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Senior Water/Wastewater Project Manager - Long Beach, CA

Long Beach, CA 90802

Post Date: 04/02/2018 Job ID: 71020 Industry: Technical

Loyal Source is seeking an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join one of our clients as a Senior Water/Wastewater Project Manager. The position is located in Long Beach, CA.

For more information and to apply, please contact Lindsey Wolf at 407-868-8974 or send your resume to

The Senior Water/Wastewater Project Manager will support and lead projects for water and wastewater clients in the greater Orange and Los Angeles County areas, including planning, designing and preparing plans related to water and wastewater infrastructure which may be comprised of water distribution and sewage collection systems, pump stations, reservoirs, hydraulic structures, and water/wastewater treatment facilities.  

  • B.S. or M.S. in Civil, Chemical or Environmental Engineering. This level may be achieved with ten years of experience in project production and technical professional activities, four of these working as a project manager.
  • Local experience with the cities, water/sanitation districts and regulatory agencies within Southern California is highly desirable.
  • Candidates must have proven interpersonal skills, including client interaction, public speaking and persuasive ability; strong project financial management along with ability to lead diverse, multi-disciplined teams. 
  • Experience and familiarity with the following programs is preferred: ArcGIS, AutoCAD, MicroStation, Civil 3D, SWMM, Storm/Sewer/WaterCAD.
  • Knowledge of construction specifications including SSPWC and CSI standards is preferred.
  • PE license in CA is required within 6 months of employment.

  • Competitive salary
  • Broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options
  • Generous time-off programs
  • Flexible work schedules
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence.

Job Duties:
  • Technical oversight of design staff and team members for water and wastewater infrastructure projects including water pipelines, sewage collection systems, storm drain systems, pump stations, storage tanks, etc.
  • Coordinates and participates in contract negotiations with clients and subcontractors, and drafts very complex professional service agreements, arranging for their review and execution by senior management. Conducts QCAP reviews of less complicated professional services agreements. 
  • Directs project team compliance with contract terms, monitors subcontractors' progress, performance and compliance with contractual commitments; participates in contract dispute resolution and litigation concerning project performance, administration and other liability issues; reviews and approves subconsultant and vendor invoices, and resolves payment disputes. 
  • Develops, communicates and manages project quality assurance, administrative procedures, communication guidelines, project deliverable formats and specifications, and progress reporting requirements. 
  • Monitors schedules, billings and reports; ensures appropriate charging of manhours, costs and expenses to projects; assists in obtaining payment from clients; resolves client disputes and adjusts billing records as required; communicates project progress/status to senior management and alerts them of project production, quality control or financial performance problems. 
  • Identifies new business opportunities for the firm, coordinates and participates in project presentations to clients and other external groups, and promotes firm' s capabilities, marketing its services among existing and prospective clients. 
  • Participates in project opportunity evaluation, subconsultant selection, and in the preparation of firm' s qualification/experience statements. 
  • Coordinates communications between internal and external associates and client, and between firm and regulatory agencies. Maintains frequent contact with clients and regulatory agency personnel to determine their respective needs and requirements, and serves as expert witness at project hearings and judicial proceedings if necessary.
  • Supervises other project managers, technical professionals and other design staff including managing weekly project workload and manpower forecasting. 
  • Conducts project management training workshops and serves as mentor to associate project managers and project managers. 
  • Monitors and reports financial status of projects to technical managers. 
  • Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.



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