Gannett Fleming

Senior Wastewater Engineer / Design Manager

Job Locations US-NJ-Piscataway | US-NY-Woodbury | US-NY-New York | US-PA-Camp Hill | US-PA-Valley Forge
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Water / Wastewater
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At Gannett Fleming, we believe in improving the lives of the people we serve. We believe in innovation and social responsibility. We believe in the diversity of our team and the creative solutions they provide. We believe in embracing change and emerging technologies while maintaining an unmatched standard of quality. We believe in creating an environment where employees can thrive at home and at work. We believe in engaging our employees, building lasting relationships with our clients, and, in turn, making a difference in the world.


Excellence Delivered As Promised. It’s more than a slogan. It’s our standard. It’s the expectation we place upon ourselves as individuals and as a company. It represents our commitment to our valued clients, industry partners, and employees. It’s our earnest pledge to do what we say. It’s the core of who we are as a firm and the foundation upon which all of our relationships and projects are built.

What You Will Do


Gannett Fleming is looking for a dynamic Water/Wastewater Design Manager offering strong technical and project management experience to join our water/wastewater business line in New York City, Woodbury, NY or Piscataway NJ.  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:


  • Lead 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 New York/New Jersey Metro Area. Candidate must have the flexibility to travel within the region periodically to help serve GF’s client base.
  • Interact with clients, conduct presentations, and coordinate multiple projects
  • Coordinate work activities by various technical staff and consultants including developing proposals, implementing study and design standards for consultants to follow, lead progress meetings, prepare meeting agendas and minutes, and track project schedules and budgets.
  • Coordinate work activities and communicate with various municipalities and governmental regulating agencies.
  • Manage team of technical resources from junior engineers to experienced project managers
  • Actively participate in the engineering industry in general and especially in the water/wastewater industry
  • Active in professional associations, including presentation of technical papers, member of technical committee, officer of local or national organization

Minimum Qualifications


  • Bachelor's degree in Civil, Environmental, or Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum of seven (7) years professional experience (exclusive of any advanced degree)
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in New York or New Jersey
  • Must have demonstrated experience in the design and construction phase of medium, and large sized water and/or wastewater infrastructure projects with full responsibility for budget, schedule, contractual obligations and quality standards
  • Experience includes water and/or wastewater treatment facilities, wastewater collection systems, water transmission/distribution projects, pipeline rehabilitation projects, master planning, and pump stations
  • Ability to evaluate progress of staff and results obtained, and recommends major changes to achieve overall objectives
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients and project team
  • Deliver high quality services within budget and schedule constraints
  • Familiarity with codes and regulations related to water and wastewater treatment
  • Demonstrated ability in physical, chemical, biological processes, hydraulics, and principals of water and wastewater treatment plant design


Preferred Qualifications


Life at Gannett Fleming


For more than 100 years, we’ve been a leader in global infrastructure solutions with a focus on planning, design, technology, and construction management services for a diverse array of markets and disciplines. Across more than 60 offices, 2,500+ highly qualified professionals are united in an unyielding commitment to deliver excellence to every client and every project, every day.


Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veterans status or other characteristics protected by law. 


Gannett Fleming 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.


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


Location: New York City, Woodbury NY, Piscataway New Jersey
Working Hours: 8 AM – 5 PM
Employment Status: Full-time
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