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WithersRavenel is looking for Water/Wastewater and Water/Wastewater Treatment Project Managers to join our growing and dynamic Utilities team! Positions are available in Greensboro and Cary, North Carolina but we are open to discussing remote work. These specialized Project Managers are responsible and accountable for systematic and consistent execution of projects which may include the supervision and management of people, resources, and clients for the mutual success of our Clients, Department, and Company. Additional duties include coordination, communication, and enforcement of Company and Department processes, procedures, and standards and the promotion of Company culture and core values. They are responsible for fostering a positive working environment for their Teams. Candidates for the Utilities Project Manager positions should have experience in the Design and/or Constructions Administration of Water or Wastewater Utilities or Treatment Systems (pipes, pumps, lift stations, tanks, modeling, studies, etc.).
Duties and responsibilities
Project, Client, and Team Management
Responsible for oversight and approval of design, construction plans, bid documents, technical specifications and construction cost estimates
Coordinate resource needs with Team members and other Department; Forecast workload and address gaps or excessive workloads
Manage projects, oversee and delegate tasks, and engage in design of projects
Represent our Company in communications with clients for assigned projects regularly throughout the entire project and in marketing activities after project completion
Prepare agreements including scope, schedule, fees, and terms and conditions and communicate to project team members
Responsible for the financial performance of projects and proactively address changes in scope, billing processes, schedules, and any settlement
Technical and Practice Leadership
Responsible and accountable for coordination, input, and enforcement of all technical aspects and policies of the Department and Company
Analyze complex technical problems and devise new or improved techniques, approaches, and alternative solutions
Provide quality control/quality assurance consistent with Company and Department standards and the requirements of our clients and regulatory agencies
Lead, supervise and develop Team Members to achieve the goals and strategies for the Department
Implement effective communication, performance management, as well as identify strategic skills needed to achieve Company, Department, Team, and project goals.
Participate in Department/Company recruitment efforts and foster a positive environment; engage in Company, Department, and Team meetings routinely, team building efforts, and community involvement
Client and Business Development
Responsible for cultivation of existing relationships including periodic client meetings, proposal and budget development, and obtaining feedback in conjunction with Marketing and other departments
Seek opportunities for cross-selling to enhance and expand our existing client relationships during and after projects
Assist in strategic pursuit of potential clients per Department initiatives and our core values
Licensed Professional Engineer (PE)
7-10+ years of engineering/industry experience with demonstrated team management experience
7-10+ years of experience in the Design and/or Constructions Administration of Water or Wastewater Utilities or Treatment Systems (pipes, pumps, lift stations, tanks, modeling, studies, etc.)
Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering or equivalent experience
Strong leadership and project management skills as well as excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills
Knowledge of contracts, accounting principles, including budgeting and forecasting
Ability to execute multiple tasks under tight deadlines and prioritize responsibilities
Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
Proven track record of fostering existing client relationships
Energetic, flexible, confident, and forward thinking
Preferred qualifications include:
Project Manager training and/or certifications
Telecommuting is allowed.
At WithersRavenel, we design the places and the supporting infrastructure to enhance people’s health, happiness, and well-being. By matching our clients’ vision with multi-disciplinary technical expertise and a deep well of experience, we help them safeguard their natural resources, deliver critical utilities, create attractive spaces for recreation and commerce, and drive economic development through carefully planned land use. From concepts to concrete, we transform our clients’ dreams into realities that shape and reflect our shared values of quality, integrity, sustainability, community, and respect.