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Project Manager-Water/Wastewater

King Engineering Associates in Tampa, FL USA

Benefits Offered

Medical, Vision, Life, 401K, Dental

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Why Work Here?

“Great benefits, Great Opportunities and Future Growth”


Due to exciting growth, King Engineering Associates, Inc. is seeking one or more Project Managers to join our Water/Wastewater Engineering team in Tampa, Florida. The position will expose the successful candidates to a full range of water, wastewater and reclaimed water projects.

Our Tampa office consists of approximately 100 employees, with the Environmental Engineering Department being made up of approximately 25 professional engineers/project managers, engineers, designers, CADD technicians and construction field representatives. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects, including transmission pipelines, water and reclaimed water distribution and storage systems, wastewater collection systems, pump stations, water/wastewater treatment facility/process upgrades or rehabilitation projects, utility relocations and other utility related projects. Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Managing the budget, schedule and sub-consultants for the completion of multiple engineering projects simultaneously (typically between 5 and 15 projects at a time, based on level of complexity).

  • Performing as the technical lead in the design considerations of water, wastewater and reclaimed water projects, including evaluating alternatives, performing preliminary/detailed design, hydraulic modeling and engineering studies. In most cases, the Project Manager will serve as the Engineer of Record for his/her own projects.

  • Communicating with clients, sub-consultants, contractors, and other professionals as required for the completion of the project.

  • Development of project scopes of work, budgets, and schedules based on initial feedback from the client, and negotiation of any revisions and/or changes to the work during the course of the project.

  • Assisting other Project Managers in the daily and weekly allocation of junior engineering and production staff on active projects, managing individual workloads based on project deliverables and priorities.

  • Overseeing and coordinating the activities of the project team.

  • Preparing and/or reviewing technical engineering specifications and cost estimates.

  • Providing feedback to junior engineering staff on standard design engineering techniques, procedures and criteria.

  • Conduct constructability and quality control reviews of design plans and specifications completed by others.

  • Providing construction management services for the designed projects.

  • Providing direction and feedback to field personnel on specific construction requirements, visiting construction sites and providing field observation as necessary.

As a part of on-the-job training, this position will include training in project management and client management responsibilities.


  • Strong background in the use and development of project management tools such as project schedules (Microsoft Project, Primavera, Suretrak, etc.), budgeting spreadsheets (Excel), accounting software, and earned value reporting
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including ability to interface with clients, contractors and regulatory agencies is critical
  • Excellent technical writing skills for use in development of engineering reports and studies
  • Strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Highly self-motivated, able to anticipate and initiate subsequent project tasks, working independently or with minimal instruction
  • Able to work efficiently within a predetermined project budget and schedule
  • Strong organizational skills, and ability to function efficiently within a project team environment
  • Ability to delegate responsibilities to junior engineering staff
  • Basic knowledge in the output and capabilities of hydraulic modeling software such as WaterCAD, SewerCAD, WaterGEMS, SewerGEMs, and similar software
  • Basic level of familiarity with AutoCAD software (2017 or later) preferred, but not required

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical, Environmental, Civil, or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university or college.
  • 5-15+ years of related experience in the water/wastewater design, permitting and construction.
  • PE license is preferred, or ability to obtain within 12 months.

Work Environment

The Tampa office consists of a diverse group of engineers, managers, CAD technicians, and administrative/office personnel, all a mix of junior professionals as well as senior staff that have been with the company for 12+ years. Our social activities group organizes several in-office and outdoor social activities throughout the year. Participation in professional organizations is encouraged.

About King Engineering Associates:

We are a multi-discipline engineering and management firm composed of King Engineering Associates, Inc., Stouten Cramer, Inc., Ardurra Group LLC and BCG Engineering and Consulting.

We have three core areas of practice:

• Water/Wastewater Engineering and Water Resources, including Coastal, Hydraulic, Civil/Structural Engineering
• Disaster Management
• Land Development

Our professionals provide a full range of services in these disciplines including:

• Water, Wastewater and Solid Waste design and permitting;
• Water Resources planning and modeling;
• Stormwater, Flood Control and Coastal Engineering design and permitting;
• Disaster Management planning, mitigation, recovery, close out (FEMA & CDBG-DR) and overall program management;
• Land Development design and permitting;
• Transportation design and permitting;
• Land Planning;
• Landscape Architecture;
• Comprehensive Ecological Services;
• Surveying and GIS Services;
• Program and Construction Management.

Our clients include public agencies and private sector entities throughout the nation, many of whom we have served for over 20 years.
King Engineering Associates, Inc.'s network draws on over forty principles across six states.

Company website:

Company address: 4921 Memorial Highway, Tampa, Florida 33634

Other applicants: 20+

20+ other people applied to this job.

Posted date: 11 days ago

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