Transportation Director/Local Business Line Lead in Arvada

Full-time @WSP Global in Engineering
  • Arvada, Colorado View on Map
  • Apply Before : December 8, 2022

Job Description

Join management and consultancy services provider WSP Global as Transportation Director/Local Business Line Lead, Apply WSP jobs Arvada Colorado. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below,


Position : Transportation Director/Local Business Line Lead

Work location : Arvada, Colorado

Job Type: Full-time

Job id : 6989

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
Be involved in projects with our Southwest Mountain District and help grow all business lines to meet our client’s objectives.


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 Transportation Director/Local Business Line Lead for our Denver, Colorado office. The candidate will lead a civil engineering team, assist in developing and implementing marketing strategies, and coordinate workshare with offices across the West Coast. They will provide coordinated leadership with other local and national business line leaders for the pursuit of transportation focused highway, bridge, roadway corridor, transit and rail, multi-modal and aviation-based transportation improvements, as well as support our clients and project opportunities for all of WSP’s services.

Your Impact

Assist in the management, growth and development of the Civil Engineering team.
Provide leadership within the office, partnering closely with other Local Business Leaders and Senior Management Team.
Focus on meeting Key Performance Indicators and contribute to the overall success of the Southwest Mountain District and West Region.
Guide staff and assist in project management responsibilities, including oversight of project financial performance, adherence to project management and quality control plans, and adequacy of risk management plans.
Provide leadership and oversight to ensure quality project deliverables, including PS&E documents, engineering reports, project memorandums, etc.
Coordinate with other design disciplines, and workshare with other offices in Colorado and the West Coast.
Prepare and/or oversee scope, schedule and budget preparation and negotiations, as well as plans, specifications, estimates and/or bid packages.
Perform quality assurance/quality control, ensuring that cost, schedule, and quality objectives are met for engineering activities and are commensurate with quality standards, and client requirements.
Maintain schedule, budget, and profitability for projects, and identify changes and risks.
Work closely with clients to meet and exceed their expectations.
Support business development initiatives and assist with marketing.
Mentor junior staff.
Serve as Project Manager on transportation projects for clients.
Lead project teams to achieve overall project objectives.
Engage with clients to develop new business leads and project pursuits.
Develop strategic alliances and project partners to secure new work.
Represent the firm in the market through involvement in client and industry events and associations.
Assist or lead key pursuits.

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

Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering
12+ years of experience in the transportation industry, focusing on Business Development, Project Delivery, Program/Project Management and/or Alternative Delivery
Colorado PE
Ability to lead and grow the civil engineering business
Experience managing transportation projects for public sector clients
Experience participating in business development strategy development and implementation
Strong management/leadership skills
Strongly established client relationships and industry contacts
Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and projects
Self-starter with excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills and ability to work within a team environment

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with Colorado Municipalities (ITD, ACHD, others)
Experience mentoring and developing junior staff
PMP Certification

Compensation and Benefits:

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.

Expected Salary: $141,000 – $239,700  


WSP USA is providing the compensation range and general description of other compensation and benefits that the company in good faith believes it might pay and/or offer for this position based on the successful applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities in addition to internal equity and geographic location. WSP USA reserves the right to ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and offer additional benefits and other compensation, depending on circumstances not related to an applicant’s sex or other status protected by local, state, or federal law. 
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: 10%
Job Status: Regular
Employee Type: Full
Primary Location: DENVER – BROADWAY
All locations: US-CO-Arvada, US-CO-Aurora, US-CO-Broomfield, US-CO-Denver, US-CO-Lakewood

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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