Environmental Design Group
  • 21-May-2020 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Transporation
  • Akron, OH, USA
  • 85000-120000
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Position Title:           Transportation Project Manager

Position Location:    Akron/Cleveland/Columbus, Ohio

Salary Range:            $85,000-$120,000


Job Overview

We are seeking a qualified project manager who is interested in career development and leadership opportunities to plan and manage projects for our Transportation Client Service Group. Projects may include municipal roadways, stormwater conveyance, utilities, safety studies, traffic signal systems, multi-modal projects and green and complete street projects for ODOT, LPA and Non-LPA Clients throughout the State of Ohio. This position will provide both technical and client management project leadership and also be given the opportunity to grow the Transporation Group and be considered for future leadership opportunities and advancement.


As a Project Manager at Environmental Design Group you will:

  • Supervise associates directly or indirectly, provide ongoing direction specific to project tasks, budgets, schedules and deliverables.
  • Review, mentor, develop and manage associate's performance of project goals and company expectations.
  • Manage all activities for assigned projects including scheduling work, project budgets, directing associates and subconsultant activities, establishing and monitoring quality requirements, ensuring client satisfaction, and promoting integration across all areas of work.
  • Report project budget variances to Director, along with a plan to bring project back into compliance.
  • Communicate regularly with clients on project status.
  • Ensure project communication between team members and clients.
  • Maintain ongoing communication with clients, regulatory agencies and other outside groups.
  • Make formal presentations to clients, stakeholders, the public and regulatory agencies.
  • Prepare proposals/ contracts, and determine project requirements, budget, deliverables and scope based upon client dialogue and project understanding.
  • Identify potential funding sources.
  • Identify project risks and monitor/mitigate risk throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Support and implement associate programs that foster a positive work environment and help develop each associate to their fullest potential.
  • Demonstrate a passion for client service and relationship building with clients, subcontractors, regulatory agencies, and teams within our organization
  • Build client relationships through project delivery that meets and exceeds client expectations.
  • Identify future projects/opportunities, services and client needs.
  • Attend networking events, trade shows and technical conferences for business development purposes.
  • Adhere to the company's QA/QC Performance Standards



  • Education: Bachelors in Civil Engineering or related field.
  • Certifications: P.E.
  • Experience: 8+ years
  • Supervisory Experience: 4+ years
  • Technical Skills: Proficiency in MS Office and computer aided design and other industry-based software is required.
  • Advanced communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Analytical and creative thinking.
  • Excellent leadership and organizational skills in a team-oriented environment.
  • Exceptional presentation and communication skills.


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position.



Travel is primarily local during the business day.


Supervisor Responsibility

This position will review, mentor, develop and manage staff's performance to both project's and company's goals and expectations. Management activities may include participating in interviews and hiring decisions, training new staff, and performance management.

Full Job Description

Environmental Design Group
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