Job: Senior Project Manager, Transportation, Stantec, Houston, TX

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General Information


Job title:
Senior Project Manager, Transportation
Job location:
Houston, TX  77002 United States
Requisition code:
210002G7
Date posted:
10/20/2021
Job type:
Full-Time
Compensation:
Medical, Dental, 401K, and more!
Job category:
Highway Engineering

Job Description


We create great places and the connections that get people and goods moving—whether by car, bus, train, plane, or their own two feet. Working within the context of the communities we serve, we provide planning, engineering, and infrastructure management services that fit the needs of our clients and improve the overall transportation experience. Join our team and help us keep communities connected. Position can be base in Dallas, San Antonio, and Austin as well.

Your Opportunity:

As Senior Project Manager, you will leverage your experience with Texas highway and roadway projects to assist in our growing Texas practice and manage the design and delivery of large projects.

You will play a pivotal role in expanding our existing client and project base and in efforts to position the firm to acquire new transportation business with TxDOT, toll agencies, RMA’s and various counties and cities. Further, you will have responsibility as Project Manager for projects in various phases from conceptual planning, through design, construction, and completion.

You will perform a variety of tasks with potentially complex features that will require the application of mature knowledge. You will lead the analysis of proposed projects to ensure reliability, resource efficiency, quality deliverables and cost-effectiveness.

Your Key Responsibilities:

Manage all aspects of highway/roadway design from preliminary schematic through PS&E

Lead and develop roadway staff

Perform as project manager or task leader on highway projects

Monitor the quality of design and technical service delivery on transportation projects

Write and negotiate proposals with clients or reviewing agencies

Lead and be actively engaged with prospective client’s relationship building and maintenance

Responsible for the review and sealing of projects and supervising the work of other engineers

Leads the preparation and coordination of the project specifications with construction documents

Responsible for invoicing, managing and monitoring financial performance of project budgets using PM dashboard

Perform on technically complex projects and acts as a technical resource by providing guidance to other team members

Liaise with clients, agencies and others to obtain and determine project requirements and approvals

Stays up to date on regulatory changes and may establish working relationships with regulatory officials

Participate in client functions, trade shows and conferences

Job Requirements


Experience managing Schematic and Environmental projects or Plans, specifications and Estimates (PS&E) projects for rural or urban highways and roadways

Exceptional leadership, communication, and team-building skills

Proven success in developing new clients and maintaining strong client relationships, coordinating project pursuits and proposal preparation

Ability to check the work of others for accuracy and completeness and manage time to meet project budget and schedule

Understanding of client expectations, budgeting, proposal writing, invoicing and collecting accounts receivable

Technical expert in all relevant areas of design and understanding of various design methods

Experience in relevant design software, which may include Bentley MicroStation, GEOPAK, and OpenRoads

Proficient in Microsoft (MS) Office

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Civil Engineering or related field

TX PE license

Minimum of 15 years highway/roadway design experience

Experience in project management, planning, design and contract administration

Experience in successful highway/roadway pursuits including identifying opportunities, building client relationships, developing teaming strategies and developing proposals

TxDOT Precertification
(Job number: 4051715)
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