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WSP USA ITS Manager in Long Island City, New York

ITS Manager

Req ID 5327

ITS 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 Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Manager to be located in the Northeastern U.S. The right candidate may sit out of any mutually agreed WSP USA Northeastern office location.

Be involved in projects with our Transit & Rail Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client's objectives and solves their challenges.

Your Impact

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead project teams and direct subject matter experts, and third-party partners to design and implement ITS and system projects

  • Deliver quality projects on schedule and meet the budget and financial requirements established for the projects (both for the client as well as WSP)

  • Provide quality assurance and quality control oversight

  • Prepare technical reports and cost estimates which include the creation of functional and technical specification documentation

Who You Are

Required Qualifications

  • 12 or more years of related experience and responsibilities delivering ITS bus and rail solutions for public transit authorities

  • Experience with designing and implementing Computer-Aided Dispatch (CAD), Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL), Automated Voice Annunciation (AVA), Mobile Data Terminals (MDT), Automatic Passenger Counting (APC), Paratransit and Fixed-Route Scheduling Software, and Dynamic Passenger Information (DPI) Systems

  • Experience with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Strong technical writing, analytical and communication skills

  • Detail-oriented with an emphasis on quality work products

  • The selected candidate must have the ability to work in the United States immediately.

  • 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

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Transportation, Transportation Engineering, Systems Engineering, or related field

  • Experience with conceptual plans, specifications and proposal development


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: 20%

  • Job Status: Regular

  • Employee Type: Full

  • Primary Location: BOSTON - SUMMER ST

  • All locations: US-FL-Miami, US-GA-Atlanta, US-MD-Baltimore, US-NC-Charlotte, US-NC-Raleigh, US-NJ-Jersey City, US-NJ-Lawrenceville, US-NJ-Newark, US-NY-Albany, US-NY-Buffalo, US-NY-Hawthorne, US-NY-Long Island City, US-NY-New York, US-NY-Utica, US-PA-Philadelphia, US-PA-Pittsburgh, US-Remote, US-RI-Providence, US-VA-Arlington, US-VA-Richmond, US-VA-Virginia Beach

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 12,000 employees in over 200 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.