WithersRavenel, an ESOP company is currently actively recruiting to the fill the position of Public/Transportation Project Manager.
A leader-at-heart? An Engineer-at-heart? Both? If so, WithersRavenel and this open position may be just the thing to meet your professional heart’s desires! We are seeking talented individuals for this key position in Cary or Raleigh, North Carolina!
Public/Transportation Project Managers are registered professionals in the Civil Engineering industry that lead and support other dedicated, skilled engineers, planners, landscape architects, or other technical staff from both a project and team perspective. They are responsible for their designs and associated deliverables and serve as a senior technical advisor and practice leader within the group. Responsibilities include project coordination, communication, and compliance with best practice processes and standards, as well as promotion of our WithersRavenel culture and core values. At our company, Public/Transportation Project Managers play highly important roles that bring about client satisfaction, project success and a positive, fun team environment. Contact us to learn more about this fantastic career opportunity at WithersRavenel!
Project and Client Management
Assist PM’s and Assistant PM’s in the budget and schedule management of the technical aspects of projects
Lead technical aspects of project meetings
Assist in communications with clients per PM direction
Communicate with PM’s and Assistant PM’s regularly and proactively about project and technical details; communicate any significant technical challenge, deviation from procedures and metrics, or incidents that occurs on projects
Review data, analyze information, and determine compliance with standards and design concepts
Lead the creation of preliminary and completed layouts, design concepts, and detailed design drawings, so that they meet our company and industry standards and codes
Research and obtain standards/codes required by client and jurisdiction coordinating with Project Management and technical staff as necessary to accurately and efficiently develop plans
Exercise judgement on details of work and technical concepts and theoretical design and apply to real world situations
Oversee and review work by technical and professional staff that relates to work under the Professional’s Responsible Charge
Prepare planning and design documents, reports, and calculations
Stamp and seal own work and work performed by those under direct supervision, per governing board and professional, ethical rules
Work with PM’s and technical staff to create and administrate the technical scope of work, schedule, and budget
Complete deliverables and project responsibilities within scope, budget, and schedule, reviewing drawings for completeness and accuracy
Organize and maintain all revisions of project-related information per our Company policies and procedures
Use, teach, and delegate the use of various applications to generate drawings, reports, or other technical based deliverables based on specific project requirements
Initiate and monitor quality control (QC) processes and teach technical aspects and policies of the Department and Company; analyze and propose QC improvements
Analyze technical problems; devise new or improved techniques, approaches, and alternative solutions; and communicate those to others in the Department
Use and promote company’s current technology as much as practicable to design projects
Investigate, promote, and integrate new technologies in collaboration with management
Participate in scheduled Team meetings and project meetings and lead technical discussions
Fiscal responsibility for the associated technical portions of a project
Personnel and Team Leadership
Lead, supervise, and monitor direct reports to achieve the goals and strategies for the Team and Department
Participate in career path planning, mentorship, and development (including training plans), performance plans, mentoring, and resource sharing for direct reports
Lead, develop, and contribute to effective communication, performance management, and strategic skills needed to achieve Company, Department, Team, and project goals.
Participate in Department/Company recruitment efforts
Create a positive environment; lead and engage in Company, Department, and Team meetings routinely, team building efforts, and community involvement
Actively coach team members to meet performance goals; handling issue resolution with HR and supervisors as needed.
Work with other teams to share resources
Client and Business Development
Participate in civic and community events
Seek opportunities for cross-selling to enhance and expand our existing client relationships during and after projects
Assist in the creation of technical expertise information for Marketing purposes
Required qualifications include:
Registration as a Professional in the appropriate field of expertise, i.e. P.E., P.L.A.
Self-motivated, engaged, and team-oriented with the ability to work independently
Execute multiple tasks under tight deadlines and prioritize responsibilities
Understand planning and/or design concepts and methods and challenge convention for the benefit of the Department
Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Willingness to mentor and lead technical staff
Energetic, flexible, confident, and forward thinking
4 to 8+ years of experience in the appropriate field of expertise
Develops submittal responses to RFQs/RFPs
Markets/represents the company in a positive and professional manner
Withers & Ravenel provides full service consulting services in civil and environmental engineering. Withers & Ravenel is located in Cary with branch offices in Wilmington and Brunswick County, North Carolina.