Project Manager - Water/Wastewater

Posted Date 3 months ago(2/23/2024 12:52 PM)
Bachelor's Degree


Kimley-Horn has an opportunity for a motivated Senior Project Manager to expand our Water/Wastewater and Utilities practice in Sacramento, California (CA)!


  • Manage, lead, and expand practice teams for multi-discipline projects and programs of work in the fields of water/wastewater treatment projects, water and wastewater pumping systems, and large diameter conveyance (water distribution and wastewater collection)
  • Has an entrepreneurial spirit and create a vision for growth for the local water resource practice and beyond
  • Given a great deal of autonomy to lead, direct, and grow their business
  • Leadership responsibilities include:
    • Operating with integrity and sound business principals
    • Providing vision, business planning and strategy
    • Establishing goals
    • Building and maintaining positive client relationships
    • Having open communication with your partners and team
    • Growing and leading a Water/Wastewater and Utilities practice
  • Our Project Managers/Practice Builders manage their projects profitably, transition work to qualified staff, grow and mentor staff, and act as a positive leader and mentor
  • The successful candidate will be given a great deal of autonomy to lead, direct, and grow their business
  • With success, this individual will enjoy the rewards of an impressive bonus program with the potential to advance to ownership


  • 15+ years of civil engineering, design, and management of utility water projects experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) license in the State of California
  • Client contacts and relationships with local municipalities, area counties, water management authorities and local, regional, state agencies
  • Business development skills and the proven ability to win work
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and technical skills
  • Strong desire and ability to be engaged with clients solving project problems
  • Ability to effectively communicate positively at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to manage and mentor staff and direct resources effectively in a positive manner
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects profitably

Base Salary Range: 

  • $140,000 - $195,000
  • Eligible for performance-based bonus compensation

Why Kimley-Horn?

At Kimley-Horn, we do things differently. People, clients and employees, are at the forefront of who we are. Clients know we prioritize achieving their goals and growing their success. Employees know our culture and approach to business are built on a desire to provide an environment for everyone to flourish. Our commitment to quality is only as good as the people behind it— that’s why we welcome and develop passionate, hardworking, and proactive employees. We take pride in how our employee retention, robust benefits package, and company values have led to Kimley-Horn’s placement on the Fortune “100 Best Companies to Work” list for 17 years!


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