Transit Facilities Project Manager
Richmond, VA 
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Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson is a dynamic, 100% employee-owned consulting firm of more than 1,600 professionals that provides a full range of multi-disciplined engineering, architecture, information technology, and related services to public agencies and private clients throughout the United States. JMT, currently ranked #52 on Engineering News-Record's list of the Top 500 Design Firms.

JMT's Richmond Office is seeking a Project team member responsible for: (1) providing construction project oversite for a heavy commuter rail using knowledge of general engineering and construction principles and practices to interpret, organize, coordinate, communicate and execute assignments as necessary to accomplish the goals and objectives defined by the client, (2) ensuring work is performed and completed in strict accordance with the contract documents, (3) acting as a technical advisor to the Owner and other team members, (4) teaching and mentoring less experienced engineers and other team members, and (5) other tasks as may be required.

Responsible for delivering for assigned projects including; scope, schedule and budget.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Develop Project Management Plans (PMP) for assigned projects
  • Provide construction management oversight during all phases of the project
  • Create and maintain project schedules
  • Prepare and update cost estimates
  • Prepare and maintain project budgets
  • Perform Change Order Analysis and provide recommendations to client
  • Develop and implement project specific QA programs
  • Manage sub-consultants and technical resources
  • Coordinate and interface with the client and project team
  • Prepare bid packages and assist with contractor procurement
  • Develop and coordinate project scopes
  • Oversee and manage assigned staff
  • Prepare, monitor and update schedules and budgets
  • Develop and prepare extra work order requests and open-end contract task proposals
  • Review and approve contractor invoicing
  • Prepare client invoices
  • Lead Project Progress Meetings
  • Review Project Progress Meeting Minutes
  • Participate in client presentations
  • Coordinate and assist Section Heads, Office Managers, and Practice Leaders with marketing proposals

Nonessential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Required Skills
  • Strong in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done

Required Experience
  • Experience with a heavy commuter rail such as Amtrak, MARC or VRE on facility and station project
  • Light Rail experience for Transit Agencies such as WMATA will also be considered
  • Understanding of FRA requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, construction management, architectural or a related field from an accredited engineering, construction management or architectural program
  • 10+ years' experience in a construction related discipline

Preferred Experience

  • Professional Engineer License
  • CCM or PMP certificate
  • OSHA Certifications
  • Previous Rail Safety Certification and knowledge of Rail and Yard Safety programsExperience working with city, county state or federal governmental agencies
  • Project management and business development experience
  • Experience with various project delivery methods i.e. Design-Bid-Build, Design-Build, P3
  • Experience managing multidiscipline project teams

Working Conditions

Work is performed in both an office and field (construction) environment. Office to field time is approximately 25% to 75% respectively. Field work requires climbing, walking and standing at a construction site and may be outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions. Some lifting (up to 50 lbs) may be required.

Job Competencies

  • Business Acumen
  • Communication
  • Client Focus
  • Decision Making
  • Integrity
  • Planning and Organizing/Time Management
  • Quality Service

JMT is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity, and we are proud to be building an inclusive and diverse workforce

Job Location
Richmond, Virginia, United States

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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