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Public Works Project Manager

Company: AKS Engineering & Forestry
Location: Tualatin
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job SummaryAKS Engineering & Forestry (AKS) is seeking a professional civil engineer as a full-time -Project Manager for our Tualatin, Oregon -office. -The focus of this position is to lead the development of the company's public works and transportation design services to local jurisdictions. You will work closely with our principals and multidisciplinary task leads on a mix of projects throughout the -region. -This opening is ideal for a registered professional who can take the lead on design of projects and can independently manage projects. AKS offers a supportive work environment with an excellent benefit package and an outstanding opportunity for personal and professional growth.Ideal Candidate Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience in civil engineering design related to public projects
  • BS in Civil Engineering or equivalent degree (required)
  • Oregon or Washington Civil Engineer's License (required)
  • Ability to identify and pursue business development opportunities
  • Project experience with local and/or state agencies in Oregon or Washington
  • Knowledge and familiarity with local codes and agency standards
  • Basic understanding of financial reports, solid time management, and follow-through skills, and the proven ability to manage a multi-disciplinary team with a positive, flexible approach.
  • Various civil engineering technical skills required including good organizational skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills including proposal and report writing
  • Self-motivated, proactive, and detail-oriented
  • Ability to work quickly, manage multiple priorities, and meet deadlines
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Takes personal responsibility for completing quality work within budgets and timelines.
  • Experience and or training in project management
  • Civil 3D and/or MicroStation/InRoads design experience
  • Project experience with local and/or state agencies in Oregon
  • Possess a valid US drivers licenseJob Functions & Responsibilities: -The focus of this full-time position is to provide design engineering for residential, industrial, commercial, education, recreational, transportation and public works projects. -Working with a Principal, the following tasks will be assigned:
    • Identify, cultivate, and pursue new clients and business opportunities
    • Manage and supervise engineering staff
    • Lead and actively participate in developing public sector proposals
    • Coordinate and manage projects with principals and staff
    • Develop and manage project scope to deliver projects on time and within budget
    • Provide technical leadership for project design team
    • Design, prepare, and lead the development of preliminary and final plans and specifications
    • Provide QA/QC review of deliverables
    • Manage and be responsible for all components of the project from proposal through construction
    • Perform site and infrastructure design per county/city standards, maintaining good communication with the planning/engineering staff of the jurisdiction to minimize future changes and misunderstandings
    • Actively participate in monthly in-house Project Management Meetings
    • Driving a company-owned vehicle to job sites and meetings
    • Do what needs to be doneCompany OverviewAKS Engineering & Forestry is a locally owned multi-discipline engineering consulting firm focused on developing infrastructure for private and public clients throughout the Pacific Northwest. Remaining true to our values and diligently maintaining our focus on quality enables our staff to thrive and grow. With four offices and over 26 years in business, AKS is a well-respected and trusted resource to a broad portfolio of clients providing a unique and diverse combination of services. - - -- Civil Engineering - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -- Land, Aerial, and Hydrographic Surveying
      - - -- Land Use Planning - - - - - - - - - - - - - -- Landscape Architecture
      - - -- Forestry/Forest Engineering - - - - - - - - Arboriculture
      - - -- Natural Resources - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Water Resources
      - - -- Construction Support Services - - - - - - GISCultureAKS is recognized annually as one of the Top Workplaces in Oregon and Southwest Washington. With a reputation built on personal responsibility, straight answers, practical solutions, and client and employee service, AKS has become a highly sought-after place to work. We care deeply about building long-term relationships at all levels of our organization and look for opportunities to share meals together every week, go on teambuilding adventures, make team site visits, and host events that bring our people and clients together.We are organized around multidisciplinary teams that follow a project from conception through construction. We function as one team, one company, one community, and empower our employees to deliver their best work to evolve, grow, and succeed.Benefits:AKS proudly offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, immediately vested 401k matching, and additional benefits and special perks. Including:
      Opportunities for personal and professional development, mentorship, advancement, and trainingCollaborative team environment, fun atmosphere, all staff, and team eventsSecurity working for an established, reputable, stable, and successful companyWeekly lunches with dining area set up to encourage staff to spend unstructured time togetherFlexible work schedule, vacations, and time offVisit our website at - -for more information on the work we do, and all that AKS offers.Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: AKS Engineering & Forestry, Portland , Public Works Project Manager, Executive , Tualatin, Oregon

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