Senior Civil Project Manager

Collins Engineers, Inc. Las Vegas , NV 89134

Posted 4 months ago

Want to work for a top engineering firm, but still retain that small company feel with a family atmosphere? Collins makes its people and culture a top priority, while providing the opportunity to work on a variety of interesting projects, including: retail & commercial, industrial, multi-family residential, mixed-use development and more.

The Las Vegas office for Collins Engineers, Inc. is seeking an experienced Project Manager to help lead the site/civil team. The Senior Project Manager will work under the guidance of the Regional Manager to help grow the office. The successful candidate will have a strong background in project management and experience working with the local agencies. There will also be opportunity for advancement as the office grows.

The primary responsibility of this role is management of multiple projects of varying size and complexity, as well as assisting in the leadership and development of staff.


The Senior Civil Project Manager represents Collins in a majority of communications with clients from initial effort, throughout entire course of agreement activity, and in post-agreement marketing activities on a regular basis. Has full responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing and coordinating projects.

TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Provides expertise in complex engineering computations involving conventional engineering practices.

  • Oversees the use of computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to prepare engineering and design documents.

  • Responsible for projects compliance with state and local codes, laws, ordinances and agency requirements.

  • Adopts and implements in-house QA/QC program.

  • Serves as project manager on complex projects and as designated client contact.

  • Provides leadership on multiple projects of varying size and complexity.

  • Coordinates work, contracts, schedules and budgets with project team, other departments, offices and sub-consultants.

  • Prepares agreements and contracts, sets project goals, fees, schedule, budget, and staffing needs.

  • Maintains understanding of project financials. Regularly reviews schedules, deadline and budgets to ensure profitability.

  • Responsible for project schedules and timely completion of projects.

  • Ensures accurate client billings, reviews invoices, and monitors outstanding accounts receivable.

  • Assists with developing new projects and clients, provides marketing technical support, assists in proposal preparation, and participates in presentations as needed.

  • Has primary responsibility for client contact to ensure satisfaction and encourage repeat business.

  • Assists in ensuring that external client focus is top priority of the region and those systems, processes, and activities that focus on the client at all levels of the region are implemented.

  • Leads the pursuit process, including: proposal preparation, project scoping, estimating project costs, contract negotiations, project planning, and project quality.

  • Directs and supervises other engineers activities.

  • Provides leadership to project teams and support staff.

  • Serves as a mentor for other Project Managers and technical staff.

  • Actively observes and acts in an appropriate manner related to safety.


  • Bachelor's degree and/or masters degree in civil engineering from an accredited four-year university.

  • 10 years or more experience, with at least 5 years progressive experience in project management.

  • Experience in Civil Site Planning & Land Development (Retail, Commercial, Multi-Family & Industrial)


  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) license in the State of Nevada


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee may be required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

While in the field, the employee may be required to walk in rugged conditions, work in adverse weather conditions, and stand up to eight hours or more at a time.


Employee safety and security are critical parts in our core values. Accountability, attitude, communication, pro-active improvement, and teamwork ensure safe conditions and safe actions. All employees are expected to actively participate in the Collins Safety Program, and opportunities exist at all levels to serve on our Safety Committee. Safety, Health, and Environment are part of our company culture, and sincere involvement is required for all employees.

Notice to Third Party Recruitment Agencies:

Collins Engineers, Inc. does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement and approved engagement request, Collins Engineers, Inc. reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. All unsolicited resumes received are the property of Collins Engineers, Inc.

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Collins Engineers, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer.

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Senior Civil Project Manager

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