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Job Description

  Tetra Tech’s High-Performance Buildings Group brings together the expertise of talented engineers, commissioning agents, and energy analysts from around the world. We offer high-end, sustainable building consulting and MEP engineering services for blue-chip clients across every building sector. Our services include MEP design, Net Zero Energy, lighting design, commissioning, vertical transportation, low voltage, information technologies, security, fire engineering, sustainability consulting, and acoustics. We are Better Together—Powered by Innovation. Glumac, A Tetra Tech Company, is a leader in Sustainable Design. Our mission is to engineer and commission “green buildings that work.” The built environment is responsible for nearly 40% of annual global CO2 emissions. The task of delivering a sustainable future that is climate-resilient and socially equitable begins at the building scale. At Glumac, our fully integrated MEP, Energy Analysis, Sustainability, Commissioning, Technology, and Lighting teams are working together to meet that goal and deliver a sustainable future. We look for people who want to join us in stepping boldly toward the challenge of reducing the carbon output of buildings through intelligent, data-driven building design. Our world-class design teams have delivered a growing portfolio of net-zero energy and net-zero water buildings across market sectors and are working to decarbonize the building stock of some of the largest companies and universities in the world. Glumac is a place where you can apply your passion and make a tangible impact on the communities we live in. The challenge is steep, but the opportunities are endless. Join us!  Your OpportunityGlumac is seeking a Project Manager for our Portland, OR Office.  The Project Manager is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control, completion of specific projects, ensuring consistency with Glumac’s strategy and the commitment and goals of the client’s specifications. The Project Manager is also responsible for the financial success of the project, including monitoring project spending and maintaining project profit margin. This position requires proficiency in project management processes, terminology, and tools, as well as engineering and construction methodology. A hybrid work environment is available to staff that can demonstrate good communication, quality, and accountability across their work products and efforts. The office is always available for those that desire an in-office environment full-time. Your ImpactThis role will entail managing various projects that include commercial, education and government market sectors. The Project Manager will be the lead point of contact with the Client and works closely with the project Program Manager. Primary areas of responsibility include:

  • Contract & Scope Management and Client Liaison
    • Assists in reviewing contracts and agreements for conformance to scope of services and risk mitigation prior to execution.
    • Facilitates the definition of project scope and if necessary, reviews and approves changes with the project Program Manager.
    • Constantly monitors and reports on progress of the project to appropriate leadership, particularly if/when there are design, scope, budget, schedule, or client issues.
    • Ensures project conforms to all contractual requirements.
    • Performs change, risk, and contract management procedures.
    • Oversees the coordination and timely compliance of all project records.
  • Project Financial Performance
    • Monitor spending, ensuring project stays within cost budget. Works with team on corrective spending plan as needed.
    • Works with accounting to submit invoices on a regular basis and follows up on invoices that haven’t been paid within the contract timeline.
    • Identifies requested work not included in the contract and works with client to negotiate scope and fees to bring it into scope.
    • Performs cost-tracking and cost analysis functions to mitigate budget overruns, maintain cost and revenue budgets, and maintain project profitability.
  • Maintain Schedule and Project Goals and Deliverables
    • Responsible for project goals and deliverables.
    • Attends coordination and project meetings and passes on information to Design Engineers and relevant staff.
    • Holds regular project team meetings to review project progress and identifies obstacles, issues, and solutions.
    • Takes initiative and exercises independent judgment in the solution of project problems.
  • Lead Internal Project Teams with Project Execution, including QA/QC
    • Assembles, coordinates, and supervises project staff and project resources needed for completion.
    • Defines project tasks and communicates resource requirements to all team members.
    • Coordinates the in-house work of all engineering disciplines required for the project.
    • Ensures quality assurance with coordination of Glumac QA/QC.
    • Initiates in-house plan check and ensures all corrections are incorporated.
    • Plans project work and schedules work with respective discipline leads.
    • Reviews and issues all required documentation for each phase/task.
    • Coordinates project team members and manages information/issues between team.
    • Manages Construction Administration to ensure the project is in accordance with plans, specifications, and proper permits (as they relate to Glumac’s role).
  • Marketing and Business Development
    • Assist marketing in development of scope and qualifications for RFPs. Participate in project bid interviews as needed.
    • Lead proposal and cost budget development efforts and prepare necessary documentation.
    • Participate in activities and organizations related to our industry outside of daily business routine, developing peer relationships, technical growth, and business contacts.

 Relationship to Others

  • Able to maintain a respectful and professional client relationship.
  • Able to relate to clients in a mature, thoughtful, professional, and responsive manner.
  • Able to lead and motivate team members to ensure project success.

 What You Bring – QualificationsImpact, Innovation, and Inclusivity should be core values. The qualifications you bring include:

  • 5+ years of experience as a Project Manager in the AE industry.
  • Degree in Project Management or Construction Management and/or equivalent experience.
  • Understanding of project management processes, of terminology and tools, and of construction methodology.
  • PMP Certification is a plus.
  • Self-starter.
  • Effective communicator, both verbal and written.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and experience maintaining successful client relationships that directly result in repeat business.
  • Track record of maintaining key client accounts strongly desired.
  • Proven experience in team management, client satisfaction, and good decision-making.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, and strong attention to detail.
  • Able to manage multiple tasks and prioritize work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
  • Able to manage and lead cross-functional teams, including sub-consultants.
  • LEED accreditation is a plus.

 About Glumac, A Tetra Tech Company Glumac is a globally recognized leader in sustainable building design. With more than 50 years of experience in Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Energy Analysis, Sustainability Consulting, and Building Commissioning, we operate at the forefront of sustainability in the built environment and are looking for people to join our ever-growing global team. Working within the Tetra Tech family of companies provides Glumac access to knowledge, resources, and experience from a diverse group of engineering experts in a broad range of practices, allowing us to deliver best-in-class service and design to clients worldwide. The technical expertise, cutting-edge thought leadership, and a near-century of combined experience shared throughout Tetra Tech uniquely positions Glumac to meet any client need. Tetra Tech is a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services for projects worldwide. We combine the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world and 21,000 employees. We are Leading with Science® to provide sustainable and resilient solutions for our clients in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. With Tetra Tech, we provide a collaborative environment that supports individual performance, innovation, and creativity. We are proud to offer competitive compensation and benefits. Learn more by visiting For more information on our company, please visit our website at,, and To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website at or We thank all applicants for your interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Tetra Tech is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties, including but not limited to, women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Tetra Tech is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity, inclusion, and equity are among Tetra Tech’s core values. Throughout our history, the company has prioritized the equitable inclusion of all people. All qualified candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, military or veteran status, gender, age, disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, and any other characteristics protected by the law. We invite resumes from all interested parties. Please visit our website at to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on. Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor, and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability - No calls or agencies.Additional Information

  • Organization: 150 GTT
  • Requisition #15000000876
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