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WSP USA Civil Transportation Project Manager in Helena, Montana

Civil Transportation Project Manager

Req ID 12037

Civil Transportation 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 full-time Civil Transportation Project Manager for our Helena, Montana office . The following locations will also be considered: Missoula, MT; Bozeman, MT; and Couer d'Alene, ID. Be involved in projects with our Civil Engineering Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.

Your Impact

People & Performance Leadership

  • Responsible to assist in the management, growth and development of the Civil Engineering team.

  • Provide leadership, partnering closely with the Local Business Leader and Senior Management Team.

  • Focus on meeting Key Performance Indicators and contribute to the overall success of the Northwest Pacific District and West Region.

  • Mentor staff to support their growth and professional development.

Business Development

  • Support our clients and the industry through innovative thought and advancement of transformative transportation projects.

  • Collaborate with other local offices and in-house national transportation delivery experts to provide clients with innovative and future-focused solutions.

  • Support transportation business development efforts, strategy development, client engagement and pursuits in Montana, Idaho, Oregon, Alaska, Hawaii and Washington.

  • Serve as key staff on pursuits: project manager, deputy project manager, design lead, advisor, etc.

  • Assist in the process of procuring contracts with preferred contractors for transportation projects.

  • Engage with clients to develop new business leads and project pursuits.

  • Develop strategic alliances and project partners to secure new work.

  • Represent the firm in the market through involvement in client and industry events and associations.

Project/Program Management

  • Lead the delivery of transportation projects and project teams for agencies in the Northwest Pacific District (Montana, Idaho, Oregon, Alaska, Hawaii and Washington) as an active member of the transportation team.

  • Lead key projects as Project Manager, Sr Lead or other roles as appropriate.

  • Participate in contract negotiations.

  • Guide staff and assist in project management responsibilities, including oversight of project financial performance, adherence to project management and quality control plans, and adequacy of risk management plans.

  • Provide leadership and oversight to ensure quality project deliverables, including PS&E documents, engineering reports, project memorandums, etc.

  • Proficiency with technical writing, Microsoft Office suite, discipline-specific design software (i.e., MicroStation, InRoads/OpenRoads, AutoCAD, Civil 3D), technology, spreadsheets, and tools.

  • Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.

  • Occasional travel may be required depending on project-specific requirements.

Who You Are

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or closely related discipline.

  • 10+ years of relevant post-education experience in the civil engineering transportation industry, focusing on Business Development, Project Delivery, Program/Project Management and/or Alternative Delivery.

  • Montana Professional Engineering license, or ability to obtain within 6 months (multi-state preferred).

  • Ability to lead and grow the civil engineering business.

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

  • Strong management/leadership skills.

  • Established client relationships and industry contacts.

  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and projects

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills and ability to work within a team environment, as well as writing proposals and project-related documents like project scopes of work and reports.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s of Science in Civil Engineering or related field from an accredited program.

  • Experience working with Montana Department of Transportation.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.


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: 20%

  • Job Status: Regular

  • Employee Type: Full

  • Primary Location: HELENA - GREAT NORTHERN BLVD

  • All locations: US-MT-Helena

About WSP

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, 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 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.