Project Manager

Location US-NY-Albany | US-NY-Rochester | US-MA-Boston
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Engineering - Sports & Recreation


Responsibility connects us, empowers us, binds us to our community, and challenges us to do what is right. Clean water, safe roads, efficient energy, resilient power sources, and buildings that enhance their surroundings – these are significant responsibilities we take to heart.


At CHA, we believe in responsibly improving the world we live in, and we ask our team to aspire to that ideal every day. At the foundation of our responsibility is our commitment to inclusion and diversity and choosing to treat everyone with dignity and equality. We also take accountability for making decisions that promote sustainability in our business and our designs. We are on a mission to reduce our environmental footprint and bring greener solutions to our clients. We believe it is our responsibility and work to do that each and every day.


We are currently seeking a Project Manager to join our Sports Team based in either Albany, NY; Rochester, NY; or Boston, MA.


CHA believes our employees should have the time and flexibility to balance work and personal commitments. We offer most employees the option of a hybrid schedule with a work week that includes both office and work from home days.


CHA collaborates with institutions across the nation to develop forward-thinking master plans that embrace the latest design standards, newest technologies, and best project approaches. We have conducted comprehensive indoor and outdoor sports campus master plans for colleges and universities, and we have also completed numerous complex building master plans focused on renovating existing buildings.


At CHA, the Project Manager works diligently to complete projects within the scope, budget, and schedule. This key role is responsible for managing the overall client relationship including any technical, financial, or logistical issues that may arise. Our Project Managers are skilled collaborators who are experts at problem solving, adapting, and staying calm under pressure.


The Project Manager coordinates contracts with the client and subcontractors, manages purchase orders, and handles daily correspondence and all other project related documentation. The Project Manager is also responsible for all project financials, and reviews/manages/approves subcontractor payments. The Project Manager clearly communicates updates to the client, management, and project team, as well as prepares for and attends monthly project review meetings with operations.


At CHA, you can build a career and find your passion across our diverse business lines and project teams. Being part of CHA means being part of a team of talented professionals, where you’ll find support for your career growth and the opportunity to impact our industry and our communities. Find your “why” at CHA!


  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or architecture, or a related degree is required; Master’s Degree preferred
  • PE or Registered Architect preferred
  • PMP certification preferred
  • A minimum of 7 years of experience required; a minimum of 5 years of project management experience required.
  • Specific experience with building stadiums, field houses, and other sporting-related facilities preferred
  • Experience preparing proposals, project plans, extra work authorizations and project closeout documents for projects required
  • Experience managing project accounting processes to include project budgeting, forecasts and cash management required
  • Experience understanding and interpreting client contract requirements
  • Ability to track and oversee multiple projects required
  • Ability to adapt communication style to suit various audiences
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite and other management software
  • Knowledge of Deltek Vision preferred
  • Knowledge of MS Project and/or Primavera P6 preferred
  • Organized and detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task effectively
  • A self-starter who excels in a high-paced work environment and work well independently
  • Ability to travel as needed (25%) required


At CHA, we are helping to build a world where thought leadership, social responsibility, and diversity thrive, and we are committed to recruiting, developing, and retaining a highly talented and diverse team of individuals to help us do it. Our aspiration to responsibly improve the world we live in – combined with hiring practices, training opportunities, and engagement with our communities – reflect a company culture that is progressive and forward leaning.


We as an organization celebrate the values of inclusion and equality, and advocate for the full participation of all people in an environment free of discrimination. To support these values, we invite all qualified applicants to be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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