Deputy Director- New England Water Business Line in Shelton

Full-time @WSP Global in Engineering
  • Shelton, Connecticut View on Map
  • Apply Before : February 14, 2023

Job Description

Join management and consultancy services provider WSP Global as Deputy Director- New England Water Business Line, Apply WSP jobs Shelton Connecticut. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below,


Position : Deputy Director- New England Water Business Line

Work location : Shelton, Connecticut

Job Type: Full-time

Job id : 7366

Who We Are
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all experiences, skillsets, backgrounds and walks of life. We actively foster a work environment and culture where inclusion and diversity is part of our fundamental structure. This is delivered behaviorally, through our policies, trainings, local partnerships with professional diverse organizations, internal networks and most importantly with the support and sponsorship of our leaders who help drive our commitment to an inclusive, diverse, welcoming and equitable work environment. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
This Opportunity
WSP is currently initiating a search for a Deputy Director- New England Water Business Line for our Boston, MA office.  The following locations will also be considered: Shelton, CT and Providence, RI.  The successful candidate will be involved in projects with our Water/Wastewater Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges. 
Provide regional and/or multi-sector leadership to ensure water resources engineering subject matter, technical deliverables, and programs are delivered with a level of quality that meets or exceeds acceptable industry standards.  Responsible for SME innovation and administration; ensuring corporate compliance with all Local, State, and Federal environmental and safety regulations; and providing strategic and consistent direction to address current and future environmental challenges in a large-scale and multi-faceted business organization.
Your Impact

Work Directly with District leadership to provide proactive and strategic process and people leadership for the design, implementation, and administration of engineering discipline’s project and program involvement within the organization. 
Develop high-level business contacts and a client base for providing high level water resources engineering services including identifying additional business development opportunities.
Responsible for the pursuit and development of business and the successful execution of work. 
Serve as the representative/liaison to a variety of external entities including Federal, State, and Local Agencies, Clients, Subcontractors, industry-related groups, and various government and community entities. 
Provide senior leadership for proposals and project work scopes, pricing, budget, and performance metrics for the engineering discipline. 
Provide discipline leadership to multi-disciplinary project teams and contribute to providing high level strategic advice to clients. 
Participate in developing and driving the overall long-term strategy, growth, and pipeline development of Water Resources work.
Manage engineering work, with a focus on infrastructure opportunities in all disciplines (planning, design, and strategic consulting and program/construction management).  
Accountable for the profitability completion of the projects within the specified area engineering services including identifying additional business development opportunities, and cross-selling of other WSP capabilities.
Provide performance guidance and leadership to assigned managers and staff. 
Collaborates with professionals from a variety of disciplines to provide future ready solutions for clients. 
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. 

Who You Are
Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering, with a focus in Water Resources or closely related discipline. 
15+ years of relevant post education experience in water resources engineering. 
Engineer license required (multi-state preferred). 
Advanced proficiency with water resources engineering principles; practices; processes; design/build, standard of care, and the application to environmental permitting and project work-related issues. 
Strong working knowledge of relevant environmental laws, regulations, compliance practices, and record-keeping requirements, and the business impact upon the organization. 
Demonstrated ability with establishing, implementing, and managing multiple larger-scale discipline-related programs, documents, projects, and practices for a line(s) of business. 
Excellent leadership and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to manage staff, and effectively, persuasively, and tactfully interact with employees at all levels of the organization. 
Strategic lateral thinking and strong analytical skills with attention to detail and prioritization of responsibilities in a pressure work environment. 
Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including senior management, clients, and company-wide staff, including those with whom no formal hierarchical relationship exits. 
Strong ability to quickly adapt to change and demonstrate and hours to meet business needs. 
Advanced knowledge and proficiency with office automation/communication software, technology, math principles, predictive models, and tools used in the corporate environment
Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies. 
Occasional travel may be required depending on project-specific requirements 
This role is subject to a client-mandated drug/alcohol testing policy. As such, employee may be subject to random drug/alcohol tests. A copy of this policy will be provided during employee onboarding and is available upon applicant request. 


Preferred Qualifications 

Master’s Degree in Engineering.

Additional Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details

Travel Required: 25%
Job Status: Regular
Employee Type: Full
Primary Location: BOSTON – SUMMER ST
All locations: US-CT-Shelton, US-MA-Boston, US-RI-Providence

About WSP
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, 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 buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 12,000 employees in over 200 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.
WSP provides a flexible, agile and hybrid workplace model while meeting client needs. Employees are also afforded a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on 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 essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?
WSP USA (and all of its U.S. 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.


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