Sr. Project Manager


Sr. Project Manager

Req ID 17394

Sr. Project Manager

Who We Are

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all experiences, skillsets, backgrounds and walks of life. We actively foster a work environment and culture where inclusion and diversity is part of our fundamental structure. This is delivered behaviorally, through our policies, trainings, local partnerships with professional diverse organizations, internal networks and most importantly with the support and sponsorship of our leaders who help drive our commitment to an inclusive, diverse, welcoming and equitable work environment. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

This Opportunity

WSP is currently initiating a search for a Senior Project Manager (Construction with a Civil Background emphasis) for our Client Site in Rush, New York . Be involved in projects with our PMCM Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.

Your Impact

Provide assistance to New York State Office of General Services (OGS) Project Manager as directed

Oversight of multiple construction contracts

Ensure OGS policies and procedures are being followed

Intervene when necessary to ensure timely completion of project work

Coordination with design team

Aid in resolving design issues should they arise

Review and process Request-for-Information and Information-Bulletins

Oversee safety and security

Track contractor submittals utilizing submittal exchange

Keep OGS D&C Area Supervisor informed of progress and issues

Conduct Bi-Weekly project meetings

Complete Bi-Weekly job reports

Create and track Field Orders and Change Orders

Assess impact of change requests or delays on the project schedule and budget

Monitor contractor’s schedule in Primavera P6 to ensure timely completion of project work

Hold monthly pre-schedule meeting and monthly schedule update meetings

Review and assist OGS personnel with claim responses or contractor disputes, if necessary

Monthly contractor payment review & tracking of certified payrolls

Ensure compliance with the project specific construction management plan

Oversight of Inspector duties

Coordination with OGS Code Inspection personnel

Complete accident reporting if necessary

Coordinate with OGS Office Manager to ensure proper project filing

Process gate clearance request and criminal background checks for all contractors/vendors

Perform additional duties as deemed necessary

Actively track, monitor, research validity and compliance with Contract documents for all work from inception to final closure.

Communicate with Contractors and project team.

Manage project contract documents, codes, policies and procedures

Manage field memorandums and field directives

Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.

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.

Who You Are

Required Qualifications

Bachelors Degree or higher degree two years of professional experience construction planning, cost estimating, project scheduling, resource management (including labor, material, and equipment scheduling), and construction document reading and interpretation.

7-10 years minimum experience in construction involving multiple phases of large-scale building/rehabilitation projects valued above $10 million, with knowledge of all facets of construction and construction documents.

5-7 years minimum experience in construction PROGRAMS involving WICKS LAW (multiple Prime Contractors)

A minimum of 4 years of the experience shall be in the role of assistant project manager responsible for large scale projects valued above $10 million with an extensive knowledge of all facets of construction and construction documents.

Must be able to manage the various projects using established controls and procedures and provide job site leadership in all areas of scheduling, safety, quality, coordination with the designers and any critical issues pertinent to the project or the client / facility.

OSHA 30 Certification Required

Strong Civil Engineering background with experience of inspection requirements for various trades

Have a full working knowledge of the change order and cost review process and the review / approval of contractor’s payment application.

Proficient in basic computer skills utilizing Windows / Outlook / Word / Excel and scheduling applications

Understanding of construction scheduling utilizing Primavera P6

Strong interpersonal skills

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Valid driver’s license – Occasional travel within the region will be required.

Must be available to work alternate work hours on as needed basis.

Proven ability to adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.

This hire will be contingent upon client selection and successful background check.

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.

Preferred Qualifications

Civil project background is preferred

Knowledge of NYS Building Code

Experience with Submittal Exchange, Bluebeam and Primavera P6 preferred.

Experience with Institutional Construction preferred.

This position is subject to and contingent upon client approval of candidates put forth for consideration by WSP

Compensation and Benefits:

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.

Expected Salary: $92,800 – $142,560

WSP USA is providing the compensation range and general description of other compensation and benefits that the company in good faith believes it might pay and/or offer for this position based on the successful applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities in addition to internal equity and geographic location. WSP USA reserves the right to ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and offer additional benefits and other compensation, depending on circumstances not related to an applicant’s sex or other status protected by local, state, or federal law.


Additional Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details

Travel Required: 25%

Job Status: Regular

Employee Type: Full


All locations: US-NY-Horseheads

About WSP

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the worlds 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 buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 15,000 employees in over 300 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

WSP provides a flexible and agile workplace model while meeting client needs. Employees are also afforded a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on 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 essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA (and all of its U.S. 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 does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters, employment agencies, or other staffing services. Unsolicited resumes include any resume or hiring document sent to WSP in the absence of a signed Service Agreement where WSP has expressly requested recruitment/staffing services specific to the position at hand. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers or other business leaders, will become the property of WSP and WSP will have the right to hire that candidate without reservation – no fee or other compensation will be owed or paid to the recruiter, employment agency, or other staffing service.