Water / Wastewater Project Manager

11 - 15 years experience  •  Engineering Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/02/17
11 - 15 years experience
Engineering Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/02/17


Alfred Benesch & Company(Benesch) is a multi-disciplined engineering and environmental services firm. Benesch is consistently ranked among the top 500 consulting engineering firms in the United States by Engineering News-Record. Benesch's Kansas City, KS office is looking to hire an experienced Water/Wastewater Project Manager to join their Environmental Services Group. The ideal candidate will have expertise in water, wastewater, and stormwater treatment processes and is a licensed P.E. in Kansas and Missouri.


Duties & Responsibilities include: 

  • Managing assigned projects by providing direct supervision and overall leadership

  • Developing project scope, schedule and budget

  • Identifying resources needed and effectively delegating staff duties and responsibilities

  • Demonstrated ability to utilize accounting and scheduling software for project management

  • Creating and executing project work plans

  • Analyzing accounting reports and project schedule for variances

  • Monitoring work for adherence to project scope and identifying out of scope actions

  • Resolving scope, schedule and budget discrepancies with Group Manager and client

  • Preparing and submitting appropriate project reports to Group Manager

  • Participating in contract negotiations

  • Completing the contract setup process

  • Preparing and processing project amendments as required

  • Maintaining staffing projections and coordinating needs with Group Manager 

  • Reviewing and verifying invoices and direct expense reports for accuracy and preparing support information required for contract compliance

  • Following-up with client on collection of invoices as directed by Division Manager

  • Assuming ownership of the financial aspects of the projects

  • Performing project close-out


Qualifications include: 

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering or related discipline required

  • Minimum of 10 years of water resources, wastewater, and/or stormwater experience, familiarity with H&H or water supply and sanitary sewer collection systems a plus 

  • Licensed P.E. in Kansas and/or Missouri

  • Excellent communication and client relation skills

  • Strong organization and leadership skills with a track record for adhering to design budgets and schedules


Alfred Benesch & Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action/ Disability/ Protected Veteran Employer. Qualified applicants are evaluated without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristic.

Job Code: 455

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