Direct and manage all aspects of assigned projects with regard to the engineering of complex civil infrastructure, including paving, drainage, water, sewer, and grading (incumbent may focus on all areas or just one or two areas of specific expertise); act as final decision-maker and communications link between the firm, client and permitting authority, as well as with the general contractor and consultants to ensure successful completion of the project in compliance with all contractual provisions and timeframe/budget limitations; work actively to sell company services and gain new clients; supervises other project managers and coordinates resources between project managers. Qualified candidates will have strong client management, project financial management, personnel management and business development skills.
Education/Experience • Bachelor’s Degree in project discipline or eight years of direct experience as equivalent (Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred) • With degree, at least eight years related experience in project discipline (typically civil infrastructure design or analysis experience, including paving, drainage, grading, water, and sanitary sewer, etc.) • At least five years of prior project management experience • At least three years’ experience managing other employees • Existing relationships with local municipalities, TXDOT, NTTA
Technical Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities • In-depth knowledge of project discipline (typically civil engineering infrastructure projects, including paving, drainage, water, sewer, grading and drainage infrastructure) • Solid knowledge of and proficiency with MS Office, including Project • Solid knowledge with Civil 3D design • In-depth knowledge of ability to estimate costs associated with technical tasks • In-depth understanding of project requirements • Advanced understanding of project financial performance metrics • Ability to consistently and successfully manage project financials in accordance with company goals
Soft/Other Skills • Ability to effectively and productively manage, lead, and motivate a team of different levels of employees • Ability to manage multiple projects and project teams successfully • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills • Ability to make decisions independently through sound judgment for the betterment of all team members and the firm • Effective problem-solving skills • Ability to make effective formal verbal and written presentations to clients and all levels of employees, including management • Strong negotiation skills • Ability to sell services
About Dunaway Associates
Dunaway is a professional services company with over 60 years of delivering results. We have offices in Fort Worth, Austin, and Midland; our staff of over 100 employees provides services including civil engineering, structural engineering, planning and landscape architecture, environmental and surveying.Our goal is to provide our clients with the best possible expertise and service, and we commit the resources necessary to ensure the success of each project.