1+ months

Project Manager II

Miami, FL 33128
Be involved in projects with our Construction Services 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!
We are seeking a Project Manager II (Technical Specialist III) to join our Construction Services Group, working on the Miami-Dade County Public Schools project in Miami, FL.  
Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) approved the issuance of a $1.2 billion General Obligation Bond for renovating facilities, updating technology, building school replacements, expanding student capacity and enhancing facility safety. M-DCPS has engaged WSP, teamed with Heery International, to provide Program Management Support Services on this seven (7) year task order program and to work in tandem with and under direction of in-house staff, on management of these projects. Our staff will be tasked to maintain a rollout schedule that will see every school in Miami-Dade County improved, helping ensure a safe and beneficial future learning environment for students. Scope of Services may include land acquisition assistance; assistance with the selection of design and construction professionals; planning, coordination, administration and management oversight of projects and other related services.
Using independent judgement and applying technical expertise, the Senior Project Manager:
  • Leads and manages a broad range of activities associated with pre-design, design, pre-construction, construction (including all phases), closeout, occupancy and warranty enforcement for multiple complex and multi-faceted new construction, renovations and modernization projects
  • Plans, organizes, directs, coordinates and reports the project management activities of multiple project teams with regard to educational facilities (e.g. supervises the work of more junior-level staff)
  • Coordinates/manages all aspects of project activities with region center administrators, school principals and central administration personnel. 
  • Serves as project contact and liaison on all matters related to project design and construction (e.g. attends meetings and conferences with client and subcontractors)
  • Manages multiple projects in varying phases of design/construction 
  • Interprets plans, specification, or other data
  • Solves difficult problems requiring substantial evaluation, analysis, and modification or adoption of standard techniques or methods


Minimum Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, Urban Planning, Construction Management or a directly-related field is required (Master’s degree preferred)
  • Minimum of five (5) years of technical/field experience in commercial/public facility construction (preferably to include educational facility construction)
  • Strong management, communication, and negotiation skills 
  • Relevant technical/industry certifications preferred
  • Local candidates preferred and will be given first consideration
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. www.wsp.com/usa
WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability 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 is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability.
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.
Relocation assistance is not available for this position.


Posted: 2019-08-28 Expires: 2020-04-30

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