Project Manager, Transportation Planning & Engineering

Posted Date 1 month ago(1/3/2023 11:40 AM)
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NV5 (NASDAQ: NVEE) is a provider of engineering and consulting services to public and private sector clients, delivering solutions through six business verticals: Testing, Inspection & Consulting; Infrastructure; Utility Services; Environmental Health Sciences; Buildings & Program Management; and Geospatial Technology. With offices nationwide and abroad, NV5 helps clients plan, design, build, test, certify, and operate projects that improve the communities where we live and work.


As engineers, architects, construction/program managers, environmental professionals and beyond, we play a significant role in shaping our communities through the services we provide. We are looking for passionate, driven individuals to join our team focused on Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives.


NV5 is seeking an experienced Project Manager for the Transportation Planning and Engineering Group in our Albuquerque Office.  The preferred candidate will have a highway/roadway planning and engineering background, proven project management skills, and a record of successful client relations and business development.


The person in this position is responsible for providing technical expertise on a wide range of transportation engineering issues, managing teams of engineering and related professionals to achieve project objectives, being the primary point of contact with client project leads, and contributing to the business goals of the group.


Project Management

  • Manage project scope, schedule, budget, and quality to meet client and business objectives.
  • Organize and schedule work activities of project teams.
  • Provide leadership and technical guidance to project team members.
  • Coordinate with other Project Managers to balance staff workload and schedules.
  • Coordinate project activities with clients and sub-consultants.
  • Mentor and train staff to expand technical and project management expertise.
  • Implement company policies and procedures for the execution of projects.
  • Prepare monthly project reports, invoicing, and progress reports.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Business Development

  • Develop and maintain trusted working relationships with essential clients.
  • Identify, track, and pursue new projects and business opportunities.
  • Develop and prepare technical and business proposals.
  • Develop scopes of work and fee proposals.
  • Negotiate contracts and subcontracts.
  • Active participation in professional organizations.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • High level expertise in highway/roadway planning, engineering, and construction. Knowledge of dependent planning and design services and disciplines including environmental, survey and right-of-way, traffic, drainage, structures, geotechnical, landscaping, etc.
  • Knowledge of public agency programming and funding methods.
  • Knowledge of NMDOT project development policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of City of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County project development procedures.
  • Ability to independently plan, schedule, and perform multiple projects/assignments.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to write technical reports and business development materials.  Ability to effectively lead meetings and presentations.
  • High skill level with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Project, and Powerpoint. Ability to effectively use these tools for planning, communication, and collaboration with project teams and clients.
  • Ability to work in CAD design software including Autocad/Civil3D and Microstation/InRoads.
  • Excellent interpersonal and team building skills.
  • Ability to effectively direct project teams and collaborate with clients. 
  • Ability to provide constructive feedback on project team performance. 
  • Ability to form and maintain trusted relationships with clients to obtain new and repeat business.
  • Availability to occasionally work overtime, including weekends, as needed.
  • Occasional overnight travel may be required.


Minimum Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Transportation Engineering.
  • 10 years’ experience in transportation engineering with emphasis in highways/roadways.
  • 3 years’ experience as project manager on highway/roadway projects.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • New Mexico Professional Engineer is required, or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire.
  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) preferred.
  • Valid New Mexico Driver’s License is required.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, dealing effectively and reasonably with stress in the workplace without lost time or undue strain. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch. The noise level in the office work environment is usually moderate. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to ten pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to twenty-five pounds.


NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities.#INDHP


NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, creed, citizenship status, ancestry, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


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