Project Manager - Water/Wastewater - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee

Federal Way
United States

Kennedy Jenks is seeking a driven Project Manager in the Seattle or Federal Way area. Come join one of KJs largest and fastest growing markets! We are looking for someone who is solutions-oriented, has an entrepreneurial mind-set, enjoys working collaboratively in a team environment, and has a client-oriented perspective. You will have the opportunity to forge a new path and thrive at KJ.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Project Management; utilize your experience in evaluating, designing and constructing water, wastewater, utility infrastructure, conveyance and process modifications. Provide environmental and civil engineering consulting services to municipal and industrial sector clients. Manage multi-disciplinary project teams, often spanning different offices. Oversee project communication and utilize excellent interpersonal skills
  • Project Leadership; Handle all aspects of project management, including contract preparation and negotiation for professional services. Monitor project quality and financial performance. Identify and resolve budget and schedule-related issues.
  • Business Development; Participate in or lead business development efforts. Engage in direct client interactions. Coordinate with marketing staff to prepare proposals. Lead or participate in interview teams.
  • Professional Growth; Collaborate with engineers and scientists at all levels to foster personal and professional growth within the industry. Mentor junior staff members.


  • BS or MS in Civil or Environmental Engineering, or similar engineering field
  • 7+ years experience managing similar water infrastructure projects
  • Professional Engineer (PE) or ability to obtain PE registration within 6 months of hire
  • Ability to travel to project sites and potentially other Kennedy Jenks offices
  • Valid drivers license and acceptable driving record
  • Energy, focus and the desire to grow in your career
  • Site civil design, technical writing, and AutoCAD Civil 3D preferred

Kennedy Jenks supports a healthy work-life balance and utilizes a hybrid model of home and office work to empower our people to thrive and achieve their full potential.

Salary range for this position is expected to be between $110,000 and $135,000, and may vary based upon education, experience, qualifications, licensure/certifications and geographic location.

Benefits summary: Medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, 401k, bonus opportunities, tuition reimbursement, professional registration support, a competitive PTO and holiday plan, and other benefits and programs.