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Project Officer/Construction Manager

Company: WSP
Location: New York
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

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.

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 USA has an immediate opening for a Project Officer/Construction Manager, 2nd Shift, (Typically 3:30 to 11:30 pm ) in Staten Island , New York supporting our client, School Construction Authority (SCA).

Project Summary:

WSP USA performs Construction Management services as the prime professional staffing consultant for the NYC School Construction Authority (SCA) at citywide locations. We provide personnel working directly within the SCA organization at various Construction Management positions. Projects range from renovations and upgrades to construction of new facilities. Services range from pre-construction through construction phase and closeout services.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage schedules and budgets
  • Provide interfaces with all stakeholders - contractors, consultants, schools & communities
  • Enforce project contract documents, codes, policies and procedures
  • Resolve issues related to design & construction
  • Work with architects and designers on records regarding change orders, shop drawings, submittals/approvals and other technical matters
  • Issue field memorandums and field directives
  • Review contract claims & advise senior management

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 Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science/Architectural/Engineering degree
  • 7-10 years of full-time construction management experience directly relevant to this role
  • Candidates must be located within a reasonable commute to New York City.
  • Valid Driver license
  • Good computer skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • 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.
  • Position is subject to client background check

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PE License
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • CEI or IAEI Electrical Inspection Certificate


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 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

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.

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 (and all of its US 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.

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

WSP USA (and all of its US companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.

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