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Sr. Project Manager-Transportation/Traffic

  • Job reference: NA-001034
  • Sector: Planning, Roads & Bridges, Transportation
  • Location: Denver

Oh, the places you'll go.

How will we:

Create integrated and sustainable transportation networks
Ensure that transportation systems function successfully
Connect people and places safely and efficiently

If you're interested in providing clients with:

Alternative delivery methods
Intelligent Mobility
Traffic engineering
Transportation planning
Public involvement

We want to talk to you!

We provide the full range of services required to plan, design, construct, operate, and maintain transportation projects for public and private owners. From preparing feasibility studies to conducting preliminary and final engineering, we take projects from concept and see them through construction.

Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas.

Public and private clients face myriad challenges – aging infrastructure, smart growth, lack of funding and limited staff. As a leader in sustainable design and construction, we take an integrated, innovative approach to help tackle those challenges.

We work together across an international network of offices. This means that wherever in the world a project is being delivered, our clients benefit from industry-leading expertise, as well as a dedicated local contact. We understand the importance of having deep roots in the community; knowing and understanding local requirements, practices and culture. This allows us to be true collaborative partners with our clients, so that together, we can tackle complex projects and enhance communities throughout the U.S. and around the world.

Making a positive impact on the built and natural environment takes more than just skill - it takes heart. If you put your heart into everything you do, come join our team.

 

Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Denver Transportation Planning Group as a Sr. Project Manager-Transportation/Traffic.

 

 

MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE:

 

Under direction, provides professional and project management expertise in the direction of highly unconventional projects requiring multiple technical units and/or subcontractors, heavy regulatory agency involvement or extremely complex technical requirements. Functions as mentor to project managers and technical professionals to assist in their training and development. Also performs the basic project functions of production coordination, planning, organizing, directing, controlling, financial management and marketing.

 

 

JOB DUTIES:

 

Coordinates and participates in contract negotiations with clients and subcontractors, and drafts very complex professional service agreements, arranging for their review and execution by senior management. Conducts QCAP reviews of less complicated professional services agreements.

 

Directs project team compliance with contract terms, monitors subcontractors' progress, performance and compliance with contractual commitments; participates in contract dispute resolution and litigation concerning project performance, administration and other liability issues; reviews and approves subconsultant and vendor invoices, and resolves payment disputes.

 

Develops, communicates and manages project quality assurance, administrative procedures, communication guidelines, project deliverable formats and specifications, and progress reporting requirements.

 

Monitors schedules, billings and reports; ensures appropriate charging of manhours, costs and expenses to projects; assists in obtaining payment from clients; resolves client disputes and adjusts billing records as required; communicates project progress/status to senior management and alerts them of project production, quality control or financial performance problems.

 

Identifies new business opportunities for the firm, coordinates and participates in project presentations to clients and other external groups, and promotes firm's capabilities, marketing its services among existing and prospective clients.

 

Participates in project opportunity evaluation, consultant selection, and in the preparation of firm's qualification/experience statements.


Coordinates communications between internal and external associates and client, and between firm and regulatory agencies. Maintains frequent contact with clients and regulatory agency personnel to determine their respective needs and requirements, and serves as expert witness at project hearings and judicial proceedings if necessary.


Supervises other project managers, technical professionals and other design staff including managing weekly project workload and manpower forecasting.


Conducts project management training workshops and serves as mentor to associate project managers and project managers.


Monitors and reports financial status of projects to technical managers.


Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.



EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:


Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or Planning. Graduate degree preferred. Management coursework and/or MBA a plus. This level may be achieved with ten years of experience in project production and technical professional activities, four of these working as a project manager.


 


SPECIAL SKILLS:


Transportation planning and traffic engineering background required. Ideal candidate has the skills to interface with clients, understand the context of the communities in which we work, importance on client service and quality, and a good team member. Someone that is able and willing to coach junior staff. Proposal writing and interview skills important. Private sector experience.


 


PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS:


AICP or PE required.


 


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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