Senior Project Manager

Senior Project Manager




Position Purpose

Working in cooperation with others throughout the company, the project manager is accountable for successfully coordinating integrated delivery of complex client projects. Success is measured by achieving results, based on defined standards, in the following areas:

  • Client satisfaction: the quality of clients’ experience from pre-proposal through project completion
  • On-time product delivery, including meeting or exceeding agreed-upon project schedules
  • Project team satisfaction; the quality and timeliness of direction, communication, and feedback related to the client and project, as well as other leadership activities
  • The quality of all work products
  • Project profitability in relation to budgeted expectations

What You'll Do

  • Lead efforts in formulating project proposals
  • Define and monitor project scope, schedule, and budget, including implementing relevant, trend-based measurements to reflect the state of project activities and achievement of clients’ expectations
  • Maintain continuous communication on project status with clients and all relevant internal and external parties
  • Anticipate client, business, and community issues and influence managerial and team attention to them
  • Monitor project performance and correct performance gaps
  • Build organizational relationships; understand the roles and interrelationships of all partners; foster teamwork within and across departments; and cultivate a strong, diverse network of relationships inside and outside the firm
  • Identify opportunities among project team members for improving performance, including external and internal business relationships, and provide coaching and feedback to help develop and improve skills to achieve the highest standards of communication and performance
  • Visits the construction site to monitor progress and other duties per the contract documents.
  • Serves as on-site project representative
  • Prepares applications for funding, permits, and other planning documents
  • Responsible for monitoring completion of QA/QC forms for all deliverables and coordinates the schedule with other QA/QC reviewers at various points throughout the project development
  • Reviews projects list and planned hours for all his/her projects weekly and discuss with other team members, Project Managers, and/or Team/Group Leaders to ensure accuracy of the assigned hours and completion of planned work
  • Leads business development efforts necessary to create and maintain a pipeline of backlog and opportunities for future work through established and new client relationships
  • Mentors junior staff on all aspects of project management and client relations, as well as trains staff in the fundamentals of project management
  • Additional duties in order to maximize success the client, and/or QK


  • Minimum of seven (7) years’ experience as Senior Associate Engineer (ten (10) years’ experience post-PE) or the equivalent thereof
  • Extensive experience in teaching, training, motivating, and/or leading other engineering staff
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in marketing, proposal writing, and/or other related business development tasks preferred