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Senior Water/Wastewater Project Manager

  • Job reference: NA-002736
  • Sector: Infrastructure, Water
  • Location: Houston
SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business was ranked as the world’s 3rd largest global design firm by ENR in 2018 with nearly 55,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

SNC-Lavalin Atkins business seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Houston, TX Water Infrastructure Group as a Senior Water/Wastewater Project Manager.


MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE
  • The Senior Project Manager will support and lead projects for water and wastewater clients in the greater Houston area, including planning, designing and preparing plans related to water and wastewater infrastructure which may be comprised of water distribution and sewage collection systems, pump stations, reservoirs, hydraulic structures, and water/wastewater treatment facilities.

JOB DUTIES
  • Prepare project work plans and develop project scopes, schedules, and budgets 
  • Monitor/manage project production for compliance with schedule, budget and quality objective.
  • Maintain communications with team members, clients, and others involved with the project.
  • Supervise multi-discipline teams with staff of varying experience.
  • Monitor/manage design and development of plans and drawings, which may include the development of preliminary layout and/or final drawings.
  • Perform quality control, maintain quality standards in work produced, check computations or review design drawings.
  • Support business development activities from identification of opportunities to preparing proposals and making presentations to clients.
  • Demonstrate strong project management skills. 
  • Perform engineering calculations. 
  • Participate on projects involving construction activities by reviewing shop drawings for conformance with specifications; assist in recordkeeping and in generating progress reports; observe relatively simple construction procedures, comprehend hydraulic modeling and perform analysis.
  • Contribute to technical report writing and data/analysis summary tables and exhibits
  • Prepare cost and material quantity estimates.
  • Coordinate work with other engineers and professionals within and outside own discipline, and with support services staff. 
  • Perform such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.
  • Uphold engineering ethics and professional standards of conduct.
  • Lead and mentor project teams.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • B.S. or M.S. in Civil, Chemical or Environmental Engineering. The potential candidate has 15 to 20 years of experience with a Bachelor's or Master’s degree. PMP certification is a plus.

SPECIAL SKILLS
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and strong technical writing and communications skills. Experience and familiarity with the following programs is preferred: ArcGIS, AutoCAD, MicroStation, SWMM, Storm/Sewer/WaterCAD.
PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS
  • PE license in TX is required within 6 months of employment.
  • PMP certification is a plus.

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

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