Cardno Senior Project Manager-PLS-Utilities and Survey in Charlotte, North Carolina

Description 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.

Cardno is seeking a Senior Project Manager in our Charlotte, NC office.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provides overall management and direction for existing and new projects

  • Interfaces with clients to obtain work

  • Prepares work plans, assembles project team, delegates tasks and ensures compliance with scope and timely completion of tasks

  • Reviews and approves design calculations submittals, specifications and other submittals

  • Reviews invoices and prepares/reviews progress reports to client

  • Oversees the project managers responsible for the field personnel and office staff assigned in the branch office

  • Initiates, prepares, reviews, and participates in proposals, rate & staff hour estimate preparation, and negotiations

  • Participates in interviews and presentations. Reviews and manages client contracts

  • Serves as representative of Cardno at client meetings

  • Regularly interfaces with existing and potential clients to secure new assignments

  • Develops and maintains relationships with existing and new clients

  • Responsible for accuracy, timeliness, and financial performance of assigned projects

  • Establishes and maintains quality assurance plans and safety plans for assigned projects

  • Oversees all QA/QC functions to ensure accurate and high quality deliverables to clients

  • Participates in the yearly Budget Forecast development, monthly operating review meetings and assists the Branch Manager in setting and meeting the financial performance goals of the branch office

Requirements Basic qualifications:

  • Professionally licensed in engineering, surveying or geology, or alternatively, 4 year college degree plus 8 years’ experience in a utility design or utility construction related field

  • Registration as a Licensed Professional Surveyor & Mapper or ability to obtain licensure is required

  • Experience in leadership, project management, and staff supervision is required

  • Must have strong written and oral communication, supervisory and mentoring, attention to details and accuracy, planning, decision making, problem solving

  • Preferred NCDOT Design Survey, Right of Way Control Survey and Right of Way Mapping experience is essential

  • Preferred MicroStation, GEOPAK, CAiCE, AutoCAD / Civil 3D knowledge

  • Proficient in MS Office and Database Management

  • Knowledge of the practical application of surveying and mapping, including applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various types of surveys

  • Proficient in survey related mathematical computations

  • Must be able to read maps and transcribe technical information from them into design

  • Normal office environment with occasional field site visits for progress review and quality control or estimating new work and be able to travel out of town overnight for project assignments

  • Provide infrastructure design services with other departments

  • Assist Regional Manager, fellow associates and marketing staff with marketing packages, proposal preparation, proposal review, presentations

  • Identify and solicit project opportunities with current and new clients and attend marketing meetings as needed

  • Travel to project sites and other Offices as required to perform these duties

  • Assist in developing procedures, standards, methods, and systems to improve project delivery

  • 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


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Requisition Number: 16-0370

Title: Senior Project Manager-PLS-Utilities and Survey

Status: Regular FT

City: Charlotte

State: NC