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Sr. Project Manager - Toll Road Engineering

  • Job reference: NA-003043
  • Sector: Management Consultancy, Planning, Roads & Bridges, Transportation
  • Location: Orlando
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SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business was ranked as the world’s 3rd largest global design firm by ENR in 2018 with nearly 55,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join in Orlando, FL as a Sr. Project Manager supporting the Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise (FTE) General Engineering Consultant (GEC) Program, working as an “extension of staff” in the client’s office in Ocoee, FL (metro Orlando area). This position will provide career growth opportunities through management of FTE toll road, and express / managed lanes toll road infrastructure projects.

The ideal candidate will have a background as a traditional design project manager for DOT highway projects, with experience in management of highly complex projects. A broad base of skills, capability and experience is desired in engineering, project management, administration and communicating. Willingness to be a team player is a must.

Relocation assistance is available.

MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE
  • Serves as a GEC Senior Project Manager for the client’s Engineering Group ensuring scope, schedule and budget requirements are achieved.
  • Manages other design consultants and Atkins staff.
  • Provides support to the client’s staff on numerous types of design/construction projects related primarily to capacity improvement projects, express lanes and toll facilities.
  • Responsible for the direction of technical discipline staff.
  • Collaborates with Client Management in Production, Construction, Tolls, Maintenance and Operations and major program/project stakeholders.
  • Projects typically involve high levels of regulatory agency involvement or very complex technical requirements.
  • Typical projects may include construction management engagements, significant design-build, design-bid-build, or design-build-operate-maintain undertakings, major and unique structures.
  • Perform the basic project functions of production coordination, planning, scheduling, organizing, directing, controlling, and financial management.


JOB DUTIES
  • Coordinates and participates in the preparation of the Request for Proposal documents developed by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) for the solicitation of civil contractors to prepare construction documents for large, complex capital improvement projects and deliver the infrastructure required to support associated tolling operations.
  • Assists the client with design services contract procurements.
  • Coordinates and works with FDOT to support project development and delivery from conceptual phase, planning, design, construction, implementation, to ongoing operations and maintenance.
  • Coordinates multi-disciplinary teams from client staff, GEC staff, and consultant staff to work towards technical solutions that are in the best interests of the overall project.
  • Serves as an extension of client staff, working on a daily basis with the agency’s offices.
  • Performs occasional field work with technical staff, to collect site specific data as projects require.
  • Processes supplemental amendments and contract invoices.
  • Assists in preparation of graphic displays, presentations, reports.
  • Coordinates public involvement activities, including community workshops, public meetings and presentations to agencies and organizations.
  • Prepares and maintains project work plan, scope, schedule and budget, and communicates these to client project team members and management; monitors/manages project production for compliance with scope, schedule, budget and quality objectives and commitments.
  • Schedules and coordinates project meetings.
  • Establishes and maintains project files.
  • Coordinates construction document reviews and development of agreements with local governments, utility agencies, and other stakeholders.
  • Assists with right-of-way needs identification and acquisition.
  • Provides post-design construction support including oversight of development of plans revisions, reviewing responses to contractor’s request for information, and coordination of shop drawing reviews.
  • Effectively manages major engineering projects with a high degree of interdepartmental and interagency coordination; identify and mitigate project risks.
  • Monitors and enforces compliance with established quality control standards, ensuring that appropriate quality assurance activities are being performed throughout the project; reviews QC plans and periodic QA compliance audits.
  • Assists client with evaluation of consultant performance.
  • Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering required. Management coursework and/or MBA a plus.
  • Requires minimum of ten (10) years engineering experience in project production and technical professional activities; four (4) years working as a Project Manager. Experience with toll facility/limited access projects is a plus.
  • Typical incumbent will have 15-18 years of experience.
  • Turnpike experience preferred but not mandatory.
  • General Engineering Consultant (GEC) experience is a plus.
  • FDOT Design-Build experience is also a plus.

SPECIAL SKILLS
  • Knowledge of FDOT policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Proven collaborative leadership with effective negotiation, interpersonal and partnering skills.
  • Strong written, oral and listening communication skills in English; good public speaking ability.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills; organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong project financial and schedule management skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft personal computer applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project; Working knowledge of SharePoint and other project management / production support systems.

PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS
  • Professional Engineer Registration in the State of Florida is required, or if registered in another state, the ability to obtain registration in the State of Florida within three (3) months.
  • PMP certification is required within one (1) year of assuming this position.

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

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