Senior Project Manager-Architect

Dewberry Dewberry Employer:
Sacramento, CA, USLocation:
Thu, Mar 22 '18Posted on:

Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you're an experienced professional or a new graduate, you'll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.

We are currently seeking a Senior Project Manager-Architect to work in the Sacramento, CA office.

This strategic hire for Dewberry's California Architecture Practice is an opportunity for the right individual to leverage their expertise in Project Management. With several exciting criminal justice projects on the horizon, this is an exciting opportunity to lead Dewberry's Team through the entire project lifecycle.


The candidate will be primarily responsible for managing interdisciplinary projects, document preparation and production, managing sub-consultants, monitoring budgets, schedules and quality for Design Build Delivery. The candidate must have experience managing publicly funded projects in California, and be knowledgeable about the state's procurement methods. In-depth background in the design criminal justice facilities, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and a California Architecture License are required. Additional experience in other project types and project delivery methods, is a plus. The ability to interact well with client management teams, Architects and engineers from other offices, and marketing teams is essential.

The ideal candidate is forward thinking, organized and an excellent motivator. They will be managing complex projects and teams, and must be able to negotiate diverging project goals to create a coherent, coordinated set of documents. Experience in the field and a deep understanding of construction means and methods is critical.



We are looking for:

  • 15 + years of experience, with extensive Design Build Delivery experience
  • Licensed Architect in California required
  • Demonstrated ability to lead project teams, clients, consultants, and contractors.
  • Collaborative approach Project Management.
  • Expert knowledge of local code requirements and ability to efficiently interface with agencies having jurisdiction, including Office of the State Fire Marshall, BSCC and others.
  • Confident and effective interpersonal and time management skills.
  • Responsible for developing scope / fees and managing project budget, client/consultant invoices, agreements and contracts.
  • Responsible for evaluating Risk, and escalating issues when necessary to the appropriate resource.
  • Responsible for managing team resources; advises Office Director of resource and schedule needs.
  • Reviews and assures document accuracy for client(s), consultant(s) and project team(s).
  • Responsible for QA/QC processes; evaluates and assures intent of recommendations are implemented; assures “lessons learned” are communicated to Interiors staff.

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry's background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

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