Human Resources

Civil Engineering Project Manager, Construction

Job Locations US-MD-Columbia
Posted Date 2 months ago(12/8/2023 3:21 PM)
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Do you take pride in making the construction process as painless as possible for your clients? Are you passionate about anticipating and solving the problems that can plague a construction project before they ever happen? If the answer is, “Yes!” then we have an opportunity that will impress you! Who are we? We are ARCO, a Family of Construction Companies.


ARCO Design/Build is currently seeking a Civil Engineer to join our team based in Baltimore. As a Civil Engineer at ARCO, you are expected to manage the development of key projects independently, whilst leveraging the knowledge of our project team.


We are dedicated to the well-being of our associates and are proud to be consistently recognized as a Best Place to Work. Our compensation and benefits package not only supports our associates and their families but benefits local communities and communities around the world.


  • Industry-leading performance-based bonus program
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Traditional and Roth 401k
  • Tuition reimbursement for associates
  • Scholarship for associates’ children up to $28,000 per child
  • 1-month paid sabbatical after every five years of employment, plus $5,000 for travel
  • 1-week paid volunteer leave each year
  • 100% charitable match
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage
  • 100% paid 12-week maternity leave


At ARCO, our first core value is to treat people fairly and do the right thing. We are proud to be a drug-free workplace and an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.


From recruiting, training, and hiring practices to selecting our subcontractors, we understand that diversity of all those involved in the construction process enhances our ability to deliver the best solutions to our customers. We hire the best and the brightest from across the country – constructing a team of experts in architecture, design, engineering, project management, and business services. 


  • Manage the procurement of all necessary entitlements and permits for clients on key projects with accelerated time frames
  • Effectively communicate schedule, budget, and action items with owners/clients to facilitate projects
  • Be a point of contact for the client during the preconstruction process and represent the predevelopment team to all external parties through project closeout
  • Act as an advisor to clients on site layout, building design, and entitlement path to best fit their timing and cost needs
  • Coordinate with real estate attorneys, landowners, and development partners
  • Travel (primarily day trips) to visit prospective sites across the region, conduct visual inspection, and meet with local authorities to gather information and develop a preconstruction plan for a project
  • Create and manage schedules
  • Prepare and maintain preliminary cost estimates
  • Research and develop design alternatives and value engineering solutions
  • Prepare documents for regulatory agencies to obtain required permits
  • Manage the conceptual site plans and preliminary engineering documents through construction documents
  • Oversee the preparation of engineering studies and report conclusions to design and construction team


  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Architecture, or Urban Planning
  • 3-10 years' of preconstruction or land development experience
  • Experience should demonstrate successful project delivery including schedule and budget management
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license is a plus, ARCO Design/Build will support the pursuit of licensure for EIT
  • AutoCad and Civil 3D (or similar site work program) preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Project and Excel


We are proud to be one of the fastest-growing, privately-owned companies in America, celebrating over 30 years of experience as design-build experts. We have completed over 5,500 design-build projects across 48 states and 38 major cities nationwide. We ranked #3 on the ENR Top 100 Design-Build Firms list, and #17 on the ENR Top 400 Contractors list in 2023. Most importantly, our clients like us, trust us and want to do business with us. We are looking for people with the same enthusiasm, passion, and respect for the hard work that brought us to where we are today. Are you a person that can make a difference at ARCO? If the answer is, “Yes!” we look forward to meeting you.


ARCO does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third-party recruiting agencies without pre-approval from ARCO’s Human Resource team. Pre-approval is required before any external candidate can be submitted. ARCO will not be responsible for fees related to unsolicited resumes and for candidates who are sent directly to our hiring managers. 

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