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Project Manager 1-Toledo-Water Business Line

Date:  Jan 15, 2022

Toledo, OH, US

Company:  Black & Veatch Family of Companies

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Req Id : 26551 

Job Title : Project Manager 1-Toledo-Water Business Line  

Business Unit Sector : COR-GMGNE-GOV WTR UTL AM CENT 

Work Location : RGTOLEDO 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : Yes 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Contract Hire Only for this Project : No 

Job Summary

Black and Veatch is seeking an experienced Project Manager to join a well-established and expanding water/wastewater team in our Toledo office.  The Project Manager will be responsible for leading and managing the project team through planning, design and construction phases for a wide variety of municipal water and wastewater projects.  The ideal candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day successful execution of contracted engineering, procurement, and construction scope in the areas of performance, financial metrics, planning, schedule, quality, contractual compliance, safety, and client satisfaction.  The Project Manager is accountable for the execution of project scope, management of budget and schedule; development of strong relationships with clients and contractors; and drives business development. This role will offer a wide variety of individual project assignments which will allow the Project Manager to practice and develop technical knowledge and leadership skills.


Black & Veatch is a leading engineering, consulting and construction company. We are employee-owned and have more than 100 offices worldwide. Our services in the Water market help to provide safe drinking water and effective wastewater management to communities. We serve public and private clients of every size with a strong focus on life cycle economy, efficiency and reliability.

Key Responsibilities
  • Serve as the manager of mulit-discipline project teams assuming management responsibilities of scope, budget and schedule.
  • Manage project budgets, costs, and receivables.
  •  Analyze and report project financial metrics as a basis for improvement.
  • Manage contracts and legal issues including third party subcontracts.
  • Manage changes and risk on scope, cost, schedule, quality, and safety based on available resources and client requirements.
  • Lead client, contractor, stakeholder, and regulatory agency meetings.
  • Responsible for determining identification of key client interests and drivers on projects.
  • Communicates client interests and drivers to project team members and develops approaches to accommodate these concerns in the performance of the work on complex projects. Focuses on client's current needs and situations.
  • Typically manages multiple projects.
  • Responsible for proposal preparation and pursuit of business development opportunities.
  • Develop strong relationships with clients and contractors.
  • Leverage professional networking skills to help identify and pursue project opportunities.
  • The Project Manager may also serve in a Program Manager or Deputy Program Manager role for a major Combined Sewer Overflow Program.  

Management Responsibilities
Acts as a project manager. Among responsibilities is management of a project team. The individual comprising this team may vary by project.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or a related field
  • Prefer 10+ years professional experience managing a multi-disciplinary team to deliver water and wastewater design projects
  • Previous consulting experience
  • Proficiency with computer software, including MS Office Suite and Project Software
  • Experience preparing proposals; negotiating and managing contracts; managing project budgets, costs and receivables
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor of science degree.


All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical office environment, typical construction environment, extreme weather conditions, high noise level, safety hazards (electric currents, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to chemicals), atmospheric conditions (fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, poor ventilation).  Sitting, walking, talking, hearing, reading, writing, keyboarding, driving, filing, reaching, stooping, crouching, bending, standing for extended periods of time, lifting or carrying up to 40 pounds.

Builds networks
Develops talent
Customer focus
Directs work
Drives vision and purpose
Financial acumen
Manages complexity
Manages conflict
Tech savvy
Values differences
Business insight
Salary Plan
PMT: Project Management
Job Grade

Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.


Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy. We offer professionals an array of health and welfare benefits that vary based on their geographic region and employment status. This may include health, life accident and disability insurances, paid time off, financial programs and more.


By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

Nearest Major Market: Toledo

Job Segment: Architecture, Engineer, Wastewater, Water Treatment, Engineering

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