The Greeley and Hansen Recruitment Center

Greeley and Hansen is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the federal requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act


00849: Project Manager
Office Location:IL - Chicago
We seek a Project Manager to lead the delivery of water and wastewater engineering services to a number of clients throughout Northern Illinois, Wisconsin, and Michigan.  Near term assignments in the region could include:  water and wastewater infrastructure and facilities planning and design; studies and modeling; design services during construction; business and client development.


  • Mentoring staff, providing career guidance, and supporting staff development while adhering to Greeley and Hansen’s core values
  • Developing and maintaining client relationships with existing and new clients to understand their needs and to ensure that their expectations are met
  • Managing multiple technical assignments simultaneously to lead teams to complete assignments to the client's satisfaction while following the contract requirements and maintaining schedule and budget
  • Technical excellence in planning studies, preliminary designs, final designs, asset management, program management, bid assistance and office services during construction for pump stations, pipelines, treatment plants, and collection systems
  • Identifying and leading business development pursuits, including positioning and preparation of proposals
  • Managing staff assignments and work load to increase efficiency, while helping staff achieve their career objectives


  • Education:Bachelor of Science degree in Civil or Environmental. A Master's degree is desirable.
  • Experience:Minimum 10 years of experience in civil/sanitary studies and process design, and business development; water/wastewater treatment and large treatment plant experience required.
  • Certifications:Illinois PE required.  Wisconsin, Michigan, and Indiana PEs are desirable.


  • Self-starter with ability to participate collaboratively with a team and to lead others
  • Ability to develop, lead, and manage client relationships and demonstrated ability to organize, lead, and execute large projects on budget and schedule
  • Strong communication and technical writing skills  
  • Demonstrated experience in project delivery including the management of client expectations, technical team, and financial aspects of projects
  • Strong technical and entrepreneurial competencies as well as a desire to expand existing client relationships and to establish working relationships with new clients.
  • Demonstrable commitment for exceeding client expectations by presenting and implementing the best solutions to meet their needs.

This is a career position for leaders who are interested in developing and advancing their careers in water and wastewater engineering consulting will have opportunities for increasing responsibility and advancement within the firm.