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Land Development Project Manager

Company: Dawood Engineering Inc.
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAt Dawood Engineering, Inc., we provide multi‚Äźdisciplined consulting services for a wide range of industries encompassing Transportation, Energy & Land Planning/Site Development.Our engineers and professionals provide Highway Design and Traffic Engineering, Bridge and Structural Engineering, Civil Design, Surveying and Mapping, Pipeline and Associated Facility Design, Geotechnical/Geophysical, Environmental Studies and Water/Wastewater design. Dawood is seeking a Land Development Project Manager to support our growing operations in our corporate office in Harrisburg, PA.Job DescriptionThe following job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees with this classification. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job. GENERAL PURPOSE FOR THE POSITIONThis Project Manager position will be responsible for managing site and civil engineering projects with a major focus on subdivision and land development projects in Pennsylvania. The position will manage the full process for development of plans, meet with clients and regulatory agencies, provide direction to project team members and review work to ensure the quality of work products. The position will also work with Dawood's team to develop new business opportunities and preparing proposals to secure new clients and opportunities. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESThis is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. The Company reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs, as necessary.1. Manages the development of proposed development plans and regulatory approvals 2. Communicates regularly with clients, both verbally and in writing. Consults with clients to determine project requirements, gathers, and prepares information regarding design, specifications, materials, equipment, estimated costs, and time to achieve project completion.3. Participates in regularly scheduled project meetings, including kick off, project status and close out.4. Prepares preliminary and final subdivision and land development plans and details. a. Conducts visual site surveys to analyze characteristics of a site, using knowledge of applicable principles and civil codes or regulations. b. Meets defined budget goals, project schedules and deliverables. c. Prepares plan layout of project, considering site conditions, regulations and requirements, and potential environmental impacts. d. Creates layout, grading, profiles and storm water management, streets, sanitary sewer plans and reports. e. Coordinates with internal departments related to preparing development plans (i.e.: survey, environmental regulatory, traffic, stormwater, geospatial technologies, geotechnical and structures). 5. Meets with municipalities, state agencies, county agencies, citizen groups, technical committees, and other public agencies to explain and describe project plans, generate support, and develop project participation by sharing project goals and purposes through the use of charts, graphs, and drawings. Makes public presentations related to the project. 6. Attends, represents, and presents preliminary and final subdivision and land development plans to planning commissions and governing bodies for their review and consideration. 7. Attends, represents, and presents applications in being considered by zoning hearing boards and governing bodies for special exceptions, variances, and conditional uses8. Prepares construction documentation including design specifications, bidding documents and construction contracts for site improvements. 9. Assures project delivery processes and procedures are followed (including technical standards, QA/QC procedures, project closeout). 10. Develops for submission various permits and regulatory documents associated with development projects. Communicates with the regulatory agencies to obtain approvals. Examples include: Highway Occupancy Permits, NPDES permits, E&S permit, US Army Corps of Engineers permits, etc. 11. Administers construction contracts for site improvements and conducts periodic onsite observation of work in progress to ensure contract compliance; develops cost estimates and project schedules; and monitors project budgets to achieve successful project completion. 12. Supervises project team and staff in the daily plan production process. Directs, schedules, coordinates, and reviews the work of assigned project staff and private consultants. 13. Provides mentorship to junior staff and Engineers in Training. 14. Works with regional manager and marketing department to develop and pursue business leads. 15. Assists with business development opportunities. Meets with prospective clients to discuss potential projects, and then develops proposals. Attends marketing functions and other business development meetings. QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily. The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or related field
  • 10+ years of professional experience in the following areas:
    • Managing the land development process
    • Working with budgets, contracts and project scopes
    • Successful project execution
    • Knowledge of regulatory agency and permitting processes
    • Client management
    • People management
    • The successful candidate will have a Professional Engineer certification in Pennsylvania at the time of employment. Professional Engineering certifications in Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Ohio and/ West Virginia although are not required, will be considered a plus.
    • The candidate will also have experience as an assistant and/or project manager and be able to multi-task. They will also have an excellent verbal and written communication skills including experience with public speaking. They will be able to work in a team environment.

Keywords: Dawood Engineering Inc., Harrisburg , Land Development Project Manager, Executive , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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