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Project Lead - Land Development (Centennial)


Job Summary:

The Land Development Project Lead / Team Lead serves as the chief of their respective projects and teams within the Land Development Department. The Project Lead may be responsible for overall management of 2 - 6 direct reports and pulls together the resources required to make each project successful.  

Essential Duties/Responsibilities: 

  • Works directly with the Group Lead to identify and coordinate team priorities, deliverables, and submittals for various projects.

  • Act as a mentor and oversee Project Engineer and Design Engineer’s work product and coordinate work assignments. Provide meaningful direction, training, and guidance to younger staff to grow their knowledge and tool sets to build a strong team atmosphere and working relationships.

  • Plans, organizes, directs and reviews all the activities of the employees that comprise the team. Responsible for overall technical performance of the team.  Includes budget and schedule control, QA/QC, and maintaining staff’s minimum utilization targets. 

  • Provides professional and technical staff assistance. Manages and supervises staff. Identify clear, articulate direction to staff regarding goals and performance expectations. Identify and address production issues and opportunities for improvement. 

  • Review work from direct reports to ensure sound and accurate designs that meet all applicable criteria, client or project goals, and the high standard of quality that the company demands. This includes reviewing construction plans, cost estimates, calculations, models, and reports for accuracy and completeness.

  • Regular client interaction in meetings, phone conversations, and email correspondence. Routine interaction with other firms, planners, A/E representatives, contractors, and review agencies. Frequent project meeting attendance (internal and external). 

  • Establish and maintain long-term client relationships that lead to additional work and services.  Promote all company services and offices to clients.

  • Maintains accurate schedule & submittal logs for discussion with project team.

  • Work with existing and potential clients during conceptual and creative project planning stages to ensure cost effective, environmentally sound, and aesthetically pleasing solutions.

  • Develop positive working relationships with city and county professionals and other regulatory entities.

  • Sign and seal all drawings prepared under their supervision as necessary.

  

Required Skills/Abilities: 

  • Strong technical expertise in the Civil Engineering design of Land Development projects.

  • Strong verbal/written communication skills.

  • Strong planning and organizational skills.

  • Strong leadership skills, with the ability to manage/mentor junior staff and work well in teams.

  • Experience with regulatory agencies, with familiarity with federal, state, and local policies, and possess leadership skills to help grow the team.

  • Experience with project submittal processes.

  • Experience in project planning, resource and budget estimating, understanding and working to standards of quality and safety as required.

  • Well organized and articulate; must be able to prioritize and execute effectively.

  • Strong interpersonal, problem solving, conflict resolution, analytical, influencing, facilitation, negotiating, and time and resource management skills.

  • Must demonstrate ability to work effectively on a collaborative team with management and non-management level members to accomplish objectives under pressure.  Must also be highly self-motivated and self-directed with the ability to exercise independent judgment and take action appropriate to the situation.

  • Must be able to engage current and potential clients in a professional manner which positively represents the company.

  • Knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D and associated design software.

  • Broad multi-disciplinary knowledge in civil engineering including land development, transportation, water resources, wastewater, structural, and geotechnical topics.

  • High level knowledge of discipline-related software programs and ability to interpret and summarize technical results and concepts. May include technical knowledge with hydrology, hydraulics, utility design and associated modeling software (StormCAD, CUHP, EPA SWMM, and HEC-RAS experience preferred).

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and resources in a dynamic environment.

  • Knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D and associated design software.

  • Broad multi-disciplinary knowledge in civil engineering including land development, transportation, water resources, wastewater, structural, and geotechnical topics.

  • High level knowledge of discipline-related software programs and ability to interpret and summarize technical results and concepts. May include technical knowledge with hydrology, hydraulics, utility design and associated modeling software (StormCAD, CUHP, EPA SWMM, and HEC-RAS experience preferred).

  

Education/Experience:  

  • A bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from an accredited college or university.

  • EIT/FE License Required.

  • Valid Colorado PE license or the ability to obtain one within 6 months.

  • A minimum of 6 years of experience (preferred).

  

Work Environment: Normal office environment.  Infrequent visits to field sites and client offices as necessary.  This is not a remote position.  The company feels collaboration is essential and work is to be performed in the office.


If you are a detail-oriented individual with a passion for civil engineering projects, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Join our team as a Project Lead and contribute to the successful completion of diverse projects.


JR Engineering, LLC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other legally protected status.


Job Type: Full-time


Salary: $95,000.00 - $130,000.00 per year


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