Project Manager Water and Wastewater

Job Locations US-CT-Rocky Hill
Posted Date 5 months ago(1/31/2024 3:16 PM)
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Weston & Sampson is seeking a Project Manager with 10-15 years of experience in our Rocky Hill, CT office.  This position will lead a team of water and wastewater engineers on the planning, design, and construction administration of infrastructure projects that will include wastewater projects for private and public-sector clients across Connecticut and western Massachusetts. The Project Manager has a unique opportunity to assist with ongoing and new water and wastewater treatment plant design, water distribution and wastewater collection system design and pumping station design. These are just a few exciting opportunities awaiting you in our CT 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 water and wastewater facilities and infrastructure, including collection systems, pumping stations, and treatment facilities
  • Assess opportunities and define project scope, schedule, and budget, 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
  • Connecticut 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
    • Working knowledge of treatment process and piping and pumping system hydraulics
    • Understanding of typical project funding mechanisms, local government budgeting and procurement processes, and federal, state, and local regulations
    • Understanding of site and stormwater design
    • 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
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written) with ability to remain organized while managing 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



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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