HNTB Senior Project Manager - Quality Assurance in Washington, District Of Columbia

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Overview

The time is right to join HNTB! We are currently seeking a Senior Project Manager - Quality Assurance in our Washington, D.C. office.

This position is an excellent opportunity to join our multi-disciplined team co-located with a major transit agency in Washington, DC. The overall objective of this position is to contribute to the agency’s success through quality improvement initiatives and action plans to ensure safety, reliability, and customer satisfaction.

Job Summary

Responsible for the leadership and management of team in support of the project’s profitable operation. Responsible for proactively managing the projects technical budget (direct labor and expenses, including technical sub-consultants), schedule, technical requirements, contractual obligations, project communications and HNTB’s 4 for 4 performance: delivery of quality work, on time, on budget and to the client’s satisfaction on every project. Responsible for gross revenue of $10M-30M.

Essential Responsibility

  • Actively manages project scope, schedule and budget. Serves as the primary client liaison to bring the schedule, budgets and scope of work to completion and to the client’s satisfaction.

  • Implements the firm’s project delivery plan using HNTB's Sophisticated Delivery Approach (SDA) on each project.

  • Develops project scope and fee quotation, and assists in the preparation of proposals and contracts.

  • Provides oversight and monitoring of work to less experienced project managers. Coordinates work efforts and review work performed. Schedules and manages for integration of quality management during all phases of a project.

  • Oversees project staffing with departments, offices and divisions.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Additional Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Manage employees engaged in quality assurance, internal compliance, and oversight of operations, engineering, maintenance, and assets.

  • Oversee the production of technical documents such as: standard operating procedures, manuals, work instructions, and reports.

  • Review and analyze data to promote process improvements, develop standards, and evaluate systems and processes.

  • Direct the preparation, modification, and implementation of corrective action plans.

  • Direct the monitoring and tracking of compliance with internal and external regulations, rules, and requirements.

  • Interpret and understand corrective action plans, preventative action plans, continuous improvement, best practices, and performance measures.

  • Supervise and provide technical guidance to less experienced managers.

  • Travel to various agency locations within the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

Basic Qualification

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering

16 years relevant experience

6 years project management experience

Preferred Qualification/Skills

The ideal candidate is someone who:

  • Has the ability to proactively assess quality, safety, and reliability issues.

  • Works well in a balanced work environment with a mix of team-based assignments with internal departments and external agencies, as well as can work independently.

  • Listens to understand and asks clarifying questions.

  • Takes personal accountability for results by scheduling work assignments, assessing the level of effort required, then delivering on time.

  • Manages multiple priorities, and deliverables simultaneously through planning and preparation.

  • Facilitates the continuous improvement of work processes.

  • Can convey technical information clearly and concisely to various audiences.

  • Possesses strong technical knowledge of rapid transit systems, planning, engineering, construction, maintenance, and/or operations.

General Work Conditions

Combination Office and Field Environment: Most work is performed in an office environment in which there is only minimal exposure to potentially unpleasant working conditions. Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use. Work may infrequently be performed at client’s job site, construction trailer, and in the field. Work may sometimes require working in inclement weather, working in a construction site, being exposed to heavy construction equipment and doing extensive walking. Adherence to applicable safety protocol is required.

HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.

The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.

HNTB Job Title Sr Project Manager - Engineering

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Transit and Rail