Senior Civil Project Manager- Transportation in Lincoln

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

Job Description

Join management and consultancy services provider WSP Global as Senior Civil Project Manager- Transportation in Lincoln Nebraska. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below, Apply WSP Global career in Lincoln.


Position : Senior Civil Project Manager- Transportation

Work location : Lincoln, Nebraska

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 Senior Project Manager to join us in our Lincoln, Nebraska office.
WSP continues to grow our Nebraska market and you will work with both the local and regional offices to continue this exciting trend.  The local and regional 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 transportation design forms in the nation. Projects are diverse in nature, interesting, and challenging.
As a Project Manager, you will be responsible for transportation projects across the State of Nebraska both in urban and rural settings.  Your responsibilities will include the management of task leaders, schedules, budgets, and client expectations across diverse projects including expansion of Nebraska’s expressway system and urban reconstruction. 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.
Your Impact

 Managing projects and teams to provide quality delivery on projects of all types and sizes.
 Responsible for contract and financial management of projects.
 Responsible for staffing civil projects and keeping civil staff utilized.
 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
 Potential to grow into Local Office Lead Position

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:

 A minimum of 10+ years of progressive experience in civil/transportation engineering.
 Bachelor’s degree from an accredited civil engineering program.
 Registration as a Professional Engineer in Nebraksa or ability to obtain within three months.
 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
 Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies

 Preferred Qualifications:

 Ability to lead and guide civil engineering staff.
 Successful project management experience.
 An excellent communicator and team leader.
 Nebraksa DOT, City of Lincoln, and other Local Municipality Experience
 Familiarity with AASHTO and Nebraska State DOT Criteria and Standards.
 Understanding and knowledge of MicroStation, Geopak and OpenRoads Software. 
 Ability to provide value in marketing and business development activities.
 Strong background in developing preliminary and final engineering deliverables.
 Ability to independently evaluate, select, and apply standard engineering techniques and criteria using sound judgment.
 Experience in alternative delivery projects is a plus

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: LINCOLN – O ST
All locations: US-NE-Lincoln

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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