Sr. Water Services Project Manager

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Job Description CDM Smith has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Water/Wastewater Project Manager to join our Charlotte, North Carolina operations. Alternate North Carolina office locations may be considered on a case-by-case basis. We are looking for someone who has excellent client interaction skills and can manage and lead planning and design teams for multi-discipline projects and programs of work in the fields of large diameter conveyance (water distribution and wastewater collection), water and wastewater pumping systems and water/wastewater treatment projects in North Carolina. In this position, you will manage multi-million dollar planning and design projects, manage project teams, and develop the scope and budget for projects. You will also work with local sales staff on business development strategies for existing and new clients, including pursuit of alternative project delivery opportunities in the Charlotte-Metro area and Western North Carolina. CDM Smith has been providing engineering services to the North Carolina market for over 30 years. Our services have spanned the areas of modeling, master planning studies, design, and construction administration of water, wastewater, and stormwater facilities. As a member of this team, you would contribute to our clients mission by:

Managing water/wastewater design, permitting, and construction services from early concept development through construction

Serving as a leader of project teams and mentoring junior staff, including the coordination and reviewing of project assignments

Effectively working with key technical specialists, project team members, and delivery managers

Assisting with preparation of design drawings and specifications on large, complex, multi-discipline design projects

Preparing, monitoring, and managing project budgets and schedules while managing the firms risk

Providing high level planning and program analysis work including preparation of technical documents/reports

Being active in the water/wastewater industry, keeping abreast of emerging technologies, research/development opportunities, and conference/committee participation in professional societies

Assisting in new business development by contributing to strategic planning, marketing, and business operations planning

Collaborating with sales staff to create proposals in response to client requests for proposals (RFPs)

Reviewing draft proposals for adherence to firm, industry, state, local, and federal regulations and best practices

Interfacing with clients and government officials to clarify technical questions and providing updates to upper management as necessary

Job Title Sr. Water Services Project Manager

Group SEG

CDM Smith Employment Type Regular

Minimum Qualifications Bachelors Degree

10 years of related experience

Domestic and/or international travel may be required. The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands.

Preferred Qualifications Bachelors degree in civil, environmental or chemical engineering

Professional engineering (PE) license

Project management experience on water/wastewater infrastructure design projects in North Carolina

Alternative project delivery experience

Current Project Manager certification (either PMP, CCM or DBIA) or ability to receive within 12 months of start date

EEO Statement We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith 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.

Why CDM Smith? CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.

Job Site Location North Carolina - Charlotte

Agency Disclaimer All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

Amount of Travel Required 20%

Assignment Category Fulltime-Regular
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