Land Development Project Manager

Harris Kocher Smith - Denver, CO


Who We Are

Harris Kocher Smith is a multi-disciplined consulting firm specializing in civil engineering design, forensic engineering, transportation/traffic engineering, water resources engineering, professional land surveying, construction staking and construction management services to institutional, governmental, and private clients in Colorado and Texas. We have an excellent reputation for the quality of our work and our careful attention to quality control, timelines, and cost efficiency for our clients. We are a team of creative thinkers and problem-solvers and are looking for a highly-motivated, responsible individual to direct civil land development projects in our Denver.

About This Job

As a project manager you will be responsible for procuring clients and their projects and monitoring the planning and development of them. You will manage multiple projects and direct project engineers and designers in the completion of engineering tasks while providing outstanding client care.

Essential Functions and Duties

  • Independently manage multiple projects and ensure successful project delivery
  • Perform all project management functions including reporting and client invoice approval
  • Forecast future workload, staffing assignments, and project budgets
  • Assist with strategic marketing and the generation of proposals
  • Mentor, guide, and develop a team of well-qualified engineers and designers
  • Communicate and satisfy client’s expectations
  • Coordinate with staff, project consultants, clients, and review agencies


  • B.S. in Civil Engineering from an accredited school; Master’s degree preferred
  • Colorado P.E. certification
  • A minimum of 6 years of experience independently managing site development projects
  • Proven record in consulting organization and project delivery
  • Local market experience preferred but not required
  • Experience in single and multi-family residential development preferred

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Expert with all major technical aspects of Land Development Engineering
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity and efficiency with Microsoft Project
  • Ability to analyze and interpret public agencies regulations and procedures
  • Strong understanding of AutoCAD Civil 3D, HEC-RAS, CUHP and SWMM functions and capabilities and provide engineering guidance regarding the proper application of these tools

Harris Kocher Smith offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including:

  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Vacation, sick and holiday pay
  • Educational opportunities including seminars, conferences, lunch and learns
  • Wellness program

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of the Company to extend equal opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, national origin, veteran status or disability. This policy applies to recruitment, employment, promotion, assignment, training, demotion and discharge, and all other actions affecting personnel.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Colorado P.E. (Required)