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Merrick & Company Project Manager – Water/Wastewater in Denver, Colorado

Project Manager – Water/Wastewater


Merrick & Company is seeking a Project Manager for our Infrastructure team in Denver, CO, which would include limited travel to other Merrick offices in Colorado to support the growing practice. The Project Manager will have a portfolio of clients and projects for which they have final responsibility for delivering (sealing). Within that portfolio, they will be responsible for design team goals, key success factors, team roles, internal communications, subcontract coordination, quality control, drawing and specification production, and timelines.

Job Description

  • Must have demonstrated success in Marketing and Business Development professional engineering services in the Denver, CO area.

  • Must be capable of directing and managing a multi-discipline team of design engineers or technicians on water and wastewater projects.

  • Will be expected to provide input to and participate in strategic planning for the team. Work closely with Business Unit management team to identify growth, project delivery, staffing and financial performance.

  • Will be expected to adopt and apply all Merrick policies and procedures and to apply them on assignments

  • Work closely with clients to effectively describe and deliver scope of work.

  • Prepares and oversees fee proposals for water and wastewater design work.

  • Must be capable of leading design teams and performing independent planning and design tasks, reviewing the designs of others, preparing construction documents, and managing the successful delivery of assigned projects.

  • Exercise initiative, judgment and knowledge commensurate with the responsibilities of the position.

  • The successful candidate must possess strong interpersonal skills and to effectively interface with clients in the public and private water sector.

  • Limited travel may be required.

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from an A.B.E.T. Accredited School. Master’s degree preferred.

  • Fifteen (15) plus years of experience in water and wastewater engineering in Colorado strongly preferred

  • Established track record of success in business development and client satisfaction

  • At least five (5) years of demonstrated successful experience in Project Management of Municipal and Private Water projects

  • Strong technical design experience in water and wastewater projects

  • Proven track record of successful project delivery

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills

  • Required Certifications:

  • P.E. (Professional Engineer) State of CO is required or able to secure within six months.

  • Affiliations with NC AWWA-WEA & NC APWA is preferred.

Physical Requirements

  • The job requires the ability to sit for extended periods at a computer workstation.

  • Meets expectations for attendance and punctuality.

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Occasional travel to client facilities and project sites require ability to climb ladders, inspect without entering manholes and vaults and be physically mobile in and around water and wastewater facilities, as well as being able to open gates, doors, vaults and manhole lids.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as but not limited to computers, copiers, printers, scanners, and plotters.

Additional information

Apply online only. No e-mail, hard copy or third party resumes accepted.

Merrick & Company offers a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes health insurance, dental and vision coverage, employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) opportunity, 401(k) options, and paid time off (PTO). This position is also eligible for annual performance and spot bonuses.

We recognize the importance of developing top talent from within, our employees have access to a wide range of internal and external training as well as coaching and peer mentoring programs.

Merrick & Company is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age 40 and over, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or any other applicable status protected by state or local law.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Job ID: 2021-2771

External Company Name: Merrick & Company

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Street: 2480 W. 26th Avenue