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WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff Traction Power Manager NE (ID# 48386) in New York, New York

Traction Power Manager NE (ID# 48386) New York, NY

Category: Transit and Rail

Job Type: Full Time

Minimum Experience: 13 Required Education: Bachelor's Degree

Job Description

Be involved in projects with our Transit and Rail 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 Traction Power Manager NE Region for our New York, NY office.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Utilize existing client relationships within the transit & rail systems market to develop strategies for positioning WSP for transit & rail systems-related opportunities.

  • Assure that engineering services are commensurate with professional standards, client requirements, and corporate objectives.

  • Recruiting and hiring staff to meet project needs.

  • Interact with in-house design engineers as well as engineers from other companies to develop proposals.

  • Interact with design engineers to manage the scope, schedule and budget of projects.

  • Interact with transit agency to verify needs are being met during design and construction phases of projects.

  • Develop and submit proposal scope and fee estimates for engineering design solutions to meet the transit agency needs.

  • Work with marketing teams to develop technical proposals and presentations to clients.

  • Excellent communication skills (presenting and writing).

  • Organized, self-starter with a strong entrepreneurial spirit.

Job Requirements

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.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum 13 years of railroad and/or transit industry systems engineering experience

  • Experience with engineering design on at least ten transit or commuter/intercity rail projects

  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills to interact effectively with clients and team members

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering

  • Professional Engineer License

  • 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

  • Traction power experience with NE regional rail agencies.


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

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 Inc., WSP USA Buildings Inc., and WSP USA Services Inc. (collectively “WSP USA”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

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.