Mechanical Engineer – Project Manager in Chicago

Full-time @WSP Global in Engineering
  • Chicago, Illinois View on Map
  • Apply Before : August 18, 2022

Job Description

Join management and consultancy services provider WSP Global as Mechanical Engineer – Project Manager in Chicago Illinois. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below, Apply WSP Global career in Chicago.

 

Position : Mechanical Engineer – Project Manager

Work location : Chicago, Illinois

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
Be involved in projects with our Property & Buildings -Mechanical Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.

 

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 Project Manager with a Mechanical Engineering background for our Midwest District. This candidate can sit in our Chicago, Indianapolis, Detroit, Columbus, Cleveland, or Columbus offices.
Your Impact

Lead project mechanical engineer capable of directing the project team.
Project management activities including writing proposals, establishing budgets, reporting revenue, reviewing billing, and managing client interactions.
Coordinates activities concerned with technical development, scheduling, and resolving engineering design issues.
Coordinates the activities of technical staff from project award through project completion.
Lead project mechanical engineer capable of directing the project team, delegating work to discipline team members, and performing quality reviews.
Lead multi-discipline projects including project definition, execution plan, and quality review process.
Lead project mechanical engineer activities including scope review, resource assignment, work break down planning, and project execution
Schedules and orchestrates project team meetings.
Originates and presents discipline and project management growth and training curriculum to suit current and anticipated staff skill sets.
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 Mechanical Engineering, or closely related discipline.
10+ years of relevant post education experience in engineering discipline and prior mechanical design experience. 
Engineer license required (multi-state preferred).
Highly proficient with mechanical engineering principles, practices, process, design/build, and the application to permitting and project work-related issues.
Highly proficient with building and infrastructure design.
Experience with building and infrastructure planning, design, and program/construction management; including project involvement in a variety of rehabilitation and reconstruction, new design, and construction projects. 
Strong knowledge of relevant mechanical engineering and construction laws, codes, regulations, compliance practices, and record-keeping requirements.
Highly proficient with making technical computations and calculations involving the application of engineering principles, understanding plans and specifications, and making factual comparisons to the appropriate regulations. 
Experience with planning and conducting inspections and investigations on various aspects of the construction and design of facilities, structures and systems, applying applicable regulations and policies
Highly effective interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing intricate ideas effectively and professionally to an engineering and non-engineering audience.
Strong self-leadership and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to effectively, persuasively, and tactfully interact with clients, regulators, project managers, and employees at all levels of the organization.
Works independently to provide guidance and leadership to mid-level to senior level team or project members, with strict adherence to QA/QC.
Proficiency with technical writing, office automation, load calculations, discipline-specific design software (i.e., AutoCAD, CAM), technology, math principles, predictive models, spreadsheets, and tools.
Experienced with providing critical review for documents and preparing technical deliverables and plans with a high degree of complexity.
Well-developed critical thinking and problem-solving skills required to apply technical knowledge to reach conclusions from testing results, data collation, load calculations, computations, statistical analysis and arriving at the most effective, economical, and logical solution.
Demonstrated effectiveness at coordinating and assertively directing subcontractors and others to consistently complete tasks safely and efficiently.
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.

Preferred Qualifications 

Master’s Degree in Engineering.
LEED certification desired.
40-Hour OSHA Health & Safety Training (HAZWOPER) (29 CFR 1910.120) preferred.
Basic First Aid and Adult CPR training desired.

 

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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: CHICAGO – N LASALLE ST
All locations: US-IL-Chicago, US-IN-Indianapolis, US-MI-Detroit, US-OH-Cincinnati, US-OH-Cleveland, US-OH-Columbus

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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