Roadway Project Manager

  • Kansas City, Kansas, United States
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Roadway Project Manager

Our Kansas Division is seeking to hire a Project Manager. This is an experienced position involving exciting, challenging, and complex assignments with opportunities for growth. The ideal candidate will have strong project management skills and will have experience in design of roadways, highways, and interstates. On our team, you will have the opportunity to work on various infrastructure projects for State DOT’s, local municipalities and private clients. You will work on roadways, driveways, sidewalks, greenways, parks, multimodal improvements, and bridge replacement projects. You will regularly interact and coordinate designs efforts with the hydraulic, traffic, structures, environmental and other disciplines to develop turnkey projects.


This position will have a hybrid work schedule and, when in the office, will work from any of our Kansas/Missouri offices. This includes Kansas City, KS, Topeka, KS, Wichita, KS, Manhattan, KS, Lenexa, KS, or Kansas City, MO.

The Impact You Will Have
  • Serving as a project manager on transportation (state and municipal highway/roadway) projects
  • Managing project teams, including budgets and schedules
  • Mentoring junior staff
  • Contributing to Kansas and regional strategic growth initiatives
  • Champion relationships with key clients, including DOT, County and Municipal Clients
  • Representing Benesch at industry and professional engagement events
  • Identifying opportunities and leading strategic project pursuits
  • Leading and collaborating with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Present findings thorough written and verbal communications skills, including public speaking at information meetings, client meetings, and interviews
  • Participate in Business Development and Marketing, including networking, preparation of SOQs, proposals, and contracts
  • Research local/state regulations as they pertain to transit agency planning and other requirements
  • Preparing and assisting with grant applications

What You Will Need
  • B.S. Degree in Engineering, or related, and Professional Engineering License are required
  • Excellent communication, strong written, oral, and client relation skills, experience interacting with clients, agencies, and other project stakeholders
  • Experience in making presentations before elected officials and advisory boards, attending conferences, and participating in interviews
  • Strong organization and leadership skills
  • Prepare technical analysis within a variety of specialist areas such as transit plans, transit operational analyses, multimodal subarea/corridor studies, modal compliance, transit grants management, and special transit studies, among others
  • Experienced in Project Management, including cost control, project budget control, and quality assurance/quality control
  • Direct and manage the budgeting and execution of projects including the supervision of assigned staff and subcontractors
  • Ability to work independently and develop task deliverables in a complete and reviewable manner
  • Experienced in the public bidding process

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