WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff Senior Forensic Delay Analyst (ID# 37151) in Fresno, California

Senior Forensic Delay Analyst (ID# 37151) Fresno, CA

Category: Project Controls

Job Type: Full Time

Minimum Experience: 15 Required Education: -

Job Description

The Company

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms WSP. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, 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.

The Program

The California High-Speed Rail program is the first ever high-speed rail system in the U.S. It will connect the mega-regions of the state, contribute to economic development and a cleaner environment, create jobs and preserve agricultural and protected lands. By 2029, the system will run from San Francisco to the Los Angeles basin in under three hours at speeds of more than 200 miles per hour. The system will also extend to Sacramento and San Diego, totaling 800 miles with up to 24 stations.

The Role

We have an immediate opportunity in our Fresno, CA Program Office for a Forensic Delay Analyst.

Job Requirements

Qualifications, Competencies and Experience:

  • As a Minimum educated to degree level

  • Dual legally/Disputes trained preferred eg. LLB , Msc or MCIArb

  • Minimum 10 Years’ demonstrable experience- Extensive Delay Experience, Claims review and preparation experience and Contract Administration Experience

  • Experience gained on Major International Projects

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills ( English as a Primary Language)

  • Excellent skills with MS word, Excel, Powerpoint and Access

  • Excellent skills with scheduling software: Primavera ( P3 and P6 onwards) ;MS Projects and Power Project

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as a member of a Team

  • Flexibility and demonstrable creative problems solving skills

  • Act in a methodical and analytical manner under pressure


The Forensic Delay Analyst responsibilities are:

  • Research, fact-find and prepare data to allow quantification of delay; and associated damages and entitlements

  • Prepare thorough and methodical delay analysis to determine entitlement to EoT and appropriate financial redress (if any)

  • Thoroughly and methodically review Contractors’ Claims and prepare detailed reports that identify the Contractors’ entitlement to an EoT (if any)

  • Assist the Engineer to understand the economic effect and any Contractor entitlement as a result of any EoT (e.g., prolongation, disruption etc.)

  • Assist the Engineer and, or the Employer to review and consider Contractors’ delay recovery proposals

  • Research, fact-find and prepare robust counter-claims or defences - using recognised Delay Analysis methodology - that will be acceptable in dispute resolution forums

  • Review Contractor productivity and determine likely causes of delay, whether claimed or not Assist the Engineer and, or the Employer in its Change Management Process

  • Assist the Engineer and, or the Employer in its Risk Management and assessments

  • Review and critique Construction Programmes and their up-dates

  • Prepare delay analysis reports

  • Assist the Engineer and, or the Employer to meet notification requirements and ensure compliance with the contractual provisions Assist the research, fact-finding and preparation of detailed reports for submission to Alternative Dispute Resolution and litigation (as appropriate)

  • Assist with the Project in implementing dispute avoidance techniques


EOE / Veteran/ Disability/ Gender/ Minority/ Female/ Gender Identity/ Sexual Orientation.