Water Resources Project Manager

May 10, 2024

  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #6809


Our client, a well-known and established engineering, surveying, and planning firm, seeks a Project Manager in Water Resources to join their growing team. The ideal candidate for this role will lead a wide variety of water resources related projects involving both hydrologic and hydraulic modeling and analysis, flood hazard identification and mitigation, FEMA studies, area drainage master studies and plans, sediment yield, river mechanics, transportation drainage and stream stabilization design among others. The candidate will lead a team, mentor staff, review engineering calculations, supervise planning development and production of construction documents as well as prepare and design reports and exhibits. This firm needs a professional who will also conduct quality control reviews of 1D/2D computer models, floodplain mapping, watershed planning, stream stabilization, closed conduit systems, hydraulic structures, and open channel designs. The ideal candidate must have a passion for water resources and engineering. This is a long-term, direct hire role located in Phoenix, Arizona.

A few of the perks:

  • 100% Employee paid medical/dental/vision/life package
  • Employer paid HSA contributions
  • Bonuses + Profit Sharing + 401K + PTO + Holidays
  • Work/Life Balance


  • Client service skills or ability to develop
  • Marketing and business development with record of winning projects
  • Develop scopes, prepare cost proposals, and negotiate contracts
  • Create and manage project budgets, schedules, and allocation of resources
  • Experienced in employee supervision, development, and mentoring
  • Participate in improving company resources and tools to improve quality and productivity
  • Participate in professional and/or technical organizations


  • BS Degree in Civil Engineering or Environmental Engineering required, MS preferred
  • 5+ years of progressively responsible engineering and management experience required
  • Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) is required or ability to obtain within 6 months
  • Knowledge in the application of FLO-2D is required
  • Substantial technical and civil engineering knowledge required
  • Professional Engineering (PE) license required or ability to obtain in 3 months
  • Proven track record of successful client interaction including negotiating contracts, ensuring client satisfaction, and securing referrals
  • Staff management, leadership ability, mentoring skills, complex problem-solving ability
  • Meticulous, organized, multi-tasking and good follow-through skills
  • Good technical skills with the ability to articulate ideas and concepts visually, verbally and in written communication in order to communicate effectively with various departments, clients, and agencies

Work sponsorship not available currently. No third-party candidates considered for this position.

ACS Professional Staffing will provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to applicants race, color, religion, sex, gender, genetic information, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by federal or state law. The company will provide reasonable accommodations to allow an applicant to participate in the hiring process if so requested.

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