Project Manager (Civil)

Date: March 25, 2024

Title: Project Manager (Civil)
Reports to: Department Manager
Location: NJ Based (Flanders, Wall, or Hackensack, NJ)

Brief Description:

SCE is seeking a Civil Engineering Project Manager.  The candidate shall maintain a Professional Engineer’s (PE) License in the United States (preferably New Jersey) with 10 plus years of experience, involving concept and detailed design, planning, specifications, QA/QC, regulatory approvals, general management and supervisory responsibility in the Civil Engineering industry.  Experience in the preparation and review of private development applications, Municipal Zoning Code, Residential Site Improvement Standards (RSIS) and NJDEP Permitting Requirements.  Must have the ability to organize assigned work and develop effective work methods.  Responsible for the scheduling and management of a project team in support of the project’s profitable operation.  The candidate shall also:

  • Have at least 5 years as Project Manager, with a proven track-record of successfully supervising and guiding project teams on various engineering related projects with an established client following
  • Clearly demonstrate strong engineering competence, interpersonal/team building and leadership skills
  • Have a thorough knowledge of industry practices, software, codes and standards
  • Have experience with diverse clients such as public, private, municipal, utility and authorities
  • Have experienced in administering public meetings
  • Have experience in proposal preparation
  • Have familiarity with State and Local Regulations

Examples of work/duties:

  • Actively manages project scope, schedule and budget. Services as primary client liaison to bring the schedule, budgets and scope of work to successful completion and to the client’s satisfaction.
  • Performs technical discipline tasks including research, reports, design, specifications and plan preparation to ensure the most efficient and cost-effective execution of assigned projects.
  • Coordinates work efforts and reviews of work performed by project team. Supervises and mentors team to overall project objectives.
  • Stays informed of developments and requirements affecting the organization and projects and relays the same to project team and client promptly.
  • Develops project scope and fee proposal and assists in the organization and preparation of proposals and contracts.

*Note: The examples of work for this title are for illustrative purposes only. A particular position using this title may not perform all duties listed in this job specification. Conversely, all duties performed on the job may not be listed.

Technical Skills:

  • Zoning Analysis
  • Concept and Site Plan Preparation
  • Technical Report Writing
  • Site Grading and Stormwater Modeling
  • Land Development Permitting
  • Construction Support
  • Shop Drawing Review
  • Project and Budget Management
  • Teamwork and Leadership
  • Time Management and Organization

Requirements (education, licensing, certifications, etc.):

  • Possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering.
  • NJ PE License required
  • 10+ Years of related experience.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Deltek Vison proficiency desirable.
  • Proficient in the following: AutoCad, Civil3D, Storm Sewers, Hydrographs,SiteOps, Bluebeam, Microsoft Office, Microstation, StormCad, WaterCad

SCE offers excellent compensation and benefits packages including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays for this position.



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“At SCE I have never felt out of place because everyone treats each other with a certain level of respect. This speaks highlight of the work culture and values that SCE has built and continues to grow upon as the company expands.”

— Nicholas I. Green – Gas Utility Department

“I find that in Engineering, being creative to find solutions for Clients is extremely rewarding. Each day at SCE, I am lucky to be involved in challenging work, which allows me to apply my knowledge and capabilities.”

— Erin B. Abline, PE, CME – Land Development Department

“As a Project Engineer, I have my hands on both designing and delivering highly involved projects, while also maintaining interactions and growing relationship with our Clients.”

— David A. Chanda, PE, CME – Water/Wastewater

“I Appreciate having the opportunity to work on design projects as well as utilize many available resources at the company. Additionally, I enjoy putting my engineering and management skills to the test, to resolve any challenges with efficient and creative solutions for our Clients”

— George A. Kostantakis – Gas Utility Department

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