Project Manager - Civil / Environmental Engineer in Portland, OR

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Kennedy/Jenks Consultants   •  

Portland, OR 97201

Industry: Business Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 41 days ago


Kennedy Jenks is an employee-owned firm providing engineering and scientific solutions for innovative water and environmental projects since 1919. We deliver exceptional service and highly qualified professional staff to solve the unique challenges of public agencies and private industry clients across the United States.

We are looking for an exceptional Project Manager in our Portland, OR office to join our thriving Water Business Unit.

What you'll be doing: You will use your experience with evaluation, design, and construction of facilities relating to water, wastewater, recycled water, utility infrastructure, conveyance and process modifications, to provide environmental and civil engineering consulting services to the firm's municipal and industrial sector clients. This will include managing multi-disciplinary teams, oftentimes across offices, using your excellent communication skills. Conduct all aspects of project management including preparing and negotiating professional services contracts, managing the quality and financial performance of projects, and identifying and resolving budget and schedule issues. You will also have the opportunity to work with all levels of engineers and scientist to foster your growth in the industry and help mentor junior staff. You will participate in or lead business development efforts including direct client interaction, coordination with marketing staff, preparing proposals, and participating in or leading interview teams. Travel to project sites and potentially other Kennedy Jenks offices will be necessary.

If you are safety focused, technically strong, have exceptional communication and organizational skills, and are comfortable with a fast-paced environment, you will thrive here.


  • BS or MS in Civil or Environmental Engineering, or similar engineering field
  • A minimum of five years as a consulting engineer conducting planning, detailed designs, and project engineering or project management of water infrastructure projects
  • Ability to travel
  • Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record
  • Energy, focus and the desire to grow in your career

Preferred Qualifications or Expertise:

  • PE in Oregon or be able to obtain Oregon PE registration within 6 months of hire
  • Site civil design
  • Technical writing
  • AutoCAD Civil 3D a plus

As an employee-owned firm, Kennedy Jenks offers a unique company culture with a corporate commitment to maintaining a positive work/life experience. Kennedy Jenks provides excellent compensation and comprehensive benefits packages, including stock ownership opportunities; profit sharing; and excellent health, dental, and life insurance.

Kennedy Jenks is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship status, genetics, protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Valid Through: 2019-11-6