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Roadway Project Manager

  1. Transportation
  2. Edison, New York
R-111181

Why join us? 

It’s an exciting time at AtkinsRéalis! We are rapidly growing in the US. Our company purpose is to build a better world for our planet and its people. We recognize the importance of making sure that our clients and employees, feel this purpose every day. AtkinsRéalis is proud of our company culture that promotes, diversity, equity and inclusion. Our company ethos include collaboration through the connection of people, data and technology. We are a global firm, who leverages having employees located throughout the world, creating valuable partnerships and doing our part to make this planet and its people, thrive.  We need energetic, passionate and eager professionals like you to join our team. There has never been a better time to be a part of AtkinsRéalis!

We are seeking a Roadway Project Manager to join our team in IselinNJ, New York City, NY, or Philadelphia, PA, to lead and work on various roadway projects with the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) and the New Jersey Turnpike Authority (NJTA).

About Us

AtkinsRéalis is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering, and project management companies. AtkinsRéalis has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years. AtkinsRéalis has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Under direction, provides professional and project management expertise in the direction of highly unconventional projects requiring multiple technical units and/or subcontractors, heavy regulatory agency involvement or extremely complex technical requirements.
  • Functions as a mentor to technical professionals to assist in their training and development.
  • Perform the basic project functions of production coordination, planning, organizing, directing, controlling, financial management and marketing.
  • Utilizes existing relationships to identify and pursue business opportunities as well as recruiting top technical staff.
  • Support winning and serving clients on major projects, using a sound technical background, excellent communication and organizational skills and thorough knowledge and understanding of New Jersey design details and standards.
  • Build and maintain relationships with clients, both public and private, as well as representatives of local, state and federal regulatory agencies.
  • Work with leadership to promote design excellence, provide leadership and mentoring while driving the strategic plan for the office.
  • Leverage existing and develop new NJDOT and NJTA relationships to identify and pursue business opportunities.
  • Play a key role leading pursuits and supporting proposal development for NJDOT and NJTA.

Role Requirements

  • Prepares project work plan, scope, schedule and budget, and communicates these to project team members; monitors/manages project production for compliance with schedule, budget and quality objectives.
  • Identifies new business opportunities for the firm, coordinates and participates in project presentations to clients and other external groups, and promotes firm's capabilities, marketing its services among existing and prospective clients.
  • Coordinates and participates in contract negotiations with clients and subcontractors and drafts complex professional service agreements and addenda for review by senior management.
  • Directs project team and client compliance with contract terms and monitors subcontractors' compliance with contractual commitments.
  • Develops, communicates, and manages project quality assurance, administrative procedures, communication guidelines, project deliverable formats, and specifications, and progress reporting requirements.
  • Monitors reports and schedules to ensure appropriate charging of manhours, costs and expenses to projects, and to communicate project progress/status to senior management.
  • Participates in project opportunity evaluation, consultant selection, and in the preparation of the firm's qualification/experience statements.
  • Coordinates communications between internal and external associates and client, and between the firm and regulatory agencies. Maintains frequent contact with clients and regulatory agency personnel to determine their respective needs and requirements .
  • Supervises other project managers, technical professionals, and other design staff including managing weekly project workload and manpower forecasting.
  • Conducts project management training workshops and serves as a mentor to associate project managers and project managers.
  • Monitors and reports the financial status of projects to technical managers.
  • Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.
  • Help support other offices within the region to fulfill current project needs while planning the future of our New Jersey business.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering. Graduate degree preferred.
  • Management coursework and/or MBA a plus.
  • 10 years of engineering experience in project production and technical professional activities, four of these working as a project manager.
  • Must have significant highway/roadway design experience with all ranges of projects.
  • Strong project financial management and team management skills.
  • Knowledge of production support systems and personal computer proficiency
  • New Jersey P.E. license and other state PE licenses across the Northeast plus.
  • Extensive experience leading transportation design projects for the New Jersey Department of Transportation or New Jersey Turnpike Authority.
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills, public speaking and persuasive ability.
  • Existing NJDOT relationships preferred.

What we offer at AtkinsRéalis:

AtkinsRéalis realizes that health, mental and financial wellbeing, are all equally needed to achieve balance in life. We are pleased to offer a robust rewards package that help our employees have peace of mind in and outside of work.

Our benefit offerings address all of the areas that are part of living a healthy life.  We recognize that what is important to people, continues to change. Some of our other benefits to ensure our employees feel supported, include continuing to offer health and dental coverage and a full list below. Our culture is one of providing support and training for our employees to thrive. We offer learning and development programs, training, career pathing opportunities, and a tuition reimbursement plan. At AtkinsRéalis, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Group Insurance
  • PTO plus two Floating Holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave (including maternity and paternity)
  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • An inclusive culture of Employee Resources Groups centered around women, African-Americans, Hispanics, LGBTQ+, Neurodiversity and Emerging Professionals
  • A Foundation that is employee-funded with a 2-to-1 match from the company providing STEAM education for minorities from K-12 to college

If this sounds like you and you would like to expand your career with us, apply today!

AtkinsRéalis is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.  EOE/Minorities/Females/Veteran/Disability.

Please review AtkinsRéalis Equal Opportunity Statement here:

https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/equal-opportunities-statement

AtkinsRéalis cares about your privacy and are committed to protecting your privacy.  Please consult our Privacy Notice on our Careers site to know more about how we collect, use and transfer your Personal Data.

By submitting your personal information to AtkinsRéalis, you confirm that you have read and accept our Privacy Notice. 

Expected compensation range is between $(115k-145k ) annually depending on skills, experience, and geographical location. This salary is negotiable based on experience and expertise.

Upon acceptance of an offer, all candidates must go through a drug screen test and background check. AtkinsRéalis is a federal contractor which mandates a satisfactory background screening report and drug test that supersedes state laws.

Note to staffing and direct hire agencies:

In the event a recruiter or agency who is not on our preferred supplier list submits a resume/candidate to anyone in the company, AtkinsRéalis family of companies, we explicitly reserve the right to recruit and hire the candidate(s) at our discretion and without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.  https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/recruitment-agencies

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