DeShazo Group provides traffic engineering, transportation planning, parking analysis, and design services to the private sector, institutions, and public clients. Projects comprising our portfolio include retail malls, mixed-use developments, schools, universities, healthcare facilities, housing developments, traffic signal designs and parking garages. The company was founded in 1980 and is based in Dallas, Texas.
Title: Project Manager
Reportsto: Principals within the firm
Job purpose: DeShazo Group is seeking a Project Manager who enjoys a diversity of opportunities to manage traffic engineering, transportation planning, parking analyses and related projects. Clients with whom you will interact in a typical month may include architects, real estate developers, property owners, civil engineers, urban planners, zoning consultants, and lawyers. A typical week may include time in the office managing projects, as well as meeting with clients, visiting project sites, attending neighborhood meetings and speaking before planning and zoning commissions. Many of your projects will be located in North Texas, however, the firm does provide services on occasion in other parts of Texas, as well as the US.
Key responsibilities and accountabilities:
Prepare technical reports such as Traffic Impact Analyses and other studies based upon the guidance of Principals of the firm -- tasks include but are not limited to: technical writing; assembling, calculating, and analyzing traffic data; performing traffic operational analysis using Synchro and other traffic engineering programs
Manage engineering design of traffic signals, roadway lighting, functional intersection design such as roundabouts, deceleration lanes, etc…
Conduct day-to-day project-related communications with Clients, public agency staff, and other consultants (in person and by email and phone).
Conduct site reconnaissance visits, attend project meetings, attend public hearings, on an as-needed basis.
Supervise other engineers and other personnel, and mentor graduate engineers, as needed.
Assist with and/or prepare proposals for new projects, as well as meet with potential clients.
Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Paid vacation and sick leave
9 Paid Holidays
BS in civil engineering or similar program. (MSCE plus)
Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of (PTOE certification is an advantage.)
A minimum of five years plus of professional experience in Traffic/Transportation Engineering, Transportation Planning, or equivalent field
Excellent verbal and written communication skills (English). (Technical writing experience is a plus.)
Excellent skills in organization, judgment, and decision-making, task-oriented motivation, individual initiative, active listening, and interpersonal communications
Proficient in MS Word and (Proficiency in AutoCAD and/or other graphics software is desirable.)
Proficient in Synchro traffic analysis (Proficiency in other traffic analysis software is desirable.)
Texas driver’s license in good standing and personal vehicle for the ability to conduct occasional site visits and other job-related trips.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 2018-01
About DeShazo Group
DeShazo Group, Inc., located at 400 S. Houston Street, Suite 330 in Dallas, Texas, is a Texas corporation that was established in Dallas on July 1, 1980. DeShazo Group is a WBE and HUB certified professional engineering consulting firm specializing in traffic engineering, transportation planning, parking analysis, and functional parking design, and is committed to providing safe and efficient solutions for both our clients and the community. Our professional, dedicated team works closely with our clients through all phases of a project to ensure a maximum level of understanding of the actual progress being made toward the project goal, and to respond timely and accurately to the client’s needs as they arise. Our knowledge of traffic access and circulation, parking, bicycle and pedestrian movement, wayfinding, transit, and general transportation planning has made us the preferred engineering firm for a number of clients.
Some of our firm’s major clients include Texas A&M University, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, University of North Texas, Southern Methodist University, Parkland Hospital, NorthPark Center, Texas Facilities Commission, DART, major civil engin...eering companies, architects, real estate developers, and property owners. Significant projects with which DeShazo Group has been involved include NorthPark Center, The Dallas Arts District, The George W. Bush Library and Presidential Center, Parkland Hospital, Texas A&M University Master Plan, DART, Dallas County Congestion Management Air Quality project, Texas Facilities Commission Master Plan update, and others throughout Texas, the US, and Asia.