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Senior Project Manager - Water/Wastewater

Senior Project Manager - Water/Wastewater

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Throughout our 100-year history, Gannett Fleming has been an innovator and leader on a global level, providing world-class services in engineering, consulting, design, program, and construction management. With more than 60 offices worldwide, we are consistently ranked among the nation’s most prestigious engineering firms.


Our people are our secret to Excellence Delivered As Promised! We have fostered a culture of promoting progressive thinking to tackle complex engineering challenges – transforming creative ideas into reality! We are committed to supporting your career goals by providing professional development and training and the opportunity to work with respected industry thought leaders, while at the same time encouraging a healthy work-life balance. Our benefits and perks are competitive because we want to see a smile on your face as we change the world together.


Since 1915, Gannett Fleming has played a major role in some of the most multifaceted and iconic engineering accomplishments in the world. Join us on our journey as we continue to provide thought-provoking, customized solutions to our clients, improving and sustaining communities for the next 100 years!


Gannett Fleming is looking for a dynamic Senior Project Manager offering strong technical and project management experience to join our water/wastewater practice in Baltimore, MD or Fairfax, VA.  Successful candidates will use their technical and management abilities to plan, design and construct water/wastewater infrastructure in a dynamic team setting as well as to mentor junior staff.


The required skills include business development and project management leadership of integrated teams to satisfy client requirements, including scope, schedule, budget, and quality while increasing our backlog, project revenue and profitability with current and new clients.


This represents an excellent career opportunity for a proven self-starter capable of leading medium to large scale projects with a customer-centric mentality with an emphasis on delivery quality at the highest level. In the capacity, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Participating in and leading project teams in the planning, design and construction administration of municipal and industrial water and wastewater infrastructure facilities. Clients and projects may be in any locations within the MD/DC/Northern VA Metro Area. Candidate must have the flexibility to travel within the region periodically to help serve GF’s client base.
  • Client interaction, presentations and project coordination.
  • Coordinating work activities by various technical staff and consultants including developing and implementing study and design standards for consultants to follow, leading progress meetings, preparing meeting agendas and minutes, tracking project schedules, and budgets.
  • Coordinating work activities and communicating with various municipalities and governmental regulating agencies.
  • Oversee construction contract management and observation services
  • Preparation of reports and permit applications
  • Supervise and mentor junior-level engineers
  • Demonstrate professional technical writing and verbal skills
  • Involve in the engineering industry in general and especially in the water/wastewater industry


  • BS in Civil or Environmental Engineering (MS is preferred)
  • 15 + years of experience required in water/wastewater discipline, particularly as a water/wastewater engineer designing (study, plans and specifications) water and/or wastewater infrastructure (i.e. treatment and collection/distribution projects)
  • Professional Engineer License in the State of Maryland and/or District of Columbia and/or the Commonwealth of Virginia
  • Progressive experience in the evaluation, design, permitting and construction administration of water and wastewater treatment facilities, pumping stations, water storage and distribution facilities, and wastewater collection systems
  • Demonstrated project management experience including budget and schedule monitoring and control responsibilities
  • Experienced in client relations and business development
  • Experience with AutoCAD is preferred.
  • Leader and team player possessing strong planning and organizational skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated ability to conduct effective client presentations and written report preparation.


Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including veterans and disability status.


NO AGENCIES PLEASE: Unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will not be accepted.


Gannett Fleming Inc. will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa), including any visa renewal during employment, for any candidate for this position.

No relocation assistance will be provided for this position. Local residents will be given preference.