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WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff Right of Way (ROW) Project Manager (ID# 48426) in Sacramento, California

Right of Way (ROW) Project Manager (ID# 48426) Sacramento, CA

Category: Project Management

Job Type: Full Time

Minimum Experience: 10 Required Education: Bachelor's Degree

Job Description

Here is your opportunity to work on the first ever high-speed rail program in the U.S. while growing your career on a groundbreaking project. The California High-Speed Rail program will connect the mega-regions of the state, contribute to economic development and a cleaner environment, create jobs and preserve agricultural and protected lands.

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 Right of Way (ROW) Project Manager our Sacramento, CA program office.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, organize, coordinate, and manage delivery of right-of-way projects including but not limited to acquisition, land conveyance, reporting, etc.

  • Management, oversight, and support of the project teams in the management and oversight of all elements of Real Property

  • Development, continual improvement and implementation of strategies, policies, procedures, systems and tools to support right-of-way delivery for needed areas

  • Plan, organize, coordinate, and lead client facing production meetings

  • Support Deputy Director of Real Property in special tasks, duties, and reporting

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:

  • Ten (10) years of project management experience with a focus on real property on complex mega-construction projects or projects of similar magnitude

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or a closely related field

  • Strong project and construction management background with focus on real property

  • Experience with major capital infrastructure projects and the areas of scope, policy, strategy and procedures on real property

  • Demonstrate a broad knowledge of budget processes, workload development, resource management, and project management concepts for innovative delivery projects, including design build

  • 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

  • Ability to analyze situations and data accurately; lead the development of effective solutions and strategies for difficult technical and logistical problems related to delivery of right-of-way and land conveyances; and collaboratively engage the services of other parties necessary to achieve results

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency and knowledge of computer software applications such as Microsoft Excel, Word, Visio, Project, and PowerPoint

  • PMP and/or Lean 6 Sigma Experience

  • Strong coordination skills, given the strong matrix organization assembled for the program delivery team

  • Excellent communication and negotiating skills (both written and oral), and the ability to speak knowledgeably with other consultants, stakeholders, other governmental agencies and individual citizens


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 (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

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

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.