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Brown and Caldwell is the largest engineering firm of its kind—solely focused on the U.S. environmental sector. With offices throughout the country, we have opportunities nationwide to work on some of our most exciting environmental projects.

Senior Water/Wastewater Project Manager

Work Location: Atlanta, Georgia
ID: 2946
Job Type: Full Time
Travel: 20-30%

For more than 70 years, Brown and Caldwell has been creating leading-edge environmental solutions for public agencies and private industry. We strive to be the environmental company of choice—to our clients, who benefit from our passion for delivering exceptional quality, and to our employees, present and future, who share our commitment to client service, collaboration and innovation. Join us, and you will find a home where you can do your best work, reach new levels of expertise and enjoy exceptional development opportunities. As a privately held firm with over 1,500 employee-owners in 50+ offices nationwide, the opportunity awaits for you to advance.


Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Are you an individual who takes pride in delivering exceptional work? We are currently seeking a senior project manager to provide project oversight in our Project Management Office in our Atlanta, GA office.

When you join Brown and Caldwell you will enjoy a unique and welcoming culture and we are proud that many of our employees have been with us a decade or more. You will find that we offer a non-hierarchical, collaborative, and supportive environment, allowing you to do your best work. You will be trusted to do the right thing by our project managers and external clients and given the flexibility to manage your own schedule to achieve this. The work we do is interesting, challenging and wide-ranging in nature, and so is our client base.

Job Expectations:

We are seeking an engineer with experience managing and executing work involving utility infrastructure projects for the water industry (water and wastewater).  In this role, you will utilize your consulting expertise to manage and execute work on projects and to help ensure successful client relationships.  You will also work closely with strong technical experts and other leaders in the Atlanta office and East Region

Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Manage and execute work on wastewater and water utilities including: comprehensive planning and infrastructure conveyance and design projects
  • Lead project team in planning and/or designing a major engineering project and coordinate special planning, economic, and engineering studies
  • Provide consultation in specialized areas (wastewater/water conveyance, master planning, wet weather), make decisions and solve problems
  • Prepare and make presentations to clients for professional meetings
  • Successfully manage and deliver projects on time and on budget.
  • Utilize internal project management tools and resources.
  • Participate in improving company resources and tools to improve design production and efficiency
  • Direct the work of drafters and designers, coordinate with other disciplines
  • Supervise, delegate and oversee the work of technical staff and engineers.
  • Participate in BC’s QA/QC process.
  • Assist with business development pursuits
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • B.S. degree in Civil, Environmental, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering with an Environmental focus (or related engineering discipline), M.S. degree preferred
  • Candidate should have at least 10 years of managing water/wastewater projects over the $1M and 15 years of professional experience in the industry
  • Professional registered engineer in the State of Georgia or the credentials to obtain registration in a timely manner required
  • Ability to serve as a project portfolio manager in support of our PMO
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification as defined by the Project Management Institute (PMI) preferred but not required.
  • The candidate should have the ability to successfully manage clients and projects in a collaborative fashion and interface with Brown and Caldwell’s local, regional, and national wastewater practitioners as well as help mentor junior staff
  • Previous business development experience (writing winning proposals and successfully pursuing work) is a plus
  • Demonstrated strong project management skills
  • Ability to focus on client needs while balancing multiple priorities including but not limited to project management, design, bidding and construction management services.
  • Successful marketing, proposal writing, proposal management, and public presentations experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated ability to conduct effective presentations and prepare written reports and documents


Join, Grow, Have Fun

We’re growing and having fun while doing it. Brown and Caldwell provides a comprehensive benefits program and a culture that promotes employee performance and success. We recognize that you are looking for a career path with opportunities to grow personally and professionally. We have a strong focus on employee development and offer defined advancement through our Career Path Framework; tuition reimbursement; honorariums for papers and presentation as well as project management training (BC is a PMI Registered Education Provider). Our work environment promotes a flexible and collaborative culture, an extensive knowledge-sharing infrastructure and more. Our values of working hard and with integrity combined with learning, growing and having fun make Brown and Caldwell your employer of choice.

This position is subject to a pre-employment background check and a pre-employment drug test.

Brown and Caldwell is proud to be an EEO/AAP Employer-Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.  

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