Waterfront Senior Project Manager

GZA GeoEnvironmental Inc   •  

Glastonbury, CT

Industry: Energy & Utilities


15+ years

Posted 75 days ago

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As a Waterfront Sr. Project Manager, you will work on a wide variety of civil, structural, and geotechnical engineering assignments related to the marine environment. Your responsibilities will include develop of work through client relationships, organization of a team of marine engineers to complete assignments, primary client contact, management of project billings, management of project financial terms and performance. Our close-knit culture here at GZA will allow you to apply your expertise and diversify your skill set by participating in challenging projects. You will be required to mentor junior staff by sharing your technical knowledge, guidance, and ideas. Our success relies on this collaborative environment.

Key Duties:

  • Pursuing marine and waterfront project opportunities
  • Proposal development
  • Managing junior staff with engineering analyses/calculations in connection with the design and construction of piers, bulkheads, transfer bridges, mooring structures, and shore protection structures
  • Managing field tasks such as condition surveys and assessments of existing waterfront structures
  • Leading a team in conducting technical analyses/calculations including but not limited to development of environmental loading criteria, berthing and mooring analyses, structural modeling, soil structure interaction, member and detail design, and cost estimating
  • Primary responsibility for project completion, quality control, billing, project performance, and client management
  • Monitoring and documenting geotechnical and structural aspects of construction projects
  • Working on multidisciplinary project teams
  • Communicating effectively and efficiently with contractors, clients and team members
  • Completion of 10-hour Construction Course, 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER training, and obtaining a TSA TWIC card will be required


  • Function as a leader within GZA’s marine group to grow the east coast practice and market share
  • Successfully complete a business and market plan to increase business opportunities
  • Mentoring junior staff
  • Leading a team to complete a multiple range of marine related projects
  • Managing project team, delegating to office and field staff, and executing day to day activities of projects
  • Conducting internal and client communications
  • Monitoring team performance for compliance with contractual agreements and budgets
  • Managing and mentoring GZA existing staff of project-level engineers
  • P.E. registration (if not already attained)


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering (Master’s Degree specializing in Structural Engineering a plus)
  • Professional Engineer License
  • 15+ years of structural engineering or related experience with knowledge of applicable codes and regulations
  • Experience with business development, client interaction, pursuit of opportunities, and proposal development
  • Significant experience in the design, preparation of construction documents and construction phase management of marine projects
  • Ability to manage a team of marine engineers to perform field operations and project deign
  • Demonstrate professional judgment, consistency, and strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrate performance of analysis, problem solving and strong organizational skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Experience in the northeastern United States or similar climate
  • Out of town travel may be expected. Candidate must have consistent means of transportation to/from project sites.