Colliers Engineering & Design

Project Manager-Highway

Job Location(s) US-NY-Albany
Highways & Traffic Engineering
Regular Full-Time
# of Openings


Bergmann, an affiliate of Colliers Engineering & Design, is looking for a Project Manager to join our growing Transportation team. This is an opportunity to develop business opportunities, manage clients, and grow our exceptional Highway and Traffic Engineering capability across New York State from one of our offices in Albany, Binghamton, Syracuse, or Buffalo.


This person will be instrumental in the growth, enhancement, and diversification of our existing Highway and Traffic Engineering services. They should have an established background in highway and/or traffic engineering and be willing to utilize or expand their capabilities by winning and managing transportation projects for agencies including towns, cities, counties, the NYSDOT, NYSTA, MPO’s, and other agencies as well as private clients. This person can expect to leverage the skills and resources of an existing team of engineers, designers, and project managers (approximately $1M in revenue annually) as well as 75+ highway and traffic engineering professionals scattered throughout the country working on a diverse portfolio of exciting projects.


Leadership & Management: 

  • Leadership and oversight of Highway & Traffic Engineering project teams 
  • Management of project budgets and schedules 
  • Mentorship of Highway and Traffic Engineering Staff

Technical Duties: 

  • Assist engineers, designers, and others in design decision-making 
  • Project management covering scope, schedule, technical design, and delivery 
  • Provide Quality Control and adherence to Company Standard Procedures 
  • Client communications and customer service  

Business Development: 

  • Pursue and acquire project opportunities with clients 
  • Prepare proposals including technical approach and pricing 
  • Client management including negotiation and relationship building
  • Participate in outside organizations, events, conferences 
  • Market and cross sell other company services 


  • 10 Years’ minimum experience 
  • Effective written and communication skills
  • Professional Engineering License in New York State or the ability to obtain this license upon employment (with the ability to apply for comity in other states)
  • NYSDOT / LDSA (or similar), and municipal project experience from Preliminary Engineering through Construction
  • Experience with the NYSDOT and LDSA Project Delivery Process (or similar)  
  • Experience with projects involving the SEQRA and/or NEPA processes
  • Experience with community outreach
  • Experience with budget, scope, schedule, project delivery and quality
  • Knowledge of the NYSDOT Highway Design Manual or similar agency design standards 
  • Ability to work and manage people in a hybrid work environment
  • MicroStation, InRoads and OpenRoads experience is a plus
  • Prior experience preparing proposals, developing budgets, tracking budgets and the associated financial management skills necessary to run a team and monitor the performance of the project is a plus

What We Offer

Compensation: $93,000-$125,000/year DOQ. 


At Colliers Engineering & Design, our people are our most important resource. That’s why we are committed to providing all our employees with a safe, comfortable work environment, the potential for career advancement, and the ability to impact society through their projects and company-sponsored activities. 


This dedication begins with supporting a work-life balance through a generous compensation package that includes: company-paid medical, dental, and vision coverage; paid pregnancy disability leave; short- and long-term disability insurance; life insurance; a company-matched 401(k)/Roth; paid time off that includes parental and military leave; employee referral and professional license bonuses and a straight time policy that compensates exempt employees for billable hours worked in excess of 40 billable hours within a work week. 


We have also created an internal culture that provides the resources and technology needed to encourage personal and professional growth opportunities through reimbursement for education; a free in-house resource for hundreds of educational and self-enrichment courses; a mentorship program; a wellness program; a Women’s Organization and ongoing philanthropic opportunities. Apply today to learn how you can join our team of professionals, so we can help you Accelerate Your Success! 


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