1+ months

Senior Project Manager

Rochester, NY 14614
About WSP USA
WSP USA, formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms—WSP. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. wsp.com.
 
The Program
Here is your opportunity to work on a major program for our client, a Northeast Utility, where we have been engaged to provide program management and owner engineering services.  The program includes a series of transmission improvements to bring a major segment of the Northeast T&D system into compliance with the North American Electric Reliability Cooperation (NERC) Transmission Planning (TPL) reliability standards.  We will provide a team to manage planning, scheduling, monitoring, controlling, reporting, real estate, permitting, environmental studies, mapping, owner engineering, public outreach and communications, SQHE field support, procurement services support and construction and commissioning management.  The duration of the initial program is about four years.
 
The Role
We have an immediate opportunity for Senior Project Managers, to lead a multi-disciplinary team through the design and engineering, procurement, and construction phases of the program.  The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for creating and maintaining an attitude of leadership for overall management activities, including QA, engineering, procurement, planning and controls, construction management, pre-commissioning, industrial labor relations and safety, to achieve a quality result, keeping to the budget and schedule objectives. The role will also help complete proposals including amendments and extensions for Business Development purposes.

Requirements

<div><strong>The Requirements</strong></div> <div>The Senior Project Manager role requires the ability to research, evaluate and act on a wide variety of technical situations.  The principal requirements are:</div> <div> </div> <ul> <li>At least ten years of proven and progressive project management experience, preferably gained within a utility environment.</li> <li>Demonstrated experience leading large “utility class” Substation and Transmission line projects</li> <li>A degree in Engineering from a recognized institution preferred, as is Project Management training/certification</li> <li>Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and timelines</li> <li>Commitment to working in a team environment, with established team-building abilities</li> <li>Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to establish a high degree of credibility with staff and clients</li> <li>Ability to motivate and engage a team with demonstrated strength in leading highly complex groups</li> <li>Strong written and verbal English communication skills, with superior interpersonal and relationship management skills</li> <li>Occasional travel for site visits</li> </ul> <div><em>EOE / Veteran / Disability / Gender (M-F) / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation</em></div> <div> </div> <div> </div> <div><strong>About WSP USA </strong></div> <div><strong> </strong></div> <div>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 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. <a href="http://www.wsp.com/usa">www.wsp.com/usa</a></div> <div> </div> <div>WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.</div> <div> </div> <div>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? </div> <div> </div> <div>WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity</div> <div> </div> <div>The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.</div> <div>Relocation assistance is not available for this position.</div>

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Posted: 2019-08-28 Expires: 2019-10-31

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Rochester, NY 14614

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