Civil Project Manager - Land Development

Job Locations US-TX-Plano
ID 2024-5754
Civil Engineering
2nd Category
Project Management
Position Type
Land Development


Civil Project Manager - Land Development - Plano, TX

Westwood Professional Services, Inc.


Westwood Professional Services, Inc. is seeking a Commercial Land Development Project Manager to join our team in our Plano, TX office.  Westwood has a highly experienced and dynamic team of individuals dedicated to providing high-level professional services to our clients. 


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages land development civil engineering projects efficiently (meets schedules and budgets)
  • Leads land development civil teams to produce civil plan sets.
  • Coordinates with Owner/Architect and outside team members to execute projects.
  • Effectively manages internal support teams (survey, traffic, hydrology and hydraulics, etc.) – able to communicate/manage technical details as well as schedules and budgets.
  • Implements QA/QC program and ensures compliance within project team.
  • Works with City/County staff for approval of project plans.
  • Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and allocate resources through differing project stages.
  • Administers the construction services portions of projects including RFI response, site meetings with contractors, etc.
  • Effectively manages up to five (5) assigned technical personnel including:
    • Assigns and oversees project assignments;
    • Reviews work for accuracy and completeness;
    • Trains staff and promotes professional development;
    • Maintains job satisfaction and morale;
    • Assists with performance evaluations; and
    • Recommends compensation adjustments and/or promotions.

The compensation for this position is competitive and will be determined based on the candidate's experience, skills, and qualification. Additionally, this is bonus-eligible position, offering further potential for financial recognition based on performance and company success. 

Required Skills

  • Demonstrates competence in fundamental civil engineering design principles for land development projects.
  • Experienced in cost estimating, bid phase assistance construction administration, and general construction methods.
  • Demonstrates proficiency with current computer aided design (CAD/Civil 3D) and production software and ability to learn new versions or new technology.

Required Experience

  • Minimum of eight (8) years of total experience, with four (4) as a Project Manager (or equivalent).
  • Graduate from an accredited university or college with a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering (Experience or degrees in other disciplines may be substituted at Management's discretion).

Preferred Experience

  • Licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Texas (or eligible for licensure in the state of Texas).

About Westwood Professional Services, Inc. (Westwood)

At Westwood, our purpose is to create a better world for people through our work. We transform the energy grid, design resilient infrastructure, and develop communities that will flourish today and for future generations. With over 50 years of experience and a legacy of innovation, we stand at the forefront of our industry, dedicated to understanding the unique needs of the markets we serve.

Our approach revolves around people. We are committed to building a culture that attracts, retains, and develops high performers. Our team values relationships, innovation, dedication, initiative, and growth. We believe fostering a collaborative “One Team” mentality yields superior outcomes in everything we do.


We customize our technical capabilities and geographic reach to meet our clients where they are and help them realize their vision. We are partners in our clients’ success, driving to provide solutions that make a lasting difference. Safety, sustainability, and operational excellence are not just facets of our work; they are intrinsic to our identity, guiding every decision we make.


We are deeply invested in the communities we serve. Through our projects and giving-back initiatives, we enrich the lives of those we serve, engage others within our industry, and create a lasting impact on communities around the world. To us, success transcends the completion of projects; it is reflected in the lives we have positively impacted by our work.


Join us in creating a better world.


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 the industry's top 25 lists and receives recognition for its involvement in award-winning 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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