Project Manager, Rail/Transit 



Full Time

Duties & Responsibilities

RK&K is hiring a Project Manager with an active P.E. and experience designing and leading Roadway or Transit related Projects throughout the Mid-Atlantic.

RK&K is looking for an experience leader in the Transit market or experienced Roadway leader looking to expand their skillset into the Transit market. As a Leader in our Rail/Transit Department you will work closely with our current team to manage current and prospective projects, expand our practice and establish RK&K as a leader in the Rail/Transit market throughout MD, DC and Virginia. In this Doer/Seller role, you will be responsible for managing existing clients, cultivating new client relationships, leading project teams composed of technical staff from throughout the firm, and delivering project solutions in your technical discipline.

Essential Functions

Provide expert level engineering expertise within the Transit discipline (or willingness to build off roadway design experience to learn transit design) on projects ranging from conceptual and feasibility studies, to detailed designs, and preparation of construction specifications and contract documents.

Negotiate, manage, and execute a variety of Transit Engineering and Design projects including development and adherence to scopes of work, schedules, and budgets

Be fully engaged in solving complex problems related to transportation and infrastructure related to rail and transit programs

Represent RK&K in front of existing and potential clients in MD, DC, Virginia, or North Carolina on all aspects of Transit Engineering and Design related projects

Routinely interact with clients and teaming partners to strategically create, pursue, and win project opportunities

Hire and mentor staff by training employees, establishing personal growth opportunities and conducting performance evaluations

Provide quality control on projects within your specific technical discipline

Job Requirements

Required (Must Have) Education, Skills and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering or related field

Professional Engineer (P.E.) License in the State of Virginia, Maryland or Washington D.C.

(10) Ten + years of increasingly responsible project experience in the study, design, and construction administration and inspection of rail and transit designs, construction and related infrastructure

Five (5)+ recent years of experience with progressive responsibilities in business development in the Public, Federal and Local market segments – recent portfolios supporting MDOT SHA, DDOT, VDOT, or local County DOTs

Capacity to articulate ideas and concepts both visually and contextually, including strong technical and proposal writing skills

Ability to think creatively, resolve abstract problems, motivate others, work collaboratively, and be self-directed

This job description is not intended to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required for this position. Actual duties, responsibilities, and activities will vary from day to day and change over time without notice.

Job Preferences

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience:

Transit experience

Master’s degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering, Business Administration or similar

Project Management (PMP) certification

Engagement in professional engineering societies, including routine attendance at local meetings with high levels of client participation

Expertise using engineering applications such as MicroStation, ProjectWise, OpenRoads, AutoCAD and others.

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