1+ months

Senior Project Manager

Jones Edmunds & Associates
Jacksonville, Florida 32034
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Would you like to be a part of planning, designing and implementing infrastructure solutions that help provide water, wastewater, and reclaimed water services to communities throughout Florida? At Jones Edmunds, we understand the technical, but also take into account the bigger picture - regulatory drivers, funding, and environmental factors that impact our water supply, distribution and transmission, collection, treatment and disposal. We use the latest in modeling technology to really focus on water capacity, water management, water quality and conservation.

As a Senior Project Manager in our Infrastructure Discipline, you’ll get to work in a team-oriented environment to meet our clients’ utilities system needs. This collaborative work environment encourages our Associates to work across various engineering disciplines, resulting in quality work that improves the quality of life for the communities we serve. Our Associates are trained to demonstrate Jones Edmunds’ core values of Integrity, Knowledge, and Service in each of their project assignments. This focus allows them to further develop their technical and leadership skills and advance in their profession through the publication of papers, involvement in professional organizations, and work on exciting and challenging utilities projects.

The Senior Project Manager manages high-profile, complex, or large engineering projects in accordance with the Jones Edmunds Project Management Manual and may be responsible for more than one project at a time. This position independently applies extensive and diversified knowledge of principles and practices to complete assignments. The Senior Project Manager prepares, reviews, and approves scopes, budgets, schedules, and contracts for consistency with Company policies, procedures, and objectives. The Senior Project Manager is responsible for overall project quality and technical and financial performance. This individual assigns tasks to and oversees engineers, technicians, and administrative staff. The Senior Project Manager has extensive interaction with technical and non-technical staff, clients, officials, contractors, vendors, and others. This individual is expected to attend project meetings and present specific aspects of engineering assignments. The Senior Project Manager is responsible for continued marketing and sales to clients with whom they are working. The Senior Project Manager communicates effectively both in writing and verbally.


Management Responsibility

  • Manage engineering projects in accordance with the Jones Edmunds Project Management Manual.
  • Develop scope, schedule, and fee for new large or complex projects and additional scope/services requested by clients that yield highly successful projects for clients and the Company.
  • Prepare project plans and manage project performance.
  • Negotiate fees and prepare contracts in conjunction with Department and Operations Managers.
  • In conjunction with the Director and Operations Manager, select project teams including task managers, engineers, scientists, CADD staff, Technical Communications staff, administrative support, and subconsultants.
  • Oversee the work of staff on a project-by-project basis.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date project plans in the Company’s management information system including project fundamentals, labor projections, financial goals, and quality program planning.
  • Communicate regularly and effectively with the team on project activities and track project progress on completed work relative to agreed-on scope and deliverable goals.
  • Prepare for and participate in regular project performance reviews with Department Managers and Operations Managers.
  • Conduct project team meetings and make presentations to clients.
  • Communicate with clients about project progress, including any challenges or changes required on the project.
  • Work with team members to maximize profitability while maintaining a high level of quality.
  • Provide consultative value to clients.
  • Engage with Engineers/Project Managers to further their career development.

Marketing Responsibility

  • Establish, develop, and maintain relationships with clients and potential clients.
  • Develop client proposals for projects to ensure a complete scope that meets Company, industry, and client standards and expectations.
  • Input, monitor, and update marketing opportunities alone or in conjunction with the Primary Client Contacts.
  • Work closely with the Primary Client Contacts to ensure they are informed of project progress, accomplishments, and challenges.
  • Work closely with the Primary Client Contacts to develop new projects and maintain client satisfaction.
  • Assigned as the Primary Client Contact for a client or clients.
  • Present a professional and positive image of Jones Edmunds.

Technical Responsibility

  • May design a complete project, system, component, or process and prepare complete project documents.
  • Ensure project documents are consistent with project plans and within project scope and budget.
  • Identify problems, evaluate options for resolution including risks associated with each, and implement appropriate solutions.
  • Analyze and correlate scientific and engineering data and recognize discrepancies in results using a series of related detailed steps or processes.
  • Identify problems, evaluate options for resolution including risks associated with each, and implement appropriate solutions.

Quality Program Responsibility

  • Responsible for proper quality assurance and quality control on projects in accordance with the Jones Edmunds Project Management Manual and Jones Edmunds Quality Program to ensure projects meet Company, industry, and client standards and expectations.
  • Hold team members and reviewers accountable to the Jones Edmunds standard for quality.
  • Conduct and document brainstorming on all projects before the cost proposal is prepared.
  • Manage quality control activities to ensure appropriate quality control staff are engaged and timely completion and documentation are occurring in accordance with the Company’s Quality Program.
  • Ensure quality control is being implemented on subconsultant work product.
  • Manage the QC tracking system to ensure quality control is properly documented.


Education: BS in Engineering, Science, Architecture, Management, or related field from an accredited college or university. Four years of project                              management experience in an A/E firm focused on municipal civil/environmental projects may be substituted for a B.S. 

Registration: May require registration as a Florida Professional Engineer, Geologist, or Architect 

Certification: P.E. 

Experience: 12+ years of progressive consulting or related experience 

Other: Valid Driver’s License with an acceptable MVR

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Use critical thinking to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems. Consider the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one. Must be able to bring others together to reconcile differences and use persuasion to change the behavior of others. Use servant leadership skills to manage staff and project work and form a cohesive team aligned to achieve a common goal.


Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran/AA/DFWP 

Jones Edmunds & Associates will not sponsor a work visa (e.g. H1B, etc.,) to fill this position.

We are a drug-free workplace. As a condition of employment with Jones Edmunds & Associates any successful job applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment background investigation, drug screen and motor vehicle report.


Posted: 2019-10-11 Expires: 2019-11-25

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