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Project Engineer
Offices
fort worth, TX
Categories
Civil Engineering
Westwood Professional Services, Inc. is seeking a Project Engineer to join our team in our Fort Worth, TX office.  Westwood has a highly experienced and dynamic team of individuals dedicated to providing high-level professional services to our clients. 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Successfully manages and designs numerous civil engineering projects of low to medium complexity.
  • Maintains effective communications with clients, other design consultants, regulatory agencies, Internal Survey Department (re: schedules, deliverables and billings) and other appropriate parties, both verbal and written.
  • Uses good time management methods and habits to meet schedule requirements.
  • Uses developed organizational skills to deliver projects efficiently and thoroughly.
  • Effectively uses current computer aided design and production software to maximize efficiency of project delivery.
  • Takes proactive role to enhance the professional development of assigned personnel.
  • Creates and maintain a positive environment and team approach for all assignments.
  • Performs all project billing, collections and job cost analysis to maximize project profitability while maintaining quality of project deliverables.
  • Actively performs other tasks as assigned, or as individually identified, to benefit the overall company efficiency and work environment.
  • Protects the well being of the client and the company at all times.
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Substation Designer - Physical
Offices
minnetonka, MN
Categories
Substation
Westwood Professional Services, Inc. is seeking a collaborative, detail-orientated Substation Designer - Physical (CAD Technician) to join a team in Minnetonka, MN. The Substation Designer - Physical will prepare civil and physical electrical drawings for high voltage utility substations projects and renewable energy interconnections. The position would require the employee to work with engineers and consultants to create these drawings. Westwood has a highly experienced and dynamic team of individuals dedicated to providing high-level professional services to our clients.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Computer-aided design and drafting of all engineering products and deliverables.
  • Collaborate with engineers and other drafters to correct discrepancies in drawings and designs.
  • Typical drafting is that of plan and profile drawings foro General Arrangementso Plan Views and Elevation Viewso Grounding Plans and Detailso Foundation Plans and Detailso Cable Trough/Conduit Plans and Detailso Foundation Layout Planso Importation of tables and calculations such as BOMs and creating notes to be applied to each drawing.o Steel Structure Fabrication Drawings (preferred)o Concrete Foundation Detail Drawings (preferred)o Oil Containment Detail Drawings (preferred)o Metal Grate Platforms Detail Drawings (preferred)o Fire Wall Detail Drawings (preferred)
  • Self-checks all work performed to ensure its accuracy before turning it over to the supervisor or designee assigned to review the work.
  • Understand & meet project schedule and quality requirements.
  • Complete drawings accurately and efficiently.
  • Detailed and quality-oriented.
  • Able to handle multiple projects concurrently and maintain flexibility to changes in work assignments as changes occur in projects.
  • Actively assist in the delivery of a complete project. This may include phone or e-mail correspondence, attending meetings, and other project documents required for project completion.
  • Provide interdepartmental support as required.
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Project Engineer
Offices
fort worth, TX
Categories
Civil Engineering
Westwood Professional Services, Inc. is seeking a Project Engineer to join our Commercial team in our Ft. Worth office. Under the direct supervision of a Licensed Professional Engineer, performs basic civil engineering design and limited project coordination tasks as assigned. Works cooperatively as part of an engineering team to produce detailed construction drawings, exhibits, models and computations. Westwood has a highly experienced and dynamic team of individuals dedicated to providing high-level professional services to our clients. 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Successfully performs basic civil engineering design and limited project coordination tasks on various engineering projects as assigned.
  • Maintains effective communications, both verbal and written, with other engineering team members, surveying department personnel, other design consultants and other appropriate parties if requested.
  • Uses good time management methods and habits to meet schedule requirements.
  • Uses developed organizational skills to complete assignments efficiently and thoroughly.
  • Effectively uses current computer aided design and production software to maximize efficiency of production.
  • Contributes to a positive environment and team approach for all assignments.
  • Protects the interests and well being of the client and the company at all times.
