Project Manager - Highway

at Patrick Engineering in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Position: Project Manager - Highway
Location: Chicago (Hybrid), IL
Job Id: 891-TR
# of Openings: 1

We believe our people provide the strength behind the success of our company. Here you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity. We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you're working from an office, remote location, or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit, and pioneering mindset are championed.

Patrick Engineering, a RINA company, is currently seeking a Project Manager - Highway. This is an amazing opportunity to be a critical member of a regional design team as it expands nationally. The position is primarily focused on IL projects, but future opportunities in other states will be available to motivated and technically competent candidates.

Job Summary

The Project Manager (Highway) is part of Patrick's Transportation Division within the Highway Group. The right person will be responsible for managing IDOT, county, local municipality and/or ISTHA Phase I/II design projects. Current Projects that the candidate is anticipated to be able to manage range in a Patrick budget of $0.5 - $2 million (Design fee only).

The right candidate will be able to interface with clients, lead the design team in the development and delivery of the project deliverables within the budget parameters, ensure the design developments follows Patrick's quality control process, and manage the design delivery schedule with the client expectations all while growing professionally. A key element of the role is to be able to communicate with staff to identify the sequence of design development to ensure the logical progression of the work and avoid unnecessary design revisions within the allotted time for the completion of those activities. The candidate must understand how to compile deliverable documents in compliance with IDOT procedures. 

The Project Manager (Highway) will work with staff and project engineers from multiple disciplines, if required by the project scope, including but not limited to structures, drainage, geotechnical, survey and electrical; communicate with subconsultants to ensure they are contributing and delivering as planned and be responsible for the oversight of the work being done per the project scope, schedule and budget as negotiated with clients.

The project manager's insight and communication with the client is a vital input on the strategic direction and success of the Division. This individual is encouraged to develop and maintain relationships with clients on on-going active and future projects / opportunities.

This individual will report to the Highway Practice Leader for technical and staffing matters and Division Operations on project financial performance.


Primary Responsibilities
Responsible for managing and coordinating all aspects of a project including: Monitoring the compliance between Patrick's work with the Contract's scope
Monitoring the compliance between Patrick's level of effort and the Contract's budget
Developing the project schedule in compliance with the Client's needs and tracking the compliance with the established schedule.
Developing staff plans and forecasting the level of effort required to complete design tasks.
Reviewing and reporting Project financial performance on a monthly basis
Maintaining Project file organization
Documenting critical project decisions, design development, client interactions and other factors they may impact scope, schedule, budget

Follows all internal processes and procedures as it relates to the above responsibilities
Facilitates the development of solutions to technical problems that could impede a project's success
Acts as the primary interface to both the client and technical teams
Develops and mentors team members
Keeps the client appraised of project status on a regular basis, at a minimum through monthly progress reporting and other deliberate interactions
Demonstrates technical and professional engineering skills commensurate with years of experience
Coordinates with other engineers and support staff during assignments, studies, and preliminary and final plan preparation for conformance to standards and... For full info follow application link.

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Job Posting: 10967981

Posted On: May 28, 2023

Updated On: Jun 27, 2023

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