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Title: Senior Project Manager-Rail
Company: Hill International
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 118602
Hill International is an international construction consulting firm that provides program and project management, construction management, cost engineering and estimating, quality assurance, inspection, scheduling, risk management and claims avoidance to clients involved in major construction projects worldwide. Hill has participated in over 10,000 project assignments with a total construction value of more than $500 billion. Hill is a publicly traded company listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HIL), and is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (

We are seeking a Senior Project Manager in Phoenix, AZ

The Senior Project Manager is responsible for leading, managing, and coordinating complex major capital projects. Typical duties include: establishing scope, budget and schedule for capital projects; leads communication across various divisions; oversees consultants and contractors; coordinates design reviews; oversees the construction change process, coordinates assigned activities with other departments and outside agencies.


• Responsible for leading, managing and coordinating all aspects of complex major capital projects (primarily rail projects) during design and construction

• Overall responsibility for establishing scope, budget and schedule for capital projects and assuring that these elements are monitored and maintained throughout the project

• Leads and facilitates communication between members of a multi-disciplinary project management team, including civil engineering, systems engineering, real estate, architectural, planning, utilities, construction management, project controls, public involvement, safety, quality assurance, environmental compliance, operations procurement and contracts staff

• Oversees consultants and contractors involved in capital projects and facilitates strong communication and coordination between these entities

• Communicates and coordinates project development with staff from affected federal, state, regional and local agencies

• Regularly communicates project status, milestones and issues with leadership

• Coordinates and participates in peer reviews and value engineering teams

• Oversees the construction change process with support from the Resident Engineer

• Develops and oversees regular preparation of project status reports, including monthly reports for leadership and member agencies and quarterly reporting to the Federal Transit Administration and the Valley Metro Rail Board of Directors

• Ensures project compliance with all federal, state and local laws, regulations, codes and standards

• Serves as deputy project manager for major capital projects during the preliminary engineering phase


• Bachelors of Science in Construction Management, Project Management, or Architecture and ten years increasingly responsible experience in project/construction management, with five years of experience in managing major capital projects involving multi-agency or multi-stakeholder projects; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties such as those listed. A Master's Degree is preferred.

Knowledge and Skills:

• Management principles and practices; Transit operations; Construction regulations and standards; Civil engineering, architectural design and systems design and construction; Project budgets, estimating and related documents; Principles of contractual compliance and administration

• Local, regional, state, and federal agencies, groups and organizations involved in transit planning and development

• Laws, codes, regulations, and legal requirements related to public transportation

• Organizing heavy and complex workloads, establish and adjust priorities, and accomplish objectives within established scopes, budgets, and schedules

• Effective communications and interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with executive managers, city staff representation, and transit constituencies

• Using computers and related software applications; intermediate to advanced computer skills (Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint) are required

• Interpreting and applying local, state, and federal policies, procedures, laws, and regulations

• Leading, managing and coordinating capital projects, developing effective work plans, goals and objectives

• Must possess technical and procedural writing skills as well as excellent verbal and presentation skills

• Coordinating the knowledge and efforts of agency staff, consultants, and contractors

• Communicating in order to interact with coworkers, supervisor, and the general public at a level sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction

To Apply:

Talent Acquisition Department

Hill International Inc.

Apply online at or email resume to

Phone: (949) 825-8024

Hill International is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled Note: This job description is intended to provide an indication of the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities and other essential functions to be carried out as part of fulfilling the role mentioned in the job title. Various other duties as required.

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