Project Manager- Water/Wastewater

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Job ID: 2180
Job Title: Project Manager- Water/Wastewater
Location: Jacksonville, FL


The Construction & Manufacturing Team supports the delivery groups across the company and the projects throughout the United States. The Construction & Manufacturing Team is responsible for providing the field management personnel, from the craft worker to the Project Superintendent. The Construction & Manufacturing Team also provides the team member with logistical support; including but not limited to establishing per diem rates, company trucks for superintendents, and the coordination of arrival for team members as needed on the project. The Construction & Manufacturing Team provides continual training for our team members to support their development from entry-level craft workers, via in-house/online courses, to local jurisdiction apprenticeship programs.

Joining the Construction & Manufacturing Team will enable you to build the buildings on which people depend; collaborating with your team to overcome obstacles and fix problems on the job site using your skills. Strong networks are formed on construction projects because everyone on the team depends on each and every team member to get the job done.

In this role, you will be responsible for handling larger more complex projects and will be the single point of contact to communicate directly with the owner/client.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assists project directors in responding to RFP’s including the preparation of conceptual estimates, schedules, and other proposal documents. Participates in client presentations if required
  • Monitors the progress of design documents. Participates in design review meetings and provides input regarding constructability, as well as scope and cost changes
  • Prepares detailed estimates, cost code input, and cost control systems
  • Responsible for preparing bid packages and invitation to bid inquiries, receiving and analyzing bids, qualifying subcontractors, and awarding subcontracts and major purchase orders
  • Works with the director of construction and construction core personnel to establish job organization including the superintendent and PCE requirements
  • Plans, sequences, and schedules the project with input from the superintendent and subcontractors. Manages the project schedule, conducts job site meetings, and prepares updated schedules
  • Responsible for project cost control including updating labor cost reports, summary cost reports, and project status summaries
  • Coordinates requirements of governing authorities for permits, inspections, and final approval of the project with A/E
  • Maintains submittal control, including scheduling, receiving, reviewing, approving, and expediting submittals from suppliers and subcontractors to comply with the progress schedule
  • Manages client relations, including progress meetings, correspondence, periodic reports, change orders, and responses to client inquiries
  • Prepares requisitions for payment and other required project invoicing. Maximizes project cash flow through invoicing and collections
  • Prepares and secures owner acceptance of contract change orders. Issues modifications to subcontracts and purchase orders after owner acceptance and updates budget in the summary cost report
  • Manages payments to subcontractors and vendors, including reviewing and approving schedules of value, pay requisitions, invoices, and required insurance coverage
  • Manages subcontractor and supplier performance issues including documentation, default notices, and replacement, if necessary
  • Reviews and monitors project progress, quality and safety. Works with the superintendent and makes corrections as required to comply with contract and company policy and procedures
  • Assists in the development of construction personnel through mentoring and on-the-job training
  • Effectively manages project close-out tasks and any warranty work


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or construction management or equivalent plus 8 years minimum in construction management

Specific Knowledge, Skills, License, and Certifications:

  • Knowledge in the design and construction of Industrial Water/Wastewater facilities
  • Research experience is a plus with excellent communication, organization, and follow-up skills
  • Excellent sales and customer relationship skills
  • Self-motivated, with high energy and an engaging level of enthusiasm
  • Abilities to work independently, manage time wisely and prioritize tasks
  • Strong computer skills (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.)
  • This job will require 50%+ travel