Transportation Project Manager

Posted Date 1 month ago(6/12/2024 11:37 AM)
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 NV5 is a provider of professional and technical engineering, landscape architecture, and consulting solutions to public and private sector clients in the infrastructure, energy, construction, program management and environmental markets. 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 seek passionate, driven individuals to join our team focused on Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives. NV5 has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Fastest Growing Company every year since 2017.


NV5's Philadelphia office includes a diverse and talented team of civil engineers, landscape architects, urban designers, and planners, and we have a unique studio environment that allows for frequent collaboration between disciplines. Our employees are passionate about improving the quality of life for communities through planning and design. Only qualified candidates with a strong interest and enthusiasm engaging in a collaborative, multi-disciplinary approach to design within the will be considered.


Our Philadelphia office is conveniently located in Center City Philadelphia, blocks away from City Hall and all SEPTA and PATCO rail lines.  Our employees are active volunteers in our communities, and we are proud to be selected as a “Bike-Phriendly" business by the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia.


Our transportation team is growing! This position offers a terrific opportunity for career growth, client interaction, and working with a progressive team of professionals who continually seek to improve public spaces with the most current best practices. Our project portfolio includes many complete streets and trail projects in the mid-Atlantic region including the new Delaware River Trail in Philadelphia, the I-95 CAP in Center City, numerous Transportation Alternatives projects, and developing Vision Zero solutions on our roadways.


We seek a Transportation Project Manager with experience designing and managing linear transportation projects. The position is ideally suited for a candidate with experience in both design and project management of civil design involving urban streets, multi-use trails, and other multimodal facilities.  Experience with roadway or highway design involving PennDOT, NJDOT and/or DelDOT is also preferred.


The position will focus mainly on managing and leading the design of multi-modal transportation projects involving signing and pavement marking, grading, erosion and sedimentation control, traffic control improvements, and local and state permitting. The individual will also have an opportunity, if interested, to assist with bicycle and pedestrian planning, including region-wide active transportation plans, corridor master plans and trail routing and feasibility studies.


The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, assisting our engineering team with the following:  

  • Project Management tasks including scheduling, budgeting, and invoicing
  • Mentoring junior staff as needed
  • Performing and reviewing designs, report writing, specification development, and permitting
  • Coordination with internal project team members within the Philadelphia office and possibly across several regional NV5 offices, as well as subconsultants, public agencies, clients, participation in project meetings, and assisting other teams in the office as needed.
  • The ideal candidate would possess the skills and desire to lead business development, including professional networking, meeting with potential clients, and proposal writing, and generally enjoy helping us continue growing a team alongside other dynamic leaders passionate about improving our communities through planning and design.


  • P.E. License
  • BS or MS in Civil Engineering
  • At least 8 years with relevant design experience
  • Project management experience
  • Proficient in the necessary software such as AutoCAD Civil 3D and/or MicroStation/lnRoads/Open Roads
  • Strong interest in a multi-disciplinary and collaborative approach to design
  • Strong written and verbal communication abilities



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


NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, 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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