1+ months

Senior Transit Project Manager

Atlanta, GA 30303
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!
We are seeking a Senior Transit Project Manager to make a significant contribution to WSP USA’s strategic plan to increase our project management and business development capabilities in the transit and rail arena within the Georgia region. The Senior Transit Project Manager will contribute as a member of multi-disciplinary team to transit fixed guide way planning, passenger and freight rail planning, and design efforts in the Atlanta, Georgia office. Responsibilities will involve managing and conducting a wide range of planning and design efforts including Alternatives Analyses, station area planning, short-range service plans, long-range vision plans, NEPA documents (EA’s and EIS’s), and feasibility studies for commuter rail, streetcar, bus rapid transit, light rail, and bus operations. This position is also intended to assist the Georgia region in expanding the practice in all or portions of transit and rail.
  • Contributes as a member of multi-disciplinary teams to transit fixed guide way planning and design efforts
  • Manages or assists with a range of transportation planning studies, including needs assessments, transit modal analyses, traffic studies, NEPA documents, and long-range planning, and design efforts
  • Manages station area planning and design
  • Conducts multimodal planning efforts
  • Prepares and gives briefings and makes presentations to clients, the general public, and other stakeholders
  • Establish long-range plans, objectives, and implementation plans
  • Prepares and reviews written technical reports
  • Leads multidisciplinary team and coordinates with junior and entry-level staff and other sub consultants
  • Develops schedule and budget requirements and monitors project progress
  • Ensure the delivery of innovation, technical excellence and quality
  • Leads and/or participates in in key pursuit activities


Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s in Transportation Planning, Transit Planning, Transit Engineering, or related field (Masters is a plus)
  • A minimum of 15+ years of relevant experience
  • Strongly established transit client relationships and industry contacts
  • Experience in delivering transit and rail planning and design projects such as Alternatives Analyses, NEPA, and other related studies
  • Experience working with Southeastern transit agencies and cities, Georgia based cities and transit agencies preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; demonstrated teamwork skills
  • Increasing responsibility for interacting with clients, public officials, and the general public
  • Active in professional service organizations
  • Must have the ability to immediately work in the United States
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in planning, engineering, business or related field
  • Experience working with transit agencies and understanding Federal Transit Administration regulations and policies.
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.
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 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. www.wsp.com/usa
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.
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? 
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Posted: 2019-10-12 Expires: 2020-03-14

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