Structural/Bridge Project Manager

  • Kansas City, Kansas, United States
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Structural/Bridge Project Manager

We have a career opportunity for a Structural Project Manager with experience in the design and management of bridge and transportation projects. The ideal candidate will also have experience in bridge inspection, load ratings and asset management-related services. This person will serve as a key leader in our Kansas Division and contribute to initiatives that drive the overall growth of the office. As a Structural Project Manager, you will have the opportunity to manage assigned projects, providing direct supervision, mentorship, and overall leadership. 


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
  • Serve as project manager on bridge and transportation design projects
  • Create and execute project work plans including developing project scope, schedule and budget estimates
  • Manage project teams, accountable for budget and schedule
  • Mentor junior staff
  • Contribute to Kansas Division strategic growth initiatives
  • Champion relationships with key clients, including KDOT and/or MoDOT
  • Represent Benesch at industry and professional engagement events
  • Ability to identify opportunities and lead strategic project pursuits
  • Identifying resources needed and effectively delegating staff duties and responsibilities
  • Create and Execute project work plans
  • Serve as the primary interface between the clients and staff for a given project
  • Coordinate, monitor, and review work performed by sub‐consultants
  • Promote the team environment and communication and identify and address team conflicts
  • Networking, including active participation in and leadership of professional organizations
What You Will Need
  • BS in Civil Engineering or related discipline
  • Registered Engineer in Kansas or Missouri
  • Minimum of 7+ years of bridge design experience including project management responsibility
  • Proven experience on KDOT or MoDOT bridge projects preferred
  • Seller/Doer mentality, client interaction experience a plus
  • A track record of adhering to design budgets and project schedules
  • Excellent communication and client relation skills
  • Strong understanding and familiarity with steel/concrete design software
  • Experience with bridge inspection, including completed NHI training a plus
  • Practice good time management skills, demonstrating the ability to work efficiently within time constraints while dealing with numerous concurrent activities
  • Willingness to travel to project/work sites as necessary

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