1+ months

Environmental Planning Project Manager

San Francisco, CA 94102
At WSP, we are inspired by bringing together the right people to be a part of future-focused business objectives to support our vast client base.  Across the world, the importance of ethical environmental systems and projects are the foundation of shaping the future of our environment.  Through public consultancy, strategic planning practices and stakeholder engagement, we can provide clients a concrete and realistic understanding of a project’s impact.  
 
As a world-wide leader of environmental and transportation consulting and planning services, we invite you to be a part of that vision.  Our Environmental Planning group in Northern California, is looking for a Senior Lead Environmental Project Manager to support and add to our wide and diverse range of environmental planning services that enables future-ready growth. This position would be located in one of our Northern California offices in San Francisco, Oakland, or Sacramento.
 
Duties and Responsibilities:

*Work as part of the Planning & Environmental team in the San Franciscso, Oakland, San Jose, and Sacramento offices to promote and provide for a vibrant, collaborative and enriching office environment
*Serve as project manager, deputy project manager, and task manager on multi-disciplinary projects and pursuits throughout the Northern California region, including environmental planning studies and document development pursuant to CEQA and NEPA.
*Develop and nurture client relationships to grow business opportunities: lead and engage in business development efforts including client meetings and presentations to gather information on current and pending future programs or projects.
*Lead pursuits and proposal efforts for environmental planning work
*Oversee the work of planners and technicians performing highly complex environmental planning activities 
*Review documents for compliance with contract requirements and quality of technical content 
*Prepare, present and review technical information to internal and external working groups 
*Determine and prepare scope, schedule and budget/fee requirements and monitoring project progress  
*Assist in broader office-wide activities around major project pursuits and strategies
*Mentor junior staff
*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.

Requirements

 
Minimum Qualifications:

*Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Planning/Environmental Planning, Sustainability, or closely related field
*10+ years of experience managing and leading teams in the delivery of high quality environmental and planning projects
*Outstanding professional communication and management skills, highlighting a track-record of leading and coordinating activities of multiple staff in complex team environments
*Strong experience in client relationship development and business development activities
*A core understanding of the role of environmental principles and practices in the broader development and delivery of multi-disciplinary projects within a variety of market sectors, particularly major urban transportation and infrastructure projects
*Experience coordinating with federal, state, and local agencies
*A positive attitude and a proven ability to exude calm under pressure
*Interest in mentoring and managing junior staff
*Ability to travel out of the immediate area and to work outside of regular work hours if needed
*Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Scheduling software (Microsoft Project and/or P6)
*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:

*Masters Degree in Planning/Environmental Planning, Sustainability, or similar discipline
*Experience working on various transportation-focused projects, including bus, rail and roadway engineering/design projects
*Experience with working with public agencies in Northern California, including Caltrans, VTA, MTC, BART, and TRPA, among others
*Active member of local professional organization (AEP, WTS, ACEC, APA)

About WSP USA
 
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.

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Posted: 2021-03-10 Expires: 2021-05-24

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