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Engineering Project Manager in Baton Rouge, LA at Cardno USA Inc

Date Posted: 7/1/2018

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Job Description

Cardno is a professional infrastructure and environmental services company, with expertise in the development and improvement of physical and social infrastructure for communities around the world.

Cardno is seeking a Project Manager in our Baton Rouge, LA office.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

> Provides overall management and direction for existing and new projects
> Interfaces with clients to obtain work
> Prepares work plans, assembles project team, delegates tasks and ensures compliance with scope and timely completion of tasks
> Reviews and approves design calculations submittals, specifications and other submittals
> Reviews invoices and prepares/reviews progress reports to client
> Oversees the project managers responsible for the field personnel and office staff assigned in the branch office
> Initiates, prepares, reviews, and participates in proposals, rate & staff hour estimate preparation, and negotiations
> Participates in interviews and presentations. Reviews and manages client contracts
> Serves as representative of Cardno at client meetings
> Regularly interfaces with existing and potential clients to secure new assignments
> Develops and maintains relationships with existing and new clients
> Responsible for accuracy, timeliness, and financial performance of assigned projects
> Establishes and maintains quality assurance plans and safety plans for assigned projects
> Oversees all QA/QC functions to ensure accurate and high quality deliverables to clients
> Participates in the yearly Budget Forecast development, monthly operating review meetings and assists the Branch Manager

Job Requirements

Basic Requirements:

> 4-year degree in civil engineering plus 4-6 years’ experience in civil engineering or 6-8 years’ experience in an engineering, surveying or related field
> Must be a licensed professional engineer in the state of Louisiana and be familiar with road design
> Experience in leadership, project management, and staff supervision is required
> Must have strong written and oral communication, supervisory and mentoring, attention to details
and accuracy, planning, decision making, problem solving
> Preferred MicroStation, GEOPAK, CAiCE, AutoCAD / Civil 3D knowledge> Proficient in MS Office and Database Management
> Knowledge of the practical application of surveying and mapping, including applying principles,
techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various types of surveys
> Proficient in survey related mathematical computations
> Must be able to read maps and transcribe technical information from them into design
> Normal office environment with occasional field site visits for progress review and quality control or
estimating new work and be able to travel out of town overnight for project assignments.

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. EEO/AA/M/F/V/D

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