Assistant Project Manager

Job Locations US-NV-Las Vegas
Civil Engineering
Position Type
Land Development


Assistant Project Manager - Las Vegas, NV

Westwood Professional Services, Inc.


Duties and Responsibilities

Apply civil engineering skills and project management experience to assist in the management of projects from inception through completion in the land development group. Provide direction and manage work quality of a team of engineering designers, interns, and technicians. Assist in preparing and managing proposals, contracts, invoicing, work in process, and account receivables. Represent clients and firm in meetings with governmental agencies. Prepare, maintain, and coordinate project schedules of multiple concurrent projects with clients and design team. Communicate directly with clients, public governing agencies, and subcontractors. Assist project manager in developing and tracking project milestones to ensure on-time and on-budget project delivery. Recruit, manage, develop, lead, inspire, and coach design team. Prepare plan documents and supporting design calculations. Produce high-quality work and implement and maintain QA/QC procedures. Assist in business development. Resolve design conflicts and field construction issues. Assist in overseeing the technical and financial aspects of various projects. Coordinate with other disciplines and support services. Make decisions independently regarding various issues and methods.

Required Experience (Text Only)

- Master’s degree in Civil Engineering.
- Two (2) years of vertical and horizontal utility design experience (water, sewer, storm drain).
- Two (2) years of experience in site grading, which may have been gained as part of or in addition to the vertical and horizontal utility design experience.
- Additional experience must include:
- Site planning
- Finished lot service (plot plans, lot fits, and driveway slope analyses)
- Preparing civil improvement plan documents and entitlement packages
- Preparing improvement bond and inspection fee estimates
- Preparing ASA contracts
- Project budgets and schedules
- Local design criteria (RTC, CCAUSD, Title 19, Title 30, UDACS, DCSWCS)
- Working within land development
- QA/QC of construction drawings
- Accounts receivable and invoicing
- Computer software (Word, Excel, AutoCAD, Civil3D, Outlook, Microsoft Project, Smartsheet, Bluebeam Revu)
- Nevada Professional Engineering license.
- Must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

About Westwood Professional Services, Inc. (Westwood)

Employer: Westwood Professional Services, Inc.

Work location: 5725 Badura Ave., Suite 100, Las Vegas, NV 89118


Westwood Professional Services Inc. (Westwood) was established in 1972 and has since become a leader in many of the markets it serves. Westwood is a full-service, multidiscipline professional engineering firm and serves wind, solar, power delivery, residential and commercial development, and public infrastructure clients and their projects from multiple offices across the U.S.


In 2023, Zweig Group ranked Westwood nationally at #12 and #30 respectively on its Hot Firms and Best Firms to Work for lists. Zweig also awarded Westwood two national 2nd place awards for Marketing Excellence. Westwood was recently recognized as #79 in the ENR Top 500 Firms in 2023. The firm consistently ranks on industry top 25 lists and receives recognition for its involvement on award-wining projects nationwide.


Westwood provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. We believe that diverse backgrounds strengthen our business. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


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