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Senior Project Manager - Transportation

Job Profile

Mott MacDonald is a $2bn engineering, management and development consultancy. We’re one of the largest and most diverse firms of our kind in the world with over 16,000 staff working out of 180 principal offices, delivering projects in 150 countries.

Our global business is multisector, spanning buildings, communications, defense, education, environment, health, international development, industry, mining, oil and gas, power, transport, urban development, water and wastewater.

Equal employment opportunity is the law. English version, Spanish version, Chinese version.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status or disability status.

Job Description

Our Birmingham, AL office is currently seeking a Senior Project Manager - Civil to join our growing team. In this position you will work within a team of transportation engineers and staff to delivery transport projects to the greater Alabama area. Taking a lead role in delivery, project management, market expansion and direction of junior and mid-level staff.
  • Under administrative direction, plans/conducts/directs projects of small to intermediate scale with unique or controversial problems.
  • Provides administrative and technical management over more than one major function.
  • Responsible for establishing and periodically reviewing time-and-hour budgets and meeting those budgets on the projects he or she personally manages.<o:p></o:p>
  • Periodically reviews project schedule and progress on the projects he or she personally manages.<o:p></o:p>
  • Outlines more difficult problems and methods of approach for other engineers.<o:p></o:p>
  • Supervises or coordinates several varied assignments simultaneously.<o:p></o:p>
  • Maintains liaison with individuals outside the firm.<o:p></o:p>
  • Identifies potential business development with existing clients and takes an active or lead role in the proposal process.<o:p></o:p>
  • Presents contract to client for signature.<o:p></o:p>
  • Maintains continued relationship with client after project is finished to assure securing future work the client may have.<o:p></o:p>
  • Reviews and analyzes a variety of scientific data to determine requirements to meet objectives.<o:p></o:p>
  • Assists client as required to monitor performance of contractors.<o:p></o:p>
  • Performs non-routine and complex assignments involving responsibility for planning and conducting a complete project of relatively limited scope or a portion of a larger and more-diverse project.<o:p></o:p>
  • Serves as the firm's responsible contact with specific clients.<o:p></o:p>
  • Applies intensive/diversified knowledge of engineering/scientific principals/practices in broad areas of assignment and related fields.<o:p></o:p>
  • Calculates cost and determines feasibility of project based on analysis of collected data.<o:p></o:p>
  • Prepares or directs preparation and modification of reports, specifications, plans, construction schedules, environmental impact studies, and designs for project.<o:p></o:p>
  • Seeks technical support for tasks outside his/her area of expertise.<o:p></o:p>

Candidate Specification

  • Bachelor's degree (B. S.) in Civil Engineering or equivalent
  • 15+
    years related experience on highway/roadway, bridge, drainage, survey data processing, ROW, utilities
  • Must be a registered engineer in the state, or appropriate professional registrations, and at least 5 years experience in managing successful transportation projects.
  • experience with ALDOT Standards Required
  • Must have ability to travel to clients and job sites and be willing to attend meetings after business hours.
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