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Project Manager - Mechanical/Electrical

Company: Dewberry
Location: Richmond
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Dewberry's Richmond, VA office is seeking a Project Manager with a background in mechanical engineering or electrical engineering to act as primary contact between our office and the Owner; effectively manage projects from concept through design, bidding, negotiation, and construction administration to winning the next project with same client. Work closely with the client to anticipate and avoid problems. Quickly solve problems that arise. Work with multi-disciplined team to provide first rate engineering documents that meet client's needs, project specifications and governing standards/codes. Assist the client to achieve their professional goals and that of their organization and in general, doing whatever is necessary to maintain a Client for Life.
Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you're an experienced professional or a new graduate, you'll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call "Dewberry at Work," that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.

  • Maintain primary one-to-one contact with the client.

  • Understand the client's needs and goals and that of his/her organization.

  • Draft proposals for new projects with existing clients for review and signature of the Principal In Charge of Business and track proposals through award of project. Work with client to develop additional work.

  • Attend regular design meetings with the client and issue meeting minutes.

  • As project manager; lead, organize, and schedule design team staff.

  • Organize and direct frequent in-house design meetings.

  • Primary responsibility for the approval and oversight of design and construction documents within the applicable area of progressive technical experience including signing and sealing of documents as Engineer or Record.

  • Prepare detailed personnel loading by task interfaced with the detailed schedule.

  • Coordinate with Design Discipline Managers to schedule, plan and assign appropriate personnel.

  • Prepare storyboards and detailed project timeline.

  • Organize and maintain project design folder.

  • Document meetings and telephone conversations.

  • Provide quality control to ensure that all of the clients' needs and requests have been accommodated. Ensure and coordinate among all of the disciplines involved, including outside consultants.

  • Provide 'on-the-spot' advice and decisions to Owner.

  • Advise on project billing and assist in collections.

  • Supervise and coordinate the submission of documents to the appropriate reviewing authorities (DOI, SCO, DHSR, DFS, IRI, etc.)

  • Coordinate the responses to reviews. Ensure that responses are in fact reflected in the drawings and specifications.

  • Arrange for in-house quality review in a timely fashion.

  • Arrange and attend pre-bid conferences and issue meeting minutes and addenda.

  • Conduct bid openings and prepare / issue certified bid tabulation. Coordinate as required to ensure CA phase of the project puts Dewberry in positive standing with Client at all times.

  • Perform site visits, inspections, and commissioning activities as required to support the Construction Administration requirements.

    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field.

    • Accomplished Professional Engineer (PE) with 10+ years of experience preferred.

    • Knowledgeable of construction process, familiar with AIA contracts.

    • Self-motivated with highly developed verbal, written and interpersonal skills.

    • Well organized, with good understanding of plumbing, mechanical, electrical, and life safety systems with general knowledge of applicable codes, national standards, client design standards, system operation, space requirements, and cost.

      Don't meet every single requirement? At Dewberry we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace for our employees. So if you're excited about this role, but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the position description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may just be the right candidate for this or other opportunities.
      *At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.
      *Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.
      *Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry's background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.
      ID: 9701
      Relocation Bonus Eligible: Yes
      Service Line: IES
      External Company URL:
      Street: 4805 Lake Brook Drive

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