Senior Project Manager - Transit

Location : Location
Bachelor's Degree
Employee Type


Our Raleigh office is looking for a Senior Project Manager to join our Transit team.


Our Practice Builders have an entrepreneurial spirit, creating a vision for their Transit practice while facilitating the growth of our Raleigh office.  You will have the autonomy to shape your practice and to lead the business development efforts with local developers, public agencies and industry contacts while building and managing your relationship with these key clients. Markets are not limited by geography but driven by relationships. The primary responsibilities for this position will be to operate with integrity and sound business principals; providing practice vision, business planning and strategy; serve clients directly and deliver for clients; establishing goals; building and maintaining positive client relationships; having open communication with your partners and team; and growing your practice.  As your team grows, you will also be provided the support of a national firm to build your team and Transit practice to serve your clients.   


The successful candidate will be given a great deal of autonomy to lead, direct, and grow their business. With success, this individual will enjoy the rewards of a competitive salary, impressive incentive-based bonus program, industry-leading retirement along with the potential to advance to ownership. 


  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or Planning preferred
  • Professional Certification as a P.E., or AICP preferred
  • Experience with extensive client contacts and relationships with local or national clients.  
  • Ten or more years of Transit experience in growing and leading a Transit practice in the Raleigh market  
  • Business development and marketing experience including; writing proposals, scopes of work, and budgets for projected work 
  • Strong desire and ability to be engaged with clients solving project problems and working with the team to deliver 
  • Extensive hands-on knowledge and experience of design principals utilizing Civil3D or Microstation 
  • Ability to effectively communicate positively at all levels of the organization. 
  • Ability to manage and mentor staff and direct resources effectively in a positive manner. 
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects profitably. 
  • Strong desire to help build and grow the office.

Why Kimley-Horn:

We are a full-service consulting firm that provides a wide range of infrastructure and land development planning and engineering services to both public and private clients. Though we have more than 5,000 employees in over 90 offices, we pride ourselves on our small company feel.

Our commitment to quality is only as good as the people behind it—that’s why we recruit passionate, hardworking, and proactive employees. By joining Kimley-Horn, you’ll be joining a firm whose core values and core purpose are more than just words on paper—they form the basis of a culture that has yielded success since 1967.


Kimley-Horn has been recognized 14 times as one of the "Top Companies to Work For".  


Below is a list of Benefits Provided by Kimley-Horn:

  • Retirement contributions include a 2-to-1 401(k) match on the first 4% and a discretionary profit-sharing contribution
  • Profit sharing in 2020 was 10%, leading to an employer contribution of 18% (variable based on profits of firm)
  • Performance Based Bonus Compensation
  • Health Savings Account – Company paid HSA contribution
  • Medical Insurance - Insurance that includes a no month premium option
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid Time Off – Varies based on experience and classification
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Back-up Childcare - Company-paid back-up childcare
  • Employee referral program for bringing great people to the firm
  • New Parent Leave
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Group Term Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Health Advocate
  • Financial Advisors
  • Dependent Care FSA
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment


Applicants must be legally authorized to work for Kimley-Horn in the U.S. without employer sponsorship. We do not typically sponsor H1-B or any other work visa petitions.


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