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Program Manager - Water + Sewer

Location : Columbia, SC
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 10+
Required Education : 4 year degree
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Industry : Engineering

Job Description :


  • Multidiscipline civil engineering and surveying firm with an ever-expanding regional footprint and excellent market reputation.

  • An organization that truly values its employees by offering a Leadership Development Program, outlined career path, mentorship opportunities, and a comprehensive suite of benefits including tuition reimbursement, performance incentives, and a relaxed work environment.

  • Specializing in residential, commercial, municipal, and industrial project types.




  • Serve as a Senior Project Manager and water/wastewater Practice Leader

  • Responsible for a wide variety of duties including, and not limited to, the marketing of the water/wastewater practice area, supervising the production of projects through monitoring and managing work projections, work flow, project information resources, submittal dates and budget management

  • Ensure all aspects of the unit's projects in the water / wastewater practice area are monitored and controlled through the project managers.

  • Serves as the Project Manager on larger, more complex projects.

  • Routinely assess market potential and position the firm for selection.

  • Market services to potential, current and former clients.

  • Prepare proposals that include detailed scope of services, fee estimates and other essential requirements for acquiring projects.

  • Provide the Business Unit Leader various unit project information on a weekly basis.

  • Establish, monitor and maintain project budgets.

  • Supervise and direct highly skilled staff.

  • Review and finalize projects for submittal ensuring accuracy, neatness, and timeliness on all projects.

  • Direct personnel in formulating plans, costs estimates, timeframes, and specifications of projects.

  • Represent firm and clients at various meetings.

  • Apportion work among professional staff according to specialized training.

  • Develop and maintain client base through proposals, client communications, and prospecting.

  • Maintain positive communication and working relationship with staff, clients and subcontractors.

  • Meet and monitor unit's project goals.

  • Continually seek opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen client relationships.

  • Support Business Unit Leader with project abstracts and client activities.

  • Maintain appropriate staff through recruiting and retention.

  • Additional duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications :


  • B.S. in Civil, Environmental, or related field of engineering

  • 10+ years of experience and PE designation

  • AutoCAD Civil 3D experience is preferred

  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and supervisory skills.

  • Active participation in at least one professional society.

  • Analytical skills with ability to prepare statistical reports.

  • Ability to work well independently and on a team.

  • Ability to communicate ideas and technical information to staff, supervisors and clients in a professional manner.

  • Ability to travel as needed to meet the needs of the position.


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