Senior Project Manager - Transportation Engineering at Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN)

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Location: Dallas, Texas

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Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN)

Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc., is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the Human Resources Department at 713-266-6900. For more information about your rights under the law, see EEO is the Law


Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) is a full-service consulting firm offering planning, engineering and program management services. Founded in 1935, LAN has grown from its humble beginnings as a small Houston firm to a national leader in the heavy civil infrastructure engineering industry. A division of LEO A DALY, an international architecture/engineering firm, LAN has access to the expertise of nearly 800 professionals in 31 offices across the country.

"We believe everything we do is for the enrichment of the human experience."


Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) has an opportunity for the right individual to join, lead and develop within our Dallas or Fort Worth transportation teams. This person will develop and maintain good client relationships with the technical and political leaders of the region's transportation agencies, as well as other prospective municipal and regional clientele. The candidate selected for this position will work within LAN's Transportation Business Group to expand our transportation practice in the Dallas Fort Worth region, as well as in support of broader companywide initiatives. The right candidate will also have the opportunity to grow their responsibilities well beyond the Dallas Fort Worth region. The position requires an individual focused on results-based service to clients, strong leadership and business development skills, a keen business sense, a history of managing transportation projects and a desire to mentor and develop staff and a management style that centers on leadership by example.

  • Develop and achieve project scopes, budgets, and schedules for projects.

  • Review complete project documents for conformity and quality assurance; perform quality control reviews

  • Manage the preparation of various reports, presentations, budgets, specifications, plans, construction schedules and permits for projects.

  • Plan, schedule and coordinate the preparation of documents, resources or activities for multiple major projects or is responsible for an entire work program.

  • Develop and maintain key client relationships, acquire leads, positions for projects; knowledgeable of the client’s decision-making processes.

  • Writes technical papers for publication

  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path

  • Define project success criteria and milestones and effectively communicate throughout the project life cycle.

  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors.

  • Ensures production work meets client quality expectations and adheres to current industry standards

  • Schedule and track project milestones and deliverables

  • Ensure that established PEM procedures for conducting the work, documentation, project and client management

  • Conduct project lessons learned and create a recommendation report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements

  • Develop teaming arrangements, lead proposal preparation, and participate in interviews.

  • Significant experience in the development of client relationships through the delivery of high quality and performance driven transportation projects, including TxDOT, NTTA and MPO; design-build experience a plus.

  • History of successfully winning and managing work in the Fort Worth Area transportation design market.

  • Strong consulting engineering understanding

  • 15+ years industry experience matching the duties above mentioned

  • Experience and ability to lead business development activities and, accordingly, must possess the ability to assess client needs/issues and strategize approaches and solutions.

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated ability to conduct effective client presentations and written report preparation.

  • Experience and desire to hire and mentor engineers.

  • BS or MS in Civil Engineering.

  • Licensed as a Professional Engineer in State of Texas.