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WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff Civil Transportation Department Lead (ID# 49245) in Kansas City, Missouri

Civil Transportation Department Lead (ID# 49245) Kansas City, MO

Category: Civil Engineering

Job Type: Full Time

Minimum Experience: 15 Required Education: Bachelor's Degree

Job Description

Embodies WSP USA’s values of innovation and client success through our capabilities, that drives practice excellence across a region, consisting of multiple districts and enables WSP to be the preferred and trusted choice for clients, employees and partners. Leads service delivery for all end markets through successful implementation of WSP USA’s strategy focused on our four pillars of success: Clients, Expertise, People & Culture and Operational Excellence.

Help us design the future. Join a collaborative team of experts that thrives on challenge and unconventional thinking. We’re passionate about doing purposeful, sustainable projects that help shape our communities into the future. Our projects are local and across the U.S. They include municipal and state infrastructure planning, programming, design and construction support for all phases of project development. We are fortunate to have fantastic qualifications across the Midwest and around the world for all things infrastructure; from complete streets, bicycle and pedestrian projects to major highway, bridge and transit programs. 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 an Civil Transportation Department Lead for our Kansas City, Missouri office.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Grow an existing civil engineering group and mentor engineering staff while collaborating with a variety of project teams within WSP USA.

  • Managing projects and teams to provide quality delivery on projects of all types and sizes.

  • Responsible for contract and financial management of projects.

  • Responsible for staffing civil projects and keeping civil staff utilized.

  • Assist in the strategic growth of market sectors including marketing, proposal writing, and business development.

  • Create a professional environment of innovation, opportunity, development and continuous improvement that supports office objectives

  • Recruit, retain and develop top industry talent

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 Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 10+ years of progressive experience in civil/transportation engineering.

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited civil engineering program.

  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in Missouri or ability to obtain within three months.

  • 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

  • Ability to lead and guide civil engineering staff.

  • Successful project management experience.

  • An excellent communicator and team leader.

  • MoDOT and Kansas City Local Municipality Experience

  • Familiarity with AASHTO and State DOT Criteria and Standards.

  • Understanding and knowledge of MicroStation and Geopak and/or InRoads Software

  • Ability to provide value in marketing and business development activities.

  • Strong background in developing preliminary and final engineering deliverables.

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

  • Experience in alternative delivery projects is a plus


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?

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.