Public Works Project Manager

Who We Are: Voted one of the “Best Firms to Work For,” for five years in a row, WestLAND Group is a full-service civil engineering and land surveying company providing creative and innovative solutions to public and private clients throughout California since 2000. The firm specializes in civil engineering/site development; utility engineering; surveying and mapping; and GIS. As a Small Business Enterprise and Women’s Business Enterprise, WLG offers the mentorship and friendly, fast paced environment of a small company coupled with the professional growth opportunities, competitive salaries, and comprehensive benefits found at larger firms.

WLG is dedicated to finding quality candidates and offers a competitive compensation plan and an excellent benefit package which includes the following:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, including a Health Savings Account and Flexible Spending Account options
  • Vacation, Sick and Holiday pay
  • 401k Plan with a generous company match
  • Flexible Work Schedule (9/80; Half-day Fridays, etc.)

The Position: The Public Works Project Manager will oversee a wide variety of Public Works projects from local, County, State, and Federal municipalities. The manager will be responsible for managing multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment, including preparing proposals, plans, reports, schedules, and budgets.

Please note: this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the management, planning, scheduling, and budgeting of multiple Public Works related engineering projects and personnel.
  • Provide technical oversight and design review for project team members, ensuring that project schedules and budgets are met,
  • Manage project objectives by collaborating with clients and personnel, developing project proposals,
  • Attend periodic site meetings with clients, public agencies, and other consultants.
  • Control project by directing and approving changes in design, specification, budget and schedule consistent with project objectives,
  • Provides mentorship and training to fellow personnel, including assignment of responsibilities and tasks,
  • Approve quality of work by analyzing design, client requirements, and performance standards and provide needed feedback regarding accuracy, completeness and value
  • Responsible for monitoring the project budget, funding, schedule, design, planning activities, and change orders.
  • Resolve project-related technical problems and personnel issues in a timely manner.
  • Pursue new clients and projects while cultivating and growing relationships with current clients.
  • Ensure that staff performance reviews, time sheets, invoices, and deliverables are completed on time and up to WestLAND Group standards.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or within a related field.
  • 5 plus years in Project Management of Public Works project experience showing progressively increasing responsibility
  • Licensed as an Engineer in Training (EIT) preferred.
  • Licensed as a Professional Engineer (PE) in California highly desired
  • Advanced Proficiency with AutoCAD Civil 3D,
  • Excellent technical, verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated the ability to interact with current and potential clients via email, phone, and in-person
  • Ability to prepare proposals and maintain budget, schedules, and scope of projects.
  • Ability to multitask and work on several projects concurrently.
  • Experience managing Capital Improvement Projects for Public Agencies

WestLAND Group is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Location: California Ontario

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