In her new position, Ms. Wood is responsible for overseeing the firm’s involvement in transit and rail projects throughout Texas. She will also serve in management and technical roles on transit and rail projects.
Ms. Wood, who will be based in the firm’s Austin office, has broad experience in planning and designing transit projects throughout Texas. Her areas of expertise include program management services and general engineer consultant, design management and oversight for high-capacity transit projects; freight and passenger rail feasibility and planning studies; rail operations modeling and operating performance analysis; benefit-cost analysis; preparation of federal funding grant applications; and railroad bridge inspections.
Prior to joining WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, Ms. Wood was responsible for the transit and rail operations of the Central and South Texas offices of an international engineering organization.
A licensed professional engineer in Texas, Ms. Wood received a B.S. in architectural engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. She currently serves as president of the Women’s Transportation Seminar Heart of Texas Chapter.
About WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services consulting firms, provides services designed to transform the built environment and restore the natural one. In May 2017, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff will rebrand as WSP.
The firm’s expertise ranges from environmental remediation and urban planning, to engineering iconic buildings and designing sustainable transport networks, to developing the energy sources of the future and enabling new ways of extracting essential resources. Approximately 36,700 employees, including engineers, technicians, scientists, planners, surveyors, program and construction management professionals, as well as various environmental experts, work for this dynamic organization in more than 500 offices across 40 countries worldwide. wsp-pb.com/usa WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has numerous openings in engineering, technical and managerial positions across the United States. Job descriptions, locations and benefits are posted on the firm’s careers site.