Purpose & Need
A successful PD&E study can set the tone for the overall success of a project, and influence whether a community ever sees safety and connectivity improvements in the ground. While PGA's origins are rooted in transportation design, we have grown to provide the full spectrum of consultant services. This PD&E Project Manager (P.E.) position offers a unique opportunity to be a part of our PD&E Group’s foundation. Backed by a manager with 30+ years of PD&E experience in Central Florida, you’ll be working with colleagues across our established Planning and Environmental groups to deliver exciting projects to the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and other local agencies. The ideal candidate should be inspired by a cohesive team environment, passionate about spurring future growth, and eager to advance their own career with a firm that’s eager to see them succeed.
What You’ll Do
- Demonstrate complete mastery of all NEPA and FDOT requirements
- Prepare and review project concept alternative and design plans to ensure compliance with design guidelines.
- Provide technical expertise and guidance to identify fatal flaws, schedule delays, opportunities for schedule acceleration or recovery, and opportunities to avoid or minimize impacts.
- Assist in the strategic planning and growth of the PGA PD&E team.
- Assist with grant writing tasks as needed.
- Lead/provide quality control reviews related to PD&E, planning, and other discipline tasks.
- Effectively prioritize and assign work to meet schedule and deadlines.
- Prepare and track project budgets and invoices.
- Manage the production of project deliverables (concept/design, reports, etc.) including oversight of completeness and accuracy of team’s work and guidance on overall objectives within multiple disciplines.
- Position the firm for upcoming projects and foster relationships with target clients
- Plan and lead marketing efforts and development of approaches to project pursuits for PD&E projects.
- Prepare Letters of Response and other proposals
What You’ll Need
- Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or appropriate equivalent.
- Florida Professional Engineer (PE) license or ability to obtain FL PE within one year of employment.
- 8+ years of progressive post-registration experience which includes more complex PD&E studies and a demonstrated working mastery of all NEPA requirements.
What You’ll Bring
- Comfort in marketing/managing a variety of projects for FDOT, counties, municipalities, and other agencies.
- Capability of leading technical employees with multiple assignments.
- Exceptional verbal communications skills and the ability to interact with a variety of clients.
- Exceptional attention to detail and outstanding organizational skills
- Leadership qualities in all aspects while continuing to produce at a high level.
- The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
- While performing the duties of this job including working on a computer, the employee is regularly required to sit for prolonged periods at a desk; use hands, handle, or feel, talk, and hear.
- The employee is frequently required to stand and walk.
- The employee must be able to access and navigate each department at the organization’s facilities.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.
- Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.