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Civil Engineer Project Manager - Water / Wastewater

Civil Engineer Project Manager - Water / Wastewater

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About DLZ

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DLZ Corporation is an award-winning, full-service organization, which has provided complete project management, surveying, construction administration, engineering and architectural design services for nearly 100 years. In 2016, DLZ was named Design Firm of the Year by Engineering News-Record (ENR) Midwest.  In addition, DLZ is consistently ranked as one of (ENR)'s Top 150 U.S. Design Firms, a Top 100 Pure Design Firm, Top 50 Program Management Firm,  Top 100 Construction Management for Fee Firm; and a Top 50 Trenchless Design Technology Firm. DLZ has also been recognized by Roads & Bridges magazine as a Top "Go-To" Design Firm for road and highway, storm water, and mass transit design.


Our mission is to build on our reputation for excellence by becoming the preferred architectural, engineering, and environmental firm. We focus on meeting and exceeding our clients’ expectations and are known for our competence, integrity, and contributions to the people and communities we service and in which we live.

Job Description

DLZ Corporation currently has an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to lead growth in DLZ’s Cincinnati, Ohio office.  We are looking for someone with high energy that is very familiar with Cincinnati area clients and public agencies in the Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater industry.



  • Manage Water, Wastewater and Stormwater engineering projects from planning and procurement through start-up and construction.
  • Business development.
  • Review proposed contracts to determine significant parameters, time schedules and mileposts and define the major task areas.
  • Direct the planning and development of project scope, procedures, and budget.
  • Ensure contractual commitments are met and the work is being performed according to the client's instructions.
  • Maintain effective relationships with members of all divisions and departments responsible for performing services in connection with the project.
  • Control and/or review all project forecasts, schedules, cost estimates and reports.  Responsible for quality control over the complete project.
  • Monitor fees and budgets; report problems to the appropriate Department and Division Managers.
  • Be actively involved in civic and professional activities, societies and organizations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in related engineering field
  • 5 – 10 years’ Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater project management experience.
  • Professional Engineer (PE) Registration in the state of Ohio.
  • Highly familiar with Cincinnati, Ohio area clients and public agencies
  • Proficient Project Management software.
  • Strong technical writing skills.
  • Ability to visit and safely traverse construction and project sites, complying with all applicable safety codes and requirements.


At DLZ we offer an excellent benefit package including health, dental, vision and life insurance, medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, health savings account, and 401(k) with an Employee Stock Ownership Program. We also offer an innovative wellness program including gym reimbursement!


DLZ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. DLZ fully supports and maintains compliance with all state, federal, and local regulations. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected by federal, state, and local laws.