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WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff Sr. Construction Project Manager (ID# 49811) in Boston, Massachusetts

Sr. Construction Project Manager (ID# 49811) Boston, MA

Category: Transit and Rail

Job Type: Full Time

Minimum Experience: 15 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 Full-Time Project Manager for our Boston, MA office.

WSP has an immediate opening for a Senior Construction Project Manager, to join our management team helping oversee the Commuter Rail Resiliency Program in the metro Boston, MA, a large, complex, high profile commuter rail fiber optic construction effort. WSP is part of the MBTA team providing PM/CM services. The successful candidate will possess demonstrated construction management and inspection experience, an understanding of the owner representative role acting as advisor, with the versatility to oversee and manage supporting engineering, project controls and administrative staff, while coordinating with quality assurance, and safety professionals.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the work of a design build contractor.

  • Manage the work of a design and construction team for the duration of the design build contract.

  • Interface routinely with the client, design/builder and other stakeholders for coordinated project delivery.

  • Lead the construction management and administration activities related to cost, schedule and quality, with team support.

  • Manage the technical submittal, shop drawing review and RFI process, with support of design engineers.

  • Chair regular construction meetings, facilitating actions and outcomes.

  • Evaluate construction work performance for general conformance to plans and specifications.

  • Review construction progress and recommend payments to contractors.

  • Review and assess progress of work for compliance with approved construction schedule.

  • Lead the investigation of construction deficiencies and offer recommended corrective actions.

  • Manage the change order management process, with support of project control specialists, construction engineers, and designers.

  • Assure that document control systems are established and maintained, through project closeout.

  • Assist the Program Managers with compiling data, for monthly reports.

  • Be available to work day, night, or weekend shifts, depending on construction schedule, and critical activities.

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 Qualification

  • Minimum 15 years of project management/construction management experience

  • Minimum 7 years experience with construction projects for commuter railroads

  • Bachelors of Science in Engineering, Construction Management or related fields

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • 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

  • Design Build experience

  • Professional Engineer License in the Stae of Massachusetts


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.


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.