Project Manager Water/Wastewater
Wilkes-Barre, PA 
Posted 24 days ago
Job Description
Simply Put, A Great Place to Work

Benesch is a growing, multi-disciplined planning, engineering, and professional services firm. We enhance infrastructure and communities across the country - creating spaces and providing connections in ways that make a difference.

We pride ourselves on being nimble enough to remain responsive to client needs, yet large enough to offer exceptional bench strength. As a member of our team, you'll have an opportunity to draw from those resources when you need them, and likewise, contribute your expertise when you have something to share.

At Benesch, we are looking for candidates with varied backgrounds and worldviews. Diverse ideas come from diverse people, and we are committed to offering an inclusive work environment where everyone feels valued and respected.

Benesch is a great company to work for! Our comprehensive benefits package includes paid over-time, exceptional retirement fund contributions, flexible schedules, wellness incentives, and all-around great people to work with. Take your career to the next level by applying today.

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Project Manager - Water/Wastewater - Pennsylvania

We have a career opportunity for an experienced professional engineer who has previous experience with water/wastewater and/or water resources engineering. The ideal candidate will have both the technical background and leadership experience or potential to successfully manage a broad range of water resources projects.

The successful candidate will self-perform and direct project teams in the planning and design of water-related infrastructure projects, as well as play an important role in managing client relationships. The position includes involvement in strategic initiatives that will continue to drive the growth of the water/wastewater group, not only in Pennsylvania but nationwide. This position has the opportunity for a flexible hybrid work schedule with some travel as necessary for client needs.

The Impact You Will Have:
  • Managing the responsibilities for projects and employees
  • Control and review of scope, schedule, and budget; executing project work plans from start to finish
  • Resources available or ability to request resources to effectively complete successful projects
  • Ability to utilize accounting and scheduling software for project management
  • Coordinate with the Group Manager on project needs, company growth, and personal career development
  • Ownership of the financial aspects of the projects assigned
  • Marketing outreach ability including client contacts with existing and potential clients
  • Opportunity for business development and "add-on" sales opportunities as they relate to a specific project
  • Growth in career and project management experience
What We Are Looking For:
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering or related discipline required
  • Minimum of eight (8) years of experience with water resources, drinking water, and/or wastewater
  • Licensed PE in Pennsylvania
  • Existing client relationships in Pennsylvania desired
  • Excellent communication and client relation skills
  • Strong organization and leadership skills with a track record for adhering to design budgets and schedules
  • Ability to collaborate with others in a team environment


Alfred Benesch & Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action/ Disability/ Protected Veteran Employer. Qualified applicants are evaluated without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristic.


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