DLZ Corporation

  • Civil Engineer Project Manager - Water / Wastewater

    Job Locations US-OH-Cleveland | US-OH-Akron
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  • About DLZ

    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 architecture and engineering firm serving public and private entities across the nation. As a multidisciplinary firm, DLZ provides engineering and architectural design services, construction management, surveying, right-of-way acquisition and materials testing. 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.

    Job Description

    DLZ Corporation currently has an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager in Cleveland or Akron, Ohio.  We are looking for someone with high energy that is familiar with area clients and trends 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.
    • Experience with public clients in North East Ohio required.
    • 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.


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