Water Resources Senior Project Manager

Ankeny, IA; Omaha, NE
Full Time
Mid Level

Is improving communities your passion? Do you enjoy partnering with others to develop solutions to complex problems and successfully managing projects as if they were your own? If so, be a part of a company whose mission is to strengthen the communities we serve. JEO isn’t just any company. We are a relationship based company, who cares about people. We believe quality products and services are important, but people are the cornerstone of who we are. This exciting opportunity will directly contribute to the continued success of JEO.

JEO’s Water Resources Engineering Department provides expertise and services in Hydrologic and Hydraulic Analysis, Urban Drainage Evaluation and Design, Watershed Planning and Implementation, Levee Evaluation and Design, Dam Evaluation and Design, Bank Stabilization Design, Floodplain Management, Water Quality Evaluation and Management, Hydrogeological Services, Hazard Mitigation and Emergency Planning, Environmental Sciences and Regulatory Coordination.

The Water Resources Senior Project Manager is supported by a department of professionals to take the lead on managing successful projects that meet or exceed client expectations while meeting JEO’s financial goals. This individual will have the ability to support client management and business development endeavors focusing on Iowa water resources markets.

The Senior Project Manager has:

  • A strong background in the successful development, direction and completion of complex projects.
  • Successful experience as a project manager including direct management of a project team and responsibility for meeting client expectations.
  • Experience preparing project proposals, scopes of services and cost estimates for a diverse portfolio of project types.
  • Experience managing budgets, schedules, bids, contracts, funding requests and communication plans.
  • Ability to successfully develop and maintain strong relationships.

Candidates are required to have a Bachelor’s degree in engineering, science, natural resources, hydrology, or related field.

The following qualifications are preferred:

•Professional Engineer (PE) license in the State of Iowa

•Masters in civil or biological systems engineering or other relevant advanced degree

•8+ years of experience working on water resources related projects

JEO Consulting Group, Inc. is a consulting firm with thirteen offices (8 in Nebraska, 2 in Iowa, and 3 in Kansas). JEO offers competitive salaries and benefits for full-time employees including sick and vacation time, flex time, health insurance, an employer contributed 401k, wellness incentives, paid professional licensure fees and memberships, and an annual bonus program.


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