Design-Build Project Manager in Glastonbury

Full-time @WSP Global in Engineering
  • Glastonbury, Connecticut View on Map
  • Apply Before : December 8, 2022

Job Description

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Position : Design-Build Project Manager

Work location : Glastonbury, Connecticut

Job Type: Full-time

Job id : 6715

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 searching for a Design-Build Project Manager in our New England District. This position is a senior engineering project manager position within the Transportation Business Line. The key focus of this position is to serve as the design team Project Manager (Design Manager) on design-build projects. This role will typically involve leading the design team on bridge, highway, transit or aviation design-build projects for DOT, transit and other public sector owners. The successful candidate will be a major participant in all phases of the pursuit, as well throughout design and construction of the project.


The assigned office location for this position is flexible in the New England area. The selected candidate may choose to be based in any of our offices located in Boston, MA, Worcester, MA, Glastonbury, CT, Merrimack, NH, Eliot, ME, or Providence, RI. However, because of the nature of the role, it may be necessary to be located at projectfield offices with some regularity.  


The position may be in either the civil or structural design practice areas. This person will report to the New England District Practice Area Leader for either Structures or Civil Engineering, depending on the individual’s technical background. 


Responsibilities include working closely with our contractor clients and proactively managing the design project team to achieve the overall project delivery, quality and financial objectives. The role involves being highly responsive in supporting our Contractor clients, while also being cognizant of the importance of maintaining a strong relationship with our Owner clients. This position also includes participating in business development activities to help identify and position the company to compete and win new projects in the transportation market in New England. This includes developing and maintaining key client relationships, gathering and disseminating market/pursuit intelligence, building the pursuit pipeline and leading andor participating in proposal and interview efforts.
Your Impact

Desire and ability to thrive in the demanding, fast-paced, design-build environment
Excellent Leadership and team building skills
Ability to proactively manage change and successfully negotiate on behalf of WSP
Strong communication skills and ability to collaborate and partner with a wide variety of stakeholders
Strong aptitude for business development and client relationship management

Who You Are
Required Qualifications

12+ years of relevant work experience in civil or structural engineering
5+ years of project management experience, including managing multi-discipline projects and subconsultants
Experience serving as the design manager for design-build projects
Bachelor of Science in civil or structural engineering, or equivalent degree required
Professional registration (PE) is required. The successful candidate will be expected to obtain licensure in the New England states within the first 12 months of employment.
Ability to travel within New England up to approximately 20% of the time.

Preferred Qualifications

Well established client relationships with New England public agency clients and contractors
Strong working knowledge of the design standards and protocols of the New England state DOTs
Experience with cloud collaboration software such as ProjectWise and BIM360
Experience with engineering software such as MicroStation/Inroads/OpenRoads and Autodesk/Civil 3D
 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  

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: 20%
Job Status: Regular
Employee Type: Full
Primary Location: BOSTON – SUMMER ST
All locations: US-CT-Glastonbury, US-MA-Boston, US-MA-Worcester, US-ME-Eliot, US-NH-Merrimack, 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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