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!
WSP USA is looking for exceptional candidates for the position of Project Manager II for 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. 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.
Job Duties:
  • Plans, organizes, directs, coordinates and reports the project management activities of multiple project teams with regard to educational facilities.
  • Manages a broad range of activities associated with pre-design design, pre-construction, construction (including all phasing), closeout, occupancy and warranty enforcement for multiple complex and multi-faceted new construction, renovations and modernization projects.
  • 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.
  • Conducts post occupancy evaluations for completed capital projects
  • Assumes responsibility for management of multiple projects in varying phases of design/construction.
  • Provides technical assistance and support to design professional project managers, educational planners, advance planners and educational specialists
  • Resolves questions and concerns related to M-DCPS land use and construction requirements
  • Develops and maintains M-DCPS Prototype Educational Specifications and coordinates with Design Criteria, Master Specifications, Facilities lists and Master FF&E lists
  • Meets with M-DCPS Educational Specialists and other MDCPS departments to determine specific needs of each educational space, which shall be reflected in the prototype educational specifications
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.


  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture, engineering, urban planning, construction management, or a related field
  • Minimum of  5 years of experience in project/construction management of commercial and/or public facilities
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Federal, State and Local codes and regulations governing the planning, design and construction of public school facilities
  • Knowledge in evaluating and planning space for educational adequacy
  • Knowledge and experience in reading and interpreting architectural drawings and specifications
  • Knowledge of the roles and functions of educators, planner and architects in the educational programming, design and construction process
  • Strong management and communication skills required
  • 3 years of experience in educational facility construction 
  • Negotiating skills
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.
This position is subject to and contingent upon client approval of candidates put forth for consideration by WSP.


Posted: 2020-06-19 Expires: 2020-09-24

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