DLZ Corporation

  • Civil Engineer / Project Manager - drinking water, storm water, wastewater

    Job Locations US-IN-Indianapolis
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Civil Engineering
  • About DLZ

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    DLZ professionals are focused on protecting our water resources.  Our staff of experienced engineers and environmental specialists are an integral part of the firm’s multidisciplinary approach to water projects.  DLZ's water services team focuses on developing solutions-based approaches to water, sanitary, storm, and combined sewer overflow (CSO) conveyance and storage needs.  We strive to build community partnerships and utilize our vast expertise to solve complex management, planning, design, and construction challenges.


    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.

    Job Description

    DLZ currently has a Civil Engineer / Project Manager - drinking water, storm water, wastewater position open in our Indianapolis, IN office.
    Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Manage multi-discipline wastewater, drinking water, and/or storm water engineering projects from planning and procurement through start-up and construction.
    • Business and project fee development in municipal water, wastewater, drinking water, and/or storm water.
    • Review proposed contracts to determine significant parameters, time schedules and mileposts and define the major task areas.
    • Resolve problems and coordinate the final turnover of the project to the client, throughout the project.
    • Direct the planning and development of the 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.
    • Prepare or direct the preparation of progress and special reports to staff and clients.
    • Obtain client's acceptance of work, coordinate completion of final project paperwork and preparation of final report.
    • Be actively involved in civic and professional activities, societies and organizations.
    • Ensure all work is performed in a safe and responsible manner, in accordance with the company Health and Safety Plan.
    • Possess aptitude to act as a positive representative of the company and its core values.

    Job Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related engineering field
    • 10 or more years’ experience in wastewater, drinking water, storm water design
    • Professional Engineer (PE) Registration required, Indiana registration or the ability to obtain within 4 months
    • Advance facility planning and preliminary engineering report development experience
    • Construction document preparation and modeling experience desired
    • Previous project management experience of large municipal water projects preferred
    • Proficient with software programs (AutoCAD, Civil 3D, GIS, ArcGIS, etc.) inherent to successful completion of the work assigned
    • 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.


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