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Senior Transportation Project Manager
Offices
dallas, TX fort worth, TX austin, TX plano, TX houston, TX
Categories
Transportation
Westwood Professional Services, Inc. is seeking an ambitious and talented professional to join our transportation service team in Texas as a Senior Project Manager. This is an opportunity to join Westwood’s highly experienced and dynamic team dedicated to providing high-level professional services to our clients. Our ideal candidate will have 10+ years of diverse roadway design and project management experience supporting public sector infrastructure transportation design projects. This position is responsible for complex engineering design tasks as well as marketing, business development, client contact and sustained growth of a transportation design team.
Duties and Responsibilities
• Manage the design and delivery of multidiscipline projects in a profitable manner• Supervise the work of project managers and engineers• Develop project work plans and budget projections and effectively deploy resources• Review, interpret and act on business metrics including utilization, backlog, work in process and account receivables• Prepare, maintain and coordinate schedules of multiple concurrent projects and complex long term projects• Develop and track milestones to ensure on-time and on-budget delivery• Complete monthly project accounting and invoicing• Implement and maintain QA/QC procedures• Participate in contract bidding, provide limited observation during construction, review submittals and RFIs• Resolve design conflicts and field construction issues• Represent clients and firm in meetings with governmental agencies• Write proposals, prepare qualification packages and lead interviews• Recruit, grow, mentor and train staff• Build relationships internally and externally with clients and strategic partners• Lead business development activities• Negotiate contract terms and conditions with TxDOT and other governmental entities• Ensures division, regional, and company values, policies and practices are consistently followed within the survey service• Lead by example – display solid judgment, good values, trust, honesty, openness, and professionalism
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HR Business Partner
Offices
fort worth, TX
Categories
Human Resources
Westwood Professional Services, Inc. is seeking a Human Resources Generalist to join our team to support our Public Infrastructure Division. Primary responsibility will be to lead our Human Resources to support activities for our Public Infrastructure Division in multiple locations across the United States (Austin, San Antonio, Fort Worth, Dallas, Plano, Phoenix, Las Vegas, Minneapolis, Denver, and Appleton). Westwood has a highly experienced and dynamic team of individuals dedicated to providing high-level professional services to our clients. 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • The primary focus will be the organization’s Employee Relations, Staffing, and Employee Development needs for the Public Infrastructure Division.
  • Collaborate with HR and Business Subject Matter Experts to understand business trends, requirements, objectives, and key operational metrics and assess recruiting and development gaps.
  • Support the unique reporting and go-to-market strategies that are required by Public Entities – Federal, State, and local levels across transportation, water resources, landscape architecture, and others. We want to grow our business through public infrastructure projects, and this requires knowledge of the HR practices within this type of work.
  • Represent Public Infrastructure needs and work with HR staff and Corporate Services staff at all levels in support of the following areas: Staffing, Employee Relations, Employee Engagement/Communications, Training and Development, and General Business Operations.
  • Responsibilities may include analyzing and evaluating the effectiveness of recruiting and staff development efforts; maintaining positive employee relations, including interpreting HR policies; supporting talent management; employee development, including individual growth, team development, team dynamics, succession planning, performance improvement plans, and disciplinary actions; and assisting with rewards and recognition and employee education activities.
  • Support and lead HR processes and initiatives in areas such as employee engagement, training, and development, benchmarking and analyzing industry and competitive practices, talent management, and other HR efforts.
  • Facilitate the phases of the hiring process in conjunction with the Talent Acquisition team including recruitment, applicant tracking, interview coordination, onboarding process, and file management. 
  • Understand workload - work with business leaders and technical staff to identify staffing needs; evaluate and recommend methods of sourcing and recruiting candidates.
  • This includes recognizing and supporting internal talent development and getting our best people to the most critical market needs.
  • Merger, acquisition, and integration support for the Division.
  • Willingness and ability to travel.
