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Project Executive (Construction) - New York, NY at Arcadis in Cranbury, New Jersey

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

At Arcadis, our vision has become our passion; improving quality of life. As a Project Executive you will have the opportunity to use your extensive capital construction expertise on major public works projects in New York City. Your goal will be to provide leadership, management and oversight of staff responsible for executing and delivering on capital construction projects. If you possess solid leadership; technical, organizational, and communication skills; and have a proven track record we want to speak with you.


At Arcadis, we want to put people first. We create an environment where all our people can be at their best and we invest in them to build the workforce of the future. Our employees enjoy competitive salaries, medical/dental/vision plans, and a matching 401(k). Arcadis proudly offers flexible work schedules, professional development opportunities, as well as leadership development programs.


As a Project Executive, your day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure and oversee successful implementation of planning, design and construction for major public works construction projects

  • Lead integrated project management teams comprised of external and internal forces.

  • Direct and manage project controls with regard to cost, schedule, scope, quality, safety, integrity and other issues to ensure that the project is progressing efficiently, effectively and within budget; determine and implement corrective actions as appropriate.

  • Oversee the preparation of key performance indicator reports to track progress and identify issues.

  • Oversee and support the negotiation and implementation of construction and construction management contracts and change orders.

  • Prepare and conduct presentations for Agency executives, elected officials and community groups.

  • Participate in development and management of relationships with key stakeholders to ensure successful projects.

  • Demonstrable track record managing successful delivery of capital projects on time and within budget.

Required Qualifications

If you are enthusiastic, enjoy collaborating with others, and meet the qualifications below, we encourage you to apply.

  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Law or related field

  • Minimum of 20 years of experience in project management including commercial management, project controls and change.

  • Experience delivering major projects with at least one completed project with a construction value in excess of $1 billion.

  • Experience with project controls means and methods is required.

  • Extensive experience, preferably as an owner, managing major capital programs for a transportation agency or similar

  • Experience in multibillion-dollar tunnel construction projects preferably within the New York metropolitan area.

  • Knowledge of and experience with New York metropolitan area construction industry.

Preferred Qualifications

  • NY PE license preferred.

  • Proven ability to lead and motivate large project teams

Why Choose Arcadis

Arcadis is the leading global design and consulting firm for natural and built assets, and we invite you to join us in partnering with our clients to deliver truly exceptional and sustainable outcomes. Contribute to the world's most high-profile and transformative projects, from shopping centers in Shanghai and improved traffic flow in Atlanta to state-of-the-art rail systems in Doha, coastal defenses for Manhattan and cleaner air in Los Angeles.

Work alongside the industry's foremost thought leaders and accomplished professionals, generating effective, real-world results. We are Arcadis: 27,000 people in more than 70 countries, creating value by applying our collective wisdom to every challenge. Our culture is collaborative, we believe in diversity and the power of global teamwork, and we own the responsibility to sustain the Earth and its people in a safe and balanced way.
Arcadis. Improving quality of life.

About this Business Line

Transportation, quite literally, makes the world go around. But rapidly increasing urbanization, shrinking budgets and sensitivity to the natural environment demand an innovative approach to advance the future of mobility in all its forms and functions. Join us in developing advanced infrastructure while helping our clients get the most from their existing assets - through innovation and transformational thinking. Together, we will solve some of the world's most complex transportation and land development challenges. Help meet the demands of tomorrow - today.

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.