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Veterans Preferred - Project Manager

Company: American Water
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply. -Share Our Purpose. Be Yourself. Feel Valued.

People are the heart of our business. As an American Water employee, you will be offered a competitive salary and health benefits package, along with opportunities to develop, grow, and evolve your career. Our benefits packages focus on key areas such as health & wellness, emotional & well-being, and savings for current & future goals.

We are Beautifully Different. We strongly believe having diversity across our company makes us more successful and helps us provide essential services to our customers. We are stronger because we embrace different ideas, viewpoints, experiences, and backgrounds. American Water is the best choice for your next role! Click here for more information on our inclusion, diversity, and equity journey.

About American Water
American Water (NYSE: AWK) is the largest regulated water and wastewater utility company in the United States. With a history dating back to 1886, We Keep Life Flowing - by providing safe, clean, reliable and affordable drinking water and wastewater services to more than 14 million people across 14 regulated jurisdictions and 18 military installations. American Water's 6,500 talented professionals leverage their significant expertise and the company's national size and scale to achieve excellent outcomes for the benefit of customers, employees, investors and other stakeholders.

As one of the fastest growing utilities in the U.S., American Water expects to invest $30 to $34 billion in infrastructure repairs and replacement, system resiliency and regulated acquisitions over the next 10 years. The company has a long-standing history of executing its core operations, aligned with sustainable best practices, through its commitments to safety, affordability, customer service, protecting the environment, an inclusive workforce and strengthening communities.

American Water has been recognized on the 2023 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Indexfor the fifth consecutive year, ranked 18thon Barron's 100 Most Sustainable U.S. Companies 2023 List, earned the U.S. Department of Homeland Security SAFETY Act designation and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's WaterSense - Excellence Award, among additional state, local and national recognitions.

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Primary Role

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, this position is responsible for managing (through a team as appropriate) engineering projects related to replacing or improving water related systems from inception to completion.

Salary range: $85,800 - $137,885


Key Accountabilities

  • Manage a broad range of water resource management projects in the greater Sacramento Area including main replacements, tank rehabilitation/replacement, and booster stations rehabilitation, wells and treatment.
  • Management of project tasks include: contractual agreements, budget control, design review, permit acquisition, and construction oversight.
  • Ensure compliance with established regulatory criteria, specifications and standards.
  • Interact with property group, technical services, and other internal groups and external governmental agencies to coordinate land acquisition, easements, rights of ways, permits, certificates, and other project approvals for assigned projects and programs.
  • Ensure Asset Owner satisfaction in accordance with the scope of work agreed upon for each project. Interact with Operations personnel to ensure project delivery program meets operation's needs and coordinate with operations personnel on operational impacts related to project delivery program.
  • Report project budget and schedule updates on a weekly basis to ensure project goals are being met.


    • General knowledge of Engineering, Project Management and Construction Management practices related to planning, design, construction and operations for water resource facilities, engineering and utility economics and contract administration and construction technology.
    • Good working knowledge of regulatory developments, new technology and current trends in water quality, water treatment, developer services and other related water resource management disciplines. Knowledge of applicable state and federal regulations.
    • Knowledge of employee relations, applicable safety and environmental regulations, federal and state water quality and design regulations and technical standards.
    • Proactive, Excellent Communication, Quick Learner, Team Player.


      • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction Management or related field.
      • Minimum 3 to 5 years' experience in project delivery of water resources projects.

        Certifications & Licenses

        • Valid driver's license required.
        • Professional Engineering License preferred.


          Champions safety
          Cultivates innovation
          Customer obsessed
          Drives Results
          Nimble learning

          Join American Water...We Keep Life Flowing---

          American Water is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on his or her age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, or because they arean individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.

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