Practice Leader/Department Manager- Highway/Roadway

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PRACTICE LEADER/ DEPARTMENT MANAGER- HIGHWAY/ROADWAY CONSOR is currently looking for a Practice Leader/Department Manager for our Highway/Roadway group in our Phoenix office. The Phoenix office is the former office of Structural Grace, which became a part of the CONSOR family in mid 2019. As a dynamic and growing engineering consulting firm, CONSOR is full of opportunities for career development. Position Overview: The Practice Leader/ Department Manager (PM) is are responsible for the growth and success of the Highway/Roadway Department. A successful department will win projects and meet the project objectives, on time, within budget and at an appropriate level of quality. Ensures resources used are consistent with the project scope and in compliance with laws, rules, regulations and procedures. Monitors to ensure waste, fraud, unauthorized use of public funds and mismanagement are prevented. Areas of Responsibilities Scope: The scope defines the project objectives. The PM must follow the scope carefully to ensure that it is met and that only work defined in the scope is undertaken. Work beyond that authorized in the scope is known as ?scope creep,? and it is unnecessary and expensive. Contract: The PM must responsibly manage contracts to ensure that all contract provisions are completed. It is the role of the Project Manager to meet the contract objectives. Cost: Keeping cost within the budget is a primary responsibility of the Project Manager. They should also ensure that the invoiced costs have been incurred and that they are in compliance with the contract. Time: Ensures proper scheduling of appropriate resources (with sufficient time allocation), permits (if applicable), and staging of other equipment / needs are fulfilled. Completing the work on time is another major responsibility of the Project Manager. Quality: The Project Manager must deliver a product of a quality that meets or exceeds the standards of the Department and the profession. Risk: There is some risk associated with all projects. The Project Manager must be aware of risks and work to reduce or eliminate unacceptable risk to the project or personnel working on the project. Communication: The Project Manager must communicate effectively to be successful. All communications skills are important: writing, speaking, conducting meetings, interpersonal exchanges and listening. Management: Provides direct supervision of staff members. Mentor/guide team member growth, provide guidance on inspections, review their overall quality and performance, provide honest assessment of team member performance. The largest single expense of most projects is usually labor, so the efficient and effective use of staff should be a concern of Project Managers. Project Managers must always be concerned about development of the project staff and delegate effectively so that people can grow professionally. Staff development is important, and the Project Manager should be particularly concerned about the development of less experienced people assisting on the project. Qualifications + Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering + P.E. license + Natural leader willing to champion a team of engineers and technicians + Talents in project management, including familiarity with design software + 10 years of experience in Highway/Roadway Engineering Founded in 2018, CONSOR?s purpose is to inspire vibrant communities by connecting people through innovative engineering solutions, focused on transportation planning and design, structural assessment, and construction services. Our benchmark company was formed through a horizontal merger of four firms that are proven leaders across the transportation engineering landscape: Target Engineering Group, LLC; AIA Engineers, LLC; Infrastructure Engineers, LLC; and Johnson-Adams & Associates, LLC. In 2019 CONSOR brought Structural Grace in Arizona into the family of companies, strengthening our presence in the Western US. Our combined project portfolio includes thousands of projects across the United States and Canada, with 46 offices in North America and 650+ employees. CONSOR commits to investing heavily in our most important asset?our people. Together, we are stronger, more innovative, and able to execute an engineering vision that makes a true difference. Join us! CONSOR offers competitive pay, quality medical/dental/vision benefits, company paid life/short-/long-term disability insurance, PTO, and recognizes the need for work-life balance. CONSOR is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE Minorities/ Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. </script>

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