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WSP USA Project Controls Manager in South Hill, Virginia

Project Controls Manager

Req ID 11901

Project Controls Manager

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 Transportation & Project Controls Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.

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 Project Controls Manager who can be located out of any of our Virginia offices.

Your Impact

  • Serve as Client's representative for the assigned project with responsibilities for all phases of the Project.

  • nsure all required tasks are performed on-time and within budget.

  • Engage specifically in planning, staffing, scheduling, budget management, quality control, safety, and coordination of subcontractors and Internal technical and support staff.

  • Manage client relationships.

  • Develop project scopes, negotiate hours, prepare reports, develop and maintain schedules and budgets, and ensure quality reviews are complete.

  • Provide all necessary documents, Information, and monthly reports to Client's Safety Certification Review Committee.

  • Identify scheduling and cost variances and recommendations for corrective action for negative variance.

  • Make recommendations on difficult engineering issues.

  • Apply new and creative engineering solutions to complex engineering. technical, and project management problems.

  • Resolve issues with contract fulfillment in a timely manner and ensure that all aspects of the program remain on schedule and within budget.

  • Make work assignments and provide technical direction to the project team.

Who You Are

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related discipline desired, but not required with applicable experience.

  • 10+ years experience in project controls.with 5+ years of experience in transit and transportation projects

  • Excellent leadership skills and experience in preliminary and final design and procedure for transit projects.

  • Experience in preparing project reports and documentation.

  • Experience in establishing project control systems and procedures.

  • Knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of project management, to coordinate, review and provide expert technical management for the assigned projects.

  • Knowledge of project controls, including critical path method scheduling and budgetary control systems.

  • Knowledge and understanding of engineering requirements, program policies, and procedures by which the Authority is governed.

  • Knowledge and understanding of Federal, state, and local transportation administration regulations and policies.

  • Ability to independently organize and carry out assignments with minimum direction as well as to function effectively as a leader of highly professional personnel.

  • Ability to communicate effectively.

  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Project Management, schedule or cost management training or certification through Project Management Institute (PMI) or American Association of Cost Engineers (AACE) or other relevant industry organizations.

  • Background knowledge of the civil engineering and construction industry desired.

  • Knowledge of Earned Value Management Criteria and methods.

  • Knowledge of project controls software such as COBRA, PRISM, Procore, InEight desired.

  • Hands on experience with ORACLE PRIMAVERA P6 Professional.

  • Successful completion of OSHA 10-Hour Construction Course.


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: ARLINGTON - N 17TH

  • All locations: US-VA-Abingdon, US-VA-Alberta, US-VA-Arlington, US-VA-Chantilly, US-VA-Dulles, US-VA-Emporia, US-VA-Fredericksburg, US-VA-Herndon, US-VA-Lawrenceville, US-VA-Lorton, US-VA-Norfolk, US-VA-Petersburg, US-VA-Richmond, US-VA-South Hill, US-VA-Springfield, US-VA-Templeton, US-VA-Virginia Beach, US-VA-Winchester

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 15,000 employees in over 300 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.