Project Manager - Water

Project Manager - Water

Career Area: Project Management

What We're Looking For:
Barge Design Solutions is currently seeking a Project Manager in the Water business unit in either our Huntsville or Birmingham Alabama office locations. This role will offer the opportunity to provide project management and business development services on a variety of small, mid, and large-sized, multi-discipline, water and wastewater treatment plant and pipeline projects with an expectation to establish and foster positive client relationships and provide technical leadership.

Responsibilities to Include:
  • Business development and project management including developing proposals, providing project design, negotiating contracts, and attending meetings during all phases of the project.
  • Acts as primary agent between client and project team coordinating events, leading client meetings & internal project meetings, and delivery of final project to client.
  • Time will be spent developing and managing teams spread across our geography, while executing each contract in a way that maintains Barge PM procedures, business goals and objectives, and results in positive client and employee experience.
  • Prepares contracts including subcontracts to comply with Barge terms.
  • Provides comprehensive Project Management Plans including workload forecasts.
  • Leads and facilitates a collaborative work environment and advances initiatives that support a positive workplace culture.
  • Ensures Quality Program implementation and execution.
  • Reviews project reports and findings and makes modifications to project as needed.
  • Provides technical guidance and resolves project problems.
  • On occasion may function as a technical lead on projects.
  • Develops and maintains positive relationships with clients, customers, officials, contractors, and others.
  • Attends various leadership meetings and participates in project management training programs.
  • Supports and implements strategic and business planning activities.
  • Performs other duties as requested.


Education & Experience Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree from accredited program.
  • Minimum of 8+ years' experience and applicable registration as required by discipline.
  • Project management knowledge and strong technical credibility, specifically with water and wastewater treatment and conveyance industry.
  • Ability to influence and manage stakeholder relationships within and outside Barge.
  • Effectively manage collaborative teams with concurrent projects with multiple deadlines.


Why join us?

Barge Design Solutions, Inc., is an engineering and architecture firm with diverse in-house multidisciplinary practice areas. The employee-owned company is more than 400-people strong and serves clients nationwide from multiple U.S. locations. Barge is ranked No. 171 on Engineering News-Record (ENR)'s 2021 Top 500 Design Firms list, is No. 177 on Architectural Record's Top 300 Architecture Firms and is a certified Great Place To Work®.

Our primary purpose for being in business is ultimately to create a better life by unleashing the potential of our people, clients and communities. This purpose is supported by our company's core values because at the end of the day, Barge CARES:

  • Collaborate - Help and expect help. Teamwork is essential in what we do.
  • Authentic - Honesty, integrity and trust are at the heart of everything we do. We are who we say we are.
  • Responsible - We are accountable for our work, our attitude, and our actions. We make Barge better.
  • Excellence - We go all in and expect more of ourselves than others expect of us.
  • Service - We are humble. We use our gifts in service of others.

We believe that if we are living out our purpose for being in business and integrating our values into everything we do, we will ultimately achieve our vision to be the firm best known for being selected when it matters most.