SSOE Group

Senior Project Manager (Design Engineering)

Job Locations US-OR-Hillsboro
Full Time


SSOE provides unparalleled opportunities for professional growth, offering the advantages typical of a large firm combined with the collaborative and supportive culture commonly associated with smaller organizations. We prioritize an employee-centric atmosphere that fosters a healthy work-life balance, exceptional benefits, and a commitment to continuous learning.

SSOE is looking to hire a Sr. Project Manager to join our team with a facilities design-build environment. This person will provide engineering design project management for a portfolio of projects from initial concept through startup. The projects this person will be engaged on will range in size, scope, and complexity; no two projects are alike, and each will bring its own unique challenge and solution. Partnering with our seasoned project teams, this person will identify, understand, and manage the scope of work, schedule, and budget of various design packages. This person will also coordinate with various disciplines within the organization (architectural, electrical, mechanical, process/chemical, structural, etc.) and will be an integral part of problem-solving complex design challenges. This position will be a hybrid position, requiring you to provide occasional onsite work and be located in the Hillsboro, OR area. Remote work arrangements for this role are not available.


  • Identify, understand, and manage the scope of work, schedule, and budget of various design packages, such as HVAC system upgrades, process equipment installations, and structural modifications.
  • Collaborate with Discipline Leads and Department Managers to define project scope, develop design concepts, allocate tasks, and align staff capabilities with project requirements. Ensure effective communication channels are established to meet project objectives.
  • Lead and coordinate meetings and establishes all design document flow and document control with client, contractors, regulatory agencies, and others involved.
  • Develop comprehensive project budgets and work schedules as key monitoring tools for tracking progress. Proactively adjust plans to align with budgetary and scheduling goals.
  • Prepares the project execution plan, establishes control procedures, monitors progress, and takes corrective action as may be required.
  • Follows established change management procedures to document and receive authorization for project change orders in a timely manner.
  • Leads and facilitates client contact and business development activities.
  • Perform field verifications / site walks to identify, verify, resolve, and incorporate solutions into design packages. May actively troubleshoot and resolve complex design problems in the field during construction, ensuring seamless project execution.
  • Develop and oversee the training and mentorship of fellow Project Managers to enhance their understanding of SSOE's practices and client-specific needs, fostering a collaborative and knowledgeable project management team.


  • University degree in an engineering/technical field, or a combination of education and experience that demonstrates the required skills. Previous project management experience in a design/build environment is a plus.
  • Project Management certification (PMP) is highly desired.
  • Proficiency with MS Project or other scheduling software required.
  • Ability to resolve issues that involve gaining agreement of cross-functional groups and working through issues by gaining consensus and facilitating a collaborative environment.
  • This position will be part of a design-build environment, so experience with industrial, advanced technology, or high-tech manufacturing facitlity design is highly preferred.
  • Experience performing field verifications and site walks to identify, verify, resolve, and incorporate solutions into design packages. Ability to troubleshoot design problems in the field.
  • Salary Range: $130,000 - $170,000/year depending on location, education, experience, and any certifications that are directly related to the position.
  • Benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance, life insurance, 401K retirement savings plan (with company matching), opportunities for professional development and training, PTO, & paid holidays.



Why Choose SSOE?

With a history of stability spanning more than 70 years, we’ve continued to succeed in an industry of constant change and disruption. Our clients have consistently reported to us that our people are one of our greatest strengths and differentiators. At SSOE, we work to create a clear path to building your career with us. Throughout your career, you’ll be given the opportunity to work on new and exciting projects and be given training so you can deepen and extend your skills.


We look forward to having you join our team.


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