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Land Development Project Manager

AKS Engineering & Forestry (AKS) has  immediate openings for Land Development Project Managers in our Tualatin, Keizer, OR and Vancouver, WA offices. If you are looking to continue your career in managing land development projects while working with a well-respected and talented team of professionals, you’ll want to consider AKS.

Ideal Candidate:
  • BS in Civil Engineering or equivalent (required)
  • Oregon Civil Engineer’s License (required)
  • 10+ years of civil engineering design related to site development projects
  • Demonstrated experience as project manager successfully delivering site development projects in Oregon
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including proposal and report writing
  • Reputation for high level of client service
  • Self-motivated individual that can work independently while guiding a team
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
Job Description:

You will provide project management and leadership of site development projects working with our hard-working team. Depending on your background and interest, you could manage residential, industrial, commercial, education, or recreational projects. Our collaborative team environment provides the resources of in-house technical experts to help you meet the needs of clients. You may also manage outside subconsultants for other necessary expertise. If you are a highly motivated individual who takes pride in your work and wants to provide clients with the highest level of quality and service, then you will want to talk with us. You will be rewarded for taking a proactive approach to managing, effectively handling multiple priorities, maintaining relationships with clients, and producing high quality work. Knowledge and familiarity with local codes and agency standards is important to this job as you will be managing projects throughout the Portland-metropolitan area. Specific responsibilities of this job include:

  • Identifying and pursuing new opportunities in providing services for site development projects
  • Managing and mentoring engineering staff to develop plans, specifications, and reports
  • Stamping final deliverables
  • Developing and managing project scope, budget, and schedule
  • Providing technical leadership for project design team
  • Coordinating with other in-house disciplines, as well as outside subconsultants
  • Providing QA/QC review of deliverables
  • Managing all components of the project from proposal through construction
  • Performing site and infrastructure design per county/city standards and maintaining good communication with the planning/engineering staff of the jurisdiction to minimize future changes and misunderstandings
  • Networking with clients, agency personnel, and colleagues to build/maintain professional network
  • Maintaining relationships with clients to develop future opportunities
  • Actively participating in monthly in-house Project Management Meetings
  • Doing what needs to be done

Tualatin, Keizer, Oregon; and Vancouver, Washington

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