• Senior Federal Program Manager

    WSP USA Washington, DC 20080

    Job #2267095497

  • Senior Federal Program Manager

    Req ID 6694

    Senior Federal Program 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 Federal Program Manager for our Virginia Beach, VA office. The following locations will also be considered: San Diego, CA; Denver, CO; Federal Way, WA; and Washington, DC . Be involved in projects with our Federal Programs Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client's objectives and solves their challenges.

    Your Impact

    • Perform a variety of assignments requiring the application of standard architectural techniques for small projects to large projects.

    • Exercise independent judgement in some areas evaluating, selecting and applying standard architectural design techniques, procedures and criteria to make design adaptations and modifications.

    • Interact with current clients and assist in pursuing new work by leveraging existing relationships in the market

    • Lead Design Team members in the preparation of design documents, reports and related project documents using REVIT and other applicable software

    • Must demonstrate ability to perform thorough technical reviews in support of the office's Quality Control program

    • Completes designs for applicable project, prepares architectural working drawings and related project documents

    • Prepares project specifications, compiling and analyzing relevant data

    • Conducts site and construction inspections gathering information, compiling reports for management

    • May assist in development of proposals

    • May plan, schedule, coordinate, and oversee the work of lower-level architects

    • 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.

    • Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.

    Who You Are

    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, or closely related discipline.

    • 10+ years of relevant post education experience in learned discipline.

    • Essential professional licensure/certification.

    • Familiarity with Department of Defense (DoD) standards.

    • Ability to obtain a US security clearance.

    • The ability to travel, some internationally, to project or client sites as needed.

    • Proficiency with CADD and REVIT platforms and their capabilities.

    • Highly proficient with architectural principles, practices, process, design/build, and the application to project work-related issues.

    • Highly proficient with extensive experience in building planning, drawing standards, design, and program/construction management; including project involvement in a variety of restorative and new design.

    • Strong creative, visualization, and technical drawing skills.

    • Proficient with process and concepts for sustainability, green building design, and reducing and eliminating the use or generation of hazardous substances/greenhouse gas.

    • Strong knowledge of relevant construction laws, codes, regulations, compliance practices, and record-keeping requirements.

    • Highly proficient with making technical computations and calculations involving the application of architectural principles, understanding plans and specifications, and making factual comparisons and illustrations to the appropriate regulations.

    • Experience with planning and conducting inspections and investigations on various aspects of the construction and design of buildings, facilities, or structures, applying applicable regulations and policies

    • Highly effective interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing intricate ideas effectively and professionally to a technical and non-technical audience.

    • Strong self-leadership and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to effectively, persuasively, and tactfully interact with clients, regulators, project managers, and employees at all levels of the organization.

    • Works independently to provide guidance and leadership to mid-level to senior level team or project members, with strict adherence to QA/QC.

    • Highly proficient with technical writing, office automation, discipline-specific design software (i.e., MicroStation, AutoCAD, REVIT, SketchUp, Adobe Creative Suite), technology, math principles, graphics, spreadsheets, and tools.

    • Experienced with providing critical review for documents and preparing technical deliverables and plans with a high degree of complexity.

    • Well-developed critical thinking and problem-solving skills required to apply technical knowledge to reach conclusions from testing results, data collation, feedback, statistical analysis and arriving at the most effective, economical, and logical solution.

    • Demonstrated effectiveness at coordinating and assertively directing subcontractors and others to consistently complete tasks safely and efficiently.

    • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP's health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.

    • Must be flexible to a variety of schedules to meet business needs and able to prioritize responsibilities and quickly adapt to change in a pressure work environment.

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

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • NCARB Certification

    • Experience with NAVISWORKS

    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: $104,400-$213,000.

    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: 10%

    • Job Status: Regular

    • Employee Type: Full

    • Primary Location: VIRGINIA BEACH - BENDIX RD

    • All locations: US-CA-San Diego, US-CO-Denver, US-DC-Washington, US-VA-Virginia Beach, US-WA-Federal Way

    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 12,000 employees in over 200 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. ~~~

    WSP provides a flexible, agile and hybrid 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.