Senior Transportation Project Manager

Posted Date 8 months ago(8/29/2023 11:13 AM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Job Location
US-CA-Long Beach
Relocation Assistance
Service Line

Job Description

Dewberry is currently seeking a Senior Transportation/Project Manager in our growing Long Beach CA office.  The successful candidate will work on all phases of Transportation Projects for a variety of public and private sector clients, and will lead, (or assist with) mentoring and managing the Long Beach staff.


Transportation projects may include rail, interchanges, roadway widenings, roundabout design, bridge projects, drainage systems, storm water management, utility relocations and preparation of contract documents; primarily for Caltrans and public agencies. 


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.




The ideal candidate will have technical, managerial, and market access responsibilities to lead the execution of project work and implement business strategy to develop new client work and maintain existing client relationships.  Candidate must have a BS degree in Civil Engineering and a minimum of 8 years of civil and/or rail design experience. Prior experience with local transportation agencies and clients such as Metro, OCTA, RCTC, SANBAG, Metrolink, local Cities and Counties is desirable.  The work required by the successful candidate is diverse and requires strong communication and management skills, in addition to:


Required Skills & Required Experience

Required Skills & Experience

  • BS degree in Civil Engineering or related field.
  • CA PE license
  • 8+ years of experience in transportation engineering.
  • Ability to work in a timely fashion to meet project budgets
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients, coworkers, sub consultants, and county/agency review staff.
  • Ability to compose technical reports, memorandums, and other written communication.
  • Ability to handle multiple concurrent projects.
  • Local experience is highly preferred.
  • Knowledge of local clients is preferred.

Must have a valid driver’s license, good driving record and ability to pass a driving record background check.


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.


The projected range for this position is $165,000-$220,000 annually. Depending upon other factors, i.e., skills, experience, location, market conditions, the range may vary slightly.


*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.

Notice to Third Party Recruiters:  Dewberry only compensates job placement recruiters that have a valid Dewberry-approved written agreement in place for recruiting services. Dewberry does not compensate third party recruiters for unsolicited job placement candidate information.


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