POSITION TITLE: Senior Project Manager (Civil/Structural Engineering)




LOCATION:  San Francisco, CA 94108


OUR CLIENT: Hinman Consulting Engineers, Inc.   

Website: https://hce.com/


Hinman Consulting Engineers, Inc. provides advice and solutions to protect people, operations, and property against extreme natural and manmade events. Our team of engineers and technical experts offers risk management and protective design services, to resist explosion effects, fires and other extreme hazards/threats.


As a world leader in integrated protective design, Hinman engineers design superior safety and security solutions for high-risk, highly complex building projects. Trusted by federal, state and regional agencies, as well as private corporations for projects around the world, our protective design strategies mitigate risk from potentially catastrophic events for mission-critical facilities, vital infrastructure, and high-profile buildings— courthouses, embassies, federal buildings and intelligence facilities, as well as commercial buildings, bridges, airports and power stations.


Samplings of some of the exciting projects we have been involved with are:

  • Major airport renovation and construction projects for the Newark, Los Angeles, and LaGuardia International Airports.
  • U.S. Embassies in Mexico, Morocco, Kenya, Turkey, and Israel.
  • Security Design Criteria development for the US Department of State, the US General Services Administration, a Fortune 50 technology company, and the State of California.
  • Mission Critical Department of Defense facility in Washington, D.C., Anti-terrorism force protection for military bases worldwide, and multiple Veterans Administration projects.
  • Major Infrastructure projects, including the Tappan Zee and Kosciuszko Bridges in New York City, the Mets-Willets Point Station in New York City, and the Los Angeles Union Station.
  • Ongoing projects throughout the world, including countries such as Japan, Guam, Thailand, and Canada.


In 2014, we were ranked as the #1 “Best Structural Engineering Firms to Work For” by Zweig Group.


Hinman values collaborative teamwork, and provides the opportunity to work on challenging, high profile projects. We offer competitive salaries, great benefits, and professional growth to self-motivated engineers. If you want to create your own destiny, and surround yourself with creative people who take pride in their work, we want to hear from you.


We seek a Senior Project Manager to manage the flow of projects, from inception through completion, and distribute work to keep all managers productive.


This is a salaried, full time position with benefits.


The position is posted here: http://www.lockeandkey.com/jobs/JobOpenings/job_opening_219.php



Position Overview: We are seeking a licensed professional engineer, with experience managing multiple, fast turnaround projects, that require extensive client coordination and high-level consulting. This position serves clients nationwide. The Senior Project Manager will oversee all other project managers for the firm.


Additional duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform and oversee the analysis and design of structures to mitigate the effects of explosive loading.
  • Develop mitigating measures to enhance life-safety and operational continuity objectives, with attention to maintaining architectural integrity, building accessibility, constructability, and cost controls.
  • Manage five to seven people. Work closely with New York and Wash, DC office.
  • Work with project design and security teams to create thoughtful and integrated solutions designed to meet multiple purposes.
  • Prepare high quality reports which are well written, technically accurate, and with clear graphics summarizing results.
  • Perform project management tasks, including fee proposal development, invoicing, supervising technical and managerial staff, and interacting with clients.
  • Business development geared toward forwarding the overall goals of the firm, in areas which are consistent with personal interests and strengths.
  • Standardize processes and procedures throughout the offices.
  • Travel for site visits, client and prospective client meetings on average about five days per month.




The company realizes that every interested candidate might not have all of the desired experience, and some training will be provided, but here is what they are looking for in terms of experience and skills… the more you have, the better!


Minimum of seven to ten years of professional experience in a civil/structural engineering firm. Minimum of five years of project management experience and people management.

  • Experience in structural analysis, performance-based design, construction, risk management, and project life-cycle.
  • Technical experience in structural dynamics, failure analysis, retrofit design, ductile detailing.
  • Strong personal project portfolio, including government work and/or major office building projects, is a plus.





  • Excellent people management and leadership skills. Ability to foster a cohesive, collaborative team.
  • Business skills in federal contracting, client management, business development, project cost accounting, staff supervision, contract reviews.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and teams simultaneously.
  • Excellent client interaction and general written and verbal communication skills.
  • Leadership skills in mentoring young engineers, motivating staff, and working well in a team-based environment.
  • Knowledge and relationships within the Architecture/Engineering/Construction market and the federal government.
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills.
  • Skills in delegation and time management.
  • Must be able to obtain a DSS (Defense Security Service) clearance.




Licensed Professional Engineer.

Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Structural or Mechanical Engineering.

Master’s degree is preferred.

The following are a plus: MBA, PMP (project management professional)




Hinman: Protecting what matters!


Our firm provides an opportunity to work on challenging, high profile projects, and be around creative people who take pride in their work. 

Additional offerings include:

Competitive salary.

Opportunity for advancement and growth in the position.

Company paid health, dental and vision insurance for employees and partial dependent coverage.

Flexible Spending Accounts for Healthcare, Transit, Parking, and Dependent Care.

401k program with annual company match.

Company paid life Insurance.

Company paid STD/LTD/AD&D benefit.

10 paid holidays annually.

21 days Paid Time Off annually.

Staff events, lunches, happy hours provided by the company.

Professional development opportunities.

Professional licenses and memberships to two professional organizations.

Opportunity to work on exciting and cutting-edge projects.

Access to all levels of a small and highly innovative company.

In-house technical, communications, and management training.




Please email your resume and cover letter with “Hinman” in the subject line.

Qualified resumes with cover letter will receive notification of receipt.

Please do not send your resume to Hinman directly.



Lisa K. Locke

Locke and KEY Recruiting, Hiring and Consulting Services

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