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POST DATE 8/11/2016
END DATE 11/11/2016

Cardno Charlotte, NC

Charlotte, NC
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Cardno is a professional infrastructure and environmental services company, with expertise in the development and improvement of physical and social infrastructure for communities around the world.

Cardno is seeking a Senior Project Manager in our Charlotte, NC office.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Provides overall management and direction for existing and new projects
Interfaces with clients to obtain work Prepares work plans, assembles project team, delegates tasks and ensures compliance with scope and timely completion of tasks
Reviews and approves design calculations submittals, specifications and other submittals
Reviews invoices and prepares/reviews progress reports to client
Oversees the project managers responsible for the field personnel and office staff assigned in the branch office
Initiates, prepares, reviews, and participates in proposals, rate & staff hour estimate preparation, and negotiations
Participates in interviews and presentations. Reviews and manages client contracts
Serves as representative of Cardno at client meetings
Regularly interfaces with existing and potential clients to secure new assignments
Develops and maintains relationships with existing and new clients
Responsible for accuracy, timeliness, and financial performance of assigned projects
Establishes and maintains quality assurance plans and safety plans for assigned projects
Oversees all QA/QC functions to ensure accurate and high quality deliverables to clients
Participates in the yearly Budget Forecast development, monthly operating review meetings and assists the Branch Manager in setting and meeting the financial performance goals of the branch office

Basic qualifications:

Professionally licensed in engineering, surveying or geology, or alternatively, 4 year college degree plus 8 years experience in a utility design or utility construction related field
Registration as a Licensed Professional Surveyor & Mapper is required
Experience in leadership, project management, and staff supervision is required
Must have strong written and oral communication, supervisory and mentoring, attention to details and accuracy, planning, decision making, problem solving
Preferred NCDOT Design Survey, Right of Way Control Survey and Right of Way Mapping experience is essential
Preferred MicroStation, GEOPAK, CAiCE, AutoCAD / Civil 3D knowledge
Proficient in MS Office and Database Management
Knowledge of the practical application of surveying and mapping, including applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various types of surveys
Proficient in survey related mathematical computations
Must be able to read maps and transcribe technical information from them into design
Normal office environment with occasional field site visits for progress review and quality control or estimating new work and be able to travel out of town overnight for project assignments
Provide infrastructure design services with other departments
Assist Regional Manager, fellow associates and marketing staff with marketing packages, proposal preparation, proposal review, presentations
Identify and solicit project opportunities with current and new clients and attend marketing meetings as needed
Travel to project sites and other Offices as required to perform these duties
Assist in developing procedures, standards, methods, and systems to improve project delivery

* Please Note that selected candidates will be required to pass a drug, background and reference screening.

Cardno is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer