The Davey Tree Expert Company

Project Manager | DRG Midwest | UAM Engineering

Richfield, OH, US, 44286

Additional Locations: Regional Travel

Primary Locations: OH, Richfield, 3900 Kinross Lakes Parkway, Suite 100, 44286 

Requisition ID: 184656

Position Overview

The Engineer Project Manager provides project management for utility pre-construction design projects and is accountable for developing and implementing a plan. This plan should support current client goals, operational management, and overall project viability. The daily atmosphere and health of the project is dependent on the Project Manager's leadership.

Job Duties


What You’ll Do:

  • Ensures compliance with DRG Policies and Procedures. 
  • Fosters collaborative and partnering relationships with Field Operations/Construction Managers and office personnel to deliver successful projects 
  • Participate in proposal and bid development as required. 
  • Responsible for overall utility project management and customer management for contracts with major telecommunications and electric utility customers. 
  • Responsible for constructability analysis & engineering planning verification produced by customer 
  • Serve as a single-point of contact, establishing, nurturing and managing customer expectations regarding the project performance and building long-term relationships for the Company. 
  • Manages project performance (scope, safety, quality, schedule, cost, and customer satisfaction) to meet or beat target goals.
  • Direct supervision of field operations and design engineering staff 
  • Responsible for implementing appropriate document retention process 
  • Responsible to understand Asset Management financial and project management systems, including the ability to run and analyze key reports, and development of recovery plans as required 
  • Responsible for data/design integrity, quality, and timely reporting to management 
  • Accountable for timely billing to customers, including receiving payment 
  • Develop, optimize and update project schedules for multiple, simultaneous large projects using project scheduling software, as necessary 
  • Ability to travel to job sites during project performance period. 



What We’re Seeking: 

  • BS degree in Project Management, Construction Management, Engineering or equivalent related industry experience. 
  • Relevant construction or engineering experience, including 5 years of project management 
  • Previous experience directly managing a multidisciplinary staff
  • Experienced and able to explain make-ready engineering as it relates to design data to others
  • Understanding of operations, contract administration, contract management, processes, and standards, with emphasis on the utility industry. 
  • Experience in Project Planning and Construction Scheduling 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills (tact, diplomacy, influence, etc.) essential with management, project team, contractors, and customers, both written and verbal. 
  • Excellent computer skills, and experience with Google Chrome or Microsoft software (Sheets, Excel, Powerpoint, Video conferencing etc.)
  • Ability to prioritize and work with limited direct supervision

Additional Information

What We Offer: * 

  • Paid time off and paid holidays 
  • Opportunities for advancement 
  • All job specific equipment and safety gear provided 
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match 
  • Employee-owned company & discounted stock purchase options 
  • Group Health Plan 
  • Employee referral bonus program 
  • Locations throughout US in major cities and desirable areas 
  • Career Development Program supported by Industry Expert Safety Specialists & Skills Trainers 
  • Scholarship Program for Children of Employees 
  • Charitable matching gift program 
  • *all listed benefits available to eligible employees  

Divisional Overview

Utility Asset Management is a division of Davey Resource Group, Inc which is a wholly subsidiary of Davey Tree Expert Company. DRG has been employee-owned since 1979. DRG specializes in managing the assets of utility companies throughout the U.S. by providing infrastructure solutions, focused around the electrical and telecommunication industries. We believe in smart strategic growth that continues to provide career advancement opportunities. Asset Management is currently seeking a motivated self-starter that can thrive in a fast-paced environment to learn and develop new skills that will contribute to our entrepreneurial-spirited group. 

The ideal candidate would be comfortable traveling from location to location within the client’s service territory. Pre-employment drug screen, motor vehicle records screen, criminal background screen, and Social Security # verification required. Davey Resource Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Veterans are encouraged to apply. DRG is Employee Owned. We encourage you to take ownership of your future.


We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state or local law. 

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Employment Type: Permanent 
Job Type: Full Time 
Travel Expectations: Up to 75% 

Davey is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers all qualified employees and applicants for all positions regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state, or local law.  It is our mandate that all matters related to the terms and conditions of employment and all treatment on the job be free of discrimination.  In addition, harassment based on any protected characteristic is strictly prohibited.

To preview Davey’s relevant EO/AA plan, please submit a written request to: The Davey Tree Expert Company, Attn: HR, 1500 N. Mantua Street, Kent, Ohio 44240.

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