Jan 01, 2022

Roadway Project Manager/ Sr. Project Manager

  • American Structurepoint
  • Austin, TX, USA
Full time Civil Engineer

Job Description

American Structurepoint is constantly defining the built environment by creating an atmosphere of creativity, responsibility, diversity, accountability, and entrepreneurship. We believe that innovation comes from a constant flow of diverse ideas. The phrase "because that’s how we’ve always done it" is never a part of our conversations. We encourage our experts to try new things and explore ideas that can help our clients achieve their goals, even if those ideas are unconventional. We are looking for innovative, creative, and passionate professionals who seek excellence in all they do to serve their clients. We invite you to explore the following exciting opportunity to join our team:

Group: Road

Position: Project Manager/Sr. Project Manager

Location: Austin, TX / Round Rock, TX 

We are looking for a Project Manager/Sr. Project Manager to manage and take primary control of TXDOT projects. Responsibilities include managing, controlling, and monitoring all aspects of the project; technical leadership; quality assurance; and client coordination.


Project Management:

  • Plan, direct, and coordinate all activities of the project to ensure that goals or objectives of these projects are accomplished within prescribed funding and schedule parameters
  • Prepare proposals, fee justifications, and contracts for each project in conjunction with the Team Leader, Group Leader, and Principal-in-Charge
  • Establish a project work plan for each project which includes essential elements of the project with major milestones and potential roadblocks, the project schedule, and the financial plan that includes the project budget, a man-hour utilization forecast, and a billing forecast
  • Monitor and control the project financial plan, review project cost sheets, and prepare monthly invoices for each project
  • Prepare monthly cost/profit analysis and billing projections for each project
  • Coordinate with the Team Leader and other project managers for allocation of personnel to staff each project
  • Coordinate each project with other department’s schedules through the Team Leader and Group Leader. Ensure productivity and cooperation among the project team.
  • Coordinate each project with subconsultant’s work schedules
  • Aggressively seek additional compensation for work outside the original scope of each project. Prepare contract amendments as necessary.
  • Serve as representative of firm at all required project meetings, presentations, and public hearings, and prepare documentation of items discussed
  • Perform an in depth review of all the essential elements of each project and update the project work plan near the completion of each major milestone
  • Maintain design book and correspondence file for each project
  • Monitor electronic file and plan organization and archiving  

Technical Leadership:

  • Direct and coordinate activities of design engineers and technicians to ensure project progresses on schedule and within prescribed budget
  • Mentor and provide direct hands-on assistance when teaching new design elements, oral and writing skills to design engineers and technicians
  • Identify project roadblocks and obtain assistance in resolving them
  • Stay current with design manuals and project development procedures
  • Attend seminars and continuing education to enhance skills in relevant disciplines

Quality Assurance:

  • Supervise the work of all project personnel to ensure that each project meets the highest professional standards, follows the established quality assurance plan, and maintains the established budget and schedule
  • Review the final design drawings and computations prepared by design engineers and technicians for completeness and accuracy prior to every submittal
  • Review work that is performed by other departments and/or subconsultants to insure satisfactory performance
  • Respond to construction-related problems as quickly as possible

Client Coordination:

  • Maintain positive relationships with clients to resolve all project questions such as project scope, design exceptions, project development process, schedule, extra work, and billings
  • Be responsive to all client requests
  • Look for new opportunities with existing clients
  • Provide support for business development sales force

Performance Measures:

  • Successful completion of projects
  • Quality scores of projects
  • Profitability of projects
  • Level of client relationships maintained


- Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering

- 10-25 years of experience working on/leading TXDOT projects

- 1+ years of experience as a PM desired

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