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November 18, 2016

Project Manager - Structural Engineering


Gainesville, VA

We are looking for an experienced Project Manager to join our Gainesville, VA team

Primary Responsibilities

The Project Manager is responsible for all aspects of project management. The Project Manager leads and manages the design team in the execution of projects by directing and defining project budget, scope, design, phasing and schedule. Communication, policy enforcement, code adherence, professional development and controlling engineering and drafting operations through training and review are the essential responsibilities of the position. The Project Manager ensures that high quality professional service is delivered and that work is completed and done to Cates’ quality standards.


  • BS Civil Engineering, MS Preferred; PE Required, SE Desirable
  • Prior management experience of project engineers and drafting personnel
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in structural design for commercial, residential and mixed use projects.
  • Design and detailing competence with wood, concrete, and steel structures for podium, mid and high-rise buildings
  • Solid working knowledge of building codes, gravity, and lateral systems
  • Deep foundation systems design experience
  • Construction observation experience
  • Preparation of detailed engineering studies and analysis reports
  • Proficiency in REVIT Structure, RAM Concept, Finite Element Analysis, RISA 3D
  • Excellent communication, organization, multi-tasking and strong team skills a must
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, meet project schedules, and maintain quality standards

If you are interested in this position, we’d like to know more about you. Please apply below.

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Project Manager - Structural Engineering

Structural Project Manager

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In addition to competitive salaries, Cates offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental and vision insurance, a retirement program, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability coverage, paid time off and paid company holidays.

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Cates Engineering Structural Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, national origin or sex in violation of Title VII. Cates Engineering Structural Consulting prohibits discrimination against employees, applicants for employment and students on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status.