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General Information


Job title: Water Resources Engineer IV - Project Manager
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Job location: Lake Worth, FL  33467 United States
Requisition code: 17-0016
Date posted: 07/24/2017
Job type: Full-Time
Job category:Civil Engineering
Public Works
Water Resources
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Job Description

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Position Purpose
Responsible for managing KLJ projects in a timely, accurate, and cost effective manner.

Essential Functions
• Manage projects worth a minimum of $500,000 in fees
• Responsible for project budgets and schedules
• Review for Quality Assurance and Quality Control and ensure compliance with KLJ quality standards
• Provide coordination of contractors
• Participate in and facilitate meetings
• Effectively deal with difficult situations and confrontation both internally and externally
• Utilize effective written and oral communication
• Identify and develop opportunities to expand services to clients
• Develop leads, network and establish client relationships, and provide strategic thinking for future business development pursuits

• Manage multiple project teams
• Provide direction, review, and support to the group by leading projects; assuring proper practices and techniques
• Confer with project team members and clients to lead, prepare, and participate in project proposals and interviews
• May have supervisory responsibilities for group members and support staff including hiring, promoting, terminations, performance reviews, and training
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Job Requirements

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• A four-year degree in civil or environmental engineering is required
• Florida PE license is required
• Experience level is a minimum of 12+ years
• Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to operate motorized vehicles
• Project management experience is required
• Progressive experience with dewatering system design, dewatering system construction management, or similar design experience
• Previous experience in senior level management
• Experience with South Florida Water Management District and local municipalities in south Florida
• Progressive experience in Water Resources, Utilities, and/or Coastal Infrastructure projects
• Extensive technical experience in the engineering and design of municipal and transportation projects
• Experience in any or all the following areas: piping and conveyance systems, pump and lift stations, treatment facilities, storm drainage conveyance, shoreline stabilization, waterfront development projects and other municipal and industrial water and wastewater projects
• Progressive experience with increasing levels of project and client management responsibility
• Strong leadership with a history of coaching and mentoring staff
• Established network of consultant, agency, and client contacts in south Florida

Hours and Travel
This position requires the individual work 40+ hours per week with 50% of the time spent in the office and 50% out of the office.

Physical Requirements
The physical demands described represent 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.
The employee is regularly required to:
• Sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, twist, crouch, and crawl
• Use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms
• Talk or hear and communicate clearly
The employee must:
• Frequently lift and move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 25 pounds
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

All applicants must be authorized to work in the US. KLJ does not sponsor applicants for employment-based visas.

M/F/Vet/Disability /Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
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