Project Manager

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The Johnson Group
United States

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Project Manager


San Jose, CA 

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Job Description:

Job Title: Project Manager (Highway Design)

Location: San Francisco Bay Area (San Jose, Santa Rosa, Pleasanton, Redwood City)


A Top Design Firm in California is seeking a Project Manager in Civil Engineering who has experience managing highway design projects. The company was established in 1915 and works on exciting, iconic projects in the San Francisco Bay Area, specializing in engineering, surveying and land planning services. With thirteen offices in California and over 500 staff members, there is great opportunity for growth and advancement. They are looking to hire immediately, so apply today!

Essential Duties of Project Manager:

  • Maintain client relationships and generate new business
  • Represent company in all regular communications with the client, as well as Principals at the company
  • Keep clients informed of project status and progress
  • Prepare technical sections of project proposals and participate in interview presentations
  • Manage Projects through planning, organizing, directing, and controlling project scope, to include budget and scheduling
  • Manage quality control and act as primary contact for client on each project
  • Participate in contract negotiations, approve client billing, and secure contract amendments for changes
  • Meet and exceed group and individual performance goals
  • Manage your Team by communicating project requirements, setting goals, evaluating staff performance, and being available as a resource and mentor to staff members.
  • Lead teams of engineers, drafters, technicians and others who assist in specific assignments
  • Coordinate staff resources with other PM’s and Principals throughout the company
  • Commit resources of the firm issuing start/stop orders relating to clients directives/contract requirements
  • Provide feedback to the group Principal or VP regarding recruitment, promotions, and lay offs.

Project Manager Qualifications:

  • 10+ years experience desired in Project Management to include client communications, staff and business development, and coordinating projects from start to completion.
  • Professional Engineer (P.E) License
  • B.S. in Civil Engineering preferred
  • Extensive knowledge in site development, grading, utilities, and drainage design for Highway, Roadway, Rail and public works projects.
  • Ability to Travel within the Northern California Bay Area (Pleasanton, San Jose, Redwood City)
  • CalTrans experience and knowledge, to include PR and PSR reports
  • Supervisory experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • CAD skills

Benefits & Perks

  • Excellent compensation and benefits (profit sharing, pension plans, 401k, life insurance, flex schedules)
  • Voted Top Work Place by several agencies for many years in a row
  • Opportunity to work on iconic projects in the Bay Area