The Project Manager/Professional Engineer (PM/PE) manages all aspects of his/her assigned public and private civil Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) projects, including field work, deliverables and client communication, under the direction of the Sr. Project Manager/PE or the Area Manager, dependent on office location. The PM/PE has a thorough knowledge of the methods, practices, and procedures to provide Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) services. The PM/PE operates under a certain degree of autonomy using the staff and resources allocated to them to provide top quality service to the client while meeting profitability goals. The PM/PE position is a salaried, exempt from overtime position, and may require working more than 40 hours per week.
Essential Job Functions
Able to apply ASCE standard Civil Engineering practices to assigned SUE projects.
Able to perform project assignments within the scope of work and guidelines defined, within the time and schedule allocations provided. These assignments will include, but are not limited to:
Preparing client proposals and estimates
Coordinating permits as needed for project execution
Contacting local, state and federal agencies and client personnel to request and check data, reports, and other material, as needed
Reviewing and processing field data on assigned projects, recognizing discrepancies in results.
Preparing engineering documents using AutoCAD and/or Microstation software platforms, and assembling project deliverable packages
Reviewing invoices and preparing/reviewing progress reports to client
Able to QA/QC deliverables of peer PM’s
Able to communicate clearly with other company personnel, including other Project Managers, Field Staff, Administration, and Leadership via telephone, text and email.
Able to communicate clearly with client personnel and subconsultants via telephone, text and email
Able to represent the firm at client meetings in a professional manner
Able to report to work on-time
Education (Minimum) - B.S. degree in Civil Engineering
Certification – Professional Engineer, Civil, in Texas
Previous Engineering experience in SUE highly preferred, Minimum of 5 years of experience in related Civil Engineering field required
Previous experience in Utility Coordination a plus, but not required
Mastery of MS Office products, i.e.: MS Word, MS Excel, and MS Outlook
Proficient knowledge of AutoCAD and/or MicroStation is a plus
Proficient technical writing skills
Must pass pre-employment drug & alcohol screenings
Must be authorized to work in the United States
Minimum Physical Requirements
Sit for up to 8 hours
May be required to go out to job site, walking long distances
Able to tolerate stress during peak work hours
Additional Salary Information: •Paid Vacation
•Paid Personal Time
•Safe Harbor 401k, with 4% Company Match, immediately fully vested
•100% Company Paid Medical Health Insurance for Employee
•100% Company Paid Long Term Disability
•100% Company Paid Life Insurance
•100% Company Paid Aflac Accident
•Low Cost Dental Insurance
•Low Cost Vision Insurance
•Low Cost Voluntary Additional Life Insurance
About The Rios Group, Inc. - Subsurface Utility Engineering
The Rios Group, Inc. (TRG) is a minority-woman owned Texas Corporation, established in 2012, and headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas. With additional offices located in Dallas, Houston (The Woodlands), Austin (Round Rock) and San Antonio, TRG maintains a team of 59 people. TRG was recently recognized by Oncor as the 2017 Rising Star of the Year for Diverse Suppliers and by the City of Austin - Small & Minority Business Resources as one of the 2018 Small Businesses of the Year.
Over the last 7 years, TRG has provided responsive, reliable and full service professional Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) and Utility Coordination (UC) for numerous public-sector agencies and private clients, small and large, throughout Texas. We have provided over 5 million linear feet of QL “B” services and over 10,000 QL “A” test holes. TRG owns its equipment consisting of 15 designating vehicles, and 9 Vacuum Excavation Units, as well as core drills, traffic control equipment, and other necessary ancillary supplies. Our knowledge, experience and familiarity with diverse Texas communities have saved our clients from costly delays due to utility conflicts in civil design and construction projects.