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Project Manager – Water\/Wastewater
Project Manager – Water\/Wastewater
At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That’s why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.
We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.
HDR is looking for a Project Manager to join our Water Business Group in Southwest Florida. We would prefer for this role to be based in Sarasota, but will also consider Tampa. The primary duties of the Project Manager are to independently lead and supervise teams of engineers, scientists, drafters and support professionals throughout the project lifecycle of assessment, planning, design, bidding, construction, start-up and operational support. Your work will help address client needs for treatment, conveyance and storage projects associated with drinking water, wastewater and stormwater systems. Your responsibilities will include:
* Independently coordinating the work of engineers and the balance of the multi-
discipline project team throughout the entire project development.
* Developing and executing QA\/QC plans for each project; and working directly
with the owner to ensure that the project meets or exceeds the owner’s
* Engaging externally in the professional water community to identifying new
talent and new business opportunities.
* Developing and mentoring engineering staff.
* Establishing client relations with involvement in marketing and contract
* Leading client meetings and reviews with various governing agencies.
* Conducting work sessions for design development and contract document in
conjunction with other staff.
* Tracking the financial aspects of the projects, and coordinating and adjusting
the work effort with the team to ensure that the work is completed within the
parameters of the agreed to schedule and budget.
* Working with a Project Controller and the Area leadership for project reviews
and with company management on an as needed basis.
BS in civil, environmental, mechanical or related engineering field required.
PE required including available reciprocity to obtain Florida PE within 6 months.
7 years in the design of complex municipal water infrastructure projects.
Strong technical background and experience in designing treatment systems, water distribution systems, and wastewater collection systems and water resource related projects.
Proven project leadership, project management (staffing, schedule and budget) and mentoring skills.
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Experience with MS Office, MS Project required.
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
Excellent team player with ability to function effectively in a variety of roles on integrated project teams.
An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must.
Local candidates are preferred.
Master’s degree in civil, environmental, mechanical or related engineering fields preferred.
5 years of project leadership after receiving PE
Strong business development and strategic planning skills with ability to initiate and develop long term client relationships, prepare proposals and presentations, and develop new business.
At HDR, we know work isn’t only about who you work for; it’s also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other’s contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.
At HDR, we are committed to the principles of employment equity.
USA: We are a Federal Contractor, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of minority, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other status protected by law.
CANADA: We welcome applications from all qualified individuals.
AUSTRALIA: We consider all qualified candidates regardless of gender, ethnicity, country of birth, political or religious affiliation, health status, or any other status protected by law.
At HDR, health and safety matters.
For some positions, you may be required to provide drug and alcohol testing, before or during employment, based on our Drug Testing and Drug Free Workplace Policy.
If you are required to drive for us, we require a valid driver’s license and compliance with our vehicle policy.