfaces, required standards and the approval process
  • Proactively drive safety and ensure that health, safety, environment and security requirements are properly considered and included in all stages of the design process
  • Proactively drive the Risk Management
  • Manage the responses to design RFIs (Request for Information)
  • Carry out periodic and end of phase/project reviews and audits with the constructors and design teams to ensure that lessons learned are captured, shared and used to inform/improve future project delivery
  • Adjere to WSP's Code of Conduct and rlated policies and procedures
  • Abide by WSP's health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies
  • Abide by WSP's diversity, equity, and inclusion policies
  • Embrace healthy disadvantaged business inclusion and mentorship
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:
  • 15+ years of experience, including 10 years managing design, and at least 5 years of direct Alternative Delivery experience in a management capacity
  • Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent four-year engineering degree
  • WA Professional Engineering license (or ability to obtain within 6 months)
  • Ability to demonstrate a strong track record of winning and delivering design-build projects, exceeding expectations relative to budget, quality and schedule requirements
  • Recent experience of delivering winning bids profitably and timely
  • Proven track record of delivering Alternative Delivery projects ranging from $50 million to $250 million plus project value
  • Strong technically-based leadership skills with proficient understanding of multi-engineering disciplines and technical design standards
  • Strong project management skills
  • Broad knowledge of construction, design and management of major highway/bridge or transit projects
  • Understanding of environmental requirements of horizontal infrastructure construction
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with ability to form effective relationships
  • 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:
  • Advanced degree(s)
  • Experience with delivering WSDOT Alternative Delivery projects
  • 10 years of recent experience in managing the design of complex highway projects
  • Knowledge of the Washington transportation market, design firms and constructors

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: 2020-06-15 Expires: 2020-10-15

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