Engineering Project Manager - Water/Wastewater

Savannah, GA

GMC is seeking a project manager for water and wastewater infrastructure projects to join our coastal Georgia team. This individual will serve as project manager and/or technical lead on municipal drinking and wastewater projects in Georgia and South Carolina.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead multidisciplinary teams to provide studies
  • Provide planning and design services for water/wastewater utilities
  • Provide technical design for water/wastewater treatment projects and technical support to the design team to ensure efficiency, quality, and performance to fulfill project requirements
  • Deliver engineering calculations, project coordination, write engineering specifications, establish appropriate design methods, report preparation and coordination, equipment sizing and selection while working directly with clients
  • Drive profitability of projects and satisfaction of clients through quality work and on-time / on-budget delivery
  • Coordinate with leadership on staffing and workload through entire project development to complete documents on schedule
  • Conduct QA/QC of all documents and reports, verifying accuracy of data, information and calculations
  • Prepare and oversee detailed construction document packages and provide technical leadership for all deliverables for client
  • Support marketing efforts through client engagement, responsiveness and strong delivery of projects
  • Assist with proposals to provide professional services, including preparation of  scopes, budgets and schedules for assignments

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in civil or environmental engineering
  • Experience with municipal water/wastewater
  • PE registration in Georgia or ability/plan to obtain
  • Strong technical background and experience in water or wastewater
  • Active engagement in professional and industry organizations
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Working knowledge of technical specifications
  • Software knowledge: Microsoft Office, AutoCAD
  • Local candidate or willingness to relocate to Savannah or Brunswick, Georgia


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Alternative project delivery experience
  • 7+ years of project leadership


About GMC

Goodwyn Mills Cawood (GMC) is one of the region's largest privately-held architecture and engineering firms, with more than 400 employees.  We are a regional firm with national experience located in 19 offices throughout the southeastern United States. Whether designing schools, parks, hospitals and other commercial developments, or providing clean water, safe streets and restoring resilient environments, GMC takes great pride in serving our communities through the transformative work we do. Every project is guided by the foundational concept that communities are built by people, not companies, and we strive to serve our communities with quality, integrity, creativity and care. One of the Southeast’s most comprehensive multi-disciplined firms, GMC is equipped to provide all the services associated with architecture, interior design, civil engineering, environmental services, landscape architecture, planning, transportation engineering, geotechnical engineering, electrical engineering, surveying and disaster recovery.

At GMC, our mission is “to create opportunities for our people and the people we serve to create communities that thrive.” We believe in community, collaboration, and using the power of creativity and hard work to make a difference. We place a high value on being part of our communities and giving back throughout the year supporting various charities and local events. We encourage every member of our team to set personal goals with guidance from a mentor, and we support you in reaching these goals. We value employee feedback and use that to shape our annual strategic plans. We offer all of this and more because we are only as strong as our people.