Senior Project Manager Water Infrastructure

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A bit about us:

We are a 100% employee-owned, employer-of-choice, award-winning consulting firm located in California specializing in construction management, civil engineering, transportation planning, environmental, landscape architecture and urban design, and surveying and geospatial services. We foster a collaborative work environment, promote teamwork, and provide many opportunities for professional growth and advancement. We strive for excellence, and welcome candidates of all identities, backgrounds, and perspectives to help us continue evolving as an inclusive, employee-first culture. We are a casual and supportive company where each person helps contribute to projects that make a difference in our local community.

Why join us?

Benefits You Would Get as our Project Manager - Water Infrastructure

Hybrid and Flexible Work Schedules
A competitive Base Salary!
Discretionary Bonus Program
Employee Referral and Spot Bonus Programs
Benefit Package for Employee and eligible Family Members including Medical/Dental/Vision/Life & Disability
Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) 100% Paid by Company
401(k) with Immediate 100% Vested Company Match!
8 Paid Holidays, including 3 Weeks of PTO
Employee Recognition Programs
Community "Give Back" and Volunteer Programs
Career Pathing, Training, Professional Development and Tuition Reimbursement
Company Perk Events, Activities, Celebrations, Swag and more!

Job Details

As a Project Manager or Senior Project Manager - Water Infrastructure, you will utilize your extensive knowledge and expertise to provide management and oversight of all aspects of Water, Wastewater, and Recycled Water projects, while understanding client goals, establishing effective client relationships, and supporting the team to achieve set goals.


  • Responsible for overall management of multiple projects and utilize experience to organize and execute the technical quality and coordination of a broad range of assignments.
  • Represent Company and Client to agencies and contractors.
  • Utilize expert technical knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures within Water/Sewer discipline.
  • Manage and mentor team members and coordinate with supervisors to provide all necessary design, coordination, and follow-up work to ensure agency requirements and quality standards are met.
  • Prepare plans and profiles, compiling research and development of technical reports, calculations, cost/quantity estimates, and specifications to provide clear, traceable, and coordinated interpretation of the design/drawings for construction.
  • Lead site visits, client meetings, and QA/QC.
  • Lead coordination with agencies for obtaining permitting approvals and be familiar with local regulatory requirements and procedures.
  • Prepare schedule, budget, scope of services, preparing and collecting additional services, budget monitoring and corrective action recommendations.
  • Provide supervision and training to technical engineering staff; assigns projects to engineers with timetables for completion; provides technical assistance and reviews the work of assigned employees.
  • Maintain client and contract management throughout the project.
  • Be responsible for setting goals and evaluating staff performance.
  • Act as client advocate to maintain client satisfaction.
  • Senior Project Manager role will lead business development efforts and pursuit planning, including negotiation of contracts, presentations, proposals, RFPs and RFQs, recruiting and interviews.


  • BS Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering
  • California Professional Engineer (PE) license
  • A minimum of 10 years for a Project Manager and 15+ years for a Senior Project Manager with both requiring project management experience in the design of water resources infrastructure projects. (Title, job responsibilities and salary will be commensurate with your level of experience.)
  • Successful track record in managing and completing water/wastewater engineering projects in California
  • Design of pump stations, flow control, water production wells, reservoirs facilities, and lift stations
  • Experience in providing direct supervision of engineers and designers
  • Experience in writing technical specifications, preparation of engineer's estimates, project scheduling and proposal writing
  • Strong business development, team building and operational skills
  • Microsoft Office Suite - Excel, Word, Outlook, Teams, PowerPoint
  • Must have good oral and written communication skills

**Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with AutoCAD, Bluebeam Revu and other technical software
  • Experience with Master Planning or Hydraulic Modeling
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Santa Ana, CA
Job Type
$120,000 - $185,000