Open Position: Senior Manager/Project Manager-PLS

  • 24 Feb 2017 8:52 AM
    Message # 4632478
    PLSO Office (Administrator)

    Cardno is a professional infrastructure and environmental services company, with expertise in the development and improvement of physical and social infrastructure for communities around the world.

    Our expert Survey/Utilities teams manage all aspects of utility relocations and redesigns, including avoiding and resolving utility conflicts and addressing construction issues. We have provided Survey/Utility services since 1984 and now have the largest equipment fleet in the world.

    Cardno is seeking a  Full- Time Senior Manager/Project Manager-PLS out of our Portland, OR office. The successful candidate will have intimate understanding of the practical application of surveying and mapping, including applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of a variety of types of surveys. They will be providing leadership internally, as well as promoting our results driven/safe work culture to clients. They will have a strong team of Survey/Utility professionals under them to mentor and guide. Strong communication skills will be expected to both manage and grow relationships with existing clients and future opportunities.

    Business Responsibilities:

    > Participates in the yearly Budget Forecast development, monthly operating review meetings and setting & meeting the financial performance goals of the branch office
    > Assist Branch Manager, fellow associates, and marketing staff with marketing packages, proposal preparation, proposal review, and presentations
    > Identify and solicit project opportunities with current and new clients and attend marketing meetings as needed
    > Develop and maintain relationships with existing and new clients, as well as review and manage client contracts
    > Provide infrastructure design services with other departments

    Office Responsibilities:

    > Normal office environment with occasional field site visits for progress review and quality control or estimating new work
    > Initiate, prepare, review, and participate in proposals, rate & staff hour estimate preparation, and negotiations
    > Represent Cardno while regularly interfacing with existing and potential clients to secure new assignments
    > Oversee project managers responsible for field personnel and office staff
    > Participate in interviews and selection of candidates to sustain the growth of the branch

    Project Responsibilities:

    > Provides overall management and direction for existing and new projects
    > Prepare work plans; assemble & manage project team including delegating tasks and ensuring compliance with project scope and schedule
    > Review and approve design calculations, specifications, and other submittals
    > Review invoices and prepare/review progress reports to client
    > Assist in developing procedures, standards, methods, and systems to improve project delivery
    > Responsible for accuracy, timeliness, and financial performance of assigned projects
    > Establish and maintain quality assurance plans and safety plans for projects portfolio
    > Oversee all QA/QC functions to ensure accurate and high quality deliverables to clients

    Basic Qualifications:

    > Professional Licensed Surveyor (PLS,) in state of Oregon with minimum of 5 years of experience
    > Proficient in MS Office and Database Management
    > Must be able to read maps and transcribe technical information into design
    > Able to resolve property boundary, strong with PLSS and final plat review/generation
    > Able to travel out of town overnight for project assignments

    Preferred Qualifications:

    > Strong AutoCAD / Civil 3D knowledge required
    > Professionally Licensed Surveyor (PLS, RPLS) in BOTH states of Oregon and Washington

    * Please Note that selected candidates will be required to pass a drug, background and reference screening.

    Cardno is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer

    Apply at our website and enter reference number 17-0040

    Or Apply Here:*17F77EF1F0FE4F98

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