DoD SkillBridge - project manager
Arlington, VA 
Posted 3 days ago
Job Description
DoD SkillBridge - project manager


Variable hours

Arlington, VA

Job Description

The suitable candidate will be a career minded professional engineer with aspirations of developing their career in program management. The candidate will have some background in transit/rail, project management, and engineering design in a related discipline.

The principal project manager role is multi-faceted, with the primary aim to support effective delivery and management of major programs. Some of the key responsibilities of the position would include:

  • Assist in preparing documents necessary to administer the contract; including proposals, work orders, and other contract instruments.
  • Gain knowledge of and effectively use Mott MacDonald management systems, tracking documents, and related procedures.
  • Attend meetings with the client and with subconsultants.
  • Assist in managing personnel working within the team.
  • Review payment requests.
  • Prepare reports as required.
  • Document in-progress activities and track deliverables associated with the contract as directed.
In addition, as part of the individual's professional role with Mott MacDonald, the position would entail the following:
  • Work to engage our customers, and undertake business development activities
  • Become adept at Mott MacDonald programs including risk management systems, project management systems, project controls systems, bidding systems
  • Work in correlation with teams regarding proposal development in various geographical markets of the company
  • Use professional engineering skills to lead portions of the technical work, in a way that is advantageous for both the company and the professional

Candidate Specification

To be considered for this position you must be eligible to work through the DoDSkillBridge program. We welcome candidates with the below qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering
  • Strong project management, leadership, interpersonal, communication, documentation, and technical skills are required.
  • Possess sound judgment; highly developed management, organizational, interpersonal, presentation/training, oral and written communication skills; excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and work with multi-disciplinary teams, deal with complex issues, and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to prepare and interpret complex reports, recognize problems, and define and evaluate solutions.

Job Profile

Here at Mott MacDonald, we are experts in engineering, management, and development services supporting multisector project work in over 150 countries. One of the largest employee-owned companies in the world, we pride ourselves in our ability to deliver exceptional outcomes through the connected thinking of our 16,000+ talented consultants. Sustainability and innovation are at the heart of all of our sectors which, in North America include Advisory, Built Environment, Energy, Transportation, and Water.

Other Information

Equality, diversity and inclusion
We put equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of our business, seeking to promote fair employment procedures and practices to ensure equal opportunities for all. We encourage individual expression in our workplace and are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels they have the opportunity to contribute.

Equal employment opportunity is the law. English version, Spanish version, Chinese version.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status or disability status.

Hybrid working policy
At Mott MacDonald, we believe it makes business sense for you and your manager to choose how you can work most effectively to meet your client, team, and personal commitments. We offer a hybrid working policy that embraces your well-being, flexibility, and trust.

More about Mott MacDonald
We're a global engineering, management and development consultancy.
Our purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes in everything we do, relentlessly focusing on excellence and digital innovation, transforming our clients' businesses, our communities and employee opportunities.
A fundamental part of this is respecting each person's differences and striving to meet their needs.
Our values: progress, respect, integrity, drive, excellence

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Recruiter Contact

Bruno Teixeira


United States




Project programme and commercial management



Website Region

North America

Website Sector

Rail and metros, Transportation

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status or disability status.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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