Project Manager - Highway Design

The Atkins Corporation Atlanta , GA 30301

Posted 2 months ago

SNC-Lavalin's Atkins business is one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. SNC-Lavalin's Atkins business has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

SNC-Lavalin's Atkins business was ranked as the world's 3rd largest global design firm by ENR in 2018 with nearly 55,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

SNC-Lavalin Atkins business seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Atlanta, GA team as a Project Manager Highway Design.

MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE

Under direction, applies technical expertise and project management experience to manage Highway and Roadway Design teams on conventional or unconventional projects. Also performs the basic project functions of production coordination, planning, organizing, directing, controlling, financial management and marketing assistance. Functions as a mentor to technical professionals to assist in their training and development

JOB DUTIES

  • Coordinates and participates in contract negotiations with clients and Subcontractors, and drafts very complex professional service agreements, arranging for their review and execution by senior management

  • Directs project team compliance with contract terms, monitors subcontractors' progress, performance and compliance with contractual commitments

  • Participates in contract dispute resolution and litigation concerning project performance, administration and other liability issues

  • Reviews and approves sub-consultant and vendor invoices, and resolves payment disputes

  • Develops, communicates and manages project quality assurance, administrative procedures, communication guidelines, project deliverable formats and specifications, and progress reporting requirements

  • Monitors schedules, billing and reports

  • Ensures appropriate charging of man-hours, costs, and expenses to projects

  • Assists in obtaining payment form clients; resolves client disputes and adjust billing records as required; communicates project progress/status to senior management and alerts them of project production, quality control or financial performance problems

  • Identifies new business opportunities to the firm, coordinates and participates in project presentations to the clients and other external groups, and promotes firm's capabilities, marketing its services among existing and prospective clients

  • Participates in project opportunity evaluation, consultant selection, and in the preparation of firms' qualification/experience statements

  • Coordinates communication between internal and external associates and client, and between firm and regulatory agencies. Maintains frequent contact with clients and regulatory agency personnel to determine their respective needs and requirements, and serves as expert witness at project hearings and judicial proceedings if necessary

  • Supervises other project managers, technical professionals and other design staff including managing weekly project workload and manpower forecasting

  • Conducts project management training workshops and serves as mentor to associate project managers

  • Monitors and reports financial status of projects to technical managers

  • Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary

See if you are a match!

See how well your resume matches up to this job - upload your resume now.

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Alternative Project Delivery (Apd) Design Manager Transportation US East

Parsons Commercial Technology Group Inc.

Posted 2 days ago

VIEW JOBS 11/16/2018 12:00:00 AM 2019-02-14T00:00 Parsons is a proven designer-builder-developer that offers full vertical integration to our industry partners at all levels including project financing, construction and design on major P3 and APD projects. We have worked on some of the nation's largest design/build projects and we are a recognized leader in the planning, design and execution of civil roadway projects on the East coast! We are respected by our clients as an organization with strong technical skills, and solid project delivery and performance. In today's rapidly evolving alternative project delivery and design-build markets, Parsons offers extraordinary career opportunities based on our existing projects and backlog; financial strength; bonding capacity; and inclusive design, construction engineering, and construction services — all under one roof. If you are a seasoned technical project manager or engineering manager, with several design/build or General Engineering Consulting (GEC) transportation projects under your belt, and are passionate about design, we would like to talk with you! We are looking for a great leader to join our team; one that inspires loyalty and commitment, with experience in the capture process, and project execution process to lead technical teams across the Eastern US. At Parsons, you can work out of a home office or a Parsons office anywhere East of the Mississippi but will be required to travel extensively to project locations, which may vary from state to state. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing win strategies, teaming and innovative solutions for major highway and bridge projects/proposals in the Eastern US. Upon award, the Design Build Manager will take an active role in project delivery to ensure the program has a successful start-up, then support the design process through the project, overseeing and directing technical resources. Experience running these programs should include: Complex highway or bridge design; pricing, schedule, contracts, procurement, safety and P&L management. Qualifications : Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering with PE License. 15+ years of project management delivery experience on heavy transportation infrastructure projects (Road/Highway, or Bridge/Tunnel). A proven track record of successful delivery in design/build project executions and/or GEC projects. Experience meeting operational business goals and strategizing on market development. Considerable experience in client management, win strategies and bid preparation. Incumbent should have a broad general technical and business background, as well as previous project management experience on similar or related projects. Must have considerable DOT and municipal agency experience with roadway/bridge projects. Must be willing to travel as necessary (@80% of the time) to other Parsons' offices and client locations. SKILLS/COMPETENCIES: Incumbent will go through the Parsons' project management certification process. Proven ability to perform in a management capacity, excellent written and oral communications skills, and a thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations are also required. In addition, must be knowledgeable of current technology and how it can be effectively utilized on the project. Parsons Commercial Technology Group Inc. Atlanta GA

Project Manager - Highway Design

The Atkins Corporation