1+ months

Regional Program 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 Regional Program Manager in either the Los Angeles or Sacramento metropolitan areas. 
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Oversees program and project management of all pre-construction contract award activities within the Central Valley and Southern California (Bakersfield to Burbank Sections) Region in support of the overall implementation of the California High-Speed Rail (CAHSR) program
  • Management of regional staff responsible for implementing the current phase of the transportation program
  • Provide direction to PM’s and support team to effectively coordinate and implement the regional program with particular emphasis on environmental clearances
  • Management of regional project office and set regional staff priorities
  • Attend regular management and coordination meetings; chair interdisciplinary staff meetings
  • Respond to higher headquarters requests for status reports, program coordination and monthly status reports
  • Coordinate regional implementation tasks with key stakeholders as required
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:
  • 15+ years of advancing responsibilities in transportation program implementation
  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental Sciences, Civil Engineering, or related field
  • Knowledge of Program implementation for large transportation projects and an understanding of the phases of program implementation
  • Understanding of environmental, engineering and operating requirements for successful regional implementation
  • Familiarity with regional transportation priorities and coordination required to implement the regional transit program within the context of these priorities
  • Experience in executive leadership roles that advanced transportation program implementation
  • 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:
  • Transportation program management experience
  • Experience in the environmental process for transportation projects
  • Contract and staff management experience

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? 
As a federal contractor and recipient of federal funds, WSP USA is a drug free workplace and 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: 2020-05-13 Expires: 2020-07-13

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