Project Manager

Fairfax, Virginia
Sep 23, 2019
Nov 15, 2019
Full Time
Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. The Fairfax, Virginia based firm is locally and family owned. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. By joining our firm, you'll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call "Dewberry at Work," that have inspired our employees to be successful for over 60 years.

Dewberry is seeking qualified, licensed design professionals to join its growing federal intelligence community (IC) facilities design practice. Dewberry possesses extensive experience in the federal market sector and is aligned across all offices to grow our market share. The federal IC facilities design practice is a designated growth initiative for the firm. Contracts acquired in the past two years and projected future contracts provide a continued solid foundation in this market and provide current and future opportunities for the right kinds of design professionals.

The firm is looking to add experienced Senior Project Managers with professional credentials as registered architects and/or professional engineers to its already substantial, cleared staff capabilities. Office locations are flexible; the successful candidate may report to work in any of the firm's Virginia offices in Fairfax, Leesburg and Gainesville or the firm's Maryland offices in Frederick, Rockville, Lanham or Baltimore. The primary role of this position is tied to opportunities and targeted clients throughout the greater Washington-Baltimore metropolitan area and their projects across the nation with lead and support roles from other Dewberry offices. Some travel will be required for pursuing and performing the work that is secured.


Accomplished Project Manager with a BS in Engineering or Bachelor of Architecture or Master of Architecture degree and 15+ years of progressive technical experience in the project management and delivery of professional services for planning , design and construction phase services for full range of horizontal and vertical facilities serving federal clients. Methods of project delivery include design-bid-build as well as design-build delivery as prime or lead A/E firm under a qualified design-builder. Responsible for managing multi-discipline teams that provide technical guidance and design in all areas of work associated with facilities planning, design, construction and operation. Experience should include technical and management oversight of multiple projects with proven success in meeting quality, schedule, cost and risk objectives. Self-motivated with highly developed verbal, written and interpersonal skills. Well organized. Must be a self-starter within the context of an overall client - A/E team environment. Successful candidates shall possess or have possessed within the last 12-months a Defense Security Service clearance. Certification as a Project Management Professional is preferred.

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • Responsible for leadership and management of federal IDIQ contracts and task orders as well as stand-alone federal design contracts on major projects.
  • Responsible for maintaining positive client relationships through an appropriate and timely mix of communications and personal involvement.
  • Leads development of project work plans including internal budgets, schedule, work assignments, the process of technical development, and coordination of both in-house and out of house disciplines.
  • Assigns duties to team and manages and leads team efforts.
  • Assures that the Design Review and QC processes are effectively utilized.
  • Initiates and reviews invoices and assists in the collection of past due accounts receivable.
  • Monitors and, as authorized, executes contract adjustments based upon modifications to scope.
  • Develops, monitors, and maintains external project budgets.
  • Documents and assures execution of project goals.
  • Performs duties while maintaining an agreed upon level of utilization.
  • Performs other related work as apparent or assigned.

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry's background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

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