1+ months

Rail Support Project Manager

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 Rail Support Project Manager to be based in our Sacramento, CA program office.  
Under the general direction of the Deputy Chief, Rail Delivery, the Rail Support Project Manager functions as a team member who is responsible for the management of the Track and Systems and Rolling Stock procurement documents and managing procurement processes for other capital procurements for the Rail and Operations Delivery Branch, as needed. This employee also manages the development of boilerplate procurement documents and contracts for competitively procured contracts.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Manages procurement processes
  • Prepare addenda, respond to RFIs, prepare proposer communications;
  • Draft Board memoranda and supporting documents
  • Manages development of capital procurement documents
  • Create, update, and review documents for inclusion in capital procurements
  • Coordinate QA/QC of commercial procurement documents; and
  • Provides technical advice related to capital contracts and procurement documents
  • Supports development of boilerplate documents for procurement
  • Update boilerplate documents and boilerplate document change logs


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:
  • 10+ years of experience in a similar role with 2+ years experinece developing technical contract documents
  • Bachelors (or equivalent) in engineering or program/project management or related discipline in transportation/infrastructure programs
  • Knowledge of state and federal contracting statutes, regulations, and practices
  • Knowledge of various phases of transportation engineering, including: planning processes and methods; systems planning; evaluation of alternatives; facility locations and design; and construction, operation and maintenance
  • Ability to develop appropriate contract and technical language that meets legal requirements as well as the project requirements of the functional areas
  • Strong Project management, organizational, and investigative skills; ability to simplify complex concepts
  • Experience with successful delivery of design and build contracts
  • 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
  • Willingness and ability to take the initiative and responsibility to effectively work remotely including providing information to staff, delivery partners, and client via telephone, email and various virtual tools
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in Major Program Environments
  • Multidiscipline capability
  • Good MS Office Skills, excellent communication skills, ability to work in a team environment
  • Additional experience in one or more of: Civil Engineering Structures, Infrastructure, Rail.
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: 2020-08-20 Expires: 2020-10-24

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