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WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff Civil Engineering Group Lead (ID# 46338) in Nashville, Tennessee

Civil Engineering Group Lead (ID# 46338) Nashville, TN

Category: Civil Engineering

Job Type: Full Time

Minimum Experience: 12 Required Education: Bachelor's Degree

Job Description

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!

We are seeking a Civil Engineering Group Leader in our Nashville location to make a significant contribution to WSP USA’s strategic plan to increase our project management and business development capability. This will be a key role and a "practice building" opportunity. The successful candidate will manage the Civil Engineering practice as part of the Civil Technical Excellence Center (TEC) in Nashville, Knoxville as well as future areas of growth in the state. Responsibilities include managing multiple multi discipline complex projects for both public and private sector clients, coordinating with the Area Manager and State Transportation Lead, as well as local and regional TEC leads and reporting to the Regional Civil TEC Manager. Responsibilities also include design expertise, project management, leading pursuits, maintaining client relationships, staffing projects and QA/QC.


  • Create a challenging professional environment of innovation, opportunity, development and continuous improvement that supports office objectives

  • Work with the Area Manager to develop strategic initiatives and business plans for the area that align with the overall goals of the region

  • Successfully support office and area business objectives by wining and managing complex and major road / highway projects.

  • Lead and mentor staff

  • In concert with the Area Manager and Regional Management, determine staffing needs and be very involved in recruiting efforts and hiring decisions

  • Strong focus on collaboration with with state and regional leadership in pursuit proposals, client management and business development activities

  • Commitment to quality and continuous improvement through innovation, creative thinking and improved results

  • Establish and maintain cooperative and productive work relationships with all employees, clients and other stakeholders

  • Ensure consistency in project quality, budgetary constraints and expectations and that appropriate monitoring and control mechanisms are developed and administered.

  • Work in concert with other discipline leads to enhance the organization’s profile across the area

Job Requirements

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.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Civil Engineering

  • 12+ years of experience in project and staff management on large civil transportation projects

  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in Tennessee

  • Strong experience with business development and pursuit proposals, as well as client management

  • Proven success in leading and managing significant transportation projects in Tennessee

  • Proven experience effectively leading and managing staff

  • Knowledge of civil highway/roadway engineering, planning, and design software including Geopak and Microstation InRoads

  • 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

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

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 Inc., WSP USA Buildings Inc., and WSP USA Services Inc. (collectively “WSP USA”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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

WSP USA Inc., WSP USA Buildings Inc., and WSP USA Services Inc. (collectively "WSP USA") is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status