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Airport Civil Project Manager

NA-003575
  1. Philadelphia
  1. Transportation
Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. Atkins 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.

Atkins has 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.

Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Aviation Group in our Philadelphia, PA office as an Airport Civil Project Manager.


MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE

This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of a highly dynamic and productive group with on-going work at Philadelphia Airport and additional opportunities to support work at airports across the country.
  • Under direction, applies technical expertise in the field of civil engineering and aviation, as well as project management experience to manage project teams throughout planning, design, and construction.
  • Planning and Engineering Investigations - has a firm grasp of the fundamentals of engineering processes and their application to airports.
  • Design - understands how to clearly convey the design intent through engineering drawings and specifications. Candidate must demonstrate history of successfully delivering design as part of a multi-disciplinary design team.
  • Construction – has a thorough understanding of construction methods and how engineering drawings and specifications translate into the constructed product.
  • Upholds engineering ethics and standards of conduct.
  • Also performs the basic project functions of production coordination, planning, organizing, directing, controlling, financial management and marketing assistance. Functions as a mentor to technical professionals to assist in their training and development.


JOB DUTIES
  • Coordinates and participates in contract negotiations with clients and subcontractors, and drafts complex professional service agreements and addenda for review by senior management.
  • Directs project team and client compliance with contract terms and monitors subcontractors' compliance with contractual commitments.
  • Prepares project work plan, scope, schedule and budget, and communicates these to project team members; monitors/manages project production for compliance with schedule, budget and quality objectives.
  • Directs engineering design and reviews the design and drafting work of engineers, designers and drafters.
  • Oversees personnel involved in engineering investigations and planning work.
  • Oversees the preparation of final plans and reports.
  • Coordinates work with engineers and professionals within and outside own discipline, and with support services staff.
  • Plans, schedules and conducts or coordinates construction services.
  • Monitors reports and schedules to ensure appropriate charging of man-hours, costs and expenses to projects, and to communicate project progress/status to senior management.
  • Establishes and maintains project account files on the computerized project management information system, and periodically reviews project reports for accuracy and completeness.
  • Monitors client billings, assists in obtaining payment from clients, and resolves client disputes, adjusting project billing records as required.
  • Monitors subconsultants' progress and performance, reviews and approves subconsultant and vendor invoices, and resolves payment and project disputes.
  • Schedules and coordinates project meetings with the project team, regulatory agencies, the client, and others involved with the projects.
  • Reports financial status of projects to technical managers.
  • 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 the preparation of firm's qualification/experience statements.
  • May supervise technical professionals, associate project managers and design staff including workload and staffing management.
  • May perform such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor's degree in in Civil Engineering. Graduate degree desirable. Management coursework and/or MBA a plus. This level may be achieved with 8 years experience in project production and technical professional activities, two of these working as a Sr. Technical Professional.


SPECIAL SKILLS
  • Strong interpersonal skills; good public speaking ability; strong project financial management skills; knowledge of production support systems and personal computer proficiency.


PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS
  • Professional Engineering (P.E.) license is required.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  • Relocation assistance may be available.


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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