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Job Ref:  30826
Employer:  WSP Group
Country:  United States
City:  Detroit
21/10/2016 05:12
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services consulting firms, provides services designed to transform the built environment and restore the natural one. The firm's expertise ranges from environmental remediation and urban planning, to engineering iconic buildings and designing sustainable transport networks, to developing the energy sources of the future and enabling new ways of extracting essential resources. Approximately 34,000 employees, including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors, program and construction management professionals, as well as various environmental experts, work for this dynamic organization in more than 500 offices across 40 countries worldwide. NA

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff is seeking a Senior Supervising Engineer with comprehensive experience in conceptual design and final design engineering of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) systems. Candidate shall be a recognized leader specializing in the BRT field of knowledge and have demonstrated track record as "seller-doer" including pursuing and managing the design and development of Bus Rapid Transit systems, particularly in the Midwest and Central states. The successful candidate is required to have the interpersonal and team skills to help expand WSP|Parsons Brinckerhoff's BRT bus rapid transit practice. The candidate may also support work in other transit modes such as streetcar, light rail transit, and commuter rail.

Duties and Responsibilities:
      • Manage BRT engineering projects including transit planning, BRT feasibility studies, alternatives analysis of transit systems, BRT final design, high capacity transit master plans, and similar projects.
      • Manage staff and activities for projects of significant size and complexity
      • Facilitating meetings with client and client staff, monitoring project activities and their completion for client satisfaction
      • Develop and maintain strong client relationships
      • Strong organizational and communication skills, written and verbal
      • Lead proposals and pursuits
      • Ability to travel for project work

Job Requirements
      • BS in Civil Engineering, Traffic Engineering, or related field
      • PE Registration
      • Demonstrated knowledge of BRT civil /roadway infrastructure design
      • Basic knowledge of Transit Signal Priority (TSP) systems applications related to BRT systems
      • Experience in leading marketing efforts, pursuits, proposal writing, and representing the firm in presentations
      • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain strong BRT/transit agency relationships
      • Leadership and collaboration skills
      • Demonstrated verbal/oral skills
      • Strong technical writing ability

Experience Required:
      • 10 years' experience in above-referenced project disciplines
      • Established relationships with potential BRT and transit clients, and demonstrated ability to develop new relationships
      • Demonstrated success as hands-on Project Management experience with delivery of at least one Midwest/Central BRT project
      • Active participation in relevant professional societies is preferred

The selected candidate must have the ability to work in the United States immediately.

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