Bay Area Infrastructure Project Manager
Walnut Creek, CA  / San Jose, CA  / San Francisco, CA  / Rancho Cordova, CA  / Davis, CA ...View All
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Job Description

Brown and Caldwell is looking for a Project Managers to help execute infrastructure projects for our Northern California/Bay Area municipal water and wastewater clients. Our Team works on a wide variety of projects from pipeline design to water supply wells and reservoir projects to condition assessments for existing pipelines and treatment facilities. Projects include both conventional design/bid/build and alternative delivery such as design/build. In addition, candidate will have a significant role in business development.

When you join Brown and Caldwell, you will enjoy a unique and welcoming culture. You will find that we offer a non-hierarchical, collaborative and supportive environment, allowing you to do your best work. You will be trusted to do the right thing by our project managers and external clients and given the flexibility to manage your own schedule to achieve this. The work we do is interesting, challenging and wide-ranging in nature, and so is our client base.

This is a rare opportunity to lead major projects and deliver exceptional service to our well-established clients. This senior level position will be responsible for managing planning and design projects that focus primarily on pumping systems, collection systems and water distribution systems. In addition, ideal candidate will maintain and enhance relationships with existing clients. This is an excellent opportunity to join an established and growing company that places high value on exceptional client service, good science and employee growth and satisfaction.

Specific duties may include the following:

  • Provide project management and design support on a variety of wastewater, potable water, and recycled water infrastructure projects
  • Successfully manage and deliver projects on time and on budget.
  • Utilize internal project management tools and resources.
  • Provide consultation in specialized areas related to efficient design management for infrastructure planning and design.
  • Perform technical research and be able to communicate and apply this knowledge.
  • Lead project teams in planning and/or designing a major engineering project and coordinate special planning, economic, and engineering studies.
  • Support sales teams and contribute to business development and proposal development
  • Supervise, delegate and oversee the work of technical staff and engineers.
  • Assist with the preparation of technical memoranda, reports, drawings, specifications, and miscellaneous contract documents
  • Support construction projects with office and field engineering services (submittal review, contract document interpretation, inspection) when required.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering or related engineering field required
  • Candidates should have a California PE license
  • Minimum of 10+ years of increasingly responsible, professional experience in the study, design, and construction administration of municipal water and wastewater facilities
  • The candidate should have the ability to successfully manage clients and projects in a collaborative fashion and interface with Brown and Caldwell's local, regional, and national water/wastewater practitioners as well as help mentor junior staff.
  • Excellent technical writing and communication skills required
  • Demonstrated proficiency in organization and presentation of documentation
  • Candidate should be a self-starter, results-oriented, and have the ability to work and excel under tight deadlines.
  • Previous business development experience (writing winning proposals and successfully pursuing work) is a plus
  • Ability to focus on client needs while balancing multiple priorities including but not limited to project management, design, bidding and construction management services.

Benefits and Other Compensation: We provide a comprehensive benefits package that promotes employee health, performance, and success which includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, an employee assistance program, paid time off and parental leave, paid holidays, 401(k) retirement savings plan with employer match, performance-based bonus eligibility, employee referral bonuses, tuition reimbursement, pet insurance and long-term care insurance. Click to see our full list of benefits.

About Brown and Caldwell

Headquartered in Walnut Creek, Calif., Brown and Caldwell is a full-service environmental engineering and construction firm with 52 offices and 1,800+ professionals across North America and the Pacific. For more than 75 years, we have created leading-edge environmental solutions for municipalities, private industry, and government agencies. We strive to be the company of choice-to our clients, who benefit from our passion for delivering exceptional quality, and to our employees, present and future, who share our commitment to client service, collaboration, and innovation. Join us, and you will find a home where you can do your best work, reach new levels of expertise, and enjoy exceptional development opportunities. For more information, visit

This position is subject to a pre-employment background check and a pre-employment drug test.

Notice to Third Party Agencies: Brown and Caldwell does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement and approved engagement request with Brown and Caldwell, Brown and Caldwell reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.

Brown and Caldwell is proud to be an EEO/AAP Employer. Minorities/Women/Disabled and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply. Brown and Caldwell ensures nondiscrimination in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Brown and Caldwell is proud to be an EEO/AAP Employer-Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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