• Rail Operations - Construction Coordinator

    WSP USA Oakland, CA 94606

    Job #2318215484

  • Rail Operations - Construction Coordinator

    Req ID 8167

    Rail Operations - Construction Coordinator

    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 Rail Operations-Construction Coordinator for our San Francisco, CA, office . The following locations will also be considered: Oakland, CA-Broadway Be involved in projects with our Transit & Rail Operations Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client's objectives and solves their challenges.

    Your Impact

    • Be involved with our Caltrain Rail Operations-Construction Coordination Projects Team supporting the client's objectives and solving their challenges.

    • The full-time position will reside in the client's office located in San Carlos, CA

    • Serve as liaison for Operations, Engineering, and Capital Construction Programs.

    • Plan and manage the operations and construction scheduling impacts associated with ongoing and future capital projects/construction

    • Review, investigate and evaluate program/project coordination issues

    • Review, analyze and report on daily force account resource requirements, capital projects, rail operations, and potential service disruption and/or schedule impacts

    • Support the preparation of Caltrain operations and capital program projects' coordination agendas

    • Review and advise on service timetables and construction schedules; develop and review future rail operational programs

    • Coordinate and recommend mitigations for issues associated with the Caltrain O & M contract operator regarding day-to-day force account resource requirements & scheduling, equipment manipulations, crew assignments, and track access assignments.

    Who You Are

    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Architecture, Planning, Transportation or related field

    • 7 - 10 years overall combined experience in project coordination, project management, construction management, and coordination of multi-disciplinary activities with capital projects and infrastructure maintenance

    • Demonstrated experience in rail-related project(s)

    • Demonstrated ability to coordinate and monitor major project activities, including progress versus schedules

    • Experience reviewing and responding to project progress schedules and mitigating scheduling issues

    • Excellent communication and presentation skills

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Competent computer skills and use of software applications including MS Office, project management/scheduling tools, GIS, AutoCAD

    • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple project activities simultaneously

    • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with and manage internal and external clients in a complex project/organizational environment

    • EIT or PE in California is a plus.

    This position is subject to and contingent upon client approval of candidates put forth for consideration by WSP.


    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

    • Primary Location: SAN FRANCISCO - MARKET ST

    • All locations: US-CA-Oakland, US-CA-San Francisco

    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.

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