Job Description

Raba Kistner, Inc., is a premier engineering consulting and program management firm providing professional consulting services with passion and integrity, to help build a better world for our employees, their families, our clients, and the communities we serve.

The Project Manager (PM) primary responsibilities encompass assisting Raba Kistner, Inc. by independently directing, managing, and growing a Regional Compliance Assurance Service Line through the management of projects and staff performing field/reporting activities, conducting prospective business development tasks, participating in marketing efforts/events in the promotion of all Raba Kistner services, driving client management and performing technical report writing activities.

Employee shall have the following minimum duties and responsibilities:

Manage execution of assigned Service Line projects to meet client and project financial performance expectations.
Cross sell all service lines and ensure proper client relations are maintained throughout all service line deliveries.
Review project(s) performance on a recurring basis and initiate corrective actions as needed.
Manage project(s) billing and accounts receivable activities supported by the Finance and Administration department.
Closely monitor project budgets and take early action to avoid budget exceedances.
Closely monitor project schedules and communicate with Direct Report and client early to discuss any schedule conflicts and resolutions.
Manage and/or prepare Service Line proposals and qualifications statements including direct involvement in scope of work, level of effort and cost build-up as required.
Manage activities of project staff including: day-to-day task management, project budget ad schedule compliance, and technical peer review of client deliverables.
Grow client revenue organically in line with Division goals by identifying potential business opportunities during and outside of active project activities.
Establish and/or maintain positive and close relationships with Service Line clients.
Participate in monitoring the Service Line, including QA/QC protocols, to ensure it is in substantial compliance with generally accepted practices and Raba Kistners Quality Management System.
Assist and support in Service Line workload and financial forecasting and planning as needed.
Provide technical/project management training and mentoring to Service Line subordinates.
Actively seek and identify potential business opportunities with new clients and evaluate for pursuit in coordination and with concurrence of Direct Report.
Actively monitor regulatory changes related to practice areas, and communicate changes and implications to the team.
Oversee and/or lead field crews during Service Line field activities and directly participate in the field as needed.
Identify and evaluate potential subcontractors, as needed, and, if they are selected, oversee their work.
Perform other duties as assigned or determined necessary by Senior PM.
Perform other Compliance projects for Service Line clients as desired by the Senior PM or as assigned.
Potential exposure to weather conditions.
Position may require protracted or irregular hours. Flexibility to work irregular hours is necessary due to client needs. Work responsibilities require out of town travel to Raba Kistner offices, client offices and project locations.

Employees shall possess the following minimum qualifications:

A four-year degree in Environmental Science, Biology, Wildlife Ecology, Geology, Natural Resources or a closely related field.
7 years of applicable experience or prior experience justifying less time.
Practical experience with cost proposal development, contract reviews, contract negotiation, and successful project management.
Demonstrated ability to:
Manage multiple projects concurrently.
Manage the technical direction of staff, project resources, costs, schedule, performance, and quality.
Manage teams comprised of both internal staff and subcontractors/subconsultants.
Assume new responsibilities and undertake non-traditional projects with successful outcomes.
Proactively pursue advanced certifications, perform self-directed research for self-improvement.
Work well with all staff levels within the organization and third parties.
Work protracted or irregular hours and/or in excess of 40 hours per week on an as-needed basis due to client needs (i.e., other than 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and/or other than Monday through Friday).
Demonstrated performance and understanding of required permits to include; TXR050000, TXR040000, TXR15000, TXG11000, individual TPDES and NPDES water quality permits, 40 CFR 112 and local regulations specific to service areas.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Google Earth, and other software.
Possesses excellent oral and written communication skills.
Excel working in a team environment or working independently, as projects dictate.
Possess valid Texas drivers license and meet companys auto insurability requirements.
Present a professional appearance to best represent the firm.
Must pass a drug test prior to employment and will be subject to post-accident, random, and reasonable cause testing during employment.
Comply with all attendance requirements as noted in most current edition of the Employee Handbook.
This position description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position. Key responsibilities and essential functions are intended to describe those functions that are essential to the performance of this position.

This position description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other position-related duties as requested by management. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.

An Equal Opportunity Employer including Minority/Female/Disabled/Veterans

Drug Free Workplace

Minimum Requirements
  • 5 - 10 years experience
  • 4-Year College Degree
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