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Water Resources Project Manager
Job Code:2020-PCO-051
Location:Georgia-Peachtree Corners
Job Type:Environmental Services

Job Responsibilities:

Experienced Project Manager engineer in Pond’s Water Resources group with emphasis on civil projects such as dams, levees, bridges, flood control structures, stream restoration, hydrologic and hydraulic studies, along with other related water resources type projects. Management is the primary focus of the position and the candidate should have a background in either general civil design, hydrology & hydraulics, or geotechnical disciplines. The position involves client interaction and a commitment to client service. The position also encompasses team interaction and management, proposal preparation, project budgets, and technical support.


  • Leading the analysis, design, and preparation of technical reports, plans, specifications and estimates. 
  • Plan and manage projects with interdisciplinary teams of engineers, scientists and planners.
  • Supervise, coach and mentor technical staff. 
  • Serve as Project Manager for medium-to-large projects requiring intergroup skills and external consultant and client management. 
  • Maintain effective communications with client, client’s staff, and regulatory agencies. 
  • Provide supervision of interdisciplinary team of engineers, engineering technicians, designers, drafting personnel, scientist, etc., assigned to projects. Coordinate assigned work to ensure continuity, consistency, and quality. 
  • Direct and supervise complex studies and investigations. Investigate new areas of technology or new applications of existing techniques. Define tasks to be conducted by others, and provide general supervision, review, and approval. Responsible for collecting, correlating, and preparing recommendations and conclusions for reports. 
  • Evaluate and analyze project decisions to ensure objectivity, soundness of design, and impact of those decisions on schedule, budget, and needs. 
  • Track team and project financials including preparation of status reports. 
  • Develop and maintain established schedule. Keep the Group Manager and/or project team informed of all project activities, responding promptly to needs, problems, or requests associated with project design. Maintain timeliness and technical correctness of a project to ensure high-quality work that meets the client’s budget and expectations. 
  • Remain current on existing and pending regulations and related technological advancements. 
  • Participate in the administration, interpretation, and implementation of contracts. Participate in professional societies, attend professional conferences, and conduct presentations for societies and/or clients. 

Job Qualifications:

Required Skills and Qualifications:  

  • Minimum Experience - 7+ years of experience in engineering for civil projects such as bridges, hydrologic & hydraulic studies, dams, levees, and flood control structures and 3 years of experience serving as project manager for medium-to-large scale, heavy civil design or construction projects. 
  • Minimum Education - B.S. degree in Engineering 
  • Minimum Certification - Registered Professional Engineer with the Georgia Board of Professional Engineers & Land Surveyors. 
  • Fluency in applicable software.
  • Excellent communication skills – both technical writing and oral. 
  • Ability to lead, motivate, and manage a project team and oversee excellent quality of work with a commitment to technical excellence and the continuous professional development of self and responsible support staff. 
  • Occasional travel for professional development, project and client meetings is required. 

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:  

  • Engineer of Record with the Georgia Safe Dams program. 

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