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Stantec Project Manager in Silver City, New Mexico

Project Manager - ( 230000O8 )


Strong communities don’t just happen—they’re built. They’re creatively imagined, collaboratively planned, and readied to face tomorrow with optimism. We’re driving the future of Community Development. Our experts lead their fields, collaborating on projects that are as technically challenging as they are impactful, creative, and fulfilling. We’re a place where you can apply your passion—and find endless opportunities to help make communities more equitable, resilient, and livable.

Your Opportunity

We have an opportunity for a civil engineer who is interested in taking their career to the next level. The Project Manager position offers opportunities to bring your experience in design and managing a team for the successful delivery of projects through all phases of projects (initiation, planning, design execution, progress and cost monitoring and control, and close-out). This role is ideal for a motivated, energetic team player who wants to challenge their abilities in a dynamic work environment. We thrive on collaboration with cross-functional teams and a client-focused environment.

This role will impact and contribute to the growth of our Community Development Group in southern New Mexico through fostering and promotion of client relationships as well as providing technical guidance, funding support, team development, and business development. We have a forty-year history with our local clients including design and construction oversight of roadway, water, and wastewater projects in local rural communities funded by millions of dollars of state and federal grants.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Meet with rural clients regularly to update them on project progress, understand their needs, scope future projects, and provide grant funding support related to cost estimates and exhibits.

  • Manage multiple projects. Developing proposals and managing the approved scope, budget and schedule are a key role.

  • Lead the Design Team on civil engineering related services.

  • Develop, track, update, forecast and modify the project schedule and budget throughout all phases of the project.

  • Prepare project status reports on a regular basis.

  • Review and approval all invoices and change orders associated with the project.

  • Reports to Senior Project Manager.

  • Responsible for the overall project performance and implementation of our project management frameworks.

  • Primary point of contract and representative to internal partners and clients.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Strong understanding of civil engineering plans and specifications.

  • Strong understanding of local design and construction permitting / approval process and requirements.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and team oriented.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills and problem-solving abilities.

  • Previous project management experience required.

  • Local project resume and experience strongly preferred.

  • Possess a valid driver’s license and good driving record.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in Civil Engineering

  • Degree in Civil Engineering

  • Registered Professional Engineer in New Mexico

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather. Work from home and hybrid work schedules may be accommodated.

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.

Primary Location : United States-New Mexico-Las Cruces

Other Locations : United States-New Mexico-Silver City

Organization : BC-2042 CommDev-US West

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 25 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Mar 17, 2023, 1:47:31 PM

Req ID: 230000O8

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