Water/Wastewater Project Manager – Indianapolis, IN

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Client is a self-performing environmental general contractor and developer specializing in municipal and private water plants, wastewater, industrial construction, and property development.

**Please Note: Candidate will be required to work on jobsite daily. Location will change as jobs are completed and others begin**.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is Critical to Our Success.

The Project Manager is responsible for overall profit at completion, delegation of tasks, client relations and general project management on any given job or jobs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Project/Practice Management

  • Understand basic revenue models, P/L, and cost-to completion projections to make decisions accordingly.
  • Understand our pricing model and billing procedures.
  • Create and execute project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Follow up with clients, when necessary, for unpaid invoices
  • Accurately forecast and analyze project profitability, margins, and utilization
  • Identify resources needed and assign individual responsibilities.
  • Manage day-to-day operational aspects of projects and scopes.
  • Review deliverables prepared by team before passing to client.
  • Effectively apply our methodology and enforce project standards.
  • Prepare for engagement reviews and quality assurance procedures.
  • Minimize our exposure and risk on a project.
  • Ensure project documents are complete, current and stored appropriately.
  • Track and report team hours and expenses on a weekly basis.
  • Manage project budget.
  • Ensure timely and accurate invoicing and monitor receivables for project.
  • Accurately forecast and analyze revenue and bill rates.
  • Assure project legal documents are completed and signed.

Business Development

  • Lead proposal efforts including completing project scoping and LOE assessments.
  • Understand business development and “add-on” sales opportunities as they relate to a specific project
  • Effectively convey our message in both written and business development discussions


  • Keep project team well informed of changes within the organization and general corporate news.
  • Facilitate team and client meetings effectively.
  • Hold regular status meetings with project team.
  • Deliver engaging, informative, well-organized presentations.
  • Resolve and/or escalate issues in a timely fashion.
  • Understand how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully.
  • Possess general understanding in the areas of application programming, database and system design.
  • Maintain awareness of new and emerging technologies and the potential application of client engagements.

Client Management

  • Build a knowledge base of each client’s business, organization, and objectives.
  • Manage the day-to-day client interaction.
  • Set and manage the client expectations.
  • Develop lasting relationships with client personnel that foster client ties.
  • Communicate effectively with clients to identify needs and evaluate alternative business solutions.
  • Continually seek opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen client relationships.

Essential and Required Qualifications and Skills

  • 7-10 years of relevant construction management preferred.
  • Post-college field experience in estimating, purchasing, submittal review, CAD, and cost control.
  • Experience in concrete, excavation, underground and exposed piping.
  • Prefer experience in heavy civil or mechanical type projects.
  • Mechanically minded problem solver with excellent math aptitude.
  • Highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Professional with effective communication skills to keep people on task.
  • Results-oriented with ability to manage people and tasks in a deadline driven environment
  • Valid Driver’s License and clean driving history
  • Proficient computer, cell phone and email skills
  • Commitment to working safely
  • Ability to train and mentor others on the team
  • Ability to travel to various jobsites
  • Thorough knowledge of construction techniques and the imagination to drive the most efficient method of completing a task
  • Foresight to predict problems before they develop
  • A conscientious attitude toward controlling job costs and adhering to progress schedules
  • Ability to use a transit and level and oversee all aspects of job layout and surveying
  • Ability to communicate our plan and sequence of activities to all subcontractors and material suppliers to effectively implement our goals
  • Ability to effectively communicate with the Engineer-of-Record, onsite inspector, our employees while maintaining the utmost professionalism
  • Ability to thoroughly understand and follow plans and specifications in the construction of projects
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand and walk for an entire work shift of 8, 10 or longer hours
  • Ability to work on jobsites in all types of weather conditions
  • Ability to communicate clearly.



job ID: 3583

Job & Company Detail

Company Industry

Architect Industry

Company Size

1 - 9 Employees



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