Pace Suburban Bus, Chicago, ILGovHR USA is pleased to announce the recruitment and selection process for a Civil Engineer Project Manager. Under the direction of the Section Manager of Design and Construction, this position is responsible for managing architectural/engineering services contracts, preparing documents for construction projects, and serves as field inspector during construction. 

Position responsibilities include:  
  • Manages architectural/engineering services contracts, prepares documents for construction projects, and serves as field inspector during construction. 
  • Establishes estimates, ensuring adherence to budgets, schedules, performance, and contract requirements. 
  • Resolves project related issues, disputes, and claims. 
  • Evaluates and processes change orders. 
  • Writes task order project scopes for solicitation of architectural and engineering professional services. 
  • Reviews and negotiates proposed architectural professional services proposals, invoices, and fees. 
  • Manages project documentation and contractual responsibilities during pre-design, design development, and construction. 
  • Performs quality assurance/quality control reviews for architectural and engineering design submittals. 
  • Supervises construction contract work in the field, ensures that the project is constructed in accordance with detailed plans and specifications and contract requirements. 
  • Writes construction documents for bid letting. 
  • Performs all close out tasks associated with the completion of all architectural and engineering services and construction contract work on projects assigned. 
  • Performs other duties as required.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Must have a bachelor's degree in civil engineering. 
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record. 
  • Must have a minimum of six years of design and/or construction administration experience. 
  • Must be proficient using Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, and Excel as well as using AutoCAD and/or MicroStation.
  • Must possess and demonstrate strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills, and be detail oriented with the ability to successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously.  
  • Most work is performed in an office environment but travel to local project sites and field work including the ability to maneuver on a construction site is required.
Preferred Qualifications
  • An Engineer-in-Training certification and/or professional engineering license is preferred. 
  • Emphasis on site inspection/observation is preferred. 
  • Knowledge of design for vehicle maintenance/industrial facilities, civil sitework, parking lot planning and underground utilities is preferred. 
  • prior experience with e-Builder and Bluebeam is preferred. 
Salary and Benefits 
The expected hiring range for this position is $63,000-$110,000, commensurate with experience. In addition to generous health, dental and vision benefit programs, Pace also offers the following comprehensive benefits package:  
  • Retirement, Savings and Education Benefits:
    • Retirement Benefits –Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) Pension Plan or opting out and receiving a 7% employer contribution to RTA 401(k) Plan.
    •  Retirement Savings Plans – Voluntary deferrals are allowed on a pre-tax basis and/or Roth basis to the 401(k) or 457(b) plans.
    • Tuition reimbursement
  • If work / life balance is important to you, Pace offers the following time off:
    • Hybrid work environment after completion of the 6-month probationary period.
    • Vacation – 2 weeks (Accrual during the first year)
    • Paid Time Off (Leave) – 15 days annually with ability to convert unused hours to sick or 401(k) contribution.
    • Paid Holidays – 6
    • Floating Holidays – 5
  • Pace is setting the employer standard for offering a full-service health and wellness programs that include:
    • Health Insurance 
    • Flexible Spending Health and Dependent Care (Pace contributes 30% up to a maximum amount of $1,500 for dependent care)
    • Employee Life and Supplemental Life Insurance for the entire family
    • Health Club Reimbursement (up to $40 per month)
    • On-site Wellness Program
    • MetLife
  • Protection Plus Identity Theft Program and Pet Insurance
How to Apply 
Please submit résumé, cover letter, and contact information for three to five professional or supervisory references. Resumes will be reviewed as they are received, and the position open until filled. 
The position posting and application instructions can be found on the GovHR USA career center. Questions regarding the recruitment may be directed to:  John Prejzner, Senior Vice President, GovHR USA, LLC at 224-326-1360.
Pace Bus is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Posted: 2024-01-29

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