Robert Ostermiller has been named a senior transportation program director for the Northwest at WSP USA.
In his new role as a senior vice president for WSP, Ostermiller will aim to lead a multidisciplinary planning and engineering team to execute a NEPA and permitting strategy and deliver a multibillion-dollar transportation infrastructure program. Covering the western U.S., he will collaborate on projects and interface with multiple local, state and federal jurisdictions, various stakeholders, and the public, and implement strategies for project financing, delivery, phasing and procurement.
Prior to joining WSP, Ostermiller served as senior program director for Parsons Corp. He was responsible for multiple transportation projects across the U.S., including a design-build project to create tolled express lanes on State Route 91 in Riverside County, Calif.; and has served as program director for major programs in Maryland and Colorado. He began his career as a resident engineer for DMJM Phillips Reister Haley in June 1984.
Ostermiller is a graduate of the Oregon Institute of Technology with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, and Southern Oregon State College with a Master’s in Business Administration. He is certified by the Construction Management Association of America and the Design Build Institute of America.
“Robert is bringing valuable knowledge in project and program management to WSP, and will be an essential voice of experience for our construction, design and quality management activities in the Northwest,” said David Earley, WSP director of strategic planning and development, U.S. transportation. “He is a proven leader, team-builder and collaborator, and our clients will benefit from his commitment to deliver high-quality work, on time and on budget.”