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WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff Civil Project Manager (ID# 46616) in Kansas City, Missouri

Civil Project Manager (ID# 46616) Kansas City, MO

Category: Civil Engineering

Job Type: Full Time

Minimum Experience: 7 Required Education: Bachelor's Degree

Job Description

WSP USA is growing in the Kansas City area! We’re searching for an ambitious and driven Project Manager to provide direction to clients and leadership to project teams. This is a great opportunity for those seeking to have an influence on signature projects both in the Kansas City region and around the country. If you’re interested in managing challenging transportation and infrastructure projects in our Kansas City Metro office, please contact us.

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 Civil Project Manager for our Kansas City Metro office.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a project manager, deputy project manager or task lead on projects

  • Lead teams of WSP staff and subconsultant staff to deliver high quality projects for our clients

  • Participate in Client Engagement (CE) teams to support business development efforts

  • Prepare Plans, Specifications, and Estimate (PS&E) packages, engineering reports, technical memorandums, and other similar work products

  • Oversee designs for highway and roadway projects for either traditional or alternative delivery projects.

  • Attend and participate in client meetings, team meetings, and collaborating with multidisciplinary teams

  • Mentor junior staff

Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s goals, objectives, 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 Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited civil engineering program

  • Licensed P.E. in Missouri, Kansas

  • A minimum of 7+ years of roadway design experience including highways, local arterial streets, interchanges, intersections, Transit facilities, ADA pedestrian & bike facilities, channelization, signing, grading, utilities and traffic control

  • Direct experience with KDOT and MoDOT in developing preliminary and final engineering deliverables and project management on road and bridge projects

  • The ability to lead and guide civil engineering staff from winning a project through design and construction

  • An excellent communicator and team leader

  • Ability to independently evaluate, select, and apply standard engineering techniques and criteria using sound judgment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years leading teams to deliver transportation infrastructure projects for public sector clients

  • Direct experience with Kansas City Metro Area state, county, and city clients (MoDOT, KDOT, KCMO, Unified Government of Wyandotte County, Overland Park, Olathe, Lee’s Summit, etc.)

  • Experience with Design-Build projects

  • Strong experience with using design software such as MicroStation, AutoCAD, GEOPAK, Inroads, Open Roads

  • Knowledge of the interrelationship of design and federal permitting (NEPA, NPDES, 404, etc.)

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Adobe, and Bluebeam software

  • Familiarity with AASHTO and State DOT Criteria and Standards

  • Commitment to being actively involved in professional and community activities (e.g. APWA, ACEC, NSPE, ITE, ASCE, municipal and service committees, etc.)

  • 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

This role is subject to a client mandated drug/alcohol testing policy. As such, employee may be subject to random drug/alcohol tests. A copy of the client mandated drug/alcohol testing policy will be provided during employee onboarding and is available upon applicant request.


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 prosper.www.wsp.com/usa

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?

As a federal contractor and recipient of federal funds, WSP USA is a drug free workplace and 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 Inc., WSP USA Buildings Inc., and WSP USA Services Inc. (collectively "WSP USA") is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status