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Project Manager – Transportation


Atlas is seeking a Project Manager for Transportation (Civil/Highway or Structural) Design and Planning projects to join our evolving Team and serve as a leader to our staff in design and plan preparation for roadway, highway, and/or rail Phase I preliminary engineering and/or Phase II final design projects. Our clients vary from federal, state, and local governments; railroads and transit agencies; and collar county DOTs. This position will work in a team environment, lead progress meetings, make sound engineering decisions, provide direction to staff, and coordinate the workload of projects. The Project Manager will lead, assign, and review work of the project delivery team; check work through QC procedures; monitor progress; identify changes of scope and additional services; mentor staff; collaborate with all team disciplines: and manage the project scope, budget and schedule. Duties also include multi-discipline project coordination inclusive of survey, grading, drainage, structures, utilities and layout of various site items, and other duties as needed. The successful candidate will be given the opportunity to develop and maintain client relationships, support proposal development, participate in interviews, and be a visible and active member of the transportation community through professional organization involvement. Atlas is committed to assist you in advancing your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way in a collaborative culture.


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil or structural engineering from an ABET/EAC accredited program
  • PE license in Illinois
  • 5+ years of experience in engineering design
  • 1+ years of project management experience including the supervision of a design project team’s work
  • Strong background in developing preliminary and final engineering deliverables from design reports to plans, specification and estimate (PS&E) packages
  • Experience on IDOT, Illinois Tollway, CDOT, and/or county/municipal projects



  • Plans, schedules, and coordinates project team efforts on the preparation of deliverables for multiple transportation infrastructure projects
  • Financial and contract management of planning and design projects for delivery on budget and on schedule
  • Development of scoping documents and fee estimates
  • Participation in marketing and business development for the pursuit of work
  • Serve as a mentor to junior staff


Computer Skills

  • Proficiency with MicroStation/Geopak, Bentley SS4 with OpenRoads Technology and ProjectWise preferred


Communication Skills

  • Proactively interacts with clients, customers, officials, contractors, and others
  • Leads project meetings and makes presentations
  • Represents the organization externally
  • Positive attitude with excellent oral/written communication and organizational skills


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