Maritime Project Manager in Fort Lauderdale

Full-time @WSP Global in Engineering
  • Fort Lauderdale, Florida View on Map
  • Apply Before : August 18, 2022

Job Description

Join management and consultancy services provider WSP Global as Maritime Project Manager in Fort Lauderdale Florida. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below, Apply WSP Global career in Fort Lauderdale.


Position : Maritime Project Manager

Work location : Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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
WSP is currently initiating a search for a Maritime Project Manager to join us in our Miami or Ft. Lauderdale, FL offices.


For over 50-years, WSP has been a leader in waterfront structural design for Port Authorities, the U.S. Navy, the Coast Guard, and private entities worldwide. The WSP Maritime group is a dynamic and energetic group with strong work ethics and a great culture of collaboration and camaraderie.   You would be joining one of the largest and best waterfront/marine design groups in the nation. The projects are diverse in nature, interesting, and challenging. 


As a  Project Manager, you will be responsible for Maritime projects or groups of smaller capital projects, including the management of task leaders, schedules, budgets, and client expectations.
You will participate in the formulation and presentation of technical concepts in proposal development, during the design phase, and for client presentations. Additionally, you will be engaged in the growth and development of our team by providing mentorship, technical guidance, and participation in the hiring and evaluation of junior staff. As a successful candidate, you will have the opportunity to take control of your own career path. This position is an excellent opportunity to continue to enhance your design skills, build relationships within WSP, as well as expand your experience with a diverse offering of clients around the region, and support of national and worldwide projects.
Your Impact

Take responsible charge for supervising the work of staff engineers, supervising task leads, and self-perform calculations and prepare drawings and technical specifications.

Prepare technical studies and reports and guide/review the work of staff engineers.

Perform oversight of calculations, cost estimates, drawings, technical specifications and reports.

Perform quality assurance checks. Manage/ lead projects, tasks and staff for marine facility projects, including various types of cargo terminals (e.g. container, bulk, break-bulk), federal facilities (homeporting piers and shipyards), and clients (port authorities, DoD, private terminals, public agencies, etc.).

Perform multiple discipline management and coordination of internal and external teams comprised of civil, structural, geotechnical, electrical, mechanical, coastal, fire protection, and architecture.

Prepare alternatives analysis reports and presentations for repair projects and capital improvement programs.

Lead review meetings, client presentations, and design charrettes.

Maintaining schedules, budgets, and profitability.

Perform business development and general marketing activities.  Maintain positive client relationships. Participate in preparation of technical proposals, presentations, negotiations, and staff estimates.

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 Structural Engineering, or closely related discipline.

10+ years of relevant post education experience in engineering discipline and prior marine, port, and coastal design experience. 

Engineer license required (multi-state preferred).

Aptitude in maritime related codes (ASCE, COPRI, etc.) and Department of Defense (UFC, UFGC) criteria.

Competency or ability to supervise staff in state-of-the-art computer programs.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Flexibility to manage concurrent projects.

Self-motivated, flexible and capable if working in a fast-paced work environment.

Proven mentoring and leading of technical teams.

Proven risk management skills.

Strong time management and organizational skills.

Candidate must be able to work in the United States on a full-time permanent basis immediately.

Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.

Must be flexible to a variety of schedules to meet business needs and able to prioritize responsibilities and quickly adapt to change in a pressure work environment.

Occasional travel may be required depending on project-specific requirements.

Ability to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card which requires a TSA background check.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Engineering

Experience with design and management of NAVY or Coast Guard projects

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
All locations: US-FL-Fort Lauderdale, US-FL-Miami

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 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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