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Job Ref:  31385
Employer:  WSP Group
Country:  United States
City:  Chicago
21/10/2016 05:11
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 project manager to lead a variety of rail and transit engineering projects and tasks. The candidate will become a member of PB's growing rail and transit group based in Chicago, and will work throughout the Midwest/Central including Texas. This is an opportunity to lead a variety of railroad and transit projects and tasks, including feasibility studies, preliminary and final engineering, program management, and construction oversight. A key area of responsibility will be coordination and design involving intercity and high speed rail initiatives requiring knowledge of rail design, highway/rail grade crossings, etc.

The candidate must be capable of applying diversified knowledge of standard engineering/planning and rail/transit industry-specific principles and practices. Candidate must have experience with intercity, commuter, and/or freight railroads, and be capable of making decisions on significant engineering problems and issues.

Major Duties :
      • Manage rail and transit engineering projects
      • Manage staff and activities for a project of significant size and complexity
      • Develop and maintain strong client relationships
      • Lead proposals and pursuits
      • Manage tasks as assigned
      • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements
Requirements :
      • Bachelor's degree in engineering
      • Minimum 10 years of railroad and/or transit industry engineering design experience
      • Computer literate
      • Demonstrated verbal/oral skills
      • Strong technical writing ability
      • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain strong client relationships
      • Quality Control / Quality Assurance experience
      • Professional registration preferred
Education Requirements:
      • Bachelor's degree in engineering with at least 10 years of related experience required.
      • Ability to work in this country immediately required.
      • Local candidates only.
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