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HNTB Project Manager II - Highway Design in Des Moines, Iowa

What We're Looking For

Are you looking for a new, exciting opportunity? Join our Des Moines, IA office and be an integral part of growing our transportation practice in Iowa and across the Midwest. We are looking for a highly creative and motivated engineering project manager with Iowa DOT experience to lead the planning, design and construction of highway transportation projects. The candidate will be responsible for the leadership and management of multi-disciplinary project teams to successfully deliver for our clients. This includes proactively managing project budgets (direct labor and expenses, including subconsultants), 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. While the primary focus will be highway transportation projects with Iowa DOT, the candidate will have the opportunity to support other disciplines and highway, toll, and municipal clients as part of our growing Iowa and Midwest transportation practice.

In addition to Essential Responsibilities, Primary Focus will include:

  • Manage, design and deliver complex transportation infrastructure projects.

  • Collaborate with clients, other disciplines, and stakeholders for the successful delivery of projects.

  • Develop and maintain client relationships.

  • Proactively identify, pursue and win key pursuits.

  • Supervise, coach and mentor engineering staff.

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Iowa PE

  • Relationships and experience managing complex transportation infrastructure projects with Iowa DOT

  • Experience in traditional and alternative project delivery

  • Extensive experience working in a multi-disciplinary, collaborative engineering environment

  • Active engagement in local professional and civic organizations

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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What You'll Need

Essential Responsibilities:

  • 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.

  • Performs technical discipline tasks including research, reports, design, specification and plan preparation to ensure the most efficient and cost-effective execution of assigned projects.

  • 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.

  • Coordinates work efforts and reviews of work performed by project team. Supervises and mentors team to overall project objectives.

  • Oversees project staffing with departments, offices and divisions.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering

  • 12 years relevant experience

  • 4 years project management experience

Additional Information

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About Us

At HNTB, we are harnessing the power of collaboration and innovation to establish a new vision for the future of mobility across our country. You don’t have to look far to see our impact. For more than a century, HNTB’s spark has connected people and places, expanded opportunity, and left a lasting impact on our communities. Our culture of integrity and inclusion, combined with groundbreaking solutions, has affirmed our reputation and positioned our firm as the industry leader in delivering extraordinary value.

When you join HNTB, you are joining an employee-owned firm founded on the values of integrity, collaboration, personal accountability, respect for others, and the development of all employees. We are committed to the continual improvement of an inclusive and diverse workplace. We encourage our employees to bring their whole and authentic selves to work, provide them a meaningful welcoming environment where they are valued, celebrated and respected. Diversity of thought and unique perspectives drives innovation, engagement and retention, which makes HNTB better and brings value to our clients and our communities.

HNTB is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer .

HNTB does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. We will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with a disability where appropriate.

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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).

Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is typically not available for entry level positions.

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