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Job Description

Job Description

As a principal project manager, you will work across a range of tunnel projects from design and design review and all the way through to construction monitoring. With a predominant focus on large-scale, East Coast tunnels projects, you’ll work closely with our clients to provide schedule and project updates, as per our commitment to them. You’ll be a technical mentor to other members of the team and guide them through complex project challenges. As with every Mott MacDonald team member, you will embody our ethos and technical professionalism, while representing and interfacing with clients to secure more work.

You will be based from our growing Chicago office.

The biggest part of the principal project manager position will be to monitor and oversee projects; delivering a high-quality end piece, on time, within budget and according to contract.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required:

Leading resource planning and coordination

Developing engineering concepts, and articulation to the team

Working as part of a multi-discipline team to deliver project input

Project management and ownership of the engineering input into the project

Ability to co-ordinate with different teams, both within Mott MacDonald and externally

Liaising with the client, attending progress meetings and producing reports on progress

Providing expert engineering input into design and evaluation of technical work product

Candidate Specification

Mott MacDonald's experience in tunneling dates back to the early 1900s. Our team of professionals provides cost-effective and innovative engineering solutions for North American tunneling industry with unprecedented success. We’re looking for an individual to join our team to continue this and invite applications from candidates with:

Master’s in civil engineering preferred, but BS in civil engineering or equivalent required. Degree(s) should be structural in geotechnical, or civil engineering.

Extensive (15 years+) experience/knowledge of engineering, construction, design management required

Must be registered professional engineer (PE)

Leading and managing engineering teams and supporting their development

Must have ability to travel/co-locate to clients and job sites and be willing to attend meetings after regular business hours

A developed knowledge of tunnel engineering

Job Profile

Mott MacDonald is a $2bn engineering, management and development consultancy. We’re one of the largest and most diverse firms of our kind in the world with over 16,000 staff working out of 180 principal offices, delivering projects in 150 countries.

Our global business is multisector, spanning buildings, communications, defense, education, environment, health, international development, industry, mining, oil and gas, power, transport, urban development, water and wastewater.

Equal employment opportunity is the law. English version, Spanish version, Chinese version.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status or disability status.