Project Manager

  • Posted on January 8, 2021
  • Location: Lafayette, LA; Lake Charles, LA


Posted under: Engineering

What does this job entail?

The Project Manager will have the ability to develop and maintain overall project goals. They will lead a team on various engineering projects relating to (but not limited to) drainage design, roadway design, construction plan development, specifications, and construction administration; transportation feasibility studies, line and grade studies, basic utility design (i.e. water and sewer), and general drainage design. Projects and tasks will involve the use of various engineering software programs as well as Microsoft Office applications.

Some responsibilities Include:


  • Monitor and manage plan, design, and implementation of municipal projects.
  • Control financial aspects of the project regarding fees, expenditures, and invoices.
  • Coordinate with various entities such as: city, county, regulatory agencies, environmental resource agencies, and elected/appointed government officials with jurisdiction authority over a project.
  • Manage projects and coordinate with engineering team and clients on all aspects of project execution.

Business Development & External Communication

  • Act as point of contact for clients on proposal development, presentations, and technical issues, ensuring that the highest level of service is provided.
  • Attend public meetings, public forums and open-house events to discuss project details and answer questions from the public, as required.


  • Provide support and mentor junior level engineers and staff.
  • Evaluate performances and provide effective feedback.

Am I qualified for this position?

  • A bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or similar technical degree and at least 5 years of professional experience is required.
  • Municipal Engineering Experience a plus.
  • PE licensure preferred but not required.
  • PMP certification preferred but not required.

Why work for Fenstermaker?

Our success is based on establishing lasting partnerships and providing innovative, high-quality products and services. We conduct our business ethically, honestly and with integrity in everything we do.

Our core values define the way we do business.


We treat everyone like family and put people over policy.

We place an emphasis on safety and are supportive and empathetic in rough times.

One Company

We leverage our multi-disciplinary strength to benefit our clients.

We communicate, collaborate and execute together, as a team.

Customer Obsessed

We treat others the way they want to be treated – with respect.

We create unforgettable experiences and build lasting relationships and establish partnerships.

Growth Mindset

We believe growth creates opportunity and gives us the capability of building long-term careers.

Be Different

We encourage and reward innovation.

We serve our clients in ways that make the competition irrelevant.

We create a unique experience for our team members.

EOE/AA Employer. Applications confidential.

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