Structural Railroad Project Manager
Cincinnati, OH 
Posted 11 days ago
Job Description
Simply Put, A Great Place to Work!

Take your career to the next level with Alfred Benesch & Company, a growing, multi-disciplined engineering and professional services firm.

As a mid-sized firm, we pride ourselves on being large enough to handle our client's most complex and challenging assignments but nimble enough to offer exceptional service. At Benesch, you will work with the industry's brightest minds on challenging and unique projects that shape our nation's infrastructure and local communities - creating spaces and providing connections in ways that make a difference.

Structural Railroad Project Manager

As a Structural Railroad Project Manager, you will contribute to strategic initiatives that drive the growth of the Railroad group by providing direct supervision, mentorship, and overall leadership.

The ideal candidate will be a seller/doer managing all parts of phase 1 and phase 2 design projects, resource planning, assisting in business development, client engagement, and proposal preparation. We are looking for a project manager who is experienced in the local office market and is looking to join a team with a deep local bench of technical design staff and bolster a national practice of talented rail professionals.

The successful candidate for this position will be primarily responsible for:
  • Developing project scope, schedule, and budget estimates
  • Identifying resources needed and effectively delegating 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

Why us?

As an employee-owned firm, we recognize that our employees provide the knowledge and passion essential to positively shaping our communities' infrastructure. At Benesch, we win as one team, offering a full benefits package that covers so much more than just your medical, dental, and vision insurance. From offering company-wide bonuses to providing work/life balance, mentorship programs, 9% retirement fund contributions, and more!

To view a complete list of the benefits Benesch has to offer .

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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