Project Manager – Civil Engineering

( Oak Brook IL )

Summary of Position:

The Program Manager is responsible for interfacing with Core States Group’s clients and serving as the primary contact person.  He/she will take ownership of all elements of project delivery.  He/she will be skilled in business development and negotiation, with the ability to engage in technical conversations.

Essential Duties:

  • Manage one or more programs with one or multiple clients simultaneously.
  • Serve as the lead point of contact for clients.
  • Prepare and negotiate proposals and contracts with clients and sub-consultants.
  • Manage one or numerous Sr. Project Managers and/or Project Managers.
  • Ensure that timelines are met and communicated to the client.
  • Perform efficiency evaluations, profit evaluations and manage the financial aspect for all programs.
  • Responsible for growth of assign programs.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain timesheets daily.
  • Develop, mentor staff and recommend promotion of staff.
  • Participate in business development which involves attendance at marketing functions, business events, and cross marketing with other disciplines.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Experience: 8+ years of civil engineering project and/or program management, preferably with commercial programs such as retail, hospitality, and/or fueling; 5+ years of experience managing a staff
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering required
  • Licenses: P.E. in Civil Engineering required
  • Travel: up to 20-40%
  • Software: MS Office

Offering a Comprehensive Benefits Package with Many Customizable Programs

  • Competitive Salary
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick, Holiday)
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Short Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical Expenses Flexible Spending Plan
  • Dependent Care Expenses Flexible Spending Plan
  • 401(K) Retirement Savings Plan Tuition Reimbursement
  • Support of Professional Certifications
  • Employee Referral Programs

Further information on these and other benefits will be provided to you at new employee orientation during your first day of employment.

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