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WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff Senior Project Manager - Architect (ID# 50698) in New York, New York

Senior Project Manager - Architect (ID# 50698) New York, NY

Category: Architectural Services

Job Type: Full Time

Minimum Experience: 12 Required Education: Bachelor's Degree

Job Description

Be involved in projects with our New York Transportation Facilities 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 Senior Project Manager- Architect for our New York City, New York office. With the intimacy of vibrant and talented group of staff, along with the diversity and experience of a large firm, this is an excellent and unique opportunity for the right candidate to challenge themselves and to grow their career.

The Transportation Facilities Group (TFG) leads and design projects that supports local and regional growth initiatives through small and large transportation projects. Our goal is to team with our agency clients and with local contractors and to develop solutions and to deliver projects that advance transportation throughout the region. With over 90 architects and engineers, TFG delivers projects regionally and nationally. Major design hubs include New York City, Boston, St Louis, Virginia Beach and San Francisco.

The position offers varied projects in the transportation field primarily within the NY Metro Region. Opportunities exist for projects throughout the country. The Senior Project Manager will be responsible to deliver projects from start to finish including traditional and alternate delivery. Project work types include pre-k thru higher education, local, national and international airports, intermodal transportation hubs, rail infrastructure, ADA improvements, as well a wide array of projects. Clients include NYCT, MTA Bus, LIRR, MNR, PANY&NJ, Amtrak, NYC SCA, design-build contractors, utilities, NYCDOT, etc. The scale of work varies from small to very large projects and offers the candidate the ability to continually switch between multiple project types on any given day, and offers tremendous exposure to varied disciplines within the New York Office.

Responsibilities include:

  • Effective leadership, being able to bring teams together to work to develop solutions that meets the project needs and goals

  • Capable of developing/assembling design teams including visioning project approach

  • Planning schedules and budgets as well as follow throughs

  • Strong communication skills including verbal and written. Capable to coordinate and discuss project status with New York City office Senior Management

  • Thorough understanding of project management tools including scheduling, budgeting, risks registers

Typical projects types include:

  • Transportation projects types include rail, bus, airports and marine ports; Facility building types include administration buildings, tolling structures, parking structures, bus and rail stations including associated maintenance facilities, ancillary buildings, vent buildings, etc.;

  • Pre-K through higher education school buildings;

  • Traditional and Alternate delivery type projects

Growth Opportunities include:

  • Become the go-to Design-Build Project Manager in the New York Office

  • Build strong relationships with various disciplines leads within the New York City office

  • Build strong relationships with New York City Senior Management as well as with clients and design-builders

  • Lead the development of teaming arrangements and proposals

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.


Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Architecture with a focus on facility type experience

  • 12+ years of experience (at least 10 years minimum of design, and 8 years of project management)

  • Capable of leading Design-Build projects as a Project Manager

  • Professional licensure (R.A.) in New York and New Jersey

  • Knowledgeable in state and city building codes

  • Well versed in assembling contract documents

  • Excellent communication and writing skills and well organized

  • Self-starter, able to work independently

  • 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:

  • NY/NJ/Connecticut area resident preferred

  • Master's in Engineering, Architecture, or Business Administration

  • Experience related in facility (building) design, design-build project delivery method.

  • Transportation industry experience


WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of 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 transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 9,500 people in 150 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 a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA (and all of its US 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.

WSP USA (and all of its US companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.