Senior Highway / Roadway 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 Senior Highway / Roadway Project Manager in Fort Lauderdale Florida. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below, Apply WSP Global career in Fort Lauderdale.


Position : Senior Highway / Roadway 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 an enthusiastic and motivated Senior Civil Highway / Roadway Project Manager for our South Florida team! This position can be located in either Miami or Fort Lauderdale and will be crucial part of our team in continuing to expand our thriving Transportation Practice in South Florida,   The Senior Civil Highway / Roadway Project Manager should have experience in leading design of civil, highway, roadway geometric design, complete streets, temporary traffic control, limited access highway design and PD&E related design and/or traditional delivery and alternative delivery projects.  This position will function as the lead engineer or project manager on major projects for the state DOT and other local agency / municipal clients. Responsibilities also include project management, leading pursuits, maintaining client relationships, staffing projects, design and QA/QC.
Provides subject matter technical support and leadership for multi-site/phase due diligence, investigation, and improvement of infrastructure projects and systems in the public and private sector.  Provides situational guidance to PMs and managers that address current and future challenges, and that documentation and recommendations accurately account for and address risk, innovation, and future-ready opportunities.  Provides leadership with ensuring that responsibilities are delivered and adhered to with a level of quality that meets or exceeds acceptable industry standards for design, safety, and functionality.
Your Impact

Collaborating with management to determine long-range plans and objectives, including recommendations on project staffing,
Actively seek out and lead new opportunities by leveraging established local relationships and participate in pursuit proposals
Maintain positive client relationships to expand current business
Providing guidance and mentoring of staff and direct work assignments
Manage Projects and maintain schedule, budget, and profitability of assigned projects, overseeing preparation of plans, specifications, and proposals.
Lead project tasks for conceptual and preliminary engineering and final design activities, as well as development of construction plans, calculations and specifications.
Coordinate with other design disciplines such as structures, hydraulics, traffic, and utilities, etc.
Assist in leading and continue developing the Civil/Highway design team
Participate hands-on in the preparation of Plans, Specifications and Estimates (PS&E)
Review, monitor and/or develop complex layouts, sketches, plans, specifications and estimates standards and guidelines, correspondence, and/or prepare reports
Participate in preparation of technical proposals and labor estimates.
Commitment to quality and continuous improvement through innovation, creative thinking and improved results
Establish and maintain cooperative and productive work relationships with all employees, clients and other stakeholders.
Other duties as assigned
Lead larger-scale civil engineering projects ensuring contributors know what they are required to do and by when, preparing and overseeing relevant project budgets, monitoring external events, tracking hours and expenses, ensuring satisfactory performance, and supervising subcontractors, contract work, and employees.
Assist with engineering review of permit applications, engineering design plans and specifications, standby plans and engineering contracts, integrated waste management plans, and periodic construction inspections, to ensure that they comply with applicable state and/or federal regulations and sound engineering practice and standards.
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 degree in Civil Engineering
10+ years of experience in large transportation and infrastructure projects
Professional Engineering License in Florida
Significant experience leading design teams on FDOT and municipal projects (civil, highway, roadway geometric design, roadway plan production, drainage design and PD&E related design). 
Experience leveraging established relationships in the South Florida market to seek out opportunities for new pursuits.
Project and staff management experience on large civil transportation projects
Experience with daily management and mentoring of staff
Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience serving as a Project Manager on Alternative Delivery projects
Experience with large design build 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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