Program Lead – Zero Emissions Vehicles in Washington

Full-time @WSP Global in Engineering
  • Washington, District of Columbia View on Map
  • Apply Before : December 8, 2022

Job Description

Join management and consultancy services provider WSP Global as Program Lead – Zero Emissions Vehicles, Apply WSP jobs Washington District of Columbia. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below,


Position : Program Lead – Zero Emissions Vehicles

Work location : Washington, District of Columbia

Job Type: Full-time

Job id : 6534

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 Zero Emissions Vehicles Program Lead – primarily based in the Capital District working out of our Washington, DC, Herndon, Virginia or Baltimore, MD  office. This position reports within WSP’s Transit & Rail National Business Line.  
The selected individual will be responsible for providing full-time program management and technical expertise supporting our Transit & Rail practice with a focus on Zero Emission (ZE) programs. 
The selected candidate will be providing technically oriented program management leadership, project delivery expertise, supporting WSP’s impressive portfolio of clients engaged in or transitioning to a Zero Emission fleet. Assisting clients with their planning, procurement, maintenance and operation of ZE fleets. Experience in ZE technologies and associated specifications, standards, and recommended practices is preferred.  
Your Impact
Duties and Responsibilities

Oversee and provide strong program management leadership to cross-functional teams in executing project work, developing zero emission and future ready solutions for our clients.
Ensure efficient resourcing and accountability for the quality of ZE deliverables. 
Actively support business development efforts and proposal submittals.
Coordinate with the planning and technical staff of our clients, providing a high level of strategic advice, consultancy, and subject matter expertise. 
Staying informed with the latest ZE technologies and becoming a thought leader in solutions 
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.
Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.

Who You Are
Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Transportation Planning, Project Management or a related field.
10 + years of experience working in a transit or transportation planning field.
Knowledge of and experience with zero emissions technologies.
Prior experience of client management 
Ability to coordinate multiple activities in a logical and orderly manner.
Ability to work independently and provide guidance and leadership to mid-level to senior level team or project members.
Good communication and writing skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, SharePoint, and Project.
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.
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 

Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
Experienced in the implementation of a zero emission transit programs and/or projects
Advanced degree(s) in Business Management or Planning
PMP certification 

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: WASHINGTON – 23RD STREET NW
All locations: US-DC-Washington, US-MD-Baltimore, US-VA-Herndon

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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