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Risk Manager ID 42214

Company name

Newark, NJ, United States

Employment Type

Construction, Engineering

Posted on
Jul 11,2019

Valid Through
Oct 24,2019

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Be involved in projects with our Project Controls & Technology 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 Risk Managerfor our Newark, New Jersey office.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Develop and implement effective risk management plans;

Manage risk analysis activities including risk identification, assessment, analysis, mitigation planning, and tracking of identified risks;

Proactively interface with multi-disciplinary team of engineers, managers and clients in the identification, assessment, management and reporting of project’s risk exposure;

Work with the project controls staff to incorporate appropriate risk in the cost and schedule assessments and establishing contingencies; and

Facilitate risk workshops.

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:

10 years’ experience in risk management working for construction or engineering firm, preferably Transportation/Infrastructure projects;

Demonstrated working knowledge of risk cost analysis software (@Risk or Crystal Ball etc.) and risk schedule analysis software (Primavera Risk Analysis etc.);

Experience in conceptualizing and developing risk models using analytical methods;

Demonstrated experience in developing and running integrated models combining cost and schedule information;

Proven experience in effectively reporting and communicating risk analysis outcomes to wider project team; and

Confidence to communicate effectively with all levels of internal and external staff.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with Federal Transit Authority’s (FTA’s) and Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA’s); risk oversight procedures and processes;

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management or related field preferred but not mandatory.


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 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability 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 is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability

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

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability.

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Together WSP and GENIVAR are one of the world’s leading engineering and design consultancies. We provide services to transform the built environment and restore the natural environment. We have 14,500 employees, based in more than 300 offices, across 35 countries, on every continent.

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