Job Listing Overview

GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. (GZA) is growing its Water Resources Practice, primarily in the areas of water supply, water works, infrastructure assessment and design. We are currently seeking a Project Manager or Senior Project Manager to join our Water Supply Practice based in the Norwood, Massachusetts office. The position offers great potential for professional growth in an exciting working environment and the opportunity to apply the latest technology to water resource and waterworks-related projects. The qualified candidate must have strong leadership and project management experience during their career, with the ability to generate project leads and build client relationships. 

Key Duties:
The Water Supply Project Manager/Senior Project Manager will manage a wide variety of projects including, but not limited to, public water system evaluations and advice, computer hydraulic modeling, pumping, treatment, distribution and storage facilities engineering, hydraulic structure design including related environmental permitting support.  A sound knowledge of engineering principles relating to design and construction of waterworks, and other water infrastructure, is essential for this position.  The successful candidate must have a strong civil background to support planning, design, and construction management activities for a variety of water supply projects.

This is a management position that requires direct interaction with clients and the ability to manage and mentor GZA existing staff of project-level engineers. You will also work closely with GZA’s Technical Practice Group Leader in training staff and expanding our water supply services.


  • Collaboration with a staff of interrelated professionals dedicated to providing high-level expertise on complex projects
  • Professional development and enrichment programs
  • Exciting work environment
  • Opportunities for company ownership, financial growth & career advancement
  • Generous, company-subsidized benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and 401K retirement plan

Position Requirements:

  • B.S. in Civil Engineering, Water Resources Engineering or related field of practice is required. Master’s Degree is a plus.
  • Professional Engineer license in MA is required with the ability to obtain PE in CT, NY, and RI with reciprocity.
  • An ideal candidate will have at least 10-20 years’ experience in civil – site design, with direct involvement in water supply, treatment, storage, and distribution design, hydraulic modeling, and water supply permitting.
  • Direct experience completing projects with public sector/municipal agencies in the New England Region is highly preferred.
  • Proven experience with design and development of engineering technical specifications, cost estimating and other related bidding documents.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to speak publicly
  • Solid project financial management skills; knowledge of production support systems and personal computer proficiency are all required competencies.
  • Experience in providing technical and project leadership to staff-level or junior engineers.
  • A strong background using various hydrologic and hydraulic modeling software is desirable.
  • Proven experience with and directing staff with AutoCAD and ArcView-GIS is considered beneficial for this position.

GZA is a leader in providing quality engineering and environmental consulting services to a diverse and exciting client base. We attract experienced professionals who understand proactive client service, safety, risk management and loss prevention practices, quality control, teamwork, and the development of younger staff. We seek employees who enjoy their work, desire continuous improvement, and want to contribute to the vision and growth of a quality, employee-owned, professional firm.

About GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.

GZA is an employee-owned multidisciplinary engineering consulting firm with a history of more than 55 years of providing innovative solutions to engineering challenges for a diverse client base in the natural and built environment.  We are an ENR Top 500 Design firm focused on geotechnical, environmental, water, ecological, and construction management services. GZA understands and prioritizes safety, proactive client service, risk management, and loss prevention. With a staff of interrelated professionals dedicated to providing high-level expertise on complex projects above, below and at ground-level, GZA provides seamless integration across practice areas, client type, and location.