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Project Manager 1 (Civil)

GAI Consultants Inc.
paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, 401(k)
United States, Pennsylvania, Cranberry Township
600 Cranberry Woods Drive (Show on map)
November 25, 2023

GAI Consultants, Inc. is seeking a Project Manager with 8+ years of experience in Civil Engineering to join our talented and energetic team in Homestead or Cranberry, Pennsylvania, or Jacksonville, Orlando, and Tampa, Florida. An ideal candidate has design experience and client relationships in the public and private sectors. We are looking for a motivated person to join our team to build a business with sales and technical experience. Remote and/or Hybrid work schedules (home or office) are viable options and the successful candidate will be eligible for a sign-on and/or relocation bonus.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right individual to grow into a leadership position. Excellent communication skills are required. The successful candidate must perform and manage related design/planning/engineering tasks in the civil engineering market. Technical experience in work for the public sector and private required. The public sector includes providing civil engineering for cities and counties. Private sector experience including commercial and residential land development.


  • Validates mastery of foundation and advanced project management skills; considered Subject Matter Expert. Trains and coaches Task Managers and other PMs.


  • Project Management Responsibilities:
  • Approximately 50% of job duties are dedicated to project management and 50% to technical delivery and business development efforts.
  • Delivers scope, schedule, budget, quality, safety, and profitability of all projects managed.
  • Plans and manages projects of various risk profiles.
  • Projects managed are typically time-sensitive, unique, and /or complex, of significant magnitude, scope, and difficulty.
  • Demonstrated expertise in the development of project schedules, cost budgets, and understanding and analysis of financial data.
  • Works closely with Project Controls staff to monitor and control project cost and billings to meet budget profit, analyze project performance data on an ongoing basis, and develop recovery plans as needed.
  • Has an in-depth understanding of project goals, drivers, strategies, risks, and opportunities.
  • Understands the company's businesses, competing projects, and the profit impact of decisions.
  • Works with technical and proposal staff to develop responses to Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and Requests for Qualifications (RFQs).
  • Develops project pursuit teaming relationships.
  • Contributes to GAI's public profile by actively participating in leadership roles in the community and/or professional organizations.

Business Development Responsibilities:

  • Serves as primary client contact for projects managed.
  • Works with Senior Staff to actively win new work from both new and existing clients by building and maintaining customer relationships, monitoring future work opportunities, communicating regularly, and attending client events.
  • Acts as company representative to the client, in the community, and with contractors.
  • Coordinates and develops proposed scope, schedule, and fee for the entire project and leads the interview team.
  • Leads contract negotiations with clients, with assistance from senior management.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • May have staff reporting to them.
  • Assembles and leads large project teams covering several disciplines with staff from more than one office and working in several locations.
  • Trains and coaches Task Managers and other PMs.

Direction Received:

  • Often acts independently within broadly defined objectives, limits, and long-term goals. Work is reviewed only to the effectiveness of results obtained, typically requiring a long-term perspective.


At GAI, exceptional people have an exceptional place to work,grow,lead,and achieve. Explore an array of opportunities in locations across the U.S., and join accomplished colleagues in tackling challenging projects for a range of markets. Enjoy comprehensive benefits and feel good about being part of acollaborativeteam that's committed to supporting the communities we serve. Join GAI and distinguish yourself in a company poised for unlimited growth.

GAI Consultants, Inc. is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion through fostering a workforce that represents different communities, cultures, and viewpoints. We will continue to build mutual trust and respect where employees are empowered to share their diverse perspectives, experiences, and ideas.

Benefits of Working at GAI Include:

- Competitive salary -GAI is committed to paying market-based salaries
- Comprehensive benefits package including medical, vision, dental,companypaidLong Term Disability andShort-TermDisability(benefits start within 30 days of hire)
- NewpaidMaternity/Paternity/Adoption program
- Generous Paid Time Offand7 paid holidays
- 401k company match
- Tuition Reimbursement

Masters of Business Administration (preferred)
Bachelors of Engineering (required)
8 years: Total engineering or technical experience including design of paving, grading, stormwater, and utilities and/or managing projects consisting of these components. (required)
Demonstrated mastery of fundamental project management skills and use of PM advanced techniques and practices to increase productivity, efficiency, and accuracy. (required)
Licenses & Certifications
Project Mgmt Prof (PMP) (preferred)
Driver's License (required)
Professional Engineer (required)
  • Computer (preferred)
  • Critical Thinking (preferred)
  • Leadership (preferred)
  • Presentation (preferred)
  • Project Management (preferred)
  • Teamwork (preferred)

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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