Assistant Civil Project Manager - Land Development

Job Locations US-MN-Minnetonka
ID 2024-5884
Civil Engineering
2nd Category
Project Management
Position Type
Land Development


Assistant Civil Project Manager - Land Development - Minneapolis, MN

Westwood Professional Services, Inc.


Westwood Professional Services, Inc. is seeking an Assistant Civil Project Manager to join our Land Development Civil Engineering team in our Minneapolis, MN office. Westwood has a highly experienced and dynamic team of individuals dedicated to providing high-level professional services to our clients. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Uses good time management methods and habits to meet schedule requirements.
  • Uses developed organizational skills to deliver projects efficiently and thoroughly.
  • Effectively uses current computer aided design and production software to maximize efficiency of project delivery.
  • Takes proactive role to enhance the professional development of assigned personnel.
  • Creates and maintains a positive environment and team approach for all assignments.
  • Actively performs other tasks as assigned, or as individually identified, to benefit the overall company efficiency and work environment.
  • Protects the well-being of the client and the company at all times.
  • Effectively utilizes and implements the Company’s QA/QC Policy.
  • Proficiently reviews project contracts and coordinates with the Principal in Charge for execution.
  • Successfully manages and designs numerous civil engineering projects of medium to high complexity.
  • Performs all project billing, collections and job cost analysis to maximize project profitability while maintaining quality of project deliverables.
  • Begins to assume role in marketing of existing clients.
  • Performs manpower projections and staffing management for multiple tasks or projects.
  • Maintains multiple project deadline schedules for allocation of resources.
  • Maintains effective communications with multiple design teams, other design consultants, Internal Survey Department (re: schedules, deliverables and billings) and other appropriate parties, both verbal and written.
  • Serves as a technical expert in a defined area.
    • Assigns and oversees project assignments;
    • Reviews work for accuracy and completeness;
    • Promotes professional development;
    • Maintains job satisfaction and morale;
    • Assists with performance evaluations; and
    • Recommends compensation adjustments and/or promotions.

Required Skills

  • Demonstrates competence in fundamental civil engineering design principles with a designated area of practice; cost estimating; bid phase assistance; construction administration and general construction methods.
  • Demonstrates proficiency with current computer aided design and production software and ability to learn new versions or new technology.

Required Experience

  • Minimum of four (4) years of experience in Land Development Civil Engineering. 
  • Licensed Professional Engineer ability to obtain one within 6-12 months. 
  • 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).

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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