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HR Business Partner
Offices
dallas, TX
Categories
Human Resources
Westwood Professional Services, Inc. is seeking a Human Resources Generalist to join our team to support our Public Infrastructure Division. Primary responsibility will be to lead our Human Resources to support activities for our Public Infrastructure Division in multiple locations across the United States (Austin, San Antonio, Fort Worth, Dallas, Plano, Phoenix, Las Vegas, Minneapolis, Denver, and Appleton). Westwood has a highly experienced and dynamic team of individuals dedicated to providing high-level professional services to our clients. 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • The primary focus will be the organization’s Employee Relations, Staffing, and Employee Development needs for the Public Infrastructure Division.
  • Collaborate with HR and Business Subject Matter Experts to understand business trends, requirements, objectives, and key operational metrics and assess recruiting and development gaps.
  • Support the unique reporting and go-to-market strategies that are required by Public Entities – Federal, State, and local levels across transportation, water resources, landscape architecture, and others. We want to grow our business through public infrastructure projects, and this requires knowledge of the HR practices within this type of work.
  • Represent Public Infrastructure needs and work with HR staff and Corporate Services staff at all levels in support of the following areas: Staffing, Employee Relations, Employee Engagement/Communications, Training and Development, and General Business Operations.
  • Responsibilities may include analyzing and evaluating the effectiveness of recruiting and staff development efforts; maintaining positive employee relations, including interpreting HR policies; supporting talent management; employee development, including individual growth, team development, team dynamics, succession planning, performance improvement plans, and disciplinary actions; and assisting with rewards and recognition and employee education activities.
  • Support and lead HR processes and initiatives in areas such as employee engagement, training, and development, benchmarking and analyzing industry and competitive practices, talent management, and other HR efforts.
  • Facilitate the phases of the hiring process in conjunction with the Talent Acquisition team including recruitment, applicant tracking, interview coordination, onboarding process, and file management. 
  • Understand workload - work with business leaders and technical staff to identify staffing needs; evaluate and recommend methods of sourcing and recruiting candidates.
  • This includes recognizing and supporting internal talent development and getting our best people to the most critical market needs.
  • Merger, acquisition, and integration support for the Division.
  • Willingness and ability to travel.
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Landscape Architecture Intern
Offices
austin, TX
Categories
Planning and Landscape Architecture
Westwood Professional Services, Inc. is seeking a Landscape Architecture Intern to join our Landscape team in one of our Texas offices. Under the direct supervision of a Registered Landscape Architect, preforms entry level design tasks, project coordination, and training. Works cooperatively as part of a design team and with other professionals in engineering and survey to produce detailed construction drawings, exhibits, graphics, renderings and computations. Westwood has a highly experienced and dynamic team of individuals dedicated to providing high-level professional services to our clients. 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Successfully performs basic design assignments on various projects as assigned.
  • Maintains effective communications, both verbal and written, with other landscape team members, both in the location they are assigned and throughout the firm.
  • Uses good time management methods and habits to meet schedule requirements.
  • Uses developed organizational skills to complete assignments efficiently and thoroughly.
  • Effectively uses current computer aided design and production software to maximize efficiency of production.
  • Contributes to a positive environment and team approach for all assignments.
  • Consistently uses the standards and procedures set in place.
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Traffic Senior Project Manager
Offices
dallas, TX
Categories
Civil Engineering
Senior Project Manager (Traffic) - Dallas, TXWestwood Professional Services, Inc.Westwood Professional Services, Inc. is seeking a Senior Project Manager experienced in the traffic engineering discipline to perform comprehensive project management for numerous engineering projects of varying complexity while effectively leading and promoting a limited number of assigned technical personnel. Westwood has a highly experienced and dynamic team of individuals dedicated to providing high-level professional services to our clients. 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Successfully manages numerous traffic engineering projects of low to medium complexity. Projects may include traffic operational analysis, transportation planning, report preparation, parking analysis, and/or related tasks.
  • Maintains effective verbal and written communications with clients (both internal and external), other design consultants (both internal and external), regulatory agency representatives, and subconsultants.
  • Uses good time management methods and habits to meet project schedule and expectations.
