Project Manager

Location: Petaluma, CA
PROJECT MANAGER
Essential Functions: ­
  • Budgetary, planning, scheduling, public relations, and technical activities related to broad range of engineering, administrative, and other projects or programs
  • Develop and implement innovative design techniques that enhance the projects and the productivity of the assignments within the company
  • Motivate staff to excel in day-to-day work environment and maintain a creative spirit within a team
  • Ensure engineering designs are in compliance with current applicable state & local regulations
  • Work with a team of design engineers, CAD designer to assure Quality Assurance and Quality Control through various phases of projects
  • Assist in preparing and reviewing requests for proposals and contracts
  • Identify, contract and manage sub-consultants to include on projects
  • Develop project Work Plans, manage project budget and performance
  • Assist with the preparation of weekly duties and reporting that include: deliverables, milestones of current projects, proposals, staffing needs
  • Review and identify current and potential discrepancies with budgets and contracts and cost overruns (i.e. timelines, work plans, etc.)
  • Monitor project billing and accounts receivable which includes direct communication with clients for collection efforts
  • Reinforce the company’s core standards and expectations through mentoring, communication, and coaching
  • Be able to fairly and accurately assess performance of staff members and participate in performance reviews
  • Participate in recruiting and hiring collaboration with Human Resources
  • Contribute to the company’s technological requirements through identifying technological solutions
  • Contribute to the company’s strategic plan, through engaged leadership and results-oriented action plans
  • Work closely with other Principals and other Project Managers
 
Job Qualifications:
  • Sign and stamp engineering documents
  • A clear understanding of engineering designs of tasks and assignments, including problem analysis, concept, formulation, form development, integration, and review
  • Demonstrates ability to develop and manage a team effectively while producing quantifiable results
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while adhering to multiple schedules and deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills for working within an overall design team environment
  • Effectively able to work well with others at all levels of the company; both on-site and remotely
  • Ability to contact clients and manage professional relationships
  • Maintains confidentiality and security of sensitive company information
  • Must have strong and versatile computer drawing and design skills, excellent presentation and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Must have digital and hand graphic skills and ability to grasp all technical interrelationships among the projects
  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, multi-task and use time effectively
  • Works independently under general supervision, uses initiative and good business judgment
  • Ability to read and interpret written information including business documents, contracts, forms, email correspondence and follow instructions
  • Ability to prepare analysis, reports, correspondence, and memos
  • Reliable and responsible
  • Maintains accurate and complete project records
  • Be willing and able to travel frequently
 
 
Skills and Experience:
 
Education/Experience
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil (and Environmental Engineering preferred) Engineering
  • Additional course work/degree in Architecture, Planning or Landscape Architecture (preferred)
  • Licensure as a California Professional Engineer
  • 6 to 15 years’ experience
  • LEED Certification preferred
  • City of Petaluma and streets (preferred)
 
Computer Skills
  • Proficient in AutoCAD
  • Working knowledge of Windows, MS Office, Google Apps
  • Knowledge of GIS and Adobe Creative Suite preferred
  • Knowledge of civil design programs (Civil 3D, Hydro CAD, Flowmaster, Storm CAD, etc.) preferred
 
 
Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 
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