David Mason + Associates (DMA) is seeking an engineering professional for an exciting opportunity as Project Manager in our growing Chicago office. The candidate will supervise and execute projects out of our Chicago area location for a multi-office, multi-discipline engineering firm headquartered in the Midwest. The successful candidate will apply their experience in civil engineering on a variety of projects including commercial development, urban site redevelopment, utility infrastructure and facility design, stormwater management systems, recreational and athletic facilities, campus planning and design, and transportation systems.
Responsibilities will include support of regional business development initiatives, scheduling, and coordination of personnel and workload delegation. The candidate will promote a positive image of the firm within the community; uphold the firm’s high standards for engineering design and promote the firm’s policies, practices, and philosophies. The successful candidate will have the technical skills to make civil engineering decisions, design all project elements, and be able to delegate work while mentoring technical staff members. The candidate will also have knowledge and understanding of the project development process including coordination with architectural, landscape, structural, geotechnical, and MEP disciplines during design and construction.
We are looking for a design professional who can effectively manage, plan, coordinate, and monitor all aspects of a project. The successful candidate will be responsible for day to day project activities and, under direct supervision of office leadership, will oversee all phases of the project delivery including design, contract document production, quality control, permitting, shop drawing review, field inspections, and project closeout. This project manager will report to the Vice President/Regional Manager.
The candidate must have experience with project presentations and meeting facilitation. Experience with project management, tracking, and billing software is required. This position requires travel to job sites, meetings, and occasional travel to other offices.
Ideal candidate will:
- Have experience in site development, stormwater, and drainage design.
- Have experience with stormwater regulations and permitting processes as required by the local agencies having jurisdiction in the Chicago region.
- Possess excellent verbal and written communications skills.
- Possess strong knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and/or comparable applications.
- Possess knowledge of AutoCAD, Microstation and/or comparable applications.
- Be able to function independently and as part of a team.
- Possess great organization and time management abilities.
- Be detail oriented, adaptable, and enthusiastic.
Technical skills and experience must include the ability to review and understand technical reports, interpret codes and regulations, perform hands-on design, develop design calculations, create design models (drainage), prepare technical reports and project specifications, develop opinions of construction cost, and develop electronic civil engineering plans and construction documents.
Candidate must demonstrate leadership abilities, have excellent writing and communication skills, and must be able to effectively communicate with clients and team members in writing and in person.
Candidate must be willing and able to assist with the growth and development of an expanding civil and structural engineering firm with a focus in the following markets: Education, Healthcare, Aviation, Private Industry, Water/Wastewater, and Utilities (Electric, Gas & Water).
- Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering
- 5-15 years of related professional experience
- A Professional License in the State of Illinois is required
Benefits package includes health, dental, life, long-term disability, and long-term care insurances, 401k, Holidays, PTO and every other Friday OFF.
Full-time Benefited position.
The candidate shall have the legal right to work in the U.S.
Job Type: Full-time
Job Type: Full-time
- 401(k) matching
- Dental insurance
- Disability insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Flexible spending account
- Health insurance
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- Vision insurance