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  • Newark, NJ 07101

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NJ Municipal Practice Leader

WSP • Newark, NJ

Posted 26 days ago

Job Snapshot

Travel - Negligible
Experience - None
Degree - 4 Year Degree
Government - Civil Service
Relocation - No


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Job Description

WSP USA, formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms—WSP. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.
WSP is currently seeking a confident, seasoned, hands-on civil engineer to serve as a Municipal Practice Leader (Supervising Civil Engineer) in our Newark or Lawrenceville, NJ locations. This full-time position will report directly to the New Jersey Area Manager.
Position Responsibilities:
  • Serve as business development leader and client manager for municipal projects in New Jersey.
  • Serve as project manager and site designer for municipal projects in New Jersey
  • Oversee development of design drawings and specification packages of an end-to-end site design according to proposal specifications including land subdivision, water/wastewater, storm water, roadways, pedestrian/cycling infrastructure, sidewalks, utility networks, etc.
  • Directly manage all aspects of the project including the site design, permitting, implementation, construction, scheduling, etc.
  • Interface and develop a rapport and positive relationship with client, co-workers, contractors, suppliers, county/government officials and regulatory agencies.
  • Manage and help prepare project budgets and cost control on both the project level and company level.
  • Negotiate and communicate with clients, regulatory agencies and staff.
  • Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering with a focus on Municipal clients
  • NJ PE License
  • 10 years of experience in Civil Engineering services working with municipalities and county programs in the NJ.
  • Background as a project manager/project designer with a small to mid-sized consulting/engineering firm.
  • Project experience in municipal or development engineering, stormwater management, waste/water treatment, roadways, sidewalks, etc.
  • Practical knowledge and experience with local public contracts law, permitting, and the advertising/bid process and grants related to municipal site development.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; proven experience with client/contractor management, ability to mitigate issues as they arise, and develop win-win solutions.
  • Deadline-oriented, organized and easy-going professional who is comfortable being an agile, hands-on manager
  • EOE / Veteran/ Disability/ Gender (M-F)/Gender Identity/ Sexual Orientation
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    Job ID: 34151
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