Civil Engineer Project Manager


Department: Site Civil
Location: Elmwood Park, NJ
Employee Type: Full-time
Desired Experience: 15+ years


The Project Manager will be in charge of supervising the development of complex projects while observing pre-determined conditions (cost, quality, safety, timelines). The Project Manager will participate in defining the project's specifications, planning its implementation and drawing up its budget. They will be involved with both technical and financial aspects and coordinate the work of the various participants involved. Ensure that the development methods, timelines and costs are observed during each phase of the process. Serves as a primary contact for our clients and is responsible for ensuring that the contracted services are provided in a timely and professional manner. Has overall responsibility for all aspects of, and the success of, all assigned projects.

Key Responsibilities:  

• As the project progresses the project manager will be responsible for identifying unanticipated tasks that can increase the cost of the project or delay meeting the assigned schedule;
• The project manager will monitor the progress of the project;
• Interprets, organizes, executes, and coordinates assignments;
• The project manager will establish the project budget, track the actual project expenditures against the forecast expenditures and will implement corrective action as needed. The project manager will prepare cost to complete estimates to determine whether the project can be completed within the assigned budget;
• The project manager will be responsible for assuring that all internal project quality assurance procedures are followed;
• Applies a thorough knowledge of current principles and practices of engineering as related to the variety of aspects affecting the firm;
• Supervises a staff of engineers and technicians;
• Plans, schedules, or coordinates the preparation of documents or activities for multiple major projects;
• Responsibilities may include marketing, budgeting, financial managements, schedule coordination and resources allocation;
• Performs preliminary engineering design and/or reviews the design and drafting work of staff or project engineers, CAD operators;
• Coordinates work with other engineers and professionals within and outside own discipline, and with support services staff;
• Assisting in company-wide business development in all disciplines of the firm’s practice.

We offer all candidates the opportunity to challenge their abilities in a dynamic work environment and your efforts will be recognized through a competitive compensation program.

We offer employees competitive salaries, medical, dental, life insurance, short/long-term disability insurance, and after one year of service a 401(k) Retirement Plan.

Committed to the principles of Employment Equity, we thank all candidates; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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