Water/Wastewater Project Manager

Posted Date 4 months ago(6/5/2023 4:24 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Job Location
US-NJ-Parsippany | US-NJ-Mount Laurel | US-NJ-Bloomfield
Water/Waste Water
Relocation Assistance
Service Line

Job Description

Are you ready to join our New Jersey team as the new Water/Wastewater Project Manager?  We have offices in Parsippany, Mount Laurel, and Bloomfield. Your typical projects involve pump station design, inflow and infiltration studies, hydraulic modeling, collection system condition assessment and design, water distribution and storage, with potential opportunities to engage on treatment projects. This is an excellent career opportunity if you are an enthusiastic and talented individual to join a team of outstanding professionals, and the opportunity to apply the latest technology to help our clients solve their most challenging problems. 


Your responsibility will not be limited to technical, project management, and market access responsibilities to lead water / wastewater design projects for municipal and private clients.  You’ll work with peers on other water/wastewater practitioners throughout the company to manage a range of civil engineering projects for both public sector utility and private clients (water and wastewater).  With support from the enterprise, successful you will be capable of participating in business development activities, pursuing new clients and potential project leads, preparing proposals and preparing price proposals and contracts.


Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.


  • Management of water and wastewater design projects.
  • Pump station design and rehabilitation, collection system condition assessment and design, inflow and infiltration studies, collection system rehabilitation, hydraulic modeling, water distribution and storage, with potential opportunities to engage on treatment projects.
  • Performs technical discipline tasks including research, reports, design, specifications, and plan preparation to ensure the most efficient and cost-effective execution of assigned projects.
  • Lead and facilitate engineering design staff.
  • Work with design team across multiple offices and multiple disciplines to generate detailed design documents for construction plans.
  • Serves as the primary client liaison, meet client deadlines and project budgets.
  • Participate in business development activities including collaborating with our team in the marketing of new projects, proposal preparation, and client relationship management.

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or related field.
  • NJ Professional Engineering license.
  • 10-15 years of related experience.
  • Specific experience preparing reports and design plans and specifications for water and wastewater system projects in NY and NJ, including pump stations, tanks, and pipelines.
  • A successful track record of managing projects, including scope, schedule and budget.
  • Water/Wastewater treatment experience is a plus.
  • Driving is a requirement of the position. A clean driving record is required.

Don’t meet every single requirement? At Dewberry we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace for our employees'. So if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the position description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may just be the right candidate for this or other opportunities.


*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.


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