  • Uses developed organizational skills to deliver projects efficiently and thoroughly.
  • Effectively uses current computer software for analysis of and presentation of assigned engineering tasks to maximize efficiency of project delivery.
  • Takes proactive role to enhance the professional development of assigned personnel.
  • Creates and maintain a positive environment and team approach for all assignments.
  • Performs all project billing, collections, and other necessary management tasks to maximize project profitability while maintaining quality of project deliverables.
  • Actively performs other tasks as assigned, or as individually identified, to benefit the overall company efficiency and work environment.
  • Protects the well being of the client and the company at all times.
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Wind Project Manager
Offices
westminster, CO middleton, WI minnetonka, MN
Categories
Project Management
Westwood Professional Services, Inc. is seeking a Wind Project Manager to join our renewables team. Work as part of a collaborative, productive, diverse, and fun team to successfully manage complex or multi-service wind projects. Projects will range in size and cover the entire project lifecycle (development, construction, operation support). Responsibilities will focus on managing the overall project scope, schedule, cost, and risk management on multiple projects. Strong interpersonal skills will be required to build relationships and foster a trusting and open atmosphere with internal and external stakeholders. This position is located in Minneapolis, Denver, and Madison. Westwood has a highly experienced and dynamic team of individuals dedicated to providing high-level professional services to our clients. 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Project Management Responsibilities – Full accountability on multiple projects including:
    • Build and maintain strong stakeholder relationships (internal and external)
    • Project team management and coordination
    • Oversight of project work
    • Oversight of project deliverables (ensure QA/QC checks are complete; ensure deliverables match the contract)
    • Track project health and take corrective action, if needed (quality, scope, schedule, cost)
    • Manage uncertainty and change (ex; scope creep, change orders, risk management)
    • Timely reporting of project health and status to internal and external stakeholders
    • Timely invoicing and accounts receivable (AR) management
  • Team Management Responsibilities:
    • Supervise all staff necessary to complete assigned projects
    • Coordinate project performance with design team leads and other internal stakeholders
    • Review and approve scopes, budgets, and schedules for assignments
    • Coordinate with Market and Service leadership to assign project team
    • Coordinate with Market and Service leadership to identify team growth opportunities
    • Mentor project team members (based on PMIs PMBOK®)
    • Support continual improvement of Westwood Processes and Standards for Project Management
    • Support continual improvement of Westwood Standards for Project Execution (Checklists, Flowcharts, etc.)
  • Business Development Responsibilities:
    • Prepare proposals, assist in presentations, and support contract negotiations
    • Identify and coordinate potential opportunities for additional Westwood services and products on active projects to best support Client’s needs
    • Prepare change orders and purchase orders as scope changes occur
    • Coordinate with Market leadership to align with strategic and marketing activities
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Civil Graduate Engineer
Offices
dallas, TX
Categories
Civil Engineering
Westwood Professional Services, Inc. is seeking a Civil Graduate Engineer I to join our Residential Land Development team in our Dallas, TX office.  Westwood has a highly experienced and dynamic team of individuals dedicated to providing high-level professional services to our clients. A Graduate Engineer I is expected to work on a team providing support to a licensed Civil Engineer while learning the company’s standard practices and local agency codes. A large amount of time will be dedicated to becoming proficient in AutoCAD Civil3D. In pursuit of a Professional Engineering license, the applicant needs to be organized, self-motivated, and possess the ability to collaboratively solve complex issues on time and within budget 
Duties and Responsibilities
• Prepare various exhibits and design drawings using AutoCAD Civil3D• Coordination with agency staff and internal support teams on designs, analysis, and issues• Preparation of entitlement documents in support of Tentative Maps, Vacations, Zone Changes, Entitlements, etc.• Calculation of quantities using Microsoft Excel and justification letters using Microsoft Word• Assist with construction drawings using AutoCAD Civil3D including grading plans; plan and profiles; construction details; storm drain, water and sewer facilities; signage and striping plans
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