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


00953: Project Engineer
Office Location:VA - Alexandria

We seek a Project Engineer/Task Manager to support project teams and the firm’s key regional clients in the design and planning of complex and innovative combined sewer, wastewater conveyance, and wastewater treatment projects. The successful candidate will work under the direction of the Project and Client Managers as part of the Greeley and Hansen teams located in our Mid-Atlantic offices (Alexandria, VA; Silver Spring, MD and DC Water Blue Plains Treatment Plant).  The candidate will lead small teams of engineers and technicians in delivering projects and task orders and will have direct interaction with the client’s project staff.

As part of subsequent training, professional development and career progression, this role will have opportunities for increasing responsibility including project management and contributing to the firm’s