Structural Railroad Project Manager
Chicago, IL  / Omaha, NE  / Jacksonville, FL  / Milwaukee, WI  / Cincinnati, OH ...View All
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Simply Put, A Great Place to Work!


Alfred Benesch & Company (Benesch) is a growing, multi-disciplined engineering, and professional services firm. We enhance infrastructure and communities across the country - creating spaces and providing connections in ways that make a difference.

We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable environment and work hard to maintain a culture that is collaborative, supportive, and respectful to work/life balance. As a mid-sized firm, we pride ourselves on being nimble enough to remain responsive to client needs yet large enough to offer exceptional bench strength. As a member of our team, you'll have an opportunity to draw from those resources when you need them, and likewise, contribute your expertise when you have something to share.

Structural Railroad Project Manager - Chicago, IL; Omaha, NE; Jacksonville, FL; Milwaukee, WI; or Cincinnati, OH

Benesch is hiring a Structural Project Manager to join our talented Railroad team. As a Structural Railroad Project Manager, you will have the opportunity to work on various projects in one of our fastest-growing divisions by, managing assigned projects, providing direct supervision, mentorship, and overall leadership.

Our comprehensive benefits package includes paid overtime, exceptional retirement fund contributions, flexible schedules including opportunities to work remotely, wellness incentives, and all-around great people to work with!

The successful candidate for this position will be primarily responsible for:
  • Developing project scope, schedule, and budget estimates
  • Identifying resources needed and effectively delegate staff duties and responsibilities
  • Demonstrating the ability to utilize accounting and scheduling software for project management
  • Creating and executing project work plans
  • Analyzing accounting reports and project schedules for variances
  • Monitoring work for adherence to project scope and identifying out of scope actions
  • Preparing and submitting project reports to your assigned Group and/or Division Manager
  • Participate in contract negotiations
  • Establish client contact and maintain positive relationships
  • Serve as the primary interface between railroad clients and staff for a given project
  • Coordinate, monitor, and review work performed by sub-consultants
  • Promote the team environment and communication and identify and address team conflicts
  • Networking, including active participation in and leadership of professional organizations
What you will need:
  • BS in Civil Engineering required
  • PE License required
  • Minimum of 10 years of railway structural engineering experience
  • Project Management experience required
  • Client interaction experience is a plus
  • Working knowledge of AREMA Manual, Microstation, RISA 3D, or similar programs.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, along with excellent written and verbal communication skills to interface effectively with internal staff, clients, contractors, agencies, and the public
  • Practice good time management skills, demonstrating the ability to work efficiently within time constraints while dealing with numerous concurrent activities.
  • Willingness to travel to project/work sites as necessary

Alfred Benesch & Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action/ Disability/ Protected Veteran Employer. Qualified applicants are evaluated without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, political affiliation or belief, age, gender identity, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristic.

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Alfred Benesch & Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action/ Disability/ Protected Veteran Employer. Qualified applicants are evaluated without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristic.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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