1+ months

Resident Engineer - Transit/Rail

Antioch, CA 94509
Be involved in projects with our Construction Services Team and be a part of a growing team 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 is currently initiating a search for a RESIDENT ENGINEER- TRANSIT/RAIL for Antioch, CA.  Actual reporting site will be throughout the SF Bay Area depending on client needs.
JOB SUMMARY: Guides and coordinates a team of construction field inspectors on critical Transit/Rail infrastructure projects. The candidate must demonstrate a solid knowledge of civil, electrical construction, and good engineering judgment in providing oversight and inspection of engineering projects of significant importance.
Duties and Responsibilities:   
  • Maintain Client satisfaction of construction inspection and monitoring services
  • Direct and manage a team of construction inspectors and engineers
  • Review and respond to contractor requests for information
  • Enforce compliance with the construction contract documents, per Transit/Rail Agency Specifications and Manuals
  • Monitoring Construction in a transit/rail operating environment
  • Observe contractor performance for compliance with project safety protocol
  • Interact with construction contractors in performance of Quality Assurance inspections
  • Track and Monitor Contractors schedule for compliance
  • Review Notice of Potential Claims (NOPC) and provide recommendations, review contractors Contract Change Orders (CCO's) requests, and negotiate CCO's.
  • Monitor the Contractors safety compliance
  • Conduct weekly meeting with Contractor, Utilitiy companies and Stake holders
  • Maintain schedule, budget and profitability of assigned projects
  • Prepare monthly reports
  • Track construction progress and verify contractor payments
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:
  • Bachelor’s degree in civil, electrical engineering
  • Minimum 10 years of construction management experience
  • Minimum 5 years of either traction power or communications experience
  • Experience on Transit/Rail Projects preferred, but not required
  • Registered Professional Engineer preferred
  • 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
  • Must successfully complete and pass WSP’s Motor Vehicle screening.
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 (and all of its US companies) 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: 2020-12-23 Expires: 2021-05-21

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