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Water/Waterwaste Project Manager

Work Location: Atlanta, Georgia
ID: 3186
Job Type: Full Time
Travel: 10-20%

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 engineer with project management experience to provide project oversight in our Atlanta, Georgia 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 and be mentored by strong technical experts and other leaders in the Atlanta office, Mid-South Area, and East Region.

Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Manage and execute work on wastewater utilities including: plant operations, comprehensive planning, and infrastructure conveyance and design projects
  • Lead project team in planning and/or designing small to mid-level engineering projects and coordinate special planning, economic, and engineering studies
  • Provide consultation in specialized areas (wastewater plant operations, conveyance, master planning, wet weather, EPAS, pump stations), 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 and risk 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, mentor, delegate and oversee the work of technical staff and engineers.
  • Participate in BC’s QA/QC, risk management and PMO processes.
  • Assist with business development pursuits.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • B.S. degree in related engineering field (Civil, Environmental, Mechanical, etc.)
  • M.S. degree in related engineering field preferred
  • Minimum of 7 years of progressively increasing responsibility
  • PE in Georgia
  • Experience managing small to mid-level projects
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification as defined by the Project Management Institute (PMI) preferred but not required
  • Successful marketing, proposal writing, proposal management, and public presentations experience a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated ability to conduct effective presentations and written report preparation
  • Previous supervisory or mentoring experience a plus

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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