Project Manager Wastewater

Job Locations US-NH-Portsmouth | US-NH-Manchester
Posted Date 3 months ago(9/6/2023 3:27 PM)
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Weston & Sampson is seeking a Project Manager with 10-15 years of experience in our Portsmouth, or Manchester, NH office.  This position will lead a team of wastewater engineers on the planning, design, and construction administration of infrastructure projects that will include wastewater projects for private, public-sector and federal clients across New Hampshire and Maine.The Project Manager has a unique opportunity to assist with ongoing or new alternative project delivery methods such as Design-Build or Construction Management at Risk (CMAR). Support of ongoing wastewater treatment, large scale desalination, and climate resiliency projects are just a few exciting opportunities awaiting you in our NH Wastewater Team.


What you’ll do:

  • Supervise and lead project teams in the development of engineering reports, studies, and designs, utilizing recognized industry standards and regulatory-compliant approaches
  • Supervise and lead project teams in the field evaluation and assessment of existing wastewater facilities and infrastructure, including collection systems, pumping stations, and treatment facilities
  • Assess opportunities and define project scope, schedule, and fee, as well as determine work procedures and staffing and subconsultant assignments
  • Support the procurement of construction services, including support and evaluation of public bidding, contract execution, and construction administration
  • Supervise, train, and mentor engineering and non-technical support staff
  • Pursue new work opportunities through established client relationships, market sector awareness, and competitive pursuits, including participation in proposal development and interviews / presentations
  • Participate in professional organizations and technical committees


What you will bring:

  • BS in Civil or Environmental Engineering
  • New Hampshire, Maine, and Massachusetts PE license or ability to obtain within six months
  • 10 to 15 years of relevant experience working with municipal and private clients in engineering or project management roles, including:
    • Evaluation, study, and design of municipal wastewater treatment facilities, pump stations, and collection/conveyance systems
    • A high degree of treatment process and pump sizing/hydraulics knowledge
    • Understanding of typical project funding mechanisms, local government budgeting and procurement processes, and federal, state, and local regulations
    • Site and stormwater design of development projects
    • Familiarity with the permitting process on the federal, state, and local level.
  • Demonstrated experience with:
    • Managing technical and support staff on multiple concurrent projects
    • Working as direct client manager
    • Preparation of engineering and construction cost estimates
    • Adhering to project budgets, tracking financial performance, and managing invoicing
    • Preparing competitive proposals and leading interview teams
  • Cost estimating experience
  • Have strong communication skills (oral and written) and be able to remain organized with multiple concurrent projects and deadlines
  • Adept at interpersonal relationship skills, conflict resolution, team leadership, and presentations and ability to work collaboratively
  • Active member of relevant industry associations
  • Possessing high ethical standards, committed to producing high quality deliverables, and a commitment to teamwork, respect, and integrity



Innovative and reliable for more than a century, Weston & Sampson strives to make the world a better place through interdisciplinary design, engineering, and environmental services. An employee-owned company (ESOP) of more than 725 professionals, we are seeking talented technical and professional individuals to join our growing firm. Dedicated to improving quality of life for both our clients and our employees, we offer opportunities to collaborate on meaningful projects that transform the environment, with a team that respects and values your ideas. Weston & Sampson offers a flexible work environment, competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and dynamic career growth, in an equitable and welcoming corporate culture that embraces diverse perspectives and experiences and recognizes people for their contributions.


Weston & Sampson is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace the rich perspectives and experiences that arise from people of different races, ethnicities, cultures, sexual orientation, gender identities, ages, socio-economic statuses, abilities, and religions, as well as valuable insight from other untapped groups without our Weston & Sampson family and the communities we serve. 


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