CBTC Director - 1182
Washington, DC

CBTC Director - 1182

This Opportunity

WSP is currently initiating a search for a CBTC Director for our Washington, DC office. 
This position reports to the East Region Systems Manager, within WSP's Transit & Rail National Business Line.

Your Impact

  • Define scope of project, with full responsibility for interpreting, organizing, and executing project assignments for CBTC signaling system
  • Provide advice and guidance within rail systems on systems engineering and systems itegration
  • Interact with and direct support to colleagues across WSP
  • Provide support in business development efforts
  • Supporting the Systems Engineering and Integration Lead in supporting multiple projects engineering and delivery teams
  • Support of construction activities from the office and in the field
  • Assist in the commissioning and setting to work of Rail Control systems
  • Manage and provide performance guidance and leadership to assigned staff.
  • Remain current in latest transit and rail engineering techniques and practices.
  • Collaborate with professionals from a variety of disciplines to provide “trusted advisor” service and future ready solutions for clients.
  • 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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, or closely related discipline.
  • 12+ years of relevant post education experience in engineering, prior transit and rail experience, and infrastructure design.
  • Engineer license required (multi-state preferred).
  • Experience in the delivery and design of large scale projects metro and rail projects
  • Experience in CBTC technology
  • Advanced proficiency with office automation, discipline-specific design software (i.e., MicroStation, AutoCAD, Civil 3D, OpenRail), technology, math principles, predictive models, spreadsheets, and tools.
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.
  • Strong ability to quickly adapt to change and demonstrate flexibility to a variety of schedules and hours to meet business needs.
  • Occasional travel may be required depending on project-specific requirements.

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering.
  • Strong experience in managing the review and approval of documents and discipline-specific deliverables, certifications, processes, and plans in a multi-project environment is highly desirable.
  • Experience with WMATA Systems