Energy Project Manager @ WSP - Orange, CA

Job Overview

2 months ago

Energy Project Manager

WSP - Orange, CA

Energy Project 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 Project Manager for our Orange, CA office. The following locations will also be considered: Boulder, CO; and Salt Lake City, UT. Be involved in projects with our Energy Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.

Your Impact

  • Assist in responding to Client Request for Proposals on wind, solar, energy storage and other clean energy projects;
  • Manage and Coordinate projects with clients and other disciplines;
  • Plan, execute and control the project through all phases of “Issued for Construction” design, Owner’s Engineer due diligence, Independent Engineer analysis and other assignments;
  • Successfully manage project performance (technical performance and/or production organization, on internal or external projects) with direct responsibility for service delivery and/or technical quality to the client;
  • Knowledge of related disciplines/fields of engineering is required;
  • Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing and regular basis to maintain communication over the phone and in-person;
  • Coach, mentor, influence, motivate and supervise project team members and contractor to act and to be accountable for assigned work;
  • Use initiative and judgment to resolve problems, interpret engineering specifications, investigate design and field engineering difficulties and coordinate work schedules;
  • Recommend change in plans, estimate costs and recommend payment for completed work;
  • Contact associates in other departments to discuss and advise on requirements;
  • Consult with suppliers or contractors to interpret specifications or other contract criteria;
  • Develop and maintain client relationships effectively;
  • Responsible for positive project budget performance;
  • Develop and deliver progress reports and presentations;
  • Write Technical Reports and other duties as assigned; and
  • Occasional travel within North America for Client Meetings, Site Assessments and Site Support.

Who You Are

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5+ years professional engineering, construction management or field engineering;
  • Bachelors of science degree in electrical, civil, mechanical engineering or closely related field;
  • Knowledge of project planning, procurement and construction phases;
  • Suitable experience in the design or construction of renewable energy or other similar energy projects;
  • 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • EIT or PE license
  • Experience with wind, solar and battery storage projects
  • Project management experience, CAPM or PMP certification
  • Masters degree in engineering or construction management

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: $82,500 - $157,000

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: 25%
  • Job Status: Regular
  • Employee Type: Full
  • Primary Location: ORANGE - TOWN AND COUNTRY RD
  • All locations: US-CA-Orange, US-CO-Boulder, US-UT-Salt Lake City

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.

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.

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