Project Manager - Water Resources

Posted Date 1 month ago(6/19/2024 1:19 PM)
Bachelor's Degree
Surface Water


Kimley-Horn has an opportunity for a motivated Senior Project Manager to expand our Surface Water practice in Virginia Beach, VA!


  • This position leads business development efforts, manages relationships with key clients, and oversees all project tasks while mentoring the growth of younger staff
  • Has a great deal of autonomy to lead, direct, and grow their business
  • Pursue opportunities that fuel their professional passion and contribute to Kimley-Horn's success
  • Leading business development efforts while leading tasks utilizing AutoCAD, GIS, hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, stormwater planning, storm drain and BMP design
  • Has a passion for resiliency and sustainable infrastructure engineering
  • 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 Surface Water (Hydraulics/Hydrology) 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


  • 12+ years of Civil Engineering and design experience
  • Registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) license 
  • Client contacts and relationships with local municipalities, area counties, water management authorities and local, regional, state agencies
  • 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
  • Experience writing proposals, scopes of work, and budgets for projected work

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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