Senior Transportation Project Manager

Posted Date 2 months ago(4/25/2024 2:34 PM)
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# of Openings
Job Location
US-NY-New York
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Job Description

Our Dewberry New York City office is seeking a Senior Transportation Project Manager with strong NYSDOT design experience. Have you led NYSDOT projects as a project manager, civil highway lead or design manager?  Are you familiar with NYC public agency requirements? Then this position may be perfect for you. You’ll be primarily responsible for managing interdisciplinary projects, document preparation and production, managing subconsultants, monitoring budgets, schedules and quality.  You will also be assigned to client teams and will likely become a client manager.

You will be most sought after if you have an in-depth background in the design of highways and streets, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and experience delivering design build projects. Bring your skills for creating innovative technical concepts and writing winning proposals.   

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.


  • Manages NYSDOT and other assigned projects.
  • Assigns tasks to engineers, technicians or administrative staff.
  • Mentors, coaches and directs staff engineers.
  • Plans and coordinates the work.
  • Manages subconsultants.
  • Prepares scope, budgets, and schedules for assignments.
  • Assists and champions transportation proposals to provide professional services.
  • Participates on client teams furthering professional relationships, gathering long lead information and developing win strategies

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or/Master’s degree in Civil Engineering or related
  • Registered Professional Engineer in NY.
  • At least 15 years’ experience in transportation
  • Experience in highway and NYC street design
  • Ability to manage and provide technical expertise in the following technical areas:
    • Street/highway design,
    • Vertical and horizontal alignments,
    • Traffic engineering,
    • Pavement section design,
    • Drainage system design
  • NYSDOT engineering and project management experience.
  • Experience with other NYC-based clients is preferred
  • Design Build experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Driving is a requirement of the position.  A clean driving record is required.

Don’t meet every single requirement? At Dewberry we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic 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.


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.

Salary Range

The projected range for this position is $170,000-$250,000 annually. Depending upon other factors, i.e., skills, experience, location, market conditions, the range may vary slightly. These ranges are for NY only.


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