Water Resources Project Manager – Philadelphia, PA

General Summary:

This position is responsible for project planning management and execution of water and wastewater projects through development of project scope, scheduling and financial management.

Job Description:

    • Manage and coordinate project execution and maintain interface with clients to ensure customer satisfaction.
    • Negotiates and ensures completion of all contractual requirements to ensure project is completed to specifications.
    • Provides oversight of project design, construction, fabrication, assembly to ensure requirements are communicated to required parties.
    • Provides weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly cost center forecasts to ensure jobs are on track and management is aware of sales projections.
    • Prepares and submits pay applications and/or coordinate invoices to customers ensuring timeliness and accuracy of billing.
    • Negotiates and issues subcontractor and vendor contracts and purchase orders to protest company interests while providing customer satisfaction.
    • Manages project costs and schedules to estimate, contract, and customer requirements
    • Coordinates all activities among departments supporting assigned projects to ensure timelines are met.
    • Generates and negotiates changes of scope with customer and communicate with peers to meet change of work specifications.
    • Ensures shop fabrication and assembly operations meet project and schedule requirements to keep jobs on projected time tables.
    • Manages final contract obligations including start-up, installation, and final acceptance to meet customer requirements.
    • Estimates project costs, ensuring specification compliance and generation; prepares proposals, and implementation of database and supporting software and hardware.
    • Fosters contractor and vendor relationships for standards, quantity and blanket discounts, agreements and terms and conditions to maintain business relationships for repeat business growth.
    • Provides technical assistance, presentations, and seminars for engineers and customers; both internal and external to provide understanding of company capabilities.
    • Provides written proposals, technical reports, and other written documents to our clients, engineers, and internally to assist with understanding and job requirements.
    • Travels as required to job sites, customer and engineering locations, and Layne offices and support locations.


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Geology or Engineering is required
    • Minimum 3 years Project Management experience in water and/or wastewater or related industry
    • Proven capabilities in project execution, contract negotiation and coordination of projects from start to finish

Knowledge, skills, and abilities

    • Ability to schedule and manage multiple internal crews and subcontractors performing multiple, consecutive activities
    • Self-motivated with a positive attitude conducive to working with field and administrative personnel, and public
    • Exceptional ability to effectively communicate in both written and verbal forms in English
    • Ability to understand P&L statements, and able to create worksheets and job costing information
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license



job ID: 3303

Job & Company Detail

Company Industry

Architect Industry

Company Size

1 - 9 Employees



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