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WSP USA Sr. Consultant, Project Controls in Tacoma, Washington

This Opportunity

WSP is currently initiating a search for a Sr. Consultant, Project Controls with the potential to work out of San Diego, CA; Tacoma, WA; Denver, CO; New York, NY; Washington, DC; or Virginia Beach, VA . 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.

Visit this link to learn more about our Federal Programs Team https://youtu.be/KB7CcSJ45qw

Your Impact

  • Work under the direction of the Project Manager to support the planning, coordination, and evaluation of project financial reporting.

  • Assist Business Line Leaders, Local Business Leaders and Senior Project Managers in the Federal Group on complex, multi-faceted maritime projects by assisting on projects with deliverables, schedule(s) and budget management in partnership with our Project Accounting team.

  • Attend a variety of project meetings with project stakeholders to track and solve cost management issues.

  • Assist with financial reports for individual project subtasks, and provide roll-up reports that summarize the subtasks.

  • Assist with overall project reporting, tracking and change management processes to ensure changes are processed in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Participate in development of project estimates, budgets, forecasts, estimates to complete, and cost trends.

  • Monitor project health indicators for projects and suggest actions as needed.

  • Assist in preparing scopes of work, budgets, and schedules for new work and change orders.

  • Assist in forecasting including updating schedules, costs to complete, spending plans, funding and labor forecasts, staff workloads, and risk registers to inform decision makers via accurate and reliable reporting.

  • Responsible for technical/project assistance, document control (electronic and hard copy), records management processes (filing, archiving), which includes assistance with project-specific reports, data management, uploading of documents to project websites, project file structure assistance, and construction administration.

  • Additional project assistance responsibilities may include tracking of task orders and project contracts, maintain project plans as well as project procedures manuals, workflows, QA review of reports/correspondences, and other field work coordination.

  • Analyze and provide executive summary reports from large data sets.

  • Exercises responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and

  • Other duties as required by business needs.

Who You Are

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Economics/Finance or related field is required.

  • 5+ years of combined field and office cost control experience involving large-scale projects.

  • Ability to work in a matrix-type environment and must be a self-starter.

  • Proficiency in cost control/cost management methods.

  • Ability to interface with different technical staff within the project team and participate in meetings to resolve issues.

  • Expert ability with Microsoft Office Suite primarily Excel. Knowledge of Primavera P6 and SharePoint are a major plus.

  • Excellent communication skills, written, oral and interpersonal skills to deal with a high-pressure environment.

  • Candidates with advanced degrees or PMP credential are preferred.

  • Self-starter capable of leading tasks with little direction or supervision.

  • Must possess a high level of professionalism and positive attitude when interacting with colleagues, clients, guests and other employees in the office.

  • Must have initiative with ability to anticipate needs and complete important tasks without needing to be asked.

  • Must be able to prioritize assignments with no supervision along with time management, resourcefulness, fine attention to detail and follow-through.

  • Must be a strong team player.

  • Must be able to use discretion and confidentiality.

WSP Benefits:

WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career. These benefits include coverage related to medical, dental, vision, disability, and life; retirement savings; paid sick leave; paid vacation (or other personal time); paid parental leave; and paid time off for purposes of bereavement, voting, and/or attendance at naturalization proceedings.

Compensation

Expected Salary (all locations): $85,800 - $142,560

WSP USA is providing the compensation range that the company in good faith believes it might pay and offer for this position, based on the successful applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities in addition to internal equity and specific 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, and/or federal law.

Expected Salary (Colorado only): $91,800 - $133,870

WSP USA is providing the compensation range that the company in good faith believes it might pay and/or offer for this position within the state of Colorado, based on the successful applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities in addition to internal equity and specific 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, and/or federal law.

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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.

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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.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES:

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters, employment agencies, or other staffing services. Unsolicited resumes include any resume or hiring document sent to WSP in the absence of a signed Service Agreement where WSP has expressly requested recruitment/staffing services specific to the position at hand. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers or other business leaders, will become the property of WSP and WSP will have the right to hire that candidate without reservation – no fee or other compensation will be owed or paid to the recruiter, employment agency, or other staffing service.

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