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GBA Municipal Project Manager- GBA - 6G5SmsOwQynR in Lenexa, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12319283 Municipal Project Manager

Do you have desire to make a difference in the lives of real people every day? Do you have experience managing municipal projects and looking to advance your career? Are you at that point in your career when you are wanting to take that next step into leadership? We may have just the opportunity for you.

GBA is looking for a Municipal Civil Engineer to join our Roadways Transportation Group. This position entails project management and a lead design role for transportation projects. We work on a variety of project types including planning studies, street and highway design and rehabilitation services, ADA compliance, and complex interchanges. The ideal person will offer municipal project management expertise, provide guidance to team members and lead by example. Strong ethical standards and a desire to help others progress in their career will be key. Come be part of a company that provides remarkable solutions to our clients which ensures a better quality of life for our communities.


+ Manage and/or lead Design on transportation engineering projects including reconstruction or rehabilitation of intersections, local streets, collectors, arterials, rural roadways, and sidewalks including ADA facilities.

+ Analyze reports, maps, drawings, perform site visits, and review survey data to plan and assemble construction documents.

+ Conduct preliminary engineering evaluations and studies to identify design improvement alternatives, compare options, and assist in making design recommendations related to transportation projects. Prepare project quantities and cost estimates.

+ Be responsible for project quality on tasks assigned as defined in the Quality Assurance / Quality Control guidelines.

+ Provide hands-on expertise to lead/contribute to the design of complex projects on a multidisciplinary team.

+ Coordinate assigned activities with clients to discuss special project needs, prepare a scope of projects and appropriate documents, coordinating activities to implement projects and monitor the progress of each, provide policy, technical and administrative support as needed.

+ Coach and mentor less experienced staff and assist with their career development.

+ Use basic project management skills to plan, organize and monitor work activities and budgets, and assist in group scheduling and planning.

+ Establish and maintain client relationships with new and existing client base. (i.e., serve as a trusted advisor, Subject Matter Expert, etc.)

+ Assist in business development opportunities, including preparation of proposals, participation in client meetings and engagement in marketing activities to grow our client network in the Kansas City Metro and surrounding areas.

+ Prepare and present projects to governing bodies and various boards and commissions.

+ Represents the City in meetings with members of other public and private organizations, community groups, contractors, developers, and the public.

+ Confirms project compliance with local, state, and federal regulations and mandates, enforcing of appropriate safety and security precautions.

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills

+ Possess a broad range of municipal project management experience.

+ Ability to sell work and manage the execution of the work.

+ Ability to mentor and work closely with local and national resources.

+ Familiarity with computerized maintenance management system applications and platforms (such as Cityworks, Lucity, Cartegraph, Maximo, etc.) and GIS.

+ Strong time and project management skills, including prioritization and multi-tasking ability in a rapidly changing environment wi th competing goals.

+ Experience developing, monitoring, and managing project deliverables, budgets, and schedules.

+ Interpret and apply Federal, State and local policies, procedures, laws, codes and regulations.


+ Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering

+ Licensed Professional Engineer in Kansas and/or Missouri, other states a plus

+ 5+ years of experience in project design and plan development, municipal experience preferred

+ Experience with MicroStation and AutoCAD

+ Strong working technical knowledge of engineering principles and practices

+ Experience with project pursuits and proposal development is a plus

+ Ability to lead design teams on a variety of transportation project types

+ Experience with negotiating project scopes and proven success managing project budgets and schedules

+ Good verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate at all levels both internally and externally

It's More Than Just A Job...

At GBA team of companies, we are innovative people who want to solve problems. We're known for our technical excellence, but we bring so much more to the table. We strive to create remarkable solutions for a higher quality of life through our diversified services.

Our people are ambitious, passionate and committed to creating high quality, imagi