Senior Water/Wastewater Project Manager

Posted Date 1 month ago(5/2/2024 10:41 AM)
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# of Openings
Job Location
US-NC-Raleigh | US-NC-Charlotte
Water/Waste Water
Relocation Assistance
Service Line

Job Description

Dewberry is currently seeking a Senior Water/Wastewater Project Manager to join our Raleigh, NC or Charlotte, NC office. Typical projects involve NC DOT coordination/utility design, 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 for 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. 


The candidate will have technical, project management, and market access responsibilities to lead water / wastewater design projects for municipal and private clients.  Candidate will manage and leverage client relationships to position Dewberry to perform large and complex water/wastewater projects.  The candidate will work as a peer with 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 candidate 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 NC DOT or Municipal water and wastewater design projects.
  • 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.
  • Lead and facilitate engineering design staff.
  • Work with design team across multiple offices and multiple disciplines to generate detailed design documents for construction plans.
  • 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

  • B.S. degree in Civil Engineering field or related field.
  • NC Professional Engineering license.
  • 10+ years’ experience with increasing levels of project responsibilities for public sector water and wastewater projects.
  • Successful track record of maintaining relationships with clients in the Raleigh market.
  • Extensive technical experience in the design of wastewater conveyance systems and pump stations, water distribution and storage.
  • Proficiency using AutoCAD, and Civil 3D, and Microsoft office. Experience with Microstation is a plus.
  • Water/Wastewater treatment experience is a plus.
  • A successful track record of managing projects, including scope, schedule and budget.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

*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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