The Project Manager will work in a diverse group of engineering and business associates and will be a key resource for proposal development and delivery of customer projects which leverage TRC’s world class test facilities and personnel. Project manager in TRC Inc.’s Road Performance Evaluation (RPE) group will be supporting longstanding residential clients as they conduct self-supported testing on the proving ground. The Project Manager will also coordinate and arrange support for RPE engineers and technicians to perform turnkey services such as standardized testing. The Project Manager will also lead and manage long-term durability programs; working with and communicating with internal support groups including but not limited to Scheduling Office, Garage Services, Facility Support, Engineering, Purchasing and Business Development. Project Managers are responsible for monitoring and maintaining accurate project records to ensure timely and accurate billing of services.
Learn customer test objectives and communicate the objectives to the supporting B.U.’s
Develop work descriptions based upon customers objectives and knowledge of the processes involved
Develop & coordinate project budgets and proposals based upon customer objectives and supporting B.U. inputs
*TRC Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and is willing to make a change or adjustment to a job or work environment that allows a qualified individual with a disability to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of a particular job.
**Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
Other Duties and Responsibilities (Non-Essential Functions)
Develop test plans based upon customer’s objectives and processes involved
Communicate test plans, proposals, non-conformances, and project status to internal and external customers
Coordinate project support for efficient and timely use of resources
Manage project budgets
Conduct post-project reviews
Maintain proprietary atmosphere
Perform customer presentation
Travel to offsite customer, trade show, and technical session sites
Support TRC Inc.’s Quality and EH&S (Environmental, Health, and Safety) efforts
Bachelor’s degree (BS or BA) or equivalent combination of education and experience
Three years’ related experience
General aptitude and experience in testing and/or research, or project management
Knowledge of processes involved in vehicle testing preferred
Valid driver’s license
Excellent organization and problem-solving skills
Excellent communication skills
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Project) with experience using macros in Excel is a plus
Basic project management skills
Standard office, climate controlled environment
Some travel is required
Must be able to remain in a stationary position for an extended period of time
Ability to operate a computer and other office equipment
Ability to communicate with customers and co-workers
It is the policy of TRC Inc. to provide equal opportunity in all areas of employment practices, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation (LGBTQIA+), veteran status, or any other reason prohibited by law.