Water/Wastewater Project Manager

Posted Date 4 months ago(12/28/2023 5:09 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Job Location
US-CA-Rancho Cordova | US-CA-Manteca
Water/Waste Water
Relocation Assistance
Service Line

Job Description

Dewberry is seeking a Project Manager in our Rancho Cordova or Manteca, CA office to contribute to and/or manage a wide range of challenging Water/Wastewater projects. This is an opportunity for an individual to join a team of energetic, highly engaged professionals in Dewberry’s growing Water Services line. The ideal candidate will have a prominent role on our team, strong organizational and communication skills, and the ability to work with clients and engineers and other technicians on a variety of water and wastewater projects from planning through final design, construction, and commissioning. With support from the enterprise, the successful candidate will be capable of participating in business development activities, and preparing project work plans and fee estimates.


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.



  • Prepare technical memoranda, feasibility studies, and engineering reports
  • Prepare hydraulic/process calculations
  • Plan and design water, wastewater, and/or storm drainage system project elements (pipelines, pump stations, treatment systems)
  • Compile engineers’ estimates
  • Prepare technical specifications
  • Ability to research and interpret design standards and apply them to specific projects
  • Maintain project files and databases
  • Assist with preparation of project proposals, scopes of service, and fee estimates
  • Support marketing and business development activities
  • Manage, provide technical assistance to, and mentor junior staff


Perform other duties as necessary

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering, Masters preferred
  • Possession of California PE license
  • 10-15 years of water/wastewater engineering experience
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software
  • Hydraulic modeling experience
  • Good organizational and communication skills

Must have a valid driver’s license, good driving record and ability to pass a driving record background check.


Don’t meet every single requirement? At Dewberry we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive 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.


The projected range for this position is $103,000-$139,000 annually. Depending upon other factors, i.e., skills, experience, location, market conditions, the range may vary slightly.


*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.


*Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, 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.


Notice to Third Party Recruiters:  Dewberry only compensates job placement recruiters that have a valid Dewberry-approved written agreement in place for recruiting services. Dewberry does not compensate third party recruiters for unsolicited job placement candidate information.


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