WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff Project Manager (ID# 39434) in Denver, Colorado

Project Manager (ID# 39434) Denver, CO

Category: Engineering

Job Type: Full Time

Minimum Experience: 8-15

Required Education: Bachelor's Degree

Job Description

Be involved in projects with our Renewable Energy 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!

WSP is currently initiating a search for a Project Manager for our Denver or Boulder office.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Respond to Client Request for Proposals on wind, solar and energy storage projects;

  • Manage and Coordinate projects with clients and other disciplines;

  • Plan, execute and control the project through all phases of “Issued for Construction” design, Owner’s Engineer due diligence, Independent Engineer analysis and other assignments;

  • Successfully manage project performance (technical performance and/or production organization, on internal or external projects) with direct responsibility for service delivery and/or technical quality to the client;

  • Knowledge of related disciplines/fields of engineering is required;

  • Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing and regular basis to maintain communication over the phone and in-person;

  • Coach, mentor, influence, motivate and supervise project team members and contractor to act and to be accountable for assigned work;

  • Use initiative and judgment to resolve problems, interpret engineering specifications, investigate design and field engineering difficulties and coordinate work schedules;

  • Recommend change in plans, estimate costs and recommend payment for completed work;

  • Contact associates in other departments to discuss and advise on requirements;

  • Consult with suppliers or contractors to interpret specifications or other contract criteria;

  • Develop and maintain client relationships effectively;

  • Responsible for positive project budget performance;

  • Develop and deliver progress reports and presentations;

  • Write Technical Reports and other duties as assigned; and

  • Occasional travel within the US and Canada for Client Meetings, Site Assessments and Site Support.

  • Tasks related to Construction Services:

  • Lead internal staff and/or manage selection/contracting with subcontractors for tasks such as MET tower installation and testing, Wind Turbine Inspection and Overall site assessment.

  • Lead pre-construction activities, construction activities, weekly progress meetings, schedule and cost management, change management, mitigate potential claims and disputes, work closely with all members of the client and project team

  • Oversight of contractor’s Quality Control protocols for contract compliance of specified Quality Assurance in accordance with the technical requirements

  • Support Quality Assurance program and schedule contractor compliance audits.

  • Ensure that the contractor is keeping compliance review records and correcting deficiency notices in the field.

  • Support client’s project controls team with schedule analysis to determine if all critical path elements meet project milestones and revenue

  • Monitor all measuring and testing requirements for design compliance, including all static and dynamic testing for system integration and interface.

  • If full time site supervision is required, hire or select internal staff to support the project requirements while providing guidance throughout the project phases.

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:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical/Civil/Structural/Mechanical Engineering;

  • 8-15 years of experience;

  • Demonstrated Project Management experience;

  • Knowledge of project planning, procurement and construction phases;

  • Suitable experience in the design or construction of renewable energy or other similar energy projects

Preferred Qualifications

  • Registered Professional Engineer and/or Master’s Degree preferred

  • PMP preparation or credential an asset;

  • Experience as a prime consultant as well as a sub-consultant desirable;


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 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability 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 is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability.