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Project Manager - TransportationWoolpert, Inc. is a cutting-edge national architecture, engineering and geospatial (AEG) firm.  Our transportation practice is deeply rooted in the firm’s long history of providing exceptional client service and innovative design. Through our integrated design approach, we provide comprehensive, full-service consulting to turn our client problems and needs into opportunities and successes; blending engineering excellence with progressive technology and geospatial applications.  Woolpert has consistently been certified as an Employer of Choice by Great Place To Work®.  We believe great companies are built from exceptional people and amazing clients. As we grow, we are seeking an experienced Project Manager – Transportation market to be based in our Indianapolis, Indiana office.This individual will manage Design and Planning projects including oversight of the design process through construction administration, coordinating with the design team, our transportation clients and their leadership to ensure quality deliverables are completed on schedule and within budget. The Project Manager will be involved in business growth strategies, business development, and direct multiple disciplinary large/complex projects. Our Project Managers manage and assist projects in multiple regions/states by providing design services and working with cross-functional teams to develop detailed deliverables.Responsibilities:

  • Identify and communicate business growth opportunities and serve as a Transportation Structures Subject Matter Expert during the sales cycle and implementation including building new relationships that match the client and project type focus and overall business strategy of the Indiana area.
  • Meet with prospective clients to discuss their evolving needs and assess the opportunities for our firms AEG services to support them
  • Participate in the practices marketing and sale activities and lead interview teams
  • Monitor overall quality of the project performance and the product, and delivery to clients
  • Involved with regional, state and national organizations
  • Direct and collaborate with cross-functional teams across all project phases from conceptual/preliminary design, detailed design, and construction
  • Ensure deliverables and quality standards are met in accordance with the agreed scope, schedule, and budget
  • Manage and support internal and client cross-functional teams
  • Develop and implement corrective action plans when deviations from budgets and/or schedules are evident
  • Facilitate client-facing change management and provide on-going communication throughout the project
  • Manage, monitor, and forecast metrics including Profit and Loss, Sales and Utilization, and Net Revenue for the portfolio
  • Accountable for the successful delivery of assigned projects


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited school
  • Active Licensed Engineer in Indiana. License in additional states a plus.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in transportation structural design
  • Must be able to travel 25-30% to client sites
  • Exceptional design portfolio with representative projects in transportation structures
  • Strong knowledge of INDOT Project Development Process, construction documentation & administration and knowledge in state, local municipalities design process is a plus
  • MicroStation experience
  • Must have the ability to maintain existing client relationships and build new ones with annual sales goals
  • Experience negotiating and managing project scope and fees as well as risk management and financial accountability
  • Strong leadership, organization, and communication skills
  • Ability to direct and coordinate work efforts of other technical and junior staff
  • Problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and motivation to learn
  • Collaborative and professional work ethic
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a collaborative team environment; offer constructive feedback and direction to support goals

ABOUT WOOLPERT:Leading Innovation and Integrity... As members of a leading design, geospatial and infrastructure management firm, Woolpert employees inspire each other to be the best through their ingenuity, diversity, and vision. With projects that contribute to the sustainability, security, and efficiency of federal, local and private-sector clients across the U.S. and abroad, our employees appreciate rewarding careers that contribute to advances in the Transportation Engineering industry while also knowing they’re serving the needs of some of the best communities and organizations around the world.Presenting Opportunities and Challenges at Every Turn...As a firm that recognizes the importance of developing top talent from within, our employees have access to a wide range of training and coaching programs and are rewarded for their achievements through our excellent benefits package and competitive salaries.Our vision: more about our “Great Place To Work” certification: Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)  

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