Senior Project Manager - Civil Engineering

Matrix Design Group, Inc.
Denver, CO
Added: May 10, 2024
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About Matrix: Matrix Design Group, Inc., an employee-owned planning, engineering and environmental consulting firm is actively seeking a Senio r Project Manager in our Denver office. 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: $100,000.00 To $140,000.00 Annually, Salary will be dependent upon experience.


The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for the management and execution of a variety of civil engineering design and permitting projects. Utilizing consulting 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 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.
  • Manage and design Urban Redevelopment projects for our municipal and private clients.
  • Partner with other Matrix practice leaders to assist on multi-disciplinary project pursuits.
  • 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.


  • Self-directed practitioner with strong project management and project delivery skills.
  • Ability to supervise 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.
  • Must be able to work effectively as a team leader 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.
  • Ability, and willingness to travel to project sites and other facility offices.

Education And Experience

  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in civil engineering
  • Colorado Professional Engineering (PE) licensure or ability to obtain CO PE within one year
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of progressive experience with an emphasis in civil design including drainage, utility, roadway / transportation design
  • Experience with traffic, drainage and utility reports
  • Experience working with both private and municipal clients
  • Strong industry relationships and an understanding of municipal, state and federal criteria
  • Significant 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