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Civil Engineering Project Manager - Buffalo, NY

Company: CPL Architects Engineers Landscape Arch & Sur
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Serving in a leadership capacity, this role helps improve local infrastructure by planning and developing civil engineering assignments, maintaining liaison with associated contacts and ensuring effective project execution.

This position is located in Buffalo.


A leader in designing infrastructure that makes life better.

At CPL, we do work for the greater good. Our culture is rooted in helping others and we want to see our neighborhoods thrive. From hospitals, town halls, schools and universities to stadiums, houses, highways, and bridges, we actively demonstrate what it means to be a full-service team.

We're well-equipped to build cities from the ground up, and we deepen relationships by co-creating with our clients to bring their visions to life. We're devoted to shaping an intentional environment that promotes professional development, camaraderie, and fun, and as we continue to grow, we'll need innovators like you to help us deliver powerful results.


The Civil Engineering Project Manager works with experienced AEC professionals to provide practical, inspired designs for infrastructure projects ranging widely in scope, including water treatment and distribution, wastewater treatment and collection, stormwater, small roadway, and site development assignments.

Reporting to a designated Principal, you are responsible for developing proposals, establishing and maintaining project budgets, nurturing strong working relationships with clients from varying industries and providing oversight throughout all project phases. You serve as a mentor, teacher and advisor, guiding junior team members and eagerly passing along the wealth of valuable knowledge you've accumulated over the years.


  • You have a thorough understanding of the foundational principles of engineering, physics and mathematics
  • You have in-depth knowledge of construction processes, plans and specifications, as well as their application and relevance to public works and construction projects
  • You can perform moderately difficult to challenging technical computations and consolidate pertinent data
  • You have expertise in AutoCAD, WaterCAD, SewerCAD or Civil 3D
  • You have a profound ability to prioritize and juggle critical tasks, seeing them through to completion while maintaining high design standards and adhering to established project timelines
  • You earned a BS (and/or MS) in civil engineering from an accredited institution
  • You have 8-15 years of civil engineering experience, with a track record of developing proactive designs for a broad range of project types
  • You maintain professional in-state engineering licensure - or will immediately apply for licensure SUPERVISORY REQUIREMENTS
    • You have excellent analytical, problem-solving, organizational and technical skills
    • You utilize a strength-based approach to engage team members in their daily tasks, focusing on their capabilities rather than their weaknesses
    • You know how to coach your team both independently and as a whole, inspiring enthusiasm and providing encouragement when needed
    • You can establish short and long-term goals and create appropriate timelines for their completion, subsequently assigning specialized teams to accommodate related needs
    • You can communicate effectively with internal and external personnel
    • You can efficiently balance projects, teams, deadlines and budgets
    • You have an aptitude for creative problem-solving, particularly in time-sensitive situations which require fast turnaround CORE DUTIES
      • Work with clients, consultants and agencies to preplan project funding methods
      • Coordinate all project efforts - both administrative and technical - to ensure the most gainful and cost-effective outcome of assigned tasks
      • Supervise Project Engineers, Engineering Technicians and Interns by managing team member allocation and assessing the strengths of the project team to organize and regulate workload assignments
      • Schedule, lead and attend client vision sessions
      • Develop new relationships and work to enhance existing partnerships
      • Write project proposals, assisting in marketing efforts to grow CPL's business
      • Provide management of internal finances, including billing, invoice generation and asset/resource allocation
      • Perform quality assurance/control on others' work, verifying methodologies, calculations, outcomes, etc.
      • Keep abreast of new scientific methods and developments affecting the organization for the purpose of recommending beneficial changes WHAT WE OFFER: CPL cares about your future with us! That's why we offer the following benefits to you and your family:
        • Competitive Salary
        • Healthcare for you and your family including spouse coverage: Medical, Dental, Vision & Prescription insurances
        • Paid Time Off to allow work-life balance
        • Career Advancement & Mentorship Programs
        • Retirement Savings Plan You will be automatically enrolled in the Company's 401K and CPL matches $0.50 cents for every dollar you contribute up to 6%.
        • Education/Tuition Assistance: You may be eligible for continuing education assistance
        • Student Loan Assistance Program: CPL will contribute up to a maximum of $100 a month for 5 years ($6,000 total) towards student loan debt.
        • Long-Term Disability Insurance Company/team member premium sharing. HSA Contribution CPL will match $0.50 cents for every dollar you contribute up to $900 for each team member and $1,800 per family to help cover medical, dental, & vision expenses. (for HDHP participants only)
        • Flexible Spending Account $5,000 dependent childcare annually paid 100% by team member pre-taxes.
        • FREE Life Insurance and AD+D Insurance with a policy benefit up to $50,000. Voluntary Life Insurance Seven times the annual salary (up to $500,000 for team member, $250,000 for spouse). 100% of the premium is paid by team member.
        • Voluntary Short-Term Disability Insurance 60% of income benefit. 100% of the premium is paid by team member
          LEARN MORE

          CPL is proud to be not only an equal opportunity employer, but a diverse and motivating place to work. Visit our website (that's cplteam.com) to see what we're all about.

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