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Stantec Senior Project Manager, Transportation Schematic Design in Plano, Texas

Senior Project Manager, Transportation Schematic Design - ( 220002SX )


We create great places and the connections that get people and goods moving—whether by car, bus, train, plane, or their own two feet. Working within the context of the communities we serve, we provide planning, engineering, and infrastructure management services that fit the needs of our clients and improve the overall transportation experience. Join our team and help us keep communities connected.

Your Opportunity

As Senior Project Manager, you will leverage your experience with Texas highway and roadway projects to assist in our growing Texas practice and manage the design and delivery of large projects.

You will play a pivotal role in expanding our existing client and project base and in efforts to position the firm to acquire new transportation business with TxDOT, toll agencies, RMA’s and various counties and cities. Further, you will have responsibility as Project Manager for projects from conceptual planning, through schematic design.

You will perform a variety of tasks with potentially complex features that will require the application of mature knowledge. You will lead the analysis of proposed projects to ensure reliability, resource efficiency, quality deliverables and cost-effectiveness.

Come join our Transportation Roadways Team and work alongside others who share your passion to support communities through exciting and unique roadway projects.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Manage all aspects of highway/roadway projects from conceptual design through schematic and environmental approval

  • Facilitate and participate in public meetings and stakeholder meetings

  • Lead and develop roadway staff

  • Monitor the quality of design and technical service delivery on transportation projects

  • Write and negotiate proposals with clients or reviewing agencies

  • Lead and be actively engaged with prospective client’s relationship building and maintenance

  • Responsible for the review and sealing of projects and supervising the work of other engineers

  • Responsible for invoicing, managing and monitoring financial performance of project budgets using PM dashboard

  • Perform on technically complex projects and acts as a technical resource by providing guidance to other team members

  • Liaise with clients, agencies and others to obtain and determine project requirements and approvals

  • Stays up to date on regulatory changes and may establish working relationships with regulatory officials

  • Participate in client functions, trade shows and conferences


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Experience managing Schematic and Environmental projects for rural or urban highways and roadways

  • Exceptional leadership, communication, and team-building skills

  • Proven success in developing new clients and maintaining strong client relationships, coordinating project pursuits and proposal preparation

  • Ability to check the work of others for accuracy and completeness and manage time to meet project budget and schedule

  • Understanding of client expectations, budgeting, proposal writing, invoicing and collecting accounts receivable

  • Technical expert in all relevant areas of design and understanding of various design methods

  • Experience in relevant design software, which may include Bentley MicroStation, GEOPAK, and OpenRoads

  • Proficient in Microsoft (MS) Office

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Civil Engineering or related field

  • TX PE license

  • Minimum of 15 years highway/roadway design experience

  • Experience in project management, planning, design and contract administration

  • Experience in successful highway/roadway pursuits including identifying opportunities, building client relationships, developing teaming strategies and developing proposals

  • TxDOT Precertification

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).

Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : United States-Texas-Austin

Other Locations : United States-Texas-Plano, United States-Texas-San Antonio, United States-Texas-Houston

Work Locations :

Austin Aldrich St TX

Organization : BC-2142 Transpt-US Texas

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Manager

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Aug 11, 2023, 1:08:39 PM

Req ID: 220002SX

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans