Civil Engineer Project Manager Principal

RICK Engineering Company
San Luis Obispo, CA
Added: March 7, 2024
If you are looking for a place to grow your career and make a difference – RICK is the place for you!

As a Principal Project Manager in San Luis Obispo, CA you will have an opportunity to work with a multi-disciplinary team on meaningful, landmark projects in the San Luis Obispo 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. At RICK you will find an abundance of opportunities for mentorship, growth, and (of course) fun! Learn more by visiting


Candidate will have a BSCE Registration and a minimum of ten (10) years of engineering design and management experience.

Candidate for this position must demonstrate

  • Strong independent thought and decision-making abilities
  • 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.

Candidate’s Managerial Experience Will Include

  • Supervision of engineering design teams
  • Management of project schedules and budgets
  • Significant experience in preparation of contracts, fee proposals, and scopes of work
  • Significant experience in client and public-agency interactions.

Candidate’s Technical Experience May Include

  • Preliminary engineering design studies (assessment and consideration of site constraints, and potential regulatory issues)
  • Preparation/processing of tentative and final subdivision maps
  • Preparation/processing of public improvement plans for public agencies and/or development plans for commercial and residential developments
  • Preparation and review of attendant hydrologic studies and drainage reports

The Candidate must be experienced in CAD Design applications as they relate to engineering design.

What We Offer

  • Additional compensation offered with overtime and bonus potential.
  • Generous Benefits Package
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Profit Sharing, 401K, and Life and Disability Insurance and Personal Leave
  • Company Events
  • Holiday Parties, Team Building Activities and Events

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.