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Project Manager- Industrial Water/Wastewater

companyHR Green
locationAustin, TX, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Join our team! Our mission is BUILDING COMMUNITIES. IMPROVING LIVES. With a history spanning over 110 years, HR Green has consistently delivered on this mission, establishing ourselves as a trusted partner for our colleagues, clients, and communities alike. Each day, we work to find solutions that inspire our employees and fit our clients' needs to build trust to exceed their expectations. As a leading player in the industry, we’re proud to be ranked No. 168 on Engineering News Record’s Top 500 Design Firms list in 2023. Our unwavering dedication to cultivating an exceptional workplace environment has earned us the distinguished honor of being recognized as a Best Place to Work.


We are currently seeking a Project Manager focused on growing our industrial water and wastewater work in Texas! This includes working with new and existing clients to pursue, manage, and deliver successful projects.

The Project Manager (PM) is responsible for the successful management of assigned projects. They will plan, execute and deliver profitable projects that meet or exceed client expectations within the time and resources allocated. The PM will be responsible for managing multiple, simultaneous projects from concept through delivery, and responsible for maintaining superior relationships with each of their clients. In addition, the PM contributes to the company’s growth by leveraging existing relationships to identify, pursue and win new projects for the firm.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Project Management

  • Estimates hours, drafts a budget and defines the project understanding to build the scope and contract.
  • Builds and manages the Project Plan that includes phases, tasks, timelines, contingencies and description of critical paths.
  • Oversees the technical direction and manages resources to meet or exceed the budget and schedule.
  • Conducts kickoff and regular project meetings where the schedule, project plan, and client expectations are regularly discussed to ensure delivery stays on track to meet client expectations.
  • Initiates changes in scope, addendums and change orders necessary to ensure the financial performance of projects under management.

Client Management

  • Identifies client needs and meets the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers.
  • Recommends additional business solutions to meet a client’s current and/or future needs.
  • Interacts independently with client technical and mid-level staff and supports Senior Project Managers and other senior staff in the execution of client management plans.

Business Development

  • Provides information to help build the proposal. Tracks the release of the RFP from client.
  • Meets or exceeds assigned sales targets by successfully pursuing and winning projects from existing clients. Utilizes targeted marketing efforts to win new business.
  • May act as pursuit lead for projects and generally supports others in strategic pursuits.
  • Leads the proposal development and interview preparation phases to win assigned pursuits. Coordinates the creation of proposal/pursuit information with business line and marketing staff.

Team Leadership

  • Identifies the time and resources needed to deliver the project and builds an effective team.
  • Manages projects by assigning tasks and closely monitoring progress against task budget and dates. Holds team members accountable for achieving the desired result on a project.
  • Leads Project Team Meetings and distributes meeting minutes to team members and the client as appropriate.
  • Resolves conflicts by ensuring they are addressed immediately and in the appropriate manner. Uses interpersonal skills to diffuse issues between team members.

Project Financials

  • Monitors and resolves such issues as scope creep, cost overruns, change orders, and delays.
  • Develops and maintains a Trend Report that clearly identifies issues, expected project impacts and develops solutions to the issue.
  • Ensures the client is billed according to the contract schedule.

Minimum Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in related engineering discipline. Master’s degree in civil or environmental engineering is preferred.
  • Professionally registered (P.E.) in the state of Texas or the ability to get licensed in Texas within 3 months of employment.
  • Has worked at least 5 to 7 years as a P.E.
  • Has demonstrated that they can work multiple projects at one time.
  • Demonstrated strong customer focus by obtaining renewal of existing work and cross selling additional consulting services.
  • Has a history of successfully completing complex projects for small and/or large client bases.
  • Has been involved in one or more industry professional organization such as Water Environment Federation (WEF)
  • Ability to travel and meet with clients both virtually and in person as needed.


We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, PTO, bereavement leave, 401(k) with company matching, long term disability and short-term disability, and paid parental leave.We also offer tuition reimbursement, professional license & registration reimbursement, professional development, employee assistance program and paid time off to volunteer.

HR Green is proud to be an affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or other classification protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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