Prime Engineering, Inc. is seeking a Senior Project Manager to lead our growing and dynamic design teams in the Food and Beverage Markets.

Prime Engineering, Inc. (A Stratus Team Company) helps its clients achieve their business objectives by delivering top-quality A/E/C services effectively, efficiently, and collaboratively. We are architects, engineers, surveyors, designers, accountants, procurement specialists, communicators, and administrators. Collectively, we tackle difficult challenges, serve as trusted consultants, and passionately serve our clients from concept to completion. Our work doesn’t stop when a client cuts the ribbon on a new project, building, or facility. For more than 30 years, our Prime goal has been to establish and maintain trusted client partnerships that function efficiently in the short term and thrive over the long term.

Prime Engineering, Inc. is seeking a Senior Project Manager to lead our growing and dynamic design teams. Experience in successful delivery of projects in the Food and Beverage markets is strongly preferred. As a Senior Project Manager, you will collaborate closely with clients, stakeholders, and internal design teams to ensure projects are executed with precision and adherence to the highest industry standards. Your expertise in project management and the design engineering industry will be essential in leading multidisciplinary teams to completion of challenging and technically complex projects. This position will cultivate relationships with existing and new clients within our target markets. This position will support sales and client management growth within the market. The successful applicant will be highly motivated to lead successful projects and drive new business opportunities through developing strong relationships and networks. 

Job Duties 

  • Lead high-performing cross-functional team by skillfully cultivating valuable partnerships with internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Project management of design team from concept through project completion. Responsibilities include: 
  • Develop project plans to define scope, schedule, budget, and resource requirements.  
  • Lead project meetings to communicate progress, issues, and needs. 
  • Create project schedule (MS Project or similar) to manage resource, information, and time constraints. 
  • Accountability for project budget and finances for all disciplines. 
  • Proactively identify and mitigate project risks. 
  • Review deliverables to ensure compliance with project scope, client and company standards. 
  • Coordinate with project subconsultants, vendors, and suppliers as needed. 
  • Actively seek and pursue new opportunities within target markets. 
  • Function as account manager for strategic accounts and as primary contact for projects. 
  • Develop pricing estimates for proposals and ensure market-competitive pricing.  
  • Create winning proposals in response to Request for Proposals (RFPs). 


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. 
  • Professional Engineer (PE) registration or ability to obtain licensure preferred. 
  • 7+ years of consulting project management experience in Industrial and/or food and beverage markets preferred. 
  • Client management experience with history of fostering new opportunities.  
  • Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills. 
  • Excellent organizational and time-management abilities. 
  • Ability to work on multiple, concurrent projects and react to changing client expectations. 
  • Proficient in project management tools and software including Microsoft Office suite. 
  • Knowledge of relevant industry standards and codes including hygienic design principles. 
  • Demonstrated success in management of a variety of technically challenging projects – planning, design, permitting, and construction administration. 

Why Join Prime ?

The most important reason is an opportunity for challenging but rewarding work and advancement. You’ll play a vital role in designing the big projects that make the headlines… as well as the thousands of smaller jobs that keep companies, cities, and counties running and competitive. You’ll learn across the spectrum of engineering disciplines – at Prime, there are no “silos,” only successful projects.

Prime Engineering offers talented performers ample opportunity for rapid advancement into management- or executive-level positions. Our growth objectives are ambitious, and we stretch and challenge the individual and the team. We need people who can evolve and adapt to meet our goals.

Prime Offers:

  • Competitive salary
  • Two health insurance options
  • We pay 75% of employee insurance premiums (medical, dental, vision) and sliding scale of dependents’ premiums
  • We pay 100% of employee life/accidental death plus short- and long-term disability premiums
  • Retirement plan: 401(k) plus matching
  • Company-paid Professional Development and Licensing
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program offering counseling in all aspects of life
  • Company sponsored outings and onsite celebrations