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Vice President, Transit and Rail Engineer

Company: Kinsley Power Systems
Location: Richmond
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

This Opportunity
WSP is currently initiating a search for a Vice President, Transit and Rail Engineering for our Richmond office. The Capital District Transit and Rail Group manages and works on various bus, rail, and paratransit planning, engineering design and program management projects throughout Maryland, DC, Virginia, and West Virginia. The right candidate will help grow WSP's transit and rail market share with a special focus on clients in the State of Virginia.
Be involved in projects with our Transit and Rail Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client's objectives and solves their challenges.
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!
Your Impact

  • Lead Richmond and Virginia Beach transit and rail services
  • Grow WSP's market share of Virginia transit and rail services
  • Strategic Business Development along with Client Interaction
  • Project Management, Budgeting, Scheduling of Construction Documents
  • Hiring Full Range of Staff as needed
  • Become a key partner to WSP's local and national transportation planning and design staff

    Who You Are
    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor's and Master's of Science in Engineering
    • Professional Engineer in Virginia
    • 15+ years of transportation design and management experience and be capable of effectively leading tasks and staff
    • Strong knowledge of local clients and/or agency work (DRPT, VRE, VPRA, HRT, GRTC, etc.)
    • Knowledgeable in alternate delivery as well as local contractors
    • Strong knowledge in AutoCad, Microstation, Revit, and the development of construction documents;
    • Self-starter, able to work independently, able to multi-task and can handle varied projects across varied disciplines;
    • 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

      • Master's of Business Administration
      • Project Management Professional Certification (PMP)
      • Prior experience with intercity or commuter rail projects#LI-MC4

Keywords: Kinsley Power Systems, Richmond , Vice President, Transit and Rail Engineer, Executive , Richmond, Virginia

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