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Project Manager – Highway

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Our Civil/Highway Engineering Practice is looking for a Project Manager/Senior Engineer to join our Pittsburgh, PA Office.


As a key member of the Pittsburgh Transportation Group, the successful candidate will be responsible for management of roadway and transportation projects in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and with PennDOT and Pennsylvania Turnpike. The primary focus will be on highway and multi-disciplined transportation design projects such as traditional design-bid-build as well as design build methods. As a Project Manager, responsibilities will also include growth of the overall program, business development and client relationships.


Additional responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

Project management and oversight of relationships with various governmental agencies (PennDOT, cities, and counties)
Management of the design team working on the assigned engineering project(s)
Full managerial responsibility of the transportation project including scope development, contract negotiations, cost control, project staff management, and quality control
Plans, develops, directs, and coordinates activities of civil engineering projects to ensure that goals or objectives of these projects are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters.
Develop and oversee all aspects of transportation projects including roadway, drainage, stormwater management, erosion control and other transportation related components
Coordinate and perform design activities and meetings between design staff, subconsultants, and clients
Coordinate the planning, staffing, scheduling, budget management, quality control, subconsultants, internal technical and support staff
Perform reviews following Gannett Fleming’s ISO 9001:2008 Certified Quality Management System
Assist with business development activities including pursuit identification, teaming and capture management.
Initiates and reviews proposals
Participates in presentations as applicable


Minimum Qualifications


Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related discipline
15-20 years progressive experience in the design, management and implementation of highway/roadway civil engineering transportation projects primarily in Pennsylvania
Licensed Pennsylvania Professional Engineer (PE) with other states a plus
Must have demonstrated experience managing design teams on a variety of transportation projects including large, complex engineering projects.
Must have knowledge and applicable experience with PennDOT’s approved design software packages including MS Office, Microstation, ASTA with InRoads a plus
Working knowledge and experience with PennDOT policy, procedures, standards and permitting requirement
Extensive experience of PennDOT design and management
Strong public speaking skills with good written and verbal communication skills

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