Sr. Bridge Project Manager

Bergmann Associates   •  

Syracuse, NY

11 - 15 years

Posted 270 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Purpose of Position:To lead, oversee, supervise, and coordinate project activities for assigned projects, especially larger, more complex, multidisciplinary projects involving unique or controversial complexities, through all phases Essential Functions:The following duties are typical of the position, but are not all encompassing: 

  • Ensure the success of the projects under his/her management (including planning, quality assurance, deadlines, and financial aspects/collections) and the substantial quality of the firm’s services
  • Handle all aspects of a project, including proposal, contract negotiation, Project Work Plan (scope, fees, hours, schedule, budget, Quality Plan), negotiate terms and conditions, and final agreement/contract in conjunction with the project team, including the quality reviewer; vet contracts with BA legal as required
  • Provide leadership to individuals within and outside Bergmann
  • Plan, organize, and supervise the work and workload of project staff, which may include engineers, architects, designers and technicians
  • Monitor project costs to ensure that project is delivered within budget, fulfills customer expectations, maintains profitability, and/or aligns with the company strategic objectives
  • Market to new and existing clients for the purpose of obtaining additional business and meeting the company’s specific strategic objectives
  • Fulfill client manager role for clients in his/her own discipline and market for other disciplines
  • Mentor Assistant Project Managers and Project Managers on all aspects of project management
  • Review invoice charges for accuracy related to hours billed, coordinate customer billing and/or invoicing with Accounting Department, and follow up on outstanding invoices as needed
  • Prepare monthly financial reports (project percent complete, month end closeouts, projections, etc.)
  • Fulfill the role of Project Engineer/Architect/Planner/etc. as needed
  • Coordinate with other contractors and/or in-house and outside design professionals on project; obtain and coordinate resources from other disciplines as needed
  • Resolve all project related issues
  • Support the leadership team with strategic, tactical, or administrative functions as requested
  • Participate in professional associations, present technical papers, and/or be active board member
  • Serve as primary client representative for Bergmann
  • Provide direct supervision to staff, including timesheet review, goal setting, evaluation and professional development
  • Assist in the recruitment process by identifying candidates for employment and/or participating in the hiring and selection process
  • May manage a business sub-segment for a regional office
  • Establish & maintain positive relationships with co-workers, support and build others on the team and across disciplines/offices
  • Be responsive to others and share information to improve efficiency and help others achieve goals; listen and engage in productive and critical debate
  • Suggest new ideas and processes; stay informed of developments in practice areas; view obstacles as opportunities
  • Get to know clients and potential clients and make connections between others at Bergmann Associates and clients, understand the client’s needs, short and long term strategies continually working towards becoming a trusted advisor

Job Requirements

  • BS in structural engineering
  • 10+ yrs experience
  • NYS Professional Engineer
  • Established business network with NYSDOT and NYSTA with familiarity with Federal-Aid project process AND/OR established business network with NYS municipalities & counties with familiarity with LAFA process
  • Proven ability to manage bridge projects and lead multi-disciplinary teams to meet schedule, budget and quality 
  • Proven ability to identify, pursue and win work  
  • Ability to work remotely with team members in other offices
  • Location can be in any of NY offices depending on the independence level of the candidate

 Any of these quals would be a plus:

  • Masters Degree
  • Experience with alternative delivery projects (Design Build, Best Value, CMGC)
  • Experience with railroad bridge design/AREMA code
  • Experience with construction engineering / established contractor network
  • Experience with accelerated bridge construction practices (ABC)
  • Experience with NYS Parks