Project Manager- Water

Job Locations US-MA-Reading | US-MA-Worcester | US-MA-Boston
Posted Date 5 months ago(10/3/2023 3:47 PM)
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Weston & Sampson is currently seeking an experienced Project Manager with 8-15 years of experience for our Massachusetts Drinking Water Program. The Project Manager will have in-depth knowledge of municipal water utilities, work with a variety of skilled staff in a team environment and be responsible for managing distribution and/or treatment projects. The position will be staffed from one of our Massachusetts office locations with the flexibility to work from home during the week as applicable.


What you’ll do:

  • Overseeing project teams with preparing new or upgrading existing drinking water infrastructure projects including groundwater and surface water source, treatment, pump station, storage, and/or pipeline evaluation, design, and construction projects
  • Dealing with multiple projects and clients along with managing technical, budgetary and client aspects of projects
  • Familiar with water system permitting, funding, planning, modeling, design, and construction with technical expertise in distribution and/or treatment projects
  • Review assigned project(s) to define project scope, determine work procedures/sequences and develop schedules, budgets, staffing, sub-consultant involvement, and progress billing points
  • Prepare and/or supervise engineering reports, studies, calculations, and Contract Documents
  • Assist with business development, marketing, and proposal preparation with support from senior management as needed
  • Establishing long-term relationships with municipal clients
  • Supervise, train, and mentor junior staff
  • Participate in professional organizations through presentations and/or technical committees


What you will bring:

  • BS in Civil, Environmental, or equivalent Engineering degree is required; Master’s degree preferred
  • Professional engineering registration/license or ability to receive within one year of hire; Massachusetts preferred
  • Valid driver’s license is required. Some travel will be required to client meetings and project sites
  • Familiarity with Massachusetts public bidding projects
  • Passion for drinking water engineering
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Organizational/time management skills are required
  • Adept at interpersonal relationship building, conflict resolution, team leadership, and mentoring



Weston & Sampson is an 100% employee-owned, full-service environmental and infrastructure consulting firm made up of more than 800 professionals, who work together to develop innovative, cost-effective solutions for our clients. Since our founding in 1899, Weston & Sampson’s mission has been to protect, improve, and sustain the natural and built environment to enhance the quality of life. As we grow, we are seeking dedicated technical and professional individuals who want to collaborate on meaningful projects with a team that respects and values their ideas. Weston & Sampson offers a flexible work environment, competitive compensation, industry-leading benefits, and exciting career growth opportunities—all in a supportive and dynamic corporate culture that embraces diverse perspectives 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 other untapped groups, within our Weston & Sampson family and the communities we serve. Weston & Sampson is committed to the principles of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA). Our goal is to foster a sense of belonging and equitable representation across our organization and to empower our employees to incorporate IDEA values into the work they perform.


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A Note to Third-Party Recruiters:

Weston & Sampson coordinates all recruiting and hiring at our company. We do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters, staffing agencies, or related firms. Resumes are only accepted if a signed agreement is in place.  All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Weston & Sampson. Weston & Sampson is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


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