Senior Project Manager

Senior Project Manager

Career Area: Engineering

What We're Looking For:
The main function of this role is to provide project management (PM) and technical leadership services on a variety of large, complex hydrologic and hydraulic (H/H) modeling and/or design projects while maintaining Barge's PM procedures, business goals, and objectives in a manner that results in positive business impact and a great employee experience. Time will be spent developing the H/H and floodplain management practice for the firm and leading related projects. This role is expected to both maintain and grow client relationships and provide technical leadership on projects.

Responsibilities for this position include:
  • This role will serve as the subject matter specialist for H/H modeling and floodplain management for the firm.
  • Works to grow the H/H and floodplain management practice area for the firm, which includes:
    -Leading the development of technical approaches for competitive pursuits.
    -Serving as the technical lead for H/H modeling projects and floodplain management issues.
    -Ensures that technical staff capabilities are growing to meet future demands.
    -Presents at conferences and helps increase the Barge brand.
    -Grows the financial success of the practice area.
  • Works with Leadership and Water Client Leads to develop & grow business opportunities related to the H/H and flood management practice.
  • Manages projects that have significant impact on meeting financial, business, and strategic goals for the firm and facilitates a collaborative work environment that advances initiatives and supports a positive workplace culture.
  • Active role in advising and executing strategic and business planning activities related to stormwater and water resources.
  • Support other business units by providing H/H modeling and floodplain permitting services for site development and transportation projects.
  • Attends various leadership meetings.
    Performs other duties as requested.

  • May manage other professionals. This role will support talent management responsibilities for a group of individuals including, but not limited to hiring, coaching, separation.
  • This role leads a group of professionals through a project.
  • This role mentors other professionals and PM's.

Expectations and Skills:
  • Influence stakeholders and manages stakeholder relationships within and outside Barge.
    Ability to effectively lead collaborative multi-discipline teams and lead concurrent projects and deadlines.
  • Ability to make sound business decisions guided by Business Unit strategy.
    Experience with HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS and SWMM-based software is required. Two-dimensional modeling experience is a plus.
  • Exhibits strong leadership skills and technical credibility.
  • Provides guidance that drives financial metrics and quality expectations of mid-sized and less conventional projects.
  • Grows H/H modeling and floodplain management practice for the firm.
  • Develop and implement a plan to sell work related to practice area.
  • Embrace and champion our Purpose, Vision, and Values with all employees, teams, and direct reports.

Education & Experience Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree from accredited program. Minimum of 10 years' experience in H/H modeling and/or floodplain management.
  • Professional engineering license.
  • Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) is a plus.
  • Attend and participate in PM training programs.

Physical Requirements:
  • Walk, sit, and stand. Occasionally reach with hands, stoop, kneel, or crouch. Occasionally climb 25-30 feet. Occasionally lift to 40 lbs. Visual acuity sufficient to read alpha/ numeric symbols for computation and design.
    Ability to adapt quickly and respond effectively to project issues that arise.

Why join us?

Barge Design Solutions, Inc., is an engineering and architecture firm with diverse in-house multidisciplinary practice areas. The employee-owned company is more than 400-people strong and serves clients nationwide from multiple U.S. locations. Barge is ranked No. 171 on Engineering News-Record (ENR)'s 2021 Top 500 Design Firms list, is No. 177 on Architectural Record's Top 300 Architecture Firms and is a certified Great Place To Work®.

Our primary purpose for being in business is ultimately to create a better life by unleashing the potential of our people, clients and communities. This purpose is supported by our company's core values because at the end of the day, Barge CARES:

  • Collaborate - Help and expect help. Teamwork is essential in what we do.
  • Authentic - Honesty, integrity and trust are at the heart of everything we do. We are who we say we are.
  • Responsible - We are accountable for our work, our attitude, and our actions. We make Barge better.
  • Excellence - We go all in and expect more of ourselves than others expect of us.
  • Service - We are humble. We use our gifts in service of others.

We believe that if we are living out our purpose for being in business and integrating our values into everything we do, we will ultimately achieve our vision to be the firm best known for being selected when it matters most.