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Sr. Construction Director

Company: WSP USA
Location: Troy
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Sr. Construction DirectorReq ID 8978Sr. Construction DirectorWho We AreAt WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. Were 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 OpportunityWSP is currently initiating a search for a Sr. Construction Director for our New York, NY office. Be involved in projects with our PMCM Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our clients objectives and solves their challenges. The candidate will lead delivery of infrastructure improvements, serve as a trusted advisor to public sector agencies, manage teams of field engineers and construction inspectors, coordinate with design engineers for submittal reviews, coordinate staffing requirements and recruitment needs to our public and private clients construction schedules.Your Impact

  • Serve as Sr. Director of Construction Management/Program Management
  • Work with Top Level Contractors on Mega-Projects or Major Programs
  • Prepare and/or oversee scope, schedule and budget preparation and negotiations for WSP services
  • Lead project teams to achieve overall project objectives.
  • Work closely with clients to meet and exceed their expectations.
  • Provide leadership and oversight to ensure quality project deliverables commensurate with quality standards and client requirements.
  • Maintain schedule, budget, and profitability for projects, and identify changes and risks.
  • Coordinate with design disciplines that support the construction phase of projects
  • Assist in the management, mentorship, growth and development of the PMCM team.
  • Provide local leadership, partnering closely with the Local Business Leader and Senior Management Team.
  • Focus on meeting Key Performance Indicators and contribute to the overall success of the Northeast Region and the New York District.
  • Engage with clients to identify new business leads and project pursuits.
  • Support business development initiatives and assist with marketing and key pursuits
  • Identify and foster positive relationships with potential project partners to secure new work.
  • Represent the firm in the market through involvement in client and industry events and associations.
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct, and adhere to WSPs Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needsWho You AreRequired Qualifications
    • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or related
    • 15+ years of construction experience in transportation and infrastructure (highway, rail or marine), utilities, and energy sectors
    • Experience leading field staff of 25+ people
    • New York PE
    • Experience managing infrastructure projects for public and private 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
    • Collaborative leadership
    • 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
    • Must successfully complete and pass WSP's Motor Vehicle screening.Preferred Qualifications
      • Master of Science Degree in Engineering or related/MBA
      • 20+ years of construction expereince preferred
      • Experience with NYSDOT and Class 1 Railroads
      • Experience in cable placement in a marine/submarine environment
      • Experience mentoring and developing junior staff
      • PMP Certification
      • Certified Construction Manager (CCM)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 employees career.Expected Salary: $129,300.00 - $332,100.00WSP 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 applicants 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 applicants sex or other status protected by local, state, or federal law.#LI-DS1Additional 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: 25%
          • Job Status: Regular
          • Employee Type: Full
          • Primary Location: NEW YORK - PENN PLAZA
          • All locations: US-NY-Albany, US-NY-TroyAbout WSPWSP 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. www.wsp.comWSP 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 employees 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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