Project Engineer/Project Manager

Posted Date 1 month ago(4/9/2024 1:17 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Job Location
US-CA-Long Beach
Water/Waste Water
Relocation Assistance
Service Line

Job Description

Dewberry’s Colorado business unit is currently looking for a talented, progressive client service-oriented Project Engineer/Manager for our Long Beach, CA  Water practice with experience in planning, design and construction oversight of water and wastewater infrastructure, conveyance and or treatment projects. 


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.


This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and talented individual to join a team of outstanding professionals.  This position offers potential for professional growth in a great working environment and the opportunity to apply the latest technology to assist our clients in solving their most challenging problems.


Dewberry offers a comprehensive and very competitive package of insurance programs to regular full-time employees and their eligible dependents the first of the month following their date of hire. The insurance package includes: medical, dental, vision, and supplemental life. Additional insurances, at no cost to the employee: life (employee only), accidental death and dismemberment, business travel and accident, and short- and long-term disability are also provided. Employees pay a share of Dewberry’s premium expenses (on a pre-tax basis) for medical and dental insurance plans.


Dewberry offers a wide range of other employee benefits, including: 401(k) Profit Sharing Plan, 529 College Savings Plans, Travel Assistance, Tuition Reimbursement, Flexible Spending Accounts and Supplemental Life Insurance for employee, spouse, and children.


Positions within our officer program are also eligible for an annual bonus and stipend.  Both vary based on level within the program and bonuses are dependent upon company performance.


In addition, a host of discounted purchase programs are available to all employees.




  • Working with the business unit leadership and professional staff to execute work and assist in the growth of the regional public and industrial sector water business and client base.  
  • Work in a team environment to execute work with other project engineers, support, and junior staff, and subconsultants.
  • Direct and manage engineers and/or technicians on projects.
  • Work independently on tasks preparing bid documents, reports, calculations and project deliverables and reviewing the design of others.Work in a project manager role with responsibility for successful delivery of the project and client satisfaction (schedule, financial, and quality) for water wastewater planning, design and or construction phase services.
  • Act in a lead role for projects, leveraging one’s expertise, experience and capabilities.
  • Develop statement of qualifications, detailed proposals and contracts to include project understanding, scope of work, pricing, schedule, and other terms and conditions; and follow through with development/implementation of a project execution plan.

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering, Master’s Degree in Engineering preferred.
  • California Professional Engineer (PE) License required or ability to obtain
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in the evaluation, design and construction oversight of water and wastewater projects.
  • Proven track record and reputation for being highly responsive and delivering quality work.
  • Good verbal and written communications skills.


The projected range for this position is $132,000 - $150,000 annually. Depending upon other factors, i.e., skills, experience, location, market conditions, the range may vary slightly.


This posting is anticipated to close on May 15th 2024.


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.


*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, or protected veteran status.


*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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