• Program Manager

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(4/6/2018 11:46 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Job Location
    US-CA-Long Beach | US-CA-Sacramento
    Program/Project Management
    Relocation Assistance
  • Job Description

    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.


    Dewberry is currently seeking a Program Manager to join our California Transportation team to work on a variety of projects for clients. Position may be based in our Long Beach, CA or Sacramento, CA office and will require some travel between those locations. The Program Manager will serve as project manager and client contact for rail and other planning projects, with responsibility for overseeing project schedule and budget and supervising the work of Dewberry staff and subconsultants. This person will also assist with the development of project proposals and letters of interest and assist in other marketing efforts as necessary. 



    Qualified candidates must have the ability to manage and coordinate assignments with a multi-disciplinary team, coordinate with state and federal regulatory agencies as well as operating railroads, and evaluate operational benefits of rail projects. Additional experience in preparation or negotiation of railroad operating agreements is a plus. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

    Required Skills & Required Experience

    • BS or BA Degree in Public Administration, Transportation Planning, Urban Planning, or related field.
    • 10+ yrs of experience in capital project planning and delivery for railroad projects.
    • Established working relationships with U.S. Class I railroads.
    • Knowledge of California and Federal transportation policies, regulations, and interagency agreements.
    • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to work in a team environment.


    *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.


    *Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate 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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