Civil / Stormwater Engineering Project Manager

Project Management Carlsbad, California


WESTON is seeking a Project Manager to help expand our Civil/Stormwater Engineering Design Practice in our Carlsbad and Long Beach OfficesThe Project Manager is a front-line client-focused leader who works to fully understand and satisfy project needsThe Project Manager is responsible for networking with their clients to identify and define project opportunities, develop and negotiate proposals, build teams of technical staff and subconsultants to execute the work, maintain quality and risk management processes to ensure that the work remains on track, and is delivered according to the authorized project scope, schedule, and budget.  Only candidates with demonstrated project management experience, relevant subject matter expertise, and a successful working history with public agencies in Southern California will be considered for this position.  

Required Knowledge, Skills & Professional Background

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering
  • Professional Civil Engineering (P.E.) license in the State of California
  • Ten (10) or more years of experience in the field of civil engineering and stormwater management
  • Direct knowledge and project history with engineering, drafting and regulatory standards applicable in Los Angeles County, and/or San Diego County. 
  • Hydrology and hydraulic modeling experience (HEC RAS, AES, HEC HMS, SWMM, etc.) are a must.  Proficiency with ArcMAP GIS is highly desirable.
  • Strong proficiency with use of AutoCAD to complete engineering improvement plans is required (roadways, utilities, grading, etc.).  Microstation experience for Caltrans and/or City of San Diego projects is also highly desirable.
  • Experience using Microsoft Project, Deltek Systems, Client 360, Oracle (or similar) to establish and track adherence to project budget, scope and schedule.
  • Strong entrepreneurial interest to engage clients and identify new project opportunities.  Prior experience with leading or assisting with team growth is required.
  • Possesses excellent communication and public speaking skills using Power Point or similar.  Possesses the ability to convey technical messaging in plain language.

Job Duties:

  • Ensures execution of all work professionally, safely, and ethically according to company values.
  • Leads and maintains professional charge over the development of engineering plans, specifications, and estimate (PS&E) packages, conceptual design, cost estimates, hydrology and water quality reports, as well as other technical studies.
  • Ensures project delivery on time, within budget, and in accordance with the client’s authorized scope.  Manages and oversees the work of project staff and sub-consultants.  Ensures adherence with company quality control procedures.
  • Leads day to day client communication and assists with establishing and solidifying client relationships. 
  • Assists or leads in the development of proposal scope, budget, schedule, and statements of qualifications.  Serves in a prominent role on project interview teams. 
  • Assists with staff recruiting and mentorship
  • Supports projects/clients outside of Southern California based upon project needs.  Occasional travel required.
  • Maintains a visible and positive image through regular participation in professional organizations, conferences, etc.
  • Completes project billing, revenue forecasting, time and expense card approval on a routine basis and assists with accounts receivable when necessary
  • Other associated duties as required