Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson Highway Project Manager in Georgetown, Texas

Highway Project Manager

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Job Description

Kennedy Consulting, Inc. (KCI), A JMT Company, has an immediate need for a Highway project manager. The successful candidate will manage and grow a design team(s) that is engineering a variety of transportation projects including advanced planning and schematic design, as well as preparing plans, specifications, and estimates (PS&E).

Job Summary

Responsibilities include providing project management oversight and applying engineering expertise in the daily operations for planning and design production of transportation projects in accordance with good engineering practice; developing and maintaining client relationships; quality assurance and quality control; coordinating and scheduling work to meet project goals on time and budget; leading and coordinating with engineering design staff and other disciplines to meet project objectives. Will supervise, schedule, and monitor work of other team members. Will be responsible for estimating fees, determining scope of work, preparing proposals and contracts on large or multiple projects.

Required Skills

  • Candidates must be able to initiate contacts with existing and potential clients and assist in building client relationships and business development activities

  • Candidates must possess an advanced knowledge of the engineering consulting industry, and be solution oriented

  • Candidates must have strong skills in leadership, project management, and client interaction

  • Candidates must be capable of managing multiple projects and tasks in a dynamic, fast-paced team oriented environment

  • Working knowledge schematic and PS&E development required

  • Ability to write, speak, and communicate clearly in English is a must

  • Strong time management and ability to prioritize

  • Working knowledge of Microstation and Geopak is required

  • Working knowledge of hydraulics/hydrology design/analysis a plus

  • Familiarity with the following software a Plus:

  • HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, SureTrak, Open Roads (3D) or other 3D modeling software

  • Candidates should be proficient with Microsoft Office Software, including Word, Excel and Outlook

Required Experience

  • BSCE from an ABET-accredited undergraduate engineering curriculum

  • Active PE License

  • TxDOT precertification

  • Minimum 8 years of previous transportation engineering experience on TxDOT roadway/drainage and utility projects

Working Conditions

Work is performed within a general office environment 95% of the time. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require occasional standing and walking. Lighting and temperature are adequate and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. within the office environment.

Field work is required on occasion where work may be conducted outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions. Some lifting (up to 25 lbs) may be required as needed.

Job Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking/Problem Solving

  • Attention-to-detail

  • Communication

  • Creativity and Innovation

  • Client Focus

  • Decision Making

  • Initiative

  • Interpersonal Savvy

  • Job-Focused Learning

  • Planning and Organizing/Time Management

  • Results-oriented

Organizational Competencies

  • Relationship Building & Teamwork

  • Integrity & Ethics

  • Quality Service

  • Safety

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Job Location

Georgetown, Texas, United States

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