Project Manager - Civil Land Development

Matrix Design Group, Inc.
Colorado Springs, CO
Added: March 18, 2024
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About Matrix: Matrix Design Group, Inc., an employee-owned planning, engineering and environmental consulting firm is actively seeking a Project Manager in our Colorado Springs office for our Civil Services Division. As an employee-owned company we are committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, respect and excellence.

Our strengths of service, innovation, and skill are a result of that belief. We have a friendly, collegial, cooperative atmosphere and offer a full range of benefits including medical , dental, vision, disability and life insurance; holiday, vacation and sick leave; training and education ; 401(k) and an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). Matrix employees are encouraged to participate in employee wellness programs , social committees and community outreach programs . We strive to employ highly motivated people with excellent communication and applied problem-solving skills who desire to advance their talents and skills.

Salary Range: $80,000.00 To $110,000.00 Annually, Salary will be dependent upon experience.


The Project Manager will be responsible for the management and execution of a variety of civil engineering design and permitting projects. Utilizing consulting and construction management expertise, prepares the scope, budget, and schedule for projects to ensure contract requirements are executed on-time and on-budget. Attend project meetings with internal staff and clients and make presentations concerning specific aspects of engineering projects and oversees the work of technical staff. Works with local, regional or state-level clients to assist them in achieving their goals.

Essential Functions

  • Development of project work plans and scopes of work.
  • Provide project oversight and schedule monitoring.
  • Prepare fee proposals and track and manage project budgets and invoicing.
  • Prepare or review roadway, grading, drainage, water and sewer plans using AutoCAD and Civil 3D
  • Produce project deliverables including technical memoranda, design plans and specifications, and technical reports.
  • Administer QA/QC for project deliverables.
  • Prepare supporting calculations, construction specifications, and permitting in various jurisdictions.
  • Prepare construction cost models and engineer’s opinion of probable cost for projects through various stages of development including due diligence to final construction document submittal for bid.
  • Participate in proposal presentations and project interviews.
  • Maintain effective communications with clients and project teams.
  • Technical reporting and presentations.
  • Construction observation and coordination with construction contractors.
  • Ensure that the staff resources are deployed in a productive and profitable manner.
  • Conduct regular meetings to ensure that project needs are balanced with staff availability.


  • Field construction experience a plus
  • Self-directed practitioner with project management and project delivery skills.
  • Ability to direct staff, bid projects, and develop project execution plans and technical deliverables.
  • Outstanding client and personnel skills and the ability to persuasively communicate at all levels.
  • Technical expert with outstanding team building, writing, proposal development, cost estimating, and program execution skills a plus.
  • Must be able to work effectively as a project manager in a group environment and maintain. positive relationships with team members and clients.
  • Organized and detail oriented with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite, AutoCAD Civil 3D, and hydraulic/hydrology software a plus.
  • Ability, and willingness to travel to project sites and other facility offices.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Supervise, manage, direct and provide oversight of tasks and responsibilities for engineering staff and/or other technical support as needed. Collaborate with Civil team members, senior Project Managers and Director of Civil Services.

Education And Experience

  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in civil engineering.
  • Minimum of four (4) years of progressive experience in the civil or construction realm including drainage, utility, roadway / transportation design
  • Experience with traffic, drainage and utility reports a plus
  • Experience working with both private and municipal clients
  • Industry relationships and an understanding of municipal, state and federal criteria
  • Experience and understanding of local, regional, state and federal policies, programs and procedures
  • Valid driver's license, in conjunction with successfully passing the Company’s MVR

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Matrix Design Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against based on disability.

The expected salary range for this position is displayed in accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location.

Any applicant with a qualifying physical or mental disability who believes s/he requires a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should contact us at 719-575-0100 for assistance.

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