Project Manager - Civil Engineer - Water / Wastewater
Fort Wayne, IN 
Posted 2 months ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description
Project Manager - Civil Engineer - Water / Wastewater
Job Locations US-IN-Fort Wayne
Job ID 2021-1760
# of Openings Remaining 1
About DLZ

DLZ Corporation is an award-winning architecture and engineering firm serving public and private entities across the nation. As a multidisciplinary firm, DLZ provides engineering and architectural design services, construction management, surveying, right-of-way acquisition and materials testing. In 2016, DLZ was named Design Firm of the Year by Engineering News-Record (ENR) Midwest. In addition, DLZ is consistently ranked as one of ENR's Top 150 U.S. Design Firms. Our growth is a testament to the quality of our work and the satisfaction of our clients.

Our mission is to build on our reputation for excellence by becoming the preferred architectural, engineering, and environmental firm. We focus on meeting and exceeding our clients' expectations and are known for our competence, integrity, and contributions to the people and communities we service and in which we live.

Job Description

DLZ Corporation currently has a rewarding Project Manager - Civil Engineer - Drinking Water, Storm Water, Wastewater opportunity in our Fort Wayne, IN office. #

Duties & Responsibilities:

    Perform storm, water and wastewater engineering, construction, and design assignments of a complex nature, requiring application of specialized technical expertise performed independent of other personnel; exercise professional judgment in autonomous decisions.
  • Periodically assigned a lead role in segments of storm, water and wastewater design projects where engineering work is to be done; directing assigned personnel, meeting cost and time schedules and producing quality results are primary objectives.
  • Perform work with little guidance and operate in areas where precedents are not clearly established.
  • Perform and direct others in the design of storm, water and wastewater structures, systems and equipment items requiring complicated design concepts and the solution of complex engineering problems.
  • Direct engineers and technical support staff in the preparation of plans and specifications for major and complex structures, systems and equipment.
  • Prepare reports and conduct studies of new engineering methods, codes, processes and materials. Conduct complex feasibility and operating studies and studies aimed at evaluating alternative systems, equipment, etc.
  • Prepare construction cost estimates.
  • Coordinate field activities and construction monitoring.
  • Perform construction phase activities including bid evaluations and review of Contractor's shop drawing submittal.
  • Prepare proposals; establish the scope of work, man-hour requirements and schedules.
  • Business and project fee development in municipal water, wastewater, drinking water, and/or storm water.
  • Review proposed contracts to determine significant parameters, time schedules and mileposts and define the major task areas.
  • Resolve problems and coordinate the final turnover of the project to the client, throughout the project
  • Direct the planning and development of the project scope, procedures, and budget.
  • Ensure contractual commitments are met and the work is being performed according to the client's instructions.
  • Maintain effective relationships with members of all divisions and departments responsible for performing services in connection with the project.
  • Control and/or review all project forecasts, schedules, cost estimates and reports. Responsible for quality control over the complete project.
  • Monitor fees and budgets; report problems to the appropriate Department and/or Division Managers.
  • Prepare or direct the preparation of progress and special reports to staff and clients.
  • Obtain client's acceptance of work, coordinate completion of final project paperwork and preparation of final report.
  • Participate in technical development of personnel assigned to him/her.
  • Directing the planning and development of the project scope, procedure, budget and overall project scope.
  • Perform marketing and client development
  • Perform all work in a safe and responsible manner, in accordance with the Health and Safety Plan.
  • Possess aptitude to act as a positive representative of the company and its core values.
  • Be actively involved in civic and professional activities, societies and organizations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or related engineering field
  • 6 or more years experience working with design of drinking water, wastewater and storm water infrastructure projects.
  • Professional Engineer (PE) Registration in the state of Indiana or the ability to acquire within four months if licensed in another state.
  • Experience with water, wastewater, and water distribution and collection.
  • Hydrology and Hydraulic modeling skills a plus.
  • Skills with AutoCADD, AutoDesk Civil 3D, GIS, ArcGIS, etc to design Public Works Projects, with the ability to instruct less experienced staff.
  • Strong technical writing skills
  • Previous project management experience of large municipal water projects preferred
  • Advance facility planning and preliminary engineering report development experience
  • Construction document preparation and modeling experience desired
  • Ability to visit and safely traverse construction and project sites and complying with all applicable safety codes and requirements.

At DLZ we offer an excellent benefit package including health, dental, vision and life insurance, medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, health savings account, and 401(k) with an Employee Stock Ownership Program. We also offer an innovative wellness program including gym reimbursement!

DLZ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. DLZ fully supports and maintains compliance with all state, federal, and local regulations. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected by federal, state, and local laws.


Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
6+ years
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