1+ months

Design Control Coordinator

Sacramento, CA 95814
Here is your opportunity to work on the first ever high-speed rail program in the U.S. while growing your career on a groundbreaking project.  The California High-Speed Rail program will connect the mega-regions of the state, contribute to economic development and a cleaner environment, create jobs and preserve agricultural and protected lands.   
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 Design Control Coordinator to be based at our Sacramento, CA program office.  
The Design Control Coordinator serves under the general direction of the Deputy Chief, Rail Delivery. This position will be responsible for support related tasks in the Rail and Operations Delivery Branch associated with the California High-Speed Rail (CHSR) Project, including Track and Systems, Rolling Stock, and the Project and Construction Management contracts. These tasks will include support for planning, preliminary design, final design, procurement, and construction phases of the Project, as well as supporting other functional branches, as needed. The Design Control Coordinator will coordinate these activities, attend meetings, ensure that the project is following the California High-Speed Rail Authority’s design criteria and coordinates Requests for Information (RFI), Design Variance Requests (DVR) and other technical design submittals and reviews with staff and construction management. The Design Control Coordinator works in the Rail and Operations Delivery Branch of the California High-Speed Rail Authority's Office of Program Delivery.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provides input and support for the construction package final design and construction support team. Performs programmatic due diligence review of technical submittals.
  • Participate in over-the-shoulder meetings, design meetings, issues resolution meetings, and other design coordination meetings.
  • Coordinate between all staff and performs document management related to technical design submittals such as design milestone submittals, RFIs, and DVRs.
  • Assist in the development of the Rail Operations and Delivery Branch’s processes, procedures, and plans.
  • Provide guidance and leadership to high-speed rail systems and track engineering team members.
  • Demontrate knowledge of engineering and construction management, particularly related to rail construction related design and related structures.
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:
  • Bachelors degree in engineering, construction management, or other closely related curriculum.
  • Ten (10) years of relevant professional work experience.
  • Strong project and construction management background.
  • Proficiency and knowledge of computer software applications such as Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and Visio.
  • Working relationships with management, consultants, private sector contractors, subcontractors and suppliers, and their associations.
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to interact successfully in a team environment.
  • The ability to maintain good communication skills and working relationships with management, other divisions, districts, federal and state agencies, local agencies and private sector contractors, subcontractors and suppliers and their associations.
  • Ability to work collaboratively across rail & transit disciplines (Systems Engineering, Signals, Electrification Systems, Data Communications, and Project Controls), Project Managers, Systems Engineers, Signals Engineers, Analysts, and Coordinators.
  • 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:
  • Familiarity with planning, environmental, engineering, and construction terminology.
  • Knowledge of engineering and construction management, particularly related to rail construction related design and related structures.
  • Knowledge of Caltrans, AREMA, AASHTO LRFD with Caltrans Amendments, FRA, and local and federal standards.
  • Knowledge/experience of the US railroad industry and/or international railroad systems.
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply engineering judgment in areas of design and construction engineering on transportation projects.

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 (and all of its US companies) 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.
This position is subject to and contingent upon client approval of candidates put forth for consideration by WSP.


Posted: 2021-03-23 Expires: 2021-05-30

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