Public Works Project Manager
Company: BKF Engineers
Location: Walnut Creek
Posted on: November 25, 2022
We are hiring a Public Works Project Manager in our Walnut Creek
office! Option to work out of Sacramento or Pleasanton if
preferred. This is a hybrid remote position.
BKF Engineers has an immediate need for a Public Works Project
Manager specializing in Public Works/Capital Improvement projects.
The ideal candidate would have experience with managing projects,
client communication, staff and business development as well as be
able to plan, design and coordinate projects from beginning through
As a Public Works Project Manager, you will represent BKF in all
regular communications with the client from initial effort, through
the entire course of agreement activity, and in post-agreement
marketing activities. Regular communication with assigned BKF
Principals and office managers is required and essential in
relation to project status and performance. You will be responsible
for managing the BKF project as a whole as well as all of the
Maintain ongoing client relationships, pursue new professional
connections, and seek new project opportunities with new and
Be required to prepare technical sections of project proposals, and
participate in interview presentations.
Be responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and controlling
project team activities, including but not limited to; reviewing
and/or supervising technical aspects of work as well as defining
the project scope, budget and schedule.
Have primary responsibility for quality control and be the primary
client contact for each project.
Be responsible for setting goals, evaluating staff performance, and
serving as a resource and mentor to less experienced staff
Be required to coordinate staff resources with other PM's and
Principals throughout the company.
Participate in contract negotiations, approve client billing, and
secure contract amendments for changes to scope and fees.
Be expected to meet or exceed group and individual performance
Communicate project requirements to all team members.
Commit resources of the firm issuing start and stop orders relating
to the project progress and clients directives within contract
Provide input to group Principal regarding hiring, lay-offs and
promotion of immediate staff.
10+ years of experience in public works site development, capital
improvement projects, and public building site development.
B.S in Civil Engineering or related field from an ABET Accredited
Curriculum or equivalent required.
Professional Engineering license in the State of California is
Significant experience managing site development, design projects
involving residential and/or commercial subdivisions, roadways and
utility systems. Demonstrates capability to oversee and manage
staff of engineers.
Public Works/Capital Improvement Projects include streets (pavement
rehabilitation, streetscape, complete streets, etc.); trails and
parks; on-call assignments; public building site development, and
other municipal engineering. A successful BKF Project Manager will
combine the skills needed to manage projects, teams, and
stakeholder members with a strong technical knowledge of public
works design. BKF Project Managers are committed to providing our
clients with excellent service and superior value for their
Competitive salaries, end of year bonuses, profit sharing, and
BKF pays 100% of the premiums for medical, dental, and vision
coverage and 50% for your dependents
Flexible Spending Account (FSA) for health care and dependent care
Aflac supplemental insurance option, Life insurance, Long-term
14 days of paid vacation time, 6 paid sick days, 8 paid
3 days paid bereavement, 5 days paid jury duty, 5 days paid natural
Hybrid remote work options
Mental health services, Wellness program, Fitness reimbursement,
Gym discounts, Farm Fresh to You discounts
Free office snacks and drinks
Education reimbursement, paid annual dues for professional and
$5,000 salary increase for attaining P.E. or PLS
Company-sponsored sports teams and clubs
Annual company picnic for employees and their families, casino
themed luncheon end of year celebration
Employees also have access to BKF's corporate condo in Lake
What makes BKF a great choice?
The chance to work on iconic West Coast projects
Inclusive and engaging company culture
Professional development, training and mentorship
Company funded retirement plan
Comprehensive benefits package
Employee wellness program
Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
Flexible work policy and hybrid work schedule
Amazing teams of supportive and hard-working professionals
"Top Work Place" 2014 - 2021 by the Bay Area News Group
ZweigWhite "Best Firms to Work For" Top 100 in the U.S. 2014 -
"Best Firm to Work for North Bay" North Bay Business Journal for 8
ENR 2017 California's Design Firm of the Year
BKF Engineers provides engineering, surveying, and land planning
services for architects, commercial and residential developers,
colleges and universities, cities and counties, governmental
agencies, hotels, health care facilities, and large corporations.
Headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1915, the firm
has 15 California offices and 1 Oregon office employing over 540
staff. Our project experience includes corporate headquarters,
office buildings, healthcare facilities, sports facilities, hotels
and resorts, justice, public buildings, multi-family housing,
educational facilities, retail, industrial, parking, highways,
roadways, bridges, and light/heavy rail transit projects.
Redwood City. San Jose . San Francisco . Walnut Creek . Pleasanton
. Sacramento . Santa Rosa . Richmond . San Rafael . Oakland .
Newport Beach . Modesto . Salinas. San Diego. San Luis Obispo . San
Diego . Portland, OR.
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