Senior Water Resources Project Manager

Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Are you an individual who takes pride in delivering exceptional work? Brown and Caldwell is currently seeking a Senior Water Resources Project Manager to join our Florida Gulf Coast Area. This hybrid position may be based near or out of any of our Florida offices including Miami, Broward County, Tampa, Orlando, and West Palm Beach.

When you join Brown and Caldwell you will enjoy a unique and welcoming culture and we are proud that many of our employees have been with us a decade or more. You will find that we offer a non-hierarchical, collaborative, and supportive environment, allowing you to do your best work. You will be trusted to do the right thing by our project managers and external clients and given the flexibility to manage your own schedule to achieve this. The work we do is interesting, challenging, and wide-ranging in nature, and so is our client base.

Detailed Description:

Brown and Caldwell has multiple stormwater treatment projects under contract in Florida that involve planning, design, and construction and is growing that practice. This is a rare opportunity to lead major projects and deliver exceptional service to our well-established clients. This senior-level position will be responsible for managing water resources and/or infrastructure planning and design projects and maintaining and enhancing relationships with existing clients. This is an excellent opportunity to join an established and growing company that places high value on exceptional client service, good science, and employee growth and satisfaction. You will also work closely with strong technical experts and other leaders in the Florida Gulf Coast and East Region

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage and execute work on water resources projects including advanced stormwater treatment, pumping stations, gate systems, and bio-system facility planning and design
  • Work on engineering designs preparing reports, construction plans, specifications, calculations, and cost estimates for various projects
  • Actively direct multi-discipline design project resources and interface with Clients
  • Assume responsibility for meeting budget and profitability goals for assigned projects
  • Play an active role in the maintenance of existing clients and the development of new client relationships
  • Provide consultation in specialized areas. Make decisions and solve problems
  • Participate in improving company resources and tools to improve design production and efficiency
  • Prepare and make presentations to clients for project technical meetings
  • Ensure the quality of work products within the scope of the budget and schedule of the project
  • Supervise and mentor teams of project engineers in delivering projects and professional growth
  • Utilize internal project management tools and resources
  • Participate in BC’s QA/QC process
  • Professional association committee involvement

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • B.S. degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering; M.S. degree preferred
  • Candidate should have at least 10 years of increasingly responsible, professional experience including business development and project delivery, especially for water resource projects
  • PE license in Florida, either current and in good standing or ability to obtain a license through reciprocity within 6 months
  • Demonstrated strong project management skills with demonstrated experience managing projects or tasks within scope/schedule/budget
  • The candidate should have the documented ability to successfully manage clients and projects in a collaborative fashion and interface with Brown and Caldwell’s local, regional, and national water resources practitioners as well as help mentor junior staff
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification as defined by the Project Management Institute (PMI) is preferred but not required
  • Ability to focus on client needs while balancing multiple priorities including but not limited to project management, design, bidding, and construction management services
  • Ability to serve as a project portfolio manager in support of our Project Management Office
  • Previous business development experience (writing winning proposals and successfully pursuing work) is a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated ability to conduct effective presentations and prepare written reports and documents
  • Strong knowledge of water resource management principles, practices, and regulations
  • Proven understanding of environmental and regulatory drivers for clients and projects
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated ability to conduct effective presentations and prepare written reports and documents
  • A valid driver’s license and good driving record required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite including Word, Outlook, Project, Excel, and PowerPoint required
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Civil 3D, and ArcGIS

Salary Range: The anticipated starting pay range for this position is based on the employee’s primary work location and may be more or less depending on skills, experience, and education. These ranges may be modified in the future.

Location A: $111,000 – $152,000

You can view which BC location applies to you here. If you have any questions, please speak with your Recruiter.

Benefits and Other Compensation: We provide a comprehensive benefits package that promotes employee health, performance, and success which includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, an employee assistance program, paid time off, and parental leave, paid holidays, 401(k) retirement savings plan with employer match, performance-based bonus eligibility, employee referral bonuses, tuition reimbursement, pet insurance, and long-term care insurance. Click here to see our full list of benefits.

About Brown and Caldwell

Headquartered in Walnut Creek, California, Brown and Caldwell is a full-service environmental engineering and construction firm with 52 offices and 1,900 professionals across North America and the Pacific. For 75 years, we have created leading-edge environmental solutions for municipalities, private industry, and government agencies. We strive to be the company of choice-to our clients, who benefit from our passion for delivering exceptional quality, and to our employees, present and future, who share our commitment to client service, collaboration, and innovation. Join us, and you will find a home where you can do your best work, reach new levels of expertise, and enjoy exceptional development opportunities. For more information, visit

This position is subject to a pre-employment background check and a pre-employment drug test.

Notice to Third-Party Agencies: Brown and Caldwell does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement and approved engagement request with Brown and Caldwell, Brown and Caldwell reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.

Brown and Caldwell is proud to be an EEO/AAP Employer. Minorities/Women/Disabled and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply. Brown and Caldwell ensures nondiscrimination in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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