Project Manager - Water / Wastewater

Alfred Benesch   •  

Omaha, NE

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


11 - 15 years

Posted 96 days ago

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Alfred Benesch & Company (Benesch) is a multi-disciplined engineering and professional services firm. Benesch is consistently ranked among the top 500 consulting engineering firms in the United States by Engineering News-Record. We are looking to hire an experienced Water/Wastewater Project Manager to join our Environmental team in either of our Lincoln, NE or Omaha, NE offices. The ideal candidate will have expertise in water, wastewater, and stormwater treatment processes and is a licensed PE in Nebraska.

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 PE in Nebraska
  • Existing client relationships in Nebraska desired
  • Excellent communication and client relation skills
  • Strong organization and leadership skills with a track record for adhering to designbudgets and schedules