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Senior Project Manager (Design-Build) at Arcadis U.S.Inc.

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Fair Lawn, New Jersey

Job Description:

Arcadis is seeking a Senior Project Manager with a minimum of 10 years of experience, for upcoming opportunities with our construction management team supporting Transit/Rail projects in the Greater New York City/New Jersey area.

As a Senior Project Manager, you will utilize your experience and technical knowledge of design-build projects - you should have held a senior position on at least two design-build Transit/Rail related projects in the last 5 years. You will have the opportunity to coordinate all aspects of projects with various stakeholders in order to ensure the successful completion of the projects within the established budget, time, quality and safety parameters.

Position responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Overall responsibility for project management for the duration of the project, including, planning, execution, oversight, control and completion of projects. Responsibility for payments, quality, progress, budget, public interaction, agency interactions, permits, claims, strategy, process improvement, performance and operations .

  • Representing the client with architects, engineers, vendors, consultants, and regulatory agencies.

  • Manage the firm's day-to-day construction oversight and field staff including Resident Engineers & Inspectors.

  • Manage inspection staff and the delivery of daily inspector reports in accordance with clients' requirements

  • Act as liaison to design staff to respond to Contractors' RFI's and review of shop drawings.

  • Lead construction meetings with client's personnel to coordinate concurrent initiatives, track procurement efforts, and assist with program / project delivery .

  • Provide technical review of construction plans and specifications and project changes for constructability and practicality.

  • Manage office staff responsible for record keeping, general correspondence, compiling and drafting of required reports and deliverables.

  • Manage Financial performance of the project, budgets and mini proposal efforts.

  • Responsible for overall site safety, permit condition compliance and coordination with other participant Agencies.

  • Monitor Contractor performance, schedule, overall responsiveness and effectiveness.

  • Exert influence over Contractors to maintain project goals regarding cost, schedule, quality, etc.

  • Use effective oral and written communication skills to effectively lead progress, project, safety, scheduling and other contract administration meetings with client, local agencies and the community.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Key Attributes

  • Demonstrated commitment to providing a safe and healthful workplace

  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral.

  • Ability to manage Arcadis personnel and remain responsive to client requirements.


    • 10 years of design-build project experience with Transit facilities.

    • Prior experience as a Project Manager in the NJ/NYC Metro area.
    • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, Civil, Environmental, Mechanical, Chemical Engineering or a related field of study.
    • Proficiency with CMIS Systems, Primavera and/or MS Project and the MS Office Suite (particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Professional Engineer - New York or New Jersey preferred.

    Why Choose Arcadis?

    Arcadis is the leading global design and consulting firm for natural and built assets, and we invite you to join us in partnering with our clients to deliver truly exceptional and sustainable outcomes. Contribute to the world's most high-profile and transformative projects, from shopping centers in Shanghai and improved traffic flow in Atlanta to state-of-the-art rail systems in Doha, coastal defenses for Manhattan and cleaner air in Los Angeles. Work alongside the industry's foremost thought leaders and accomplished professionals, generating effective, real-world results.

    We are Arcadis: 27,000 people in more than 70 countries, creating value by applying our collective wisdom to every challenge. Our culture is collaborative, we believe in diversity and the power of global teamwork, and we own the responsibility to sustain the Earth and its people in a safe and balanced way. Arcadis. Improving quality of life.

    Transportation, quite literally, makes the world go around. But rapidly increasing urbanization, shrinking budgets and sensitivity to the natural environment demand an innovative approach to advance the future of mobility in all its forms and functions. Join us in developing advanced infrastructure while helping our clients get the most from their existing assets - through innovation and transformational thinking. Together, we will solve some of the world's most complex transportation and land development challenges. Help meet the demands of tomorrow - today.

    EEO statement

    We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.