Transit Program Manager (ID# 50185)

at WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff in Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Job Description


  1. Transit Program Manager (ID# 50185) Memphis, TN



  1. Category: Transit and Rail



  1. Job Type: Full Time


Minimum Experience: 10 Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree


  1. Job Description


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 excited to be offering positions with our Southern States transportation market sector, Transit and Rail Team, which specializes in the planning and design of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) and Light Rail Transit (LRT) projects locally and across the nation. Main focus is to collaborate with and become among the nation"s best in the delivery and management of Bus Rapid Transit projects, helping create solutions that meet our clients" objectives and solve their challenges. Become immediately involved on some of the biggest and most exciting BRT projects currently underway in our nation"s biggest transit project markets.

WSP is currently initiating a search for a Transit Program Manager for our Nashville or Memphis, TN locations to take a lead role working closely with our client in managing programs and delivering projects.


  1. Duties and Responsibilities:


*Act as a technical expert on Streetcar, Light Rail and Bus Rapid Transit projects at all phases, from concept to construction

*Provide Project Management on medium to large size projects with opportunity to grow, including contract negotiation and managing to a scope, schedule, and budget

*Support larger projects as a Deputy Project Manger, Task Manager, Segment Manager or discipline expert

*Aid local offices pursuing or delivering transit projects with technical expertise, including opportunities to travel

*Demonstrate your skills to the industry through conference presentations and paper publication

*Assist in growing the business by building relationships, writing marketing proposals, providing other business development support, and growing the transit practice

*Management of technical staff

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.


  1. Job Requirements


Minimum Qualifications:

*Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or similar discipline with a focus in Civil, Transit or Track Design

*10 + years of experience in Streetcar, Light Rail or track design projects or equivalent

*Professional Engineer (PE)

*Experience working with local and regional transit agencies; as well as other southern states transit agencies and DOT’s in a design and inspection capacity

*Experience in designing and inspecting transit projects

*Demonstrates organization and communication skills; managing contracts and task orders

*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


  1. Preferred Qualifications:


  • Experience in CADD, Microstation, InRoads


  1. About WSP USA


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 (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.

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Job Posting: JC189920032

Posted On: Aug 13, 2021

Updated On: Oct 19, 2021