Project Manager in Seattle

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

Job Description

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


Position : Project Manager

Work location : Seattle, Washington

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!
Great people. Great places. Great projects. kW Mission Critical Engineering, a WSP company, is a high-performance, fast-paced consulting engineering firm designing data centers and mission critical environments across the globe. We hire smart, responsive, team players to work in collaborative and mentoring office settings. Our mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, controls, telecommunications, and security building system designs keep many of the world’s top Fortune 100 financial, technology, enterprise, hyperscale, and colocation companies up and running 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. 
We work on innovative, award-winning, large-scale projects. We travel to construction sites to see our designs being built. As part of WSP, we are able to offer our employees increased professional development and career opportunities in addition to kW MCE’s office culture which is consistently recognized as one of the “Best Places to Work.”  Join our great people at our great places designing great projects.
This Opportunity
kW Mission Critical Engineering, a WSP company, is currently looking for a Project Manager out of our Seattle, WA office. As a Project Manager with us, you will lead a diverse group of engineers from project initiation through completion. This includes setting up and participating in regular communications and coordination with clients, managing expectations, writing, and managing proposals, creating change orders, composing budgets and invoicing.
Your Impact

Lead teams of Engineers, Designers and other staff through completion of multiple small to medium sized projects at one time
Prepare project work plans, proposals, and schedules, and obtain management/client approval
Maintain regular communication with clients regarding project status and project quality, and proactively resolve issues
Manage relationships with project stakeholders, including internal and external clients and vendors, regulatory authorities and technical agencies, and the public. This involves keeping the stakeholders informed of progress and issues in order to manage expectations on all project requirements and deliverables, and meet the project schedule
Address change management matters promptly and professionally with clients and internal departments
Maintain awareness of project budget maintenance, key performance indicators and forecasting
Lead and manage business development initiatives including Requests for Qualifications and Requests for Proposals
Compile comprehensive and realistic scope of work and assist in the preparation of fee estimates
Provide general administrative and technical leadership for the project and maintain all project records 
Schedule and facilitate all project meetings required to successfully coordinate work activity 
Administer subconsultant agreements as assigned
Implement and manage the kW Quality Control Plan for each project 
Proactively track and report workload management throughout the project 
Manage client and subconsultant invoicing 

Who You Are
The ideal candidate has experience managing multiple projects simultaneously in an engineering consulting environment. Candidate thrives in an extremely fast-paced and ever-changing environment requiring flexibility, pivoting, and an open-minded approach.
Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree 
5+ years of experience in Project and/or Program Management 
Experience leading multi-disciplinary teams of project professionals; concurrently managing issues, scope and quality while bringing projects to successful completion within the cost and time requirements
Exceptional written and oral communication skills, including experience making presentations to senior management 
Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with people from many different disciplines with varying degrees of technical experience
Strategic, conceptual and analytical thinking and decision making skills 
Adaptability and flexibility including the ability to manage deadline pressure, and adapt to ambiguity and change 
Proficiency with computer office productivity (i.e. MS Office) and project management software tools 
Detail oriented with ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines 

Preferred Qualifications

Project or Program Management Professional certification (i.e. PMP)
Experience in an engineering consulting environment 
Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction management, project management
Experience in project planning, cost management and schedule management, and methods of analyzing and reporting project performance on financial and other KPIs 

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: SEATTLE – 1ST AVE
All locations: US-WA-Seattle

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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