Illinois Traffic Engineering Manager (ID# 42230)
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Chicago, IL 60664
- Illinois Traffic Engineering Manager (ID# 42230) Chicago, IL
- Category: Engineering
- Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Experience: 15 Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree
- Job Description
Be involved in projects with our Chicago 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 an Illinois Traffic Engineering Manager for our Chicago, Illinois office to develop a team of traffic and transportation professionals. This is an exciting opportunity to bring your expertise in Traffic and team management together.
Duties and Responsibilities:
+ Manage projects and/or tasks on transportation and infrastructure projects in a collaborative setting with multiple disciplines
+ Actively engage in marketing/business development activities to grow traffic engineering and ITS services in Illinois.
+ Lead traffic studies, signal design, lighting, and ITS design
+ Be engaged in Traffic and ITS related pursuits and business development efforts by leading marketing discussions, setting pursuit strategies, client outreach plans, assigning staff as key participants to our pursuits.
+ Interpret, organize, execute and coordinate engineering assignments involving unique or controversial problems which significantly affect major projects
+ Manage staff on a day-to-day basis, ensuring staff are working on the appropriate projects and providing high quality work for key clients
+ Mentor staff in terms of career development and personal goals
+ Perform regular reviews of staff goals and objectives
+ Serve as primary contact for all traffic and ITS activities conducted in the Greater Chicago area, and will coordinate closely with the Central Region Traffic TEC Manager
+ Coordinate with other disciplines, offices and stakeholders
+ Represent respective projects at meetings and conferences
+ Make recommendations on project staffing
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
+ Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering, Planning or related field
+ 15 years of relevant experience in traffic engineering or related field
+ Illinois PE registration or ability to receive within 6 months
+ A core understanding of the role of traffic engineering principles and practices in the broader development and delivery of major urban transportation and infrastructure projects
+ Strong technical writing, analytical and communications skills and ability to work within a team environment
+ Excellent research and problem-solving skills
+ Experience managing engineering teams as a project manager or supervisor
+ Experience working with public agencies in Chicago
+ PTOE Certification
+ Experience in mentoring and managing junior staff
About WSP USA
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. www.wsp.com/usa
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.