• Water/Wastewater Project Manager

    Posted Date 4 months ago(6/14/2018 8:45 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Job Location
    US-MD-Owings Mills
    Water/Waste Water
    Relocation Assistance
  • Job Description

    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.


    Dewberry’s Baltimore office is seeking an experienced Project Manager to manage medium and large water/wastewater infrastructure projects for public utility and private sector clients.   This is an opportunity for a growth-oriented, entrepreneurial, and highly motivated individual to join a team of energetic, highly engaged professionals in Dewberry’s growing Water Service Line. The candidate will have a key leadership role on our team.  The ideal candidate will have strong organizational, leadership, and communication skills to lead 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 responsible for maintaining existing clients and building new client relationships to win more work.  The ideal candidate will have strong business development skills and be capable of pursuing new clients and project leads, assisting with technical proposals and preparing project work plans and fee estimates.


    • Manage a variety of water/wastewater infrastructure projects for public utility and private sector clients.
    • Manage planning, design, and construction phase projects while interfacing and coordinating with other engineering disciplines, technicians, inspectors, and permitting specialists.
    • Contribute to the continued growth of our Water Service Line through performing business development and client management activities, including proposal preparation and client interaction through active participation in professional associations.
    • Effectively understand and communicate project expectations to project team and client.
    • Conduct QA and QC reviews of other projects.
    • Provide technical assistance and mentoring of junior staff.
    • Employ earned value management principles to prepare and monitor project work plans, schedule and budget.
    • Expand technical knowledge and professional network by attending seminars, workshops, and conferences, reviewing professional publications, and actively participating in State and/or National professional associations through committee involvement and technical presentations.
    • Working with the Business Unit Manager to identify and develop new capabilities that would enhance the Baltimore office’s competitiveness and growth in the Maryland water/wastewater market.

    Required Skills & Required Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Mechanical, Chemical, or Environmental Engineering. Master’s degree preferred.
    • A minimum of 15 years of experience in the water/wastewater field.
    • A minimum of 5 years of Project management experience.  Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is preferred.
    • Thorough knowledge and ability to apply theories, principles, concepts and practices of civil and environmental engineering to the design and construction of water, wastewater, and reclaimed water conveyance and treatment infrastructure.
    • A successful track record of managing projects, including scope, schedule, and budget.
    • A successful track record in managing clients and developing new business.
    • P.E. in Maryland (required), Virginia, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, or Washington DC, or ability to obtain them through reciprocity within one year of start date.
    • Must have proven and strong verbal and written 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.

    *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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