Deputy Project Manager

Posted Date 7 months ago(11/7/2023 3:20 PM)
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US-MD-Owings Mills
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Job Description

Dewberry is currently seeking an Deputy Project Manager to join our Energy/Institutional/Commercial Team in Baltimore, Maryland. 


Typical projects involve site/civil design for energy, institutional, commercial and industrial site development, and capital improvement projects in an urban environment. This is an excellent career opportunity for a self-motivated and talented individual to join a team of outstanding professionals, and the opportunity to mentor entry-level staff in the application of the latest technology to help our clients solve their most challenging problems. 


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.


  • Assists the Project Manager in coordinating with other related disciplines to help inform, manage and meet client service commitments.
  • Assists the Project Manager with client communication, budget oversight and construction document (plan and specifications) and technical reports preparation and/or oversight; engineering analyses, cost estimates and quality control/quality assurance in order to deliver a quality design product.
  • Assists the Project Manager in meeting establish milestones and completion dates for projects and monitoring progress for final evaluation of results.
  • Assists the Project Manager in preparation of proposals.
  • Helps execute comprehensive client service plan and project schedules/budgets/billing.
  • Training and mentoring entry level staff.
  • Prepare comprehensive feasibility, entitlement, and construction documents ensuring all items are coordinated and closed out.

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or Landscape Architecture
  • Professional License required (PE or RLA)
  • Strong capabilities and proficiency in AutoCAD, Civil 3D or equivalent model based drafting platform.
  • 8+ years of progressively responsible experience producing and overseeing full project design for site and linear based projects, including zoning review, layout, grading, stormwater management, sediment and erosion control, water and sewer design, landscape design, forest conservation, permitting, cost estimating, and quality control review.
  • Minimum of one year experience assisting with proposal, scope and fee preparation and project schedule preparation with MS Project.
  • Minimum of one year experience successfully interacting with public and private agencies to advance projects.
  • Proven ability to make decisions and provide design recommendations/solutions to management and design team.
  • Minimum of one year experience training and mentoring entry level staff.
  • Proven ability to handle situations where limited information is available.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively and collegially in a consistently elevated tempo environment.

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.


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.


*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, or protected veteran status.

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*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.




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