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PMCM Local Business Leader
Req ID 11972
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PMCM Local Business Leader


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 USA is seeking a highly motivated Program Management/ Construction Management (PMCM) Local Business Leader / Project Manager to support our growing PM/CM practice throughout New Mexico. This is a high impact role, and the successful candidate will have significant input and influence in shaping the future structure and growth of our Construction Services business in New Mexico which is part of our West PMCM District. The preferred location for this position is in our Albuquerque Office, but we are flexible for the right candidate with other New Mexico Offices.

In this role, you will partner with key area and regional leaders and other stakeholders to champion the delivery of world-class construction services with an initial focus on Construction Engineering and Inspection (CE&I) services to consistently meet or exceed client expectations.  The PMCM Local Business Leader is accountable for providing leadership and skills necessary to drive growth, talent acquisition and operating performance for the New Mexico PMCM practice.

Your Impact

  • Working collaboratively with the PMCM District leadership, non-PMCM districts, and regional leadership to develop strategic growth plans for the New Mexico PMCM practice across various clients and markets.
  • Provide overall leadership to the PMCM business in New Mexico as the practice grows, and ultimately expanding our delivery of professional construction services to both public and private clients.
  • Coordinate efforts with support units, strategically drive the business, manage project performance, manage overhead expenditures, and manage the financial metrics involved with running the local PMCM business to meet annual business goals.
  • Direct all operations related to project performance; business development; market expansion; and industry leadership.
  • Identifying growth opportunities through new and existing markets and clients and the hiring of staff to acquire the necessary skills and drive growth initiatives
  • Managing PMCM contracts (Project Manager) through the assignment of professional Project Managers, Resident Engineers, Inspectors, subconsultants, and other project technical resources allocated to the group to efficiently and effectively deliver projects, to meet client expectations and project profitability.
  • Maintaining and developing key relationships with public and private clients, including teaming partners.
  • Managing technical non-billable time for the most effective outcomes in accordance with plan targets for the New Mexico PMCM group.
  • Focus on both staff retention and talent acquisition.
  • Managing career path development for all construction services staff for Project Managers, Resident Engineers, Inspectors, technical support staff, and early career professionals.
  • Delivering projects using the appropriate systems for quality, safety, schedule, and cost management.
  • 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

  • Registered Professional Engineer (PE) in New Mexico or ability to obtain within six months.
  • Bachelor's Degree with concentration in Engineering or Construction Management.
  • 12+ years of transportation related engineering experience in the consulting and or public agency realms. Engineering experience should include at least 3 years in Construction Engineering and Administration.
  • Knowledge of NMDOT, Bernalillo, and other New Mexico County Policies and Procedures and Certifications Required for Inspection and Testing / Training Programs
  • Specific expertise in the heavy highway/municipal construction market in New Mexico and established relationships with local potential teaming partners and key client decision makers.
  • Proven success in managing operations of an organization.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the public-sector clients in New Mexico.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate with internal and external Clients / stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading teams to success.
  • Proven capability in the preparation of written technical documents.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading/developing oral presentations.
  • Solid understanding of current and emerging technical trends that affect the professional construction services business.
  • Flexibility to evaluate, accept and adopt new technologies.
  • Organized, self-starter with a strong entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Proven track record of developing a culture of safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.
  • Must successfully complete and pass WSP’s Motor Vehicle screening.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Business or related field is a plus.
  • Certified Construction Manager (CCM) or Project Management Professional (PMP) is a plus.
  • Alternative Delivery (DB, CMAR or CMGC) experience is a plus

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: N/A - No travel required
  • Job Status: Regular
  • Employee Type: Full
  • All locations: US-NM-Albuquerque, US-NM-Santa Fe

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. www.wsp.com

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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