1+ months

Senior Construction Manager

Herndon, VA 20170
Be involved in projects with our PMCM 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 is currently initiating a search for a Resident Engineer / Construction Manager for our Washington DC office.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Maintains daily contact with client about upcoming assignments and projects
  • Supervise field inspection staff, directing and assigning specific tasks
  • Ability to prepare clear technical, financial, administrative and explanatory correspondences
  • Ability to interpret roadway and bridge plans, building plans, specifications, special provisions, and contracts
  • Recognizes construction problems and applies standard techniques and procedures to solve the problem
  • Keeps detailed records of contractor’s performance and progress
  • Ability to work as a team member without close supervision
  • Reviews and approves daily inspection reports, oversees material testing and project documentation
  • Attends construction meetings with client and contractors
  • Other duties as assigned
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, specializing in Civil Engineering or Construction Management
  • Professional Engineer license in Washington DC or ability to get reciprocity within 3 months
  • Minimum of 12 years of experience in the management of roadway and/or infrastructure construction inspection projects
  • Considerable knowledge of general roadway, structure, tunneling, traffic engineering, utilities construction methods, procedures, practices, plans, specifications and contracts, materials used and performance, environmental, legal and safety responsibilities related to construction of transportation facilities
  • Strong writing skills to support technical reporting as well as oral communication skills are required, and proficiency with MS Office including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Knowledge of the use of electronic data processing equipment and contract management software
  • Successful candidates must have the ability to work both independently and within a team environment with the capability to delegate and supervise tasks to support staff
  • OSHA 10 Hour Construction Safety Training
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Must successfully complete and pass WSP's Motor Vehicle screening.
  • 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
  • Registered as a Certified Construction Manager (CCM) through the Construction Management Association of American (CMAA) or similar Construction Manager Certifications
  • OSHA 30 Hour Construction Safety Training
  • Can demonstrate experience in similar roles/responsibilities on complex major transportation infrastructure programs/projects

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.
Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

This position is contingent upon WSP being selected for a contract or program we are currently pursuing.
This position is subject to and contingent upon client approval of candidates put forth for consideration by WSP.


Posted: 2021-02-24 Expires: 2021-05-21

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