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Colliers Engineering & Design is seeking a Project Manager who can manage, direct, and supervise the work efforts of assigned staff and coordinate the technical and managerial direction provided by Management regarding scope, schedule, quality and budget of projects...

Water and wastewater management presents unique challenges from environmental, health and economic issues, to regulatory concerns. Our water management experts comprehend these complexities and apply their expertise in all areas of feasibility, design and master planning taking into consideration the value of water as a precious natural resource. Our qualified professionals develop creative and effective solutions for any water management project and are dedicated to ensuring that communities are provided with safe, consistent, water and wastewater distribution, collection, and treatment.

• Manage and assist with the design of complex multi-discipline projects.
• Coordinate sound project management principles with other disciplines.
• Prepare effective work plans and labor budgets for approval by Department Manager.
• Monitor time schedules and capital cost budgets on projects to satisfy the client as well as control work and productivity.
• Prepare advanced engineering designs and/or technical data for completion and accuracy.
• Responsible for the quality control/quality assurance process on all assigned projects.
• Oversee the work and productivity on assigned projects.
• Strive to achieve predetermined goals for profit, productivity targets, and schedule of deliverables.
• Participates in formulating and coordinating proposals and provides other Marketing support, including Business Development.
• Demonstrate proficiency in utilization of the Colliers MVP tool for preparation of project design costs.
• Develop strong, mutual -trust based, client relationships.
• Identify the project team, work packages and tasks, evaluation methods, productivity targets, schedule of deliverables and man power needed on projects.
• Cross sell Colliers services where appropriate.
• Hold team meetings ensuring procedures governing review and approval of projects are followed prior to submission of completed work.
• Negotiate with clients on any scope changes relative to project budgets and schedules subject to supervisors’ approval.
• Coordinate and communicate effectively with all employees involved in the project to ensure high utilization rates (i.e. Project team meetings).
• Review monthly labor and cost reports to ensure projects are being completed at the pre-determined goal.
• Ensure everyone involved is working in accordance with all project planning and profit control procedures.
• Ensure that all scope revisions affecting the project schedule and/or budget are discussed with the client.
• Ensure that all out-of-scope work and associated fees are approved by the client prior to performing the services.
• Solicit help and involvement from Department Managers and any other managers to troubleshoot any technical problems.
• Work efficiently with the Billing Department to authorize and transmit bills to client. Follows up with clients for timely payments.
• Mentor junior staff in learning sound technical and business practices, and enhancing corporate objectives.
• Adhere to Health and Safety program and all applicable SOPs.
• Prepare and issue comprehensive proposals and change orders.
• Manage project budgets and schedules.
• Prepare conceptual layouts in consultation with client.
• Review utility plans, including large scale or complex projects.
• Conduct team and client meetings.
• Sign plans and reports prepared under engineer’s direction.
• Present public testimony on projects prepared under engineer’s direction.
• Complete project billing and collections within set parameters.
• Responsible for total quality control.

• Bachelor of Science degree in environmental engineering, or civil engineering.
• PE license is required.
• Experience with permitting with NC DOH and DEC is required.
• 8-10+ years of experience in the civil/environmental engineering field with concentration in water/wastewater design.
• Experience with AutoCAD & OpenRoads is desired.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Ability to manage clients and develop new business.
• Design experience with water and waste water treatment plant process and design.
• Extensive knowledge in permitting requirements and processes for water / wastewater collection and treatment projects.
• Ability to build a talented team of water /wastewater professionals that are experts in their field.

What We Offer

At Colliers Engineering & Design, our people are our most important resource. That’s why we are committed to providing all our employees with a safe, comfortable work environment, potential for career advancement, and the ability to impact society through their projects as well as Company sponsored activities.

This dedication begins with supporting a work life balance through a generous compensation package that includes: company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage; paid pregnancy disability leave; short- and long-term disability insurance; life insurance; a company-matched 401(k)/Roth; paid time off that includes parental and military leave; employee referral and professional license bonuses and a straight time policy that compensates exempt employees for billable hours worked in excess of 40 billable hours within a work week.

We have also created an internal culture that provides the resources and technology needed to encourage personal and professional growth opportunities through reimbursement for education; a free in-house resource for hundreds of educational and self-enrichment courses; mentorship program; wellness program; Women’s Organization and ongoing philanthropic opportunities.

Apply today to learn how you can join our team of professionals, so we can help you Accelerate Your Success


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