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WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff Vehicle Senior Engineering Manager (ID# 48756) in Dallas, Texas

Vehicle Senior Engineering Manager (ID# 48756) Dallas, TX

Category: Transit and Rail

Job Type: Full Time

Minimum Experience: 15

Required Education: Bachelor's Degree

Job Description

Be involved in projects with our Fleet and Facilities Division (FFD) 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 is currently initiating a search for a Senior Vehicle Engineering Manager for our Dallas, Texas office.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Management of technical staff and vehicle delivery team

  • Project Management of rail vehicle procurements

  • Responsible for the oversight of the design, manufacturing, delivery, testing and commissioning vehicles

  • Responsible for managing interface between client and railcar builder

  • Ability to assess client equipment and their operating needs

  • Responsible for the preparation of technical and managerial reports as requested by the client

  • Responsible for the preparation of progress reports

  • Ability to manage the process of developing Technical Specification documents

  • Assessment of mechanical systems located on a rail vehicle and associated maintenance needs for those systems

  • Review design submittals and prepare detailed descriptions of review findings

  • Participate in formal design review meetings and technical working sessions

  • Perform billable work and other tasks as assigned as best fit training and ability

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.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field

  • 15 years’ experience in a rail and transit related field

  • Prior experience of a railcar procurement with focus on delivery and acceptance of railcar fleet

  • Strong project delivery team leadership skill set

  • Knowledge of and experience with the systems associated with rail vehicles.

  • Ability to coordinate multiple activities in a logical and orderly manner

  • Knowledge of and experience with rail vehicle technologies

  • Good communication and writing skills

  • The ability to work in a disciplined manner with little supervision

  • 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

  • Advanced degree in Engineering

This role is subject to a client mandated drug/alcohol testing policy. As such, employee may be subject to random drug/alcohol tests. A copy of the client mandated drug/alcohol testing policy will be provided during employee onboarding and is available upon applicant request.


WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of 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 transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities

WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings 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?

WSP USA Inc., WSP USA Buildings Inc., and WSP USA Services Inc. (collectively “WSP USA”) 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.

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

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

WSP USA (and all of its US companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.