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


00935: Design Manager
Office Location:DC - Washington (Field Office)

The successful Project Manager/Design Lead will support a long-term program and work on one of the largest CSO tunnel projects in the mid-Atlantic region.  The Project Manager will manage the day to day activities of the project as well as mentor teams in the design and planning of complex and innovative combined sewer, wastewater conveyance, and wastewater treatment projects. The successful candidate will be tasked with managing preparation of design and construction documents for selected sites as part of a large combined sewer overflow mitigation project. The successful candidate will work under the direction of the Program Manager as part of the Greeley and Hansen team located in the DC Clean Rivers Project field office at DC Water (Blue Plains).

Exceptional experience that only a few engineers in the field have as a result of leading this project.  As part of professional development and career progression, this role will have opportunities for increasing responsibility including program management and the successful candidate will contribute to the firm’s business development efforts.  


  • Manage sewer engineering design and consulting teams for complex assignments, including hydraulic and hydrologic calculations, utility plans, technical specifications, preliminary and final designs, bid assistance, design services during construction (DSDC), infrastructure condition assessment and rehabilitation and cost estimating for pump stations, pipelines, treatment plants, and stormwater systems.
  • Manage engineering projects including developing work delivery plans to manage resources, budget, schedule, deliverables and client engagement.
  • Manage multiple technical assignments simultaneously to participate and lead teams to complete assignments to the client's satisfaction while following the contract requirements and maintaining schedule and budget.
  • Review of engineering designs, bid packages, RFPs, and Statements of Work prepared by others, as part of a program management role in support of the client’s Capital Improvement Plan implementation.
  • Assist in providing Program Management Services including CIP planning, budgeting, scheduling, project bundling and prioritization, managing project delivery, overseeing and coordinating multiple consultants and contractors to execute the work, overseeing data management, providing technical advisory services and staff augmentation for large water and wastewater programs.
  • Mentor Greeley and Hansen staff and provide career guidance and supporting their growth while following our core values
  • Provide peer mentor ship for staff from our clients and other consultants working on same program.
  • Regular meeting and presentation of project deliverables to clients.
  • Participate in local/regional business pursuits and positioning activities on future projects.
  • Actively participate in professional societies and associations to continue to maintain and improve brand image of Greeley and Hansen.


  •  Education: B.S. degree in Civil Engineering is required. MS. Degree preferred.

  • Experience: 12+ years of experience in managing water and wastewater engineering design projects and team. Demonstrated experience overseeing development and implementation of design and construction contract documents for complex infrastructure projects. Program management experience must include CIP planning, budgeting, and scheduling; overseeing project delivery by managing multiple consultants and contractors to execute the work; providing technical advisory services and staff augmentation for large water and wastewater programs.

  • Certifications, Licenses: PE license is required. Must reciprocate license in DC, Maryland, and Virginia.


    Experience in managing sewer design projects and teams including the study and design of gravity sewers, pressure sewers and force mains.

  • Experience overseeing and coordinating interdisciplinary teams of engineers, including structural, geotechnical, electrical, mechanical, architecture, etc.

  • Experience in managing the preparation of contract documents, including drawings and specifications, for complex water and sewer projects.
  • Experience in managing the study and design of combined sewers, including preparation of hydraulic design calculations and coordination of hydraulic modeling.
  • Experience in overseeing site design associated with urban infrastructure projects.
  • Experience in working on large water and wastewater programs including familiarity with asset management concepts, including asset inventory, condition assessment, risk-based project prioritization, and capital improvement planning.
  • Experience working with hydraulic models and GIS databases.
  • Strong management, communication and technical writing skills.