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Project Manager – Land Development

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Privately held and employee-owned, HR Green is honored to be one of the nation’s longest operating engineering firms. We are currently seeking a Project Manager with business development skills and a strong technical Engineering background in the Colorado geography to continue to build and expand our Land Development team in our Denver or Colorado Springs office.

With HR Green, you will have the opportunity to help lead this practice as we further expand in the Colorado market, with a network of talented staff surrounding you to support your success.

As a Project Manager, your focus will be on building a sustainable annual portfolio of business and leading delivery of Land Development engineering projects that bring innovative solutions to our clients.

If you are a Land Development professional with project experience in the Colorado market and client contacts in the Denver/Colorado Springs market, let’s talk! Get the conversation started by applying today.
Our comprehensive benefits program covers what you need: health/dental/vision insurance, 401K with company match, Paid Time Off, AND what you want: Educational Assistance, annual paid volunteering time, work- life balance scheduling options, and fitness program reimbursements. Professional development is woven into the fabric of HR Green as we offer flexible career path options, in-house training programs, and incentives for professional registrations and public speaking.

Position Description Summary

The successful candidate will manage several projects and tasks and shall be accountable for the management/delivery of assigned projects, marketing and client development, technical quality, profitability, schedule, project staff coordination, client communications, scoping and negotiating scopes and fees, client follow-up, billing/collections and maintenance. Ability to maintain superior relationships with each of his/her clients and direct periodic communication with team members is essential. Active involvement in professional societies is encouraged and supported by the Company.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Project Management
• Uses professional judgment to independently complete engineering tasks within federal, state and local established criteria.
• Is responsible for completing each project on time and on budget. Regularly monitors project schedules and budgets throughout the project life. Responsible for leading formal Project Reviews for his/her projects.
• Acts as a technical resource for project team members.
• Monitors the performance of project team members through completion of Project Staff Reviews. Establishes mentoring and growth opportunities for the project team members.

Business Development

• Provides input into the identification of opportunities, creation of marketing plans, and positioning activities with individual clients.
• Participates in the preparation of engineering services proposals, including the interviews, calculation/estimation of time schedules, and costs of the proposed work.
• Cross-markets other firm services as appropriate to his/her clients. Participates in professional society activities.

• Independently communicates on technical matters with the client.
• Develops technical strategies in project delivery and internal knowledge transfers.


• Must have a Bachelor’s degree in civil or environmental engineering. A Master’s degree in a related field is preferred.
• A minimum of 8-10 years of relevant engineering experience is required.
• Ability to plan and lead the preparation of contract documents for Land Development projects is required.
• Must be highly motivated to grow market share and market water resource services to new and existing clients, manage design and construction projects (concept and final design), delegate work and coach staff.
• Demonstrates successful networking, collaboration and partnering skills.
• Has a positive industry reputation such that s/he is well known in professional organizations and within the industry marketplace.
• Exhibits a pattern of exceeding expectations, key performance indicator (KPI) targets and project deliverables.

Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations

• Must possess a current, valid Professional Engineer (P.E.) license.
• Must be capable of driving/operating a motor vehicle for company business, and maintain a valid driver’s license in the state of residence.

Relationship to Others
This position will report to the Practice Leader. Responsible for providing mentoring to less-experienced staff members in order to upgrade the overall talent level in the company and shows a willingness to help others meet critical deadlines.

Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write reports and correspondence. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing with employees, managers, and vendors.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variable in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to balance and coordinate the interests and demands of multiple internal clients simultaneously.

Physical Demands

Work is primarily performed in the office with occasional trips to a client’s site or other locations as needed. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit for prolonged periods of time, stand, walk, talk, hear, and reach with hands or arms. Hand eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and other office equipment. The employee is also required to kneel, crouch, and bend. Must be capable of carrying up to 30 pounds of equipment over all types of terrain and in all types of weather conditions.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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