Civil Project Manager

May 12, 2023
November 8, 2023
Pueblo, Colorado
Job Type


What would it feel like to be part of a company guided by engaged and empowered employee-owners? To have the encouragement to run with innovative ideas? To know your opinion is valued and your voice is heard? Wouldn't you love to work in an atmosphere of transparency, respect, and accountability? 

Then you belong at SEH.

Then you belong at SEH.

SEH is currently searching for a talented Civil Project Manager to join our team! This position is located in Pueblo, CO but you can work Hybrid and work from home as well! 

Your options as a civil engineer are endless at SEH. You’ll engineer better communities -- complete streets, safer sidewalks, more sustainable utilities, and trails and parks. Others specialize in large-scale projects, like flood control facilities, dams, landfills, harbors/marinas, structural retaining walls and larger geotechnical projects. Regardless of the project, you’ll have your hands in the mix through all phases of a project: planning, pre-design, design, contract documentation, bidding and construction. As people walk, drive, bike or commute through a community or across a landscape, your expertise is positively impacting their daily lives. 

If you’ve been looking for an opportunity to help a company grow – not just maintain a status quo….Here it is! You will help provide technical advice, lead projects, meet with our clients and lead project teams and focus on timely and profitable projects. Your ability to pursue and secure project work is important, building client relationships in conjunction with regional marketing priorities is high priority. We have a collaborative team environment, looking for someone to be a part of our team decisions and have passion for mentoring junior engineers and technicians. If you are up for a challenge and are passionate about getting behind the work we do, keep reading…..

Selling Points:

  • Our ESOP provides you an opportunity to own part of the company – 100% of our profits are re-invested in our Employee Owners!
  • SEH supports you living your best life! We offer flexible work arrangements and schedules, so you have options that work for you.
  • We want you to have options to celebrate the holidays important to you and your family through our flexible paid holiday program.
  • Our upcoming Paid Family Leave benefit allows you to be there for the people you love - whether it’s the family you were born into or the family you chose
  • You’ll be joining a highly successful team – we value a culture of support, collaboration and trust

Responsibilities May Include:

  • Prepares project approach, scope and fees required to complete the project
  • Participates in presenting the proposal and/or client interviews
  • Participates in selecting the project team
  • Determines major project design decisions in conjunction with client
  • May be required to perform complex design calculations
  • Assign duties to project team, answer questions, and monitor progress
  • Maintains project schedule and assures that deadlines are met
  • Checks accuracy of completed work and is responsible for ensuring QA/QC procedures are followed
  • Maintains close relationship with client throughout development of project
  • May be required to maintain client contact after project is completed
  • Represent SEH with agencies at project and public meetings
  • Manage, mentor, and work with staff as needed to provide a positive team environment
  • Maintain an understanding of relevant regulatory programs, funding opportunities, design standards and procedures through active participation in continuing education programs and professional associations
  • Plans, develops, coordinates, and directs multiple projects for a variety of clients

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in civil, construction or other related engineering field of study
  • Registered as a Professional Engineer in the State of Colorado or the ability to obtain registration within six (6) months of employment
  • Pursue and/or achieve certification/licensure as appropriate to specialty
  • 5+ years previous experience with design and construction of municipal infrastructure projects
  • Experience managing a project team; Ability to coach and mentor technical staff and Graduate Engineers
  • Experience in proposal writing and client management; demonstrated ability to develop new business opportunities and win project proposals Experience in developing project specifications and preparing bidding documents
  • Experience with conducting on-site inspections/visits Experience in AutoCAD Civil3D, Microsoft Word and Excel and other common computer software programs
  • Ability to attend evening meetings, make presentations and discuss projects in a public setting
  • Ability to travel as needed for team meetings, client consultations, on-site inspections/visits, etc.
  • Overnight travel or periods of on-site service may be required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficient in the use of AutoCAD, Civil3D and storm, water and sanitary sewer modeling software
  • Ability to coach and mentor junior level technical staff and engineers
  • 5+ years previous experience with design and construction of private development projects, including site design
  • 5+ plus years previous experience with design and construction of municipal/state/federal projects
  • Previous experience with general municipal engineering department tasks and responsibilities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Who we are

Better Places. Clean Water. Renewing Infrastructure. Improving Mobility. Together with clients, we’re simplifying the world’s most complex challenges. And we’ve been doing this since 1927. SEH is employee-owned and our 800+ engineers, architects, planners, scientists and a wide array of professionals unite behind our core purpose of Building a Better World for All of Us®. You’ll find our employee-owners located across the U.S. and evidence of our work in nearly every state. 

Base compensation is expected to be in the range of $80,000 and $100,000 based on skill set and experience. Check out our full benefits package at, SEH Hiring Journey

For confidential consideration, apply online or send your resume and salary requirements via fax to 651.490.2138. Please refer to the job title if you choose to fax.

Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees according to all applicable equal opportunity and affirmative action laws, directives and regulations of federal, state and local governing bodies and agencies. In keeping with this commitment, it is the policy of Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or status as a covered veteran.  Women and minorities encouraged to apply.

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