Jan 01, 2022

Principal-In-Charge/Engineering Project Manager

  • Huitt-Zollars, Inc.
  • Oklahoma City, OK, USA
Full time Civil Engineer

Job Description

Huitt-Zollars is currently looking for a Engineering Project Manager/Principal-in-Charge (PIC) for their Oklahoma City, OK office and operations. This full-time position will serve as a Principal-in-Charge and as a Project Manager on key projects in and around the OKC region. This position will work closely with Huitt-Zollars' Dallas area offices as well. 


Overview: The Principal-in-Charge is responsible for the oversight and operations of projects within their Practice Area. The PIC ensures the Project Manager and/or Project Teams have the resources necessary to meet scheduling and budget commitments on projects. The PIC is the driving force behind project operations within the projects they are responsible to ensure quality, on-time, on-budget projects while maintaining communication and continuity with clients. The PIC is charged with directing, overseeing, mentoring, and evaluating the Project Managers and teams assigned to their projects.  



  • Identifies contacts/clients/opportunities for new work 
  • Reviews project reports and performance metrics to track project progress and budgets 
  • Ensures quality controls measures are being adhered to on project delivery 
  • Monitors project scope and schedules 
  • Works with the PM to strategize to resolve issues that impact project performance 
  • Oversees staff deliverables and production assigned to their projects 
  • Assures PM(s) delivers successful profitable projects  
  • Develops and executes project Win Strategy  
  • Oversees negotiation of contract and fees with clients  
  • Reviews progress with PM at least monthly (including invoices)  
  • Responsible for assigned portion of office sales goal  
  • Assists with the negotiation and is signing authority for their assigned contracts 
  • Minimum utilization of 40%-70% 



  • Professional License (PE, RA, RPLS, etc.) 
  • Proven track record of profitable, high-performing operations 
  • Minimum 10 years A/E experience 
  • Ability to set and meet sales goals within their PIC Practice Area based on annual business plans goals 
  • Strong leadership and mentor skills 
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and for multiple clients simultaneously 
  • Proven track record of high performing projects and project teams 


Huitt-Zollars is an ENR Magazine Top 150 Design Firm that provides innovative planning, engineering, architectural design, surveying, construction and program management to our clients in the public and private sector. We provide quality solutions for our clients and employment opportunities to qualified talent. We offer a competitive benefit and compensation package including medical, dental, vision, life, long/short-term disability plans and two retirement plans: 401(k) and ESOP.


Please apply online ahttps://external-huitt-zollars.icims.com

Job ID No: OK025


Huitt-Zollars , Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin or any other legally protected status. Consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the company will make reasonable accommodations to assist in the application process upon the request of an applicant. No question on this application is intended to secure information to be used for discriminatory purposes. 

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 60-300.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of protected veteran status or disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. #IND


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