The Senior Project Manager is responsible for managing water and wastewater projects of varying complexity, and ensuring all projects are delivered to internal and external in accordance with the agreed to scope, schedule and budget. This position also requires working with the Department Director on various business development activities. Such business development activities include serving as the technical lead for new proposals, operating as a client service manager to maintain existing relationships, generating new business opportunities, and assisting the Department Director with business development initiatives.
The Senior Project Manager is expected to be technically proficient in water and wastewater engineering and serve as a technical resource for the Department. While the Senior Project Manager may be able to delegate technical aspects of the project to subordinates or other members of the department, the Senior Project Manager may also be required to directly perform all technical aspects of water /wastewater projects assigned to them. Additionally, the Senior Project Manger is expected to facilitate the necessary inter-disciplinary coordination within and outside the Department required to execute projects.
The Senior Project Manager must recognize the expected level of detail required at each phase of engineering design and take the appropriate steps to execute the design to the appropriate level of detail, and in a manner that minimizes risk to the firm.