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Assistant Vice President, Construction Manager
WSP USA     Gainesville, FL 32612
 Posted 3 days    

This Opportunity

WSP is currently initiating a search for an **Assistant Vice President, Construction Manager** to support our **Properties & Buildings Practice** in our **Gainesville, FL** office. This position will support Construction Management services for our Properties & Buildings projects throughout the state of Florida and will support our project teams in Orlando, FL, Tampa, FL and Sunrise, FL. This role will actively participate in the full project cycle with a focus on complex sector work , such as healthcare projects from the inception of the project through the final construction closeout. Our team work on high quality, high profile, national and international projects with our practice providing design services for over 30 million square feet of healthcare facilities.

Be involved in projects with our Properties & Buildings Team and be part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges. We are a global leader in the practice of mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection engineering and related specialty services for the built environment. Our work is embedded in the residences we live in, the healthcare facilities we rely on for routine medical procedures to life saving feats of medicine, the skyscrapers and buildings we work in, and the operations of our buildings.

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!

Your Impact

+ Lead construction management efforts for healthcare projects, representing WSP as the overall design representative

+ Provide field direction on typical coordination issues and documentation of all field directives.

+ Establish best practice methodologies in the effort to achieve the highest quality construction, while working within approved budgets and prescribed schedules.

+ Work extensively with the project team (architects, engineers, general contractors, code consultants) in the development and execution of the construction plans

+ Perform conflict resolution and coordination in the field

+ Perform periodic site visits and inspect progress of projects

+ Ensure that work is completed in conformity with design and Company requirements

+ Document and track site observations and punch list items

+ Monitor all phases of project construction while maintaining master project files

+ Attend OAC and other site meetings on a frequent basis as the WSP representative

+ Provide weekly progress reports on assigned projects

+ Oversee and coordinate punch list activities

+ Assist in bidding reviews and conducting contracting interviews

+ Perform constructability reviews of design documents for multidisciplinary review, including drawings and specifications.

+ Perform contract review

+ Review shop drawings, product data, and RFIs as needed

+ Participate in project turnover

+ Manage multiple projects simultaneously, working in high volume capacity

+ Provide solid decision making skills based on changing conditions

+ Work collaboratively in a team atmosphere

+ Travel as required to job sites

+ 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

Who You Are

**Required Qualifications**

+ Construction Management degree, Engineering degree or equivalent relevant experience as a General Contractor

+ 10+ years of construction experience assisting with bidding process, coordinating punch list activities, performing site visits and inspections.

+ Experience working in high volume environment, managing multiple projects in healthcare

+ Proficiency with Excel, Newforma, and other construction management software

+ Experience with building and infrastructure construction management; including rehabilitation and new design.

+ Ability to coordinate with agency regulators and understand requirements. Experience with AHCA is preferred.

+ Knowledge of relevant engineering systems and construction requirements, codes, regulations, compliance practices, and record-keeping requirements.

+ Capable interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to an engineering and non-engineering audience.

+ Effective self-leadership with attention to detail, results orientation, and managing multiple priorities in a dynamic work environment.

+ Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, follow instruction, work independently, and comply with company policies.

+ Critical thinking and problem-solving skills required to apply technical knowledge to reach conclusions to arrive at the most effective, economical, and logical solution.

+ Ability to work schedules conducive to project-specific requirements that may extend beyond the typical workweek.

+ Travel will be required to attend jobsites

+ Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies


**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.

WSP provides a flexible and agile 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.


WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters, employment agencies, or other staffing services. Unsolicited resumes include any resume or hiring document sent to WSP in the absence of a signed Service Agreement where WSP has expressly requested recruitment/staffing services specific to the position at hand. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers or other business leaders, will become the property of WSP and WSP will have the right to hire that candidate without reservation – no fee or other compensation will be owed or paid to the recruiter, employment agency, or other staffing service.

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