Civil Engineer Project Manager Principal

RICK Engineering Company
Englewood, CO
Added: March 7, 2024
Looking for a place to grow your career and make a difference? RICK is the place for you!

As a Principal Project Engineer/Manager in Denver, CO you will have an opportunity to work with a multi-disciplinary team on meaningful, landmark projects in the Denver region. As a RICK team member, you will help clients and communities turn their dreams into reality. You will learn from and work alongside industry-leading experts and together shape the future of tomorrow.


Qualified candidate will have a BSCE degree, Colorado Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer, (or ability to obtain in next 6 months), plus a minimum of seven (7) years relevant experience; or the equivalent work experience of twelve years in this industry.

Candidates for this position must demonstrate

  • Independent thought and decision-making abilities
  • Must demonstrate strong independent thought and decision-making abilities
  • A minimum of three years management experience supervising the work of technical staff required
  • Possess demonstrated leadership and supervisory skills
  • Exhibit management ability
  • Be adept in establishing and maintaining strong and positive working relationships with clients/public-agency personnel and in-house staff

Managerial experience will include the following

  • Management of construction bid documents and contracts
  • Management of construction support and field coordination
  • Management of project schedules and budgets
  • Preparation of contracts, fee proposals, and scopes of work
  • Significant experience in client and public-agency interactions

Technical Experience Will Include The Following

  • Ability to perform conceptual and preliminary engineering design studies (incorporating land use and zoning considerations, assessment and consideration of site constraints, infrastructure requirements, and potential regulatory issues)
  • Preparation/processing of regulatory plans
  • Preparation/processing of public improvement plans (private and public)
  • Ability to perform constructability reviews
  • Experience with a range of construction support services

Knowledge of jurisdictional codes, standards, and procedures in the State of Colorado is strongly preferred.

Additional Skills

AutoCAD/Civil 3D or MicroStation/Inroads CAD experience is required.

  • Applies engineering principles, techniques, and procedures to design
  • Possesses working knowledge of business and management principles associated with strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership techniques, production procedures, interview and hiring methods and the coordination of people
  • Accepts and carries out responsibility for the design team's direction, control and planning; sets realistic goals and makes plans independently
  • Exhibits a thorough understanding of jurisdictional processing
  • Negotiate effectively
  • Demonstrates a high level of leadership & management ability; accepts and responds appropriately to constructive feedback with others and applies seasoned time management
  • Relates well and maintains a high level of respect and confidence from co-workers, public agencies
  • Demonstrates a high level of competence in written and oral communication
  • Possesses knowledge of CAD and its capabilities for preparing exhibits, studies and/or final plans

What We Offer

  • Generous Benefits Package
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Profit Sharing, 401K, and Life and Disability Insurance and Personal Leave
  • Holiday Parties, Team Building Activities and Events and Alternative Work Schedule

At RICK you will find an abundance of opportunities for mentorship, growth, and (of course) fun! Learn more by visiting

RICK Engineering Company is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

RICK employees are protected by laws designed to protect employees from discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or any other non-merit-based factor. These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring practices, appraisal systems, promotions, and training and career development programs. RICK employees are also protected against retaliation if they engage in a protected activity, whistleblowing, or the exercise of any appeal or grievance right provided by law.