• Project Manager I

    Location US-MA-Boston
    Posted Date 1 month ago(2/11/2019 11:49 AM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Under direction, responsible for all area or project operations, as determined by the size and nature of the project, including construction inspection and material testing operations to ensure compliance with project plans, approved shop/working drawings, and specifications. 


    • Plan, schedule and coordinate construction inspection activities and material testing operations
    • Implement and oversee compliance with administrative and business operation activities including human resources, training programs, inventory, safety and budget monitoring
    • Review and recommend approval of applications for payment
    • Oversee Area Office record management operations
    • Meets with contractor's supervisors or other project leaders on assigned project sites to discuss and coordinate testing, sampling, or inspection of construction materials or construction procedures to verify compliance with the approved plans, specifications and shop/working drawings
    • Review plans, specifications, and shop/working drawings for project activities
    • Resolve differences in the interpretation of plans and specifications
    • Performs Operational Walk Through and Competency Testing
    • Review implementation of established procedures and implement preventive and corrective actions
    • Responsibilities as contained within the RKI Quality Management System


    • Safe utilization, storage and maintenance of all documents and tools
    • Contacts direct report for priorities and deadlines
    • Updates direct report on progress and delays on every task or assignment
    • Safe usage and maintenance of company vehicle and field equipment
    • Carry out assigned duties in accordance with established procedures
    • Meet directed priorities and deadlines
    • Maintenance of license and/or certifications at the time of employment or obtained during employment
    • Submittal of accurate, legible, comprehensive and complete testing and/or inspection reports on a daily basis in accordance with project Quality Plan
    • Interpret, organize, execute, and coordinate major technical engineering assignments
    • Review construction inspection procedures of assigned supervisors and/or inspectors and clarifies procedures
    • Assigns work priority tasks to assigned direct reports and/or inspector(s)


    • Licensed as a professional engineer within the applicable jurisdiction. (Professional engineers licensed in another state, but not currently licensed in the applicable jurisdiction, must (1) meet the requirements of the applicable jurisdiction Engineering Practices Act, (2) obtain a professional engineering license from the applicable jurisdiction Board of Professional Engineers within six (6) months of the date of hire, and (3) sign an agreement to that effect as a condition of employment.)
    • A person in this position generally, but not necessarily has eight (8) years progressively responsible experience in transportation engineering with three (3) years’ experience in construction management and two (2) years supervisory experience
    • Preferred 2 years light rail or subway experience
    • Shall possess a valid driver’s license within the applicable jurisdiction and meet firm’s auto insurability requirements


    • Engineering principles, practices, and methods
    • Engineering fundamentals
    • Engineering calculations


    • Materials used in highway construction
    • Highway construction plans, construction inspection procedures, and specifications
    • Material testing methods, processes and procedures


    • Construction management procedures
    • Personal computers and the use of applicable software
    • The State specific Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices or National Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices approved by the Federal Highway Administrator as the National Standard  


    • Human resources policies and procedures
    • Algebra, geometry, and trigonometry
    • Construction project records management techniques
    • Management principles, practices and procedures


    • Budgetary procedures


    • Manage
    • Plan and coordinate work activities, oversee programs, interpret engineering plans, and instruct
    • Direct
    • Assign and review work
    • Communicate effectively orally and in writing
    • Work under exposure to inclement weather conditions
    • Read and understand plans, specifications, instructions, labels, reports, etc.
    • Travel to project sites and maneuver over rough and uneven terrain
    • Prepare and maintain records, files, and reports
    • Maintain effective working relationships with internal and external personnel
    • Follow verbal and written instructions
    • Analyze, problem solve, and recommend solutions
    • Ability to drive company vehicle, manage and complete all assigned jobs, efficiently and on time


    • Present a professional appearance to best represent the firm
    • Wear personal protective equipment and comply with all safety requirements
    • Comply with all attendance requirements as noted in most current edition of Corporate Policy Manual


    • The use of personal computers and applicable software
    • Effective communication
    • Creating and maintaining an effective and cohesive working group


    • Works outside and is subject to weather conditions
    • Potential exposure to equipment movement hazards and dangerous chemical/solvents if proper safety procedures are not followed
    • Exposed to noise, dust, fumes, radiant and electrical energy
    • Works on ladders and scaffolding
    • May work protracted or irregular hours
    • Flexibility to work irregular hours due to client needs (i.e. other than 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and/or other than Monday through Friday.)
    • Work related responsibilities require travel out of town to RABA KISTNER offices, client offices, and project locations

    Must pass a drug test prior to employment and will be subject to post-accident, random, and reasonable cause testing during employment.

    Raba Kistner supports a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer who does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or other classification protected by law. Drug Free Workplace.   Females and minorities are encouraged to apply.



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