HR Collaboration Group LLC
  • South Bend, IN, USA
  • Full Time

Water Resources Project Manager

Municipal Civil Engineering


This role is located in South Bend, IN.


Are you a highly motivated self-starter? Do you enjoy working for a firm that pushes the boundaries of innovation in geospatial sciences? Are you passionate about helping clients achieve maximum value for their investment?


Then, LFA has a place for you!


Who We Are:

LFA is a leading regional Professional Engineering service group focused on a broad range of civil engineering project services in the areas of transportation, bridges, structures, soil and water resources. We have been involved in the planning, design, rehabilitation and reconstruction of transportation infrastructures throughout Northern and Central Indiana as well as Michigan for over 45 years. Our expertise, creative, collaborative and effective quality-driven deliverables makes us the premier Engineering Group in the area. If you want to join a group that is successful, growth and goal oriented with excellent opportunities for personal growth - then, LFA is the place for you!


Our Mission: To provide high quality professional engineering services through client collaboration, tailoring solutions that achieve their goals while enhancing quality of life.


What We Offer:

  • Exciting innovative, collaborative, and team-oriented work environment
  • Challenging and progressive career development
  • Competitive salaries
  • 401k Plan with Employer Matching Contributions
  • Excellent Comprehensive Health & Wellness programs
  • Best practice PTO policies and paid holidays
  • Open communication, recognition programs, and team-building events
  • And much more to motivated, results-oriented individuals who want to make a real difference in their community and role

What You'll Do:


As the Water Resources Project Manager, you will manage, maintain, and oversee all aspects of water resource projects, ensuring both client and business goals are achieved.


Your Accountabilities in the Role:

  • Project management on a variety of planning and design level water resources projects.
  • Embodies a seller-doer mentality by being a primary point of contact with clients, identifying potential projects, and developing scopes of work and project proposals.
  • Coordinates and guides preparation of construction documents with various internal staff and clients.
  • Manages and reviews projects for product quality, client satisfaction, and budgetary objectives.
  • Ensures that project undergoes standard quality assurance activities including design reviews, inspector daily reports, engineer reports, documentation checks, and drawing reviews.
  • Oversees construction administration activities including processing of shop drawings and Requests for Information (RFI) and performance of site observations.
  • Tracks budget and invoicing throughout duration of project.
  • Monitors scope creep to determine if additional services are warranted.

Position Requirements:

  1. Education: Bachelor's degree, Associate's degree, or an equivalent amount of experience required.
  2. Experience: 10+ years of experience in water resources consulting and project management. Previous design and project management experience in following types of water resource projects: municipal utility and public works infrastructure, storm and sanitary sewer collection system design, lift stations, water distribution system design, and combined sewer overflow planning and analysis.
  3. Certification(s): Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Indiana (or ability to become licensed) required.
  4. Functional Skills: Strong organization, prioritization, and time management skills. Proven ability to work as a team with co-workers and managers. Strong attention to details, analytical, thoroughness, and accuracy. Forward-thinker with excellent problem-solving skills required, utilizing a broad set of guidelines.
  5. Technology Aptitude/Skills: Proficiency in Microsoft Office products including Excel, Word, Project, and Outlook.
  6. Language Skills: Advanced written and verbal communication skills; can present to large groups, where applicable.
  7. Leadership/Behaviors: Collaborative, innovative, supportive, and client/goal-focused; ability to be flexible, adaptable to move efficiently with business/project changes; Self-directed and strong quality focus.
  8. Culture Match Behaviors: Professional in appearance, strong work ethic, high integrity and accountability, who performs work from the discovery, to the design/process, and throughout the project/task steps in a way that provides the best comprehensive, quality product that fits the client's needs and is aligned to the goals & values of LFA.

Other Important Information:


Salary: Salary is commensurate with proven expertise.


And, the compensation will grow as the team member grows!


Reports To: Water Resources Director


Core Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EST


Typical Work Week: M-F; with approximately 40-45 hours a week on average


Direct Reports: None


Travel: Limited


Work/Environment: This role is primarily exposed to a normal office environment and client facilities with varying levels of noise and temperature.



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