Northern California Deputy Regional Director, California High-Speed Rail

Oakland, CA
Posted: 01.02.2019

WSP USA has an immediate opportunity on California High-Speed Rail for a Deputy Regional Director to work in our Oakland office. This position will take a key leadership role in advancing the high-speed rail program in Northern California. The Deputy Regional Director will work directly with and serve as an extension of the California High-Speed Rail Authority’s Northern California Regional Director. The Northern California Region encompasses the high-speed rail corridor, between San Francisco and Merced, with stations in San Francisco, Millbrae, San Jose, Gilroy and Merced.

This position will work with the regional team of engineers, environmental planners, and communications/outreach staff to support the regional director to overcome the broad range of public-facing strategic challenges in the delivery of the high-speed rail program. The position requires attention to detail, superior writing and public speaking skills, knowledge of area transportation agencies/programs, critical review, quality assurance, organization and being a self-starter. This position also includes working with a diverse group of people that includes clients, partner agencies, elected officials, internal (program/project) clients, and members of the public.