Transportation Geospatial Project Manager

Virginia Beach, VA/Remote
Added: February 19, 2024


Woolpert, Inc. is a cutting-edge national architecture, engineering and geospatial (AEG) firm that delivers value to clients by blending site and architectural design excellence with innovative technology and geospatial applications. Woolpert is certified as an Employer of Choice by Great Place To Work®. We believe great companies are built from exceptional people and amazing clients. Because of our growth, we are seeking an experienced Transportation Geospatial Project Manager in the Virginia Beach, VA area.

The Project Manager direct s project s , planning, scheduling, data development, provides oversight and reporting supporting transportation projects involving geospatial technologies. The Project Manager will work with cross-functional teams to develop detailed deliverables, establish and improve client relationships and growth, and secure repeat opportunities within a client base. This candidate will lead the growth of Department of Transportation (DOT) and local municipality business opportunities in the Mid-Atlantic region and may assist with projects in other states by providing geospatial services and working with cross-functional teams to develop detailed deliverables.


  • Develop a pipeline of business contract opportunities within the Transportation and Rail industry that includes state DOTs, transit authorities, cities, or counties within geographic region
  • Drive and develop teaming opportunities with other geospatial and engineering firms in the region
  • Facilitate scoping meetings with clients to construct needs analysis and project definitions
  • Direct and collaborate with cross-functional teams across all project phases
  • Analyze project resource needs and work with Discipline Leader/Team Leader/Market Leader to determine budget and appropriate resources for projects
  • Create a detailed project scope, schedule and budget
  • Develop and communicate work breakdown structure to Discipline Leader/Team Leader/Market Leaders.
  • Ensure deliverables and quality standards are met in accordance with the agreed scope, schedule, budget and client standards
  • Collaborate with senior management to resolve schedule and budget problems as they arise and implement corrective action plans when deviations from budgets and/or schedules are evident
  • Facilitate client-facing change management and provide on-going communication throughout the project
  • Conduct project close-out meetings and document lessons learned
  • Manage, monitor, and forecast metrics including Profit and Loss, Sales, and Net Revenue for the portfolio
  • Accountable for the successful delivery of assigned projects


  • Professional Land Surveyor License in Virginia; SIT required, with the ability to achieve licensure within one year; multi-state licensure a plus.
  • Geospatial industry work experience (10 or more years), using the following:
  • Traditional boundary, Right-of-Way (ROW) and topographic route design surveys
  • Experience in photogrammetric principles
  • Experience in aerial, mobile and/or terrestrial LiDAR
  • Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) to local standards.
  • Managing technical (geospatial DOT/locality) projects (5 or more years).
  • Professional experience driving new business development and delivery oversight for geospatial projects within the transportation industry, knowledge of state DOT specifications
  • Several examples of complex geospatial projects completed or ongoing in the transportation industry
  • Demonstrable knowledge of MicroStation, Open Roads Designer (ORD), AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Trimble Business Center, and other geospatial software is desired
  • Willingness to undergo a pre-employment verification and drug screening
  • Must be able to travel 40% to client sites, conferences and other Woolpert related functions
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced, matrixed environment
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service and build strong relationships with clients and industry leaders
  • Strong technical proficiency required, including Microsoft Office products
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a collaborative team environment; offer constructive feedback and direction to support goals
  • Adaptability and responsiveness to industry changes as well as internal initiatives

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