Deputy Transportation Project Manager

Towson, Maryland
Engineering – Transportation Engineering /
Full time /
A. Morton Thomas & Associates (AMT, Inc.) is seeking a Deputy Transportation Project Manager for a position in our Towson, Maryland or Rockville, Maryland offices.  The position is full-time, and AMT will provide the flexibility and necessary equipment to work from home 2 to 3 days per week, as agreed upon with the Transportation Group Leader.
You’ll be Great at this position if you:
·         Have strong time management skills and the ability to balance and prioritize multiple projects
·         Can identify and resolve project risks and design challenges   
·         Enjoy building and motivating teams
·         Have strong written and oral communication skills

As a project team member, you will be responsible for (1) providing oversite using your knowledge of engineering principles and practices to interpret, organize coordinate, communicate, and execute necessary assignments to accomplish the goals, objectives, and fulfill the purpose of the client, (2) confirming all work is performed and completed in strict accordance with contract documents, (3) participating as a technical advisor to the Client Owner and other team members, (4) delivering scope, meeting the schedule, and adhering to budget for assigned projects, (5) mentoring and teaching skills to engineers and other team members, (6) contributing in proposal preparation and assisting with business development related activities, and (7) assisting with other required tasks.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

    • Design or oversee design of roadway, MOT/construction sequence, and signing/marking plans for variety of transportation projects.
    • Coordinate with internal engineering teams, subconsultants, stakeholders and regulatory agencies
    • Train less experienced staff in design principles and practices as well as CADD software
    • Prepare discipline specific scopes of work, budgets, and schedules for assigned tasks
    • Deliver assignments meeting quality standards, on-time and within budget
    • Assist in preparation of project management plans and monthly progress reports
    • Participate in client meetings and presentations
    • Provide quality control reviews of submittals and deliverables
    • Assist with production tasks (CADD drawings, reports, graphics/renderings, etc.)


    • Professional Engineer (PE) License and ability to obtain reciprocity if needed
    • 8+ years’ experience in roadway, highway, and traffic control plan preparation
    • Familiarity with state, local, and federal design standards
    • Highly skilled in MicroStation/OpenRoads or AutoCAD/Civil 3D.  Proficiency with both a plus.
The Company
AMT is an employee-owned engineering and construction management firm serving clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast.  Headquartered in Rockville, Maryland and founded in 1955, we are an Engineering News Record Top 200 design firm.  Our nearly 500 staff members are committed to designing and delivering projects that positively impact the communities where we live, work and play.  
Why AMT?
We strive to create a work environment that challenges, motivates, and empowers each member of the team. 
Core Values You Can Appreciate.  Integrity, Service, Safety, Empowerment, Quality, Inclusion
Great Company Culture.  Baltimore Sun & Richmond Times Dispatch Top Workplace
Work / Life Balance.  Hybrid work schedule, 9 paid holidays, generous paid time off plan
Exceptional Benefits. Medical, dental, vision, paid parental leave, life insurance, disability insurance
Plan for Your Future.  Strong 401(k) company match plus ESOP shares
Professional Growth & Mentoring.   In-house training, education assistance, paid time for professional organization involvement
AMT is proud and committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce. We encourage women, people of color, LGBTQIA+ individuals, individuals with disabilities, and people of other underrepresented groups to apply.