Assistant Program Manager

ID 2024-7269
Job Locations
US-MD-Hunt Valley
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Job Description

Are you ready to wake up every day feeling inspired, excited about your job, and ready to win? Are you looking for an opportunity where you can work with and mentor amazing creative colleagues, and make an impact on your community?  Meet Kleinfelder - one of the most sustainable companies in the world, the people we work with are incredible problem-solvers and solution-providers, and we want you to have a future here.
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Assistant Program Manager


Century Engineering is seeking a responsible candidate for program and contract management services working under the guidance of an experienced program manager in Anne Arundel County. The successful candidate will become part of a team to evaluate, develop, coordinate and manage multi-year programs to maintain the County’s roadways and related infrastructure.


The successful candidate is expected to oversee program management staff perform project level tasks to investigate, evaluate, scope, prioritize, schedule, coordinate repairs, as well as ensure quality of materials and construction for pavements, sidewalk, curb and gutter and guardrail within the County’s right of way ranging from complete roadway reconstruction to isolated localized repairs.  The candidate will also be expected to manage advanced notification and customer outreach efforts related to programmed work.  The successful candidate will be expected to be well organized, capable of managing multiple tasks and prioritizing deadlines.


 Required Skills

  • Fluent in English
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are required.
  • Excellent customer service skills, either in-person, via telephone or via email, including experience dealing all levels of customers, including private citizens, community leaders and elected officials
  • Strong computer skills, including e-mail and formal correspondence, preparing and updating spreadsheets and performing data analysis, as well as good file management practices
  • Knowledge of transportation construction including pavement maintenance and rehabilitation, sidewalks and curb and gutter; as well as knowledge of guardrail construction policies and practices
  • Knowledge of ADA construction policies and procedures as it relates to the highway industry
  • Knowledge of construction materials (concrete, soil, Superpave asphalt, aggregates)
  • Exercise a certain degree of independent thought and judgment
  • Core availability to work during daytime with occasional nighttime or weekend/holiday shifts as necessary for emergencies



 Required Qualifications/Experience

  • Minimum of eight years of experience in program or construction contract management and inspection in Public Works and/or Highway industry
  • Experience administering construction contracts is preferred
  • Minimum of five years of experience in a supervisory capacity of assigned subordinate staff
  • Current/valid State Driver's License REQUIRED with acceptable driving record



  • High School Diploma Required
  • Certified Construction Manager (CCM), PE License or a Degree or Certificate in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or a related field a plus


Kleinfelder offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.
Kleinfelder is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 rules)
Please note that Kleinfelder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, Kleinfelder will not consider or agree to payment for any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Kleinfelder explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resume, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Kleinfelder.


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