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Senior Project Manager, Wastewater Treatment

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WithersRavenel
Place
Cary, NC/Remote
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Added: May 10, 2024

WithersRavenel is looking for people who are passionate about collaboration, community, and client success. Your reward for sharing your talent with us? OWNERSHIP . As a 100% employee-owned company, every employee is an owner—which adds a powerful and unique dimension to our vibrant company culture and purposeful work.


We know that great talent can live anywhere. While we consider North Carolina home, we have team members spread across the U.S. supporting, improving, and growing our WRLife culture. Whether you choose to work from one of our nine office locations, your home office, or a bit of both, we know you’ll fit right in with our hybrid work environment .


Simply put, we're all-in for the success of employees, because when they succeed, we all thrive.


Join our team as a Wastewater Treatment Senior Project Manager in our new Downtown Cary, NC office.


Wastewater Treatment Senior 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. Responsibilities include coordination, communication, and enforcement of company and department processes, procedures, and standards and the promotion of company culture and core values. Experience in the design and/or constructions administration of water or wastewater treatment systems is very important for this position.


Duties And Responsibilities

Project, Client, and Team Management

  • Coordinate resource needs with Team members and other Departments
  • Forecast workload and address gaps or excessive workloads
  • Manage projects, oversee, and delegate tasks, and engage in design of projects
  • Schedule and lead project meetings
  • 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 settlements
  • Follow Accounting and Department procedures for invoicing and collections
  • Communicate regularly with supervisor of any significant challenge, deviation from procedures and metrics, or incidents that occurs on projects
  • Responsible for oversight and approval of design, construction plans, bid documents, technical specifications, and construction cost estimates


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
  • Use current technology as much as practicable to design projects


Personnel Leadership

  • Lead, supervise, and monitor project team members to achieve the goals and strategies for the Practice Area
  • Lead and/or participate in mentoring, career path planning and development (including training plans), performance plans, mentoring, and resource sharing for any supervised team members.
  • 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
  • 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 Department personnel as required
  • 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


Requirements

  • Licensed Professional Engineer
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Self-motivated, engaged, and team-oriented with the ability to work independently under minimal supervision
  • Strong leadership and project management skills as well as excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Knowledge of contracts, accounting principles, including budgeting and forecasting
  • Execute multiple tasks under tight deadlines and prioritize responsibilities
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proven track record of fostering existing client relationships
  • Demonstrate personal investment in your career
  • Energetic, flexible, confident, and forward thinking
  • 10+ years of engineering/industry experience, with an emphasis on water and wastewater treatment


Preferred:

  • Project Manager training and/or certifications


Working Conditions

The assignment may require infrequent evening/weekend work and job site visits outdoors. Candidates should enjoy working in a collaborative, fast-paced, and client-driven environment.


Physical Requirements

The assignment may occasionally require repetitive physical tasks (such as operating a computer), standing and/or sitting for extended periods of time, extended time travelling in a vehicle, and carrying equipment and materials up to 15 pounds.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the position. All employees may have other duties assigned at any time.

WithersRavenel is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, military service, or other non-merit factors protected by federal, state, or local laws. At WithersRavenel, we strive to build and nurture a culture where diversity, inclusivity, and belonging are a normal part of doing business, not an initiative. We know through experience that different ideas, perspectives, and backgrounds create a stronger and more creative work environment that delivers better results. By hiring highly talented people who align with our Core Values, we continue to enrich and broaden our ownership community, as well as the employee and client experience. This purposeful approach to diversity and inclusion leads to greater commitment, collaboration, and effectiveness in our culture, work, and lives.

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