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Senior Supervising Architect ID 40079

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Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Posted on
Dec 20,2018

Valid Through
Apr 04,2019

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Be involved in projects with our Transportation Facilities 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 USA is seeking a highly energetic, self-motivated, and goal oriented Senior Supervising Architect

in the Transportation Facilities Group located in the New York City Office

. With a strong A/E culture and the vast opportunities within the WSP family of services, this is an excellent and unique opportunity for the right candidate to challenge themselves and to grow their career.

The Transportation Facilities Group (TFG) leads and design projects that supports local and regional growth initiatives through small and large transportation projects. Our goal is to team with our agency clients and to develop solutions to the complex challenge of advancing transportation throughout the region. TFG has over 70 architects and engineers throughout the Northeast Region, with major design hubs located in New York City, Boston, St Louis and San Francisco.

The candidate will lead projects and staff for wide array of projects in the transportation field. Responsibilities include business development, client meetings, staff management, and contract document development. Typical projects include bus and stations, airports, maintenance facilities, parking structures, administration buildings, etc.

Responsibilities include:

Business development including teaming arrangements, and proposals

Client interaction including presentations, liaison;

Project Management of various tasks

Full understanding of contract document development for traditional and alternate delivery projects;

High level review of architectural designs and code compliance;

Overseeing the development and scheduling of construction documents, including specifications for renovations and new construction of transportation type facilities

Typical projects types include:

Transportation segments include rail, bus, airports and marine ports; Facility building types include administration buildings, tolling structures, parking structures, bus and rail stations including associated maintenance facilities, ancillary buildings, vent buildings, etc.;

Pre-K through higher education school buildings;

Low rise office buildings as well as office fit outs;

Resiliency related studies and design;

Parks and recreation centers.

Growth Opportunities include:

Career development;

Work with office leadership to pursue opportunities and win new work;

Become a go-to person for all facility related work in the area;

Lead high profile type projects such as traditional design-bid-build as well as alternate delivery projects;

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.

WSP is looking a candidate with excellent oral and written communication skills that has the ability to lead and grow work load, and can handle varied projects across varied disciplines. The candidate must have a minimum of 15 years of architectural experience and be capable of effectively leading tasks and staff. Detailed experience related to architectural building design and construction support services is required.


BA in Architecture

15 years of experience

Strong knowledge of local clients and/or agency work (MTA Bus, NYCT, NYCSCA, LIRR, MNR, PATH, PANYNJ, DDC etc.)

Strong knowledge of construction drawing standards and building codes, as well as ADA compliance;

Transit architecture related experience required;

Solid understanding of architectural tools (AutoCAD, REVIT, SketchUp, Rhino, Adobe Creative Suite)

Excellent communication and writing skills, attention to detail and highly organized.

Self-starter, able to work independently and able to multi-task.

Registered Architect in New York; NCARB certified a plus;


WSP USA (formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff) is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms—WSP. 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.

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?

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

WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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Together WSP and GENIVAR are one of the world’s leading engineering and design consultancies. We provide services to transform the built environment and restore the natural environment. We have 14,500 employees, based in more than 300 offices, across 35 countries, on every continent.

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