1+ months

Transit Project Manager

Houston, TX 77002
WSP is excited to be offering positions with our Transit and Rail, Bus Rapid Transit Team, which specializes in the planning and design of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) projects across the nation.  Collaborate with and become among the nation’s best in the delivery and management of Bus Rapid Transit projects, helping create solutions that meet our clients’ objectives and solve their challenges.  Become immediately involved on some of the biggest and most exciting BRT projects currently underway in our nation’s biggest transit project markets.
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 Supervising Transit Engineer/Planner for our Houston, Texas office.  This position reports to the Manager of the Bus Rapid Transit Team, within WSP’s Transit & Rail Technical Excellence Center.  The selected individual will be responsible for providing Full Time managerial, engineering and technical expertise for WSP's BRT practice.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Act as a technical expert and task manager on Bus Rapid Transit projects at all phases, from concept to construction
  • Provide Project Management on small to medium size projects with opportunity to grow, including contract negotiation and managing to a scope, schedule, and budget
  • Support larger projects as a Task Manager, Segment Manager or discipline expert
  • Aid local offices pursuing or delivering BRT projects with technical expertise, including opportunities to travel
  • Demonstrate your skills to the industry through conference presentations and paper publication
  • Assist in growing the business by writing marketing proposals and providing other business development support
  • Management of technical staff
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 a related field
  • Professional Engineering License
  • 10 years’ experience in Bus Rapid Transit projects
  • History of successful project and task management
  • Ability to manage multidiscipline teams of both in house and subconsultant staff
  • An ability to work independently on projects and giving direction to support staff.
  • Demonstrated organizational and communications skills.
  • A strong desire to learn, take on challenging projects, and think outside the box to solve unique problems
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. 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? 
WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability.
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.


Posted: 2020-05-21 Expires: 2020-08-31

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