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Drainage Project Manager

Posted on 6/27/2024



1,001-5,000 employees

Professional services for infrastructure development



Tampa, FL, USA + 3 more

Project Management
Business & Strategy
Required Skills
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering or related discipline
  • 10+ years of transportation drainage experience preferred
  • Colorado Professional Engineering (PE) License required (or obtain within 6 months of employment)
  • History of successfully managing projects, teams and delivering projects
  • Experience with design and plan production coordination related to transportation and standalone drainage projects
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Track-record for adhering to design budgets and schedules through the effective utilization of technical drainage staff
  • Strong analytical, reasoning, problem solving, and decision-making ability
  • Ability to utilize accounting and scheduling software for project management
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to prioritize, manage, and advance multiple projects simultaneously
  • Thorough understanding of state, federal and regional design and regulatory standards
  • Experience developing deliverables per FDOT standards and requirements (preferred)
  • Experience with developing detailed floodplain studies and floodplain permitting for no-rise certifications (preferred)
  • Solid understanding of FEMA technical requirements for CLOMR and LOMR submittals (preferred)
  • Eagerness to mentor and train others
  • Perform hydraulic and hydrology (H&H) analyses and design for transportation projects
  • Prepare drainage reports in conformance with client and industry standards
  • Assist with plan production related to drainage design, stormwater management and detention facilities, water quality/MS4, quantities and specifications
  • Contribute to project goals and milestones, coordinate resources, and monitor project progress
  • Oversee and assist in preparation of hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, studies, reports, construction drawings/plans, specifications, and cost estimates for a wide variety of stormwater design and planning projects
  • Adhere to all internal procedures for quality control, documentation, and project tracking to ensure the development of high-quality engineering documents
  • Champion relationships with key clients throughout Florida
  • Contribute to other project work as a technical specialist or advisor as needed
  • Market potential clients in coordination with Division and Group leadership
  • Provide input into the growth of the practice
  • Actively participate in the marketing process including proposal writing
  • Lead strategic project pursuits for drainage projects
  • Develop and manage scopes, schedules and staff hours for drainage related tasks and projects
  • Contribute to Florida Division strategic growth initiatives

At Benesch, employees have the opportunity to work at the forefront of infrastructure and community development, contributing directly to building and improving public sectors across a variety of markets. This firm is well-regarded for its commitment to providing top-tier professional services, creating a supportive environment where professionals thrive through engagement in significant projects. The firm's focus on diverse community initiatives and infrastructure projects offers a dynamic workplace that encourages growth and development in a pivotal industry.

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