Jump to content
Washington DC Message Boards
Sign in to follow this  

Project Manager

Recommended Posts

At CH2M HILL, you can EXPECT IT ALL… Client Focus, Integrity, Safety, Innovation, Quality, Collaboration, The Best People, and Excellence! CH2M HILL has been named one of the 100 Best Companies to work for in the United States for 2006. Our Chantilly, VA office is in need of a Project Manager to deliver water and wastewater projects for municipal, regional, and other governmental and private sector clients.


We are seeking a candidate who has a broad understanding of water, wastewater, water resources, and utility management services, with strong technical skills in one or more of these categories. We are particularly interested in a candidate with water/wastewater facilities planning expertise, including conveyance systems.


As a Project Manager for CH2M HILL you can expect to manage small to large size projects. The project manager is the leader/manager of project teams and is supported by technical task leaders and subconsultants as needed. The Project Manager must be adept at building and managing widely dispersed project teams.


The Project Manager must adapt and be a leader in the application of CH2M HILL’s Project Delivery System to achieve: protection of health, safety, and the environment; client expectations for quality, schedule, and budget; financial performance for project-specific targets; project team expectations; operational performance and business unit expectations.


Our ideal candidate will also:

• Become an integral part of our team and spend quality time in the Chantilly, VA office when not engaged in client activities out of the office

• Foster skills among project staff through mentoring and coaching

• Understand CH2M HILL’s organization and build an internal network of relationships so as to serve the clients’ needs.

• Positively interface between the local clients and the often widely dispersed CH2M HILL project teams and resources.

• Proven success in business development: identifying, establishing, and managing strategic client relationships, translating client needs into CH2M HILL projects, and gathering resources and building effective project delivery teams to help win and deliver work.

• Proven track record of delivering plant designs in a profitable manner.

• Successful management of at least $1 Million dollar water or wastewater plant design fee project


The people of CH2M HILL exhibit a pride, personal dedication and a trust in colleagues and leadership that creates a truly unique work environment that directly benefits our clients. If you are eager to work for a progressive, high-energy company, within a team-oriented office environment, you should apply today! Enjoy your work; own your destiny!


The ideal candidate will have a P.E. in Virginia and a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related field, along with 10 years of experience in the field, having served in a project management role on engineering projects as a consulting engineer.


The preferred candidate will have the following:

1. Commitment to providing value-based client service.

2. Ability to anticipate client needs and provide best expertise to address needs.

3. Client focused problem solving skills

4. Flexibility to deal with the unexpected

5. Understanding of client problems/context, such as need to improve competitiveness

6. Can do approach – pragmatic but enthusiastic

7. Personal relationships with assigned clients

8. Personal relationships within the industry in the Midwest, including competitors/contractors and regulators

9. Recognized in regional client organization associations, e.g. NEWEA/WEF or NEWWA/AWWA

10. A willingness to travel locally & nationally for necessary meetings, training, and networking.


To apply for this position, please reference the job code 16902BR/CBDCP in the subject line, and email your resume to careers@ch2m.com. You can also find it posted on our website, www.ch2m.com, at the Careers Link. CH2M HILL is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this