Project Manager-Pipeline Design (Water/Wastewater Replacement/Rehab Projects)

WSSC Water

Laurel, MD

Full Time


Duties & Responsibilities

The Project Manager leads cross functional project teams that manage projects with varying degrees of complexity, principally, but not limited to, the planning and design of water and sewer replacement and rehabilitation projects. Project team membership will be functionally diverse, reflecting the intent and objectives of individual projects. Job incumbent works under general direction of the Section Manager with wide latitude for independent judgment and decision making in the execution of a broad range of difficult project management assignments.


Essential Functions

Leads a team that manages complex planning and design of pipeline projects such as development of plans for water/sewer replacement/rehabilitation projects; sewer rehabilitation projects associated with the requirements of the Sanitary Sewer Overflow (SSO) Consent Decree

Responsible for overseeing compliance with the requirements of the Sanitary Sewer Overflow (SSO) Consent Decree and assuring that reporting requirements are met

Prepares detailed plans and specifications for water/sewer replacement/rehabilitation projects

Consults and works with team members from other internal departments in the administration of consultant and architect/engineer (A/E) and construction contracts

Develops plans for pipeline rehabilitation projects

Supervises and participates in project design

Supervises the design of various water and sewer rehabilitation projects

Prepares or supervises preparations of bid-ready specifications for use in purchasing, engineering and construction

Serves as the Commission project representative equivalent to consultant’s or contractor’s Project Manager

Oversees the work of design consultants, Associate Project Managers, Contract Managers and other support staff both on specific project assignments and in general monitoring and tutorial roles

Consults with and advises management regarding problems encountered during construction of projects

Attends final inspections and recommends acceptance or rejection of completed work

Prepares contract change orders and time extensions

Reviews and approves monthly and final payments for contractors and vendors

Oversees the work of Associate Project Managers and support staff both on specific project assignments and in general mentoring and coaching roles

Drives a vehicle to conduct WSSC Water business


Job Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree in civil, sanitary or environmental engineering; and

• 3 years of progressively responsible project management experience

- OR -

• High School diploma or equivalent; and

• 7 years of progressively responsible project management experience


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Job Preferences

Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Maryland


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Contact Information: TalentAcquisition@wsscwater.com


Posted On: 1/12/2021 7:40:01