Wastewater Engineering Project Manager

Job Locations US-NC-Charlotte
Water Resources


At Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC), every member of our team has a personal stake in ensuring the success of our clients.  As employee-owners of the firm, we are all personally accountable for building lasting relationships and delivering outstanding results.  We put people first, whether that’s our clients, our employees, or our community.  It’s why we listen more and work harder to understand the unique needs of our clients.  And it’s why we prioritize the career development of every individual on our team.  People are why we do this, and why we love what we do.  We are at our best when we work together.  That means bringing together a diverse team of talented, passionate, multidisciplinary experts to work closely alongside clients to create comprehensive solutions to complex problems.  We believe that by working together, no problem is insurmountable.


As a Wastewater Engineering Project Manager for Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC) you'll help with expanding the wastewater services practice serving clients in the manufacturing, mining, power and solid waste markets. This position will manage projects involving industrial wastewater systems specifically dealing with biological and physical/chemical wastewater treatment plants. You’ll be responsible for managing and directing active projects with current clients, directing and mentoring junior staff to educate them on design parameters, plant layout, project integration and regulatory criteria. You will also have the opportunity to expand your knowledge and participate at networking and client development.


  • B.S. in Chemical, Environmental or Civil Engineering with P.E. license;
  • Experience in wastewater treatment projects;
  • Detailed engineering design;
  • Interpreting treatability studies and developing preliminary and final project engineering designs;
  • Preparing Process & Instrumentation Diagrams;
  • Authoring Engineering Design Reports and Permit Applications
  • Developing efficient plant layout and directing CADD, civil, architectural, electrical, mechanical and structural professionals to provide equipment selection and prepare construction plans and project specifications
  • Experienced in permitting and project approval requirements;
  • Mechanical, electrical, building systems, control, and instrumentation knowledge;
  • Experience leading teams and staff;
  • Preparing operations and training manuals;
  • Construction/Commissioning phase services and routine facility operations;
  • Client development and management experience is a plus;
  • Experience with an Engineering firm, wastewater treatment equipment, or treatment plant operation experience.

About Us

Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC) is consistently ranked as an Engineering News-Record Top 200 Design Firm, offering big firm opportunities with a small firm culture.  Not only will we help you develop professionally, but we will also provide you with the opportunity to become an owner of the firm and share in our success.  You will work on diverse projects while providing high quality service to our clients. 


In addition to offering company stock at all levels, we provide a matching 401(k), profit sharing, a performance bonus for all employees, medical dental and vision insurance, short and long term disability and tuition assistance.  Join our team where your contribution matters.


CEC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status), national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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