Detroit Office Leader in Detroit

Full-time @WSP Global in Engineering
  • Detroit, Michigan View on Map
  • Apply Before : November 3, 2022

Job Description

Join management and consultancy services provider WSP Global as Detroit Office Leader in Detroit Michigan. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below, Apply WSP Global career in Detroit.

 

Position : Detroit Office Leader

Work location : Detroit, Michigan

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 backgrounds. That’s why here at WSP, inclusion, diversity, equity and belonging are core principles. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
This Opportunity
Join a collaborative team of experts that thrives on challenge and unconventional thinking. We’re passionate about doing purposeful, sustainable projects that help shape our communities into the future. Our projects are local and across the U.S. They include municipal and state infrastructure planning, programming, design and construction support for all phases of project development. 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. Come join us and help shape the future!

 

WSP is currently initiating a search for a Local Office Leader for our Detroit, Michigan office.
Your Impact

Work as part of the Michigan leadership team to continue to grow our transportation practice in a large multidiscipline office while collaborating with a variety of project teams within WSP USA.
Lead service delivery for our transportation business through successful implementation of WSP USA’s strategy focused on our four pillars of success: Clients, Expertise, People & Culture and Operational Excellence.
Represent WSP USA with regional clients and in the local community.
Manage projects and teams to provide quality delivery on projects of all types and sizes.
Responsible for contract and financial management of projects.
Assist in the strategic growth of market sectors including marketing, proposal writing, and business development.
Create a professional environment of innovation, opportunity, development and continuous improvement that supports office objectives
Recruit, retain and develop top industry talent.

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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.
Who You Are
Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, or closely related discipline.
12+ years of relevant post education experience in engineering, civil and infrastructure design.
Engineer license required (multi-state preferred).
Advanced proficiency with civil engineering principles, practices, process, design/build, standard of care, and the application to permitting and project work-related issues.
Advanced proficiency with infrastructure design.
Strong working knowledge of relevant civil construction laws, codes, regulations, compliance practices, and record-keeping requirements, and the business impact upon the organization.
Advanced proficiency with making technical computations and calculations involving the application of engineering principles, understanding plans and specifications and making factual comparisons to the appropriate regulations. 
Works independently and provides guidance and leadership to mid-level to senior level team or project members, with strict adherence to QA/QC.
Excellent leadership and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to effectively, persuasively, and tactfully interact with employees at all levels of the organization.
Tactical 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, regulators, and company-wide staff, including those with whom no formal hierarchical relationship exits. 
Advanced proficiency with office automation, discipline-specific design software (i.e., MicroStation, AutoCAD, Civil 3D, ArcGIS, InRoads, Geopak, GeoSlope, ANSYS, STADD, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS), technology, math principles, predictive models, spreadsheets, and tools.
Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.
Strong ability to quickly adapt to change and demonstrate flexibility to a variety of schedules and hours to meet business needs.
Occasional travel may be required depending on project-specific requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Engineering.
Strong experience in managing the review and approval of documents and discipline-specific deliverables, certifications, processes, and plans in a multi-project environment is highly desirable.
Ability to provide value in marketing and business development activities in the Detroit region and with Statewide clients.
Successful project management experience.
An excellent communicator and team leader.
MDOT and City of Detroit Municipality Experience.

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: N/A – No travel required
Job Status: Regular
Employee Type: Full
Primary Location: DETROIT – GRISWOLD ST
All locations: US-MI-Detroit

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. www.wsp.com

WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings 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 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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