1+ months

Louisiana Transportation Lead

Baton Rouge, LA 70802
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!
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.
WSP USA has an immediate opening for a Louisiana Transportation Lead (Senior Supervising Engineer) in the Baton Rouge, Louisiana area to provide business operations leadership. The right candidate has exceptional client and industry relationships and staff leadership skills, and demonstrates a high degree of creativity, foresight, and mature judgment in managing and directing planning and engineering projects, office operations, and in establishing a positive office culture. This self-starter will work in concert with discipline leaders in the Baton Rouge office, other WSP USA offices, regions, and markets to achieve the firm’s overall financial and market success.
Responsibilities Include:
  • Managing and/or directing office operations
  • Using existing client relationships to develop strategies that position the firm for major infrastructure opportunities
  • Developing new client and industry relationships
  • Assisting with establishing long-range growth plans and objectives
  • Assuring that professional services are commensurate with quality standards, client requirements, and corporate objectives
  • Providing business operations leadership to the practice
  • Leading internal and external multidiscipline teams
  • Leading and participating in key project pursuit and teaming strategies


<div><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Minimum Qualifications</span></strong><strong>:</strong></div> <ul> <li>Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental, Planning, or a closely related field is required</li> <li>15 + years of experience in management, administration and/or financial control on multimillion-dollar transportation planning and design, projects.</li> <li>Experience working in a leadership role</li> <li>Affiliations with professional societies and active industry and community involvement</li> <li>Must be a self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills</li> <li>Knowledge of and relationships with state, local government and private sector entities in the transportation/civil engineering market</li> </ul> <div> </div> <div><strong>About WSP USA </strong></div> <div><strong> </strong></div> <div>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 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. <a href="http://www.wsp.com/usa">www.wsp.com/usa</a></div> <div> </div> <div>WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental, 401k and long-term disability insurance focused on providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.</div> <div> </div> <div>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? </div> <div> </div> <div>WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability</div> <div> </div> <div>The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.</div>


Posted: 2019-10-22 Expires: 2020-02-13

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