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Civil Project Manager

Westwood Professional Services

This is a Full-time position in Dallas, TX posted June 11, 2021.

Civil Project Manager – Dallas ,TX

Westwood Professional Services, Inc.

Westwood Professional Services, Inc. is seeking a Civil Project Manager to join our team in our Dallas office. In this role, the Project Manager is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, quality assurance/quality control, and completion of wind, solar, and battery storage projects. This individual will work closely with clients, contractors, and other engineers. Project management is the backbone of the organization and its success dictates the success of the company. Westwood has a highly experienced and dynamic team of individuals dedicated to providing high-level professional services to our clients.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and management to the day-to-day operational aspects of a project.
  • Lead the planning and implementation of projects.
  • Define project tasks, schedule and resource requirements.
  • Manage project budget and analyze project profitability, revenue, margins, billing rates and utilization.
  • Success is measured by the overall profitability and success of the project.
  • Develop and mentor less experienced team members.
  • Conduct team meetings with project team and evaluate and coordinate the project.
  • Both lead and provide support for preparing project proposals.
  • Prepare client-billing information on assigned projects and review billing under the direction of a Project Manager.
  • Identify additional scope and revenue opportunities that relate to the project and participates in business development activities.
  • Manage collections on outstanding accounts receivable balances.
  • Possess a general understanding of software applications utilized by team members during the execution of a project.
  • Reviews contracts and change orders.
  • Provide on-going communication with the client related to the project.
  • Establish goals for the projects and assist with achievement of quality control and assurance.

Required Skills

Required Experience

  • Bachelor?s Degree in Civil Engineering.
  • A Professional License in one of the disciplines that is offered through the company is preferred (Civil, Structural, or Environmental).
  • 5-10 years of experience in civil engineering.
  • Knowledge of consulting business.
  • Must have insight to client service and development.
  • Strong understanding of financial management.
  • Strong well-developed conflict resolution skills.
  • Effective written and verbal communication is necessary and independent judgment is essential.
  • Good mentoring skills.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Possess the ability to change focus quickly during a typical day.
  • Positive and solution orientated approach to problems.
  • Able to recognize roadblocks and embrace innovation.

About Westwood Professional Services, Inc. (Westwood)

Westwood is a multi-disciplined national surveying and engineering services provider for commercial and residential development, public infrastructure, wind energy, solar energy, energy storage, and electric transmission projects. Westwood was established in 1972 in Minneapolis, Minnesota and has grown to serve clients across the nation from multiple U.S. offices. In 2020, Westwood ranked on the top 150 design firms on Engineering News Record (ENR), #4 on Zweig Group?s Hot Firm?s List, and #9 on Best Firms to Work For, all national industry lists and record-breaking rankings for the firm.

Westwood provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We believe that diverse backgrounds strengthen our business. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.