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Project Manager

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

JBCI is seeking a Project Manager to join our growing engineering team. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of building envelopes and restoration work.  The position requires a demonstrated ability to coordinate and conduct field surveys at height; excellent writing skills; working knowledge of AutoCAD, and the ability to work in a fast-paced and exciting consulting environment. The position will be based in JBCI’s Philadelphia office with travel in the PA/NJ/DE area required.

Joseph B. Callaghan, Inc., established in 1967, is a consulting engineering firm serving institutions, corporations, government agencies, building owners, facility managers, legal, and other design professionals. We are committed to providing innovative solutions to Clients at every stage of the structure’s life, from the design of new construction to rehabilitating existing facilities. What sets us apart are our established relationships, reliability and responsiveness to our Clients. Our areas of expertise include:

Building Envelopes

Facade Assessment & Repair

Structural Engineering Design & Evaluation

Roofing and Waterproofing Assessment & Design

Parking Garage Restorations

Water Infiltration Investigations

Forensic Engineering

Mechanical Dunnage Steel Design, Assessment, & Repair

Drone Assessment

Infrared Thermography Investigations

Historic Restoration

Balcony Assessment & Repair

Qualified candidates must be willing to embrace our firm’s basic core values: adaptability, collaboration, accountability, respect, responsiveness, and being welcoming to all




Position Job TitleProject Manager

Position Type/Classification: Full-Time / Exempt

Reporting To: Principal


The Project Manager will be responsible for the general oversight of both assigned and secured projects. The Project Manager is responsible for coordinating projects and performing necessary tasks required for successful completion, within budget and on schedule. The Project Manager will manage the project team for each project, which may include Staff Engineers and/or Project Engineers. The Project Manager will interface directly with the Client.


Essential Functions:

Manage multiple moderate sized projects simultaneously.

Develop and execute plan for successful completion of assigned projects.

Assign appropriate tasks to project team for each managed project.

Interface directly with client throughout project duration.

Develop contract drawings using AutoCAD.

Develop project specifications.

Perform engineering analysis and design by hand and utilizing available software.

Perform field investigations and research to develop conclusions.

Write technical reports, field reports, and meeting minutes.

Make site visits to observe and document in-situ conditions and construction activity.

Prepare proposals and seeks new business.

Other duties as assigned.


Responsibilities Include:

Develop project scopes, budgets, and schedules.

Leads project meetings and makes presentations.

Act as primary client point of contact for assigned projects.

Mentor Staff and Project Engineers.

Review work prepared by Staff and Project Engineers.

Participate in onboarding process for newly hired Engineers.

Represent JBCI at industry associations and events.



Up to 50% of local travel during normal work hours expected for the position. Occasional overnight travel required.



Required Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Architectural Engineering (or a related field to be reviewed by the hiring committee) from an ABET accredited college or university.

4+ years’ relevant experience

Engineering in Training certification.

Completion of Engineering Management seminars.


Preferred Education and Experience:

Experience with building façade restoration, or in forensic engineering.

Professional Engineering License.

Master’s Degree in Civil or Architectural Engineering.

Active involvement in relevant industry associations.

Engineering Management Courses.



JBCI’s benefits package is beyond competitive.

Fully Paid Employee Medical Coverage (50% Company Contribution for Dependents)

Fully Paid Employee Dental Coverage

Fully Paid Employee Vision Insurance

Company Paid Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance

Company Paid Life Insurance Benefits

Company Sponsored Flexible Spending Accounts (Medical & Dependent Care Available)

Maternity/Paternity Leave

10 Paid Holidays Per Calendar Year

Work/Life Balance & Generous Paid Time Off Benefits

Employer Matched 401k & Company Discretionary Profit-Sharing Contributions

Company Paid Certification/Licensure/Professional Organization Benefits

Reimbursed Conference Travel

Educational Assistance Program ($7,500 per year for graduate level coursework)

Company Sponsored Voluntary Supplemental Benefit Options Available

Social and team building outings throughout the year as well as management training

Office refreshments

Flexible Work Hours


Job Type: Full-time

Schedule: Monday to Friday

Work Location: On location

Work Remotely: Partial


If you are interested in joining our team, please submit a cover letter and resume to with salary requirements.