Senior Project Manager

RICK Engineering Company
Santa Clarita, CA
Added: March 12, 2024
If you are looking for a place to grow your career and make a difference – RICK is the place for you!

As a Senior Project Manager in Santa Clarita, CA, you will have an opportunity to work with a multi-disciplinary team on meaningful, landmark projects in the Los Angeles and Ventura County 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 .


Qualified candidates will have a BSCE degree, California Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer, plus a minimum of ten (10) years of relevant experience in land development and/or public works; or the equivalent work experience of twelve (12) years in the industry. Qualified candidates will also have a minimum of eight (8) years of management experience supervising the work of engineers, designers, and other project support staff.

Candidates 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.

Candidates Managerial Experience Must Include The Following

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

Candidates Technical Experience Must Include The Following

  • Site assessment, the ability to perform engineering design studies (incorporating infrastructure requirements, and potential regulatory issues)
  • Preparation/processing of regulatory plans
  • Preparation/processing of public improvement plans in support of public agencies and capital improvement projects
  • Preparation/processing of plans to support land development projects
  • Expert in preparation/processing of plans through Los Angeles and Ventura County Public Works.
  • Ability to perform constructability reviews
  • Experience with a range of construction support services

Additional Skills

AutoCAD/Civil 3D, Microsoft Projects, and Bluebeam 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 to 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
  • Alternative Work Schedule
  • 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 based on 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.