Alternative Job Titles
Senior Project Engineer/Project Manager, Senior Project Manager (Transit/Rail)
A Senior Project Manager is responsible for the quality of civil engineering work performed, client service, utilization of staff, marketing, reputation of the office, contract management, billing collection, and project profitability for roadway engineering projects. Project Managers also plan, direct, and coordinate activities of transportation projects to ensure that goals or objectives of these projects are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters. This position also entails establishing work plans and multi-disciplinary staffing for each phase of project and arranges for recruitment or assignment of project personnel, and directing and coordinating activities of Project Engineers, Engineers, and Technicians to ensure project progresses on schedule and within prescribed budget. Also, Senior Project Managers oversee work involving the preparation of roadway and highway planning and design using local (State, County or City) standards at both conceptual and final design levels. Finally, Senior Project Managers represent their organizations as representatives at meetings, presentations, and public hearings/reviews relative to assigned projects. Finally, a Senior Project Manager assures that project team complies with the contract agreement as well as exercises rigid cost control to implement the approved design within established budget restraints.
Required Skills & Abilities
Typical Salary$74,000 - $164,700
- Master's degree preferred; bachelor's degree required
- Major coursework in Civil Engineering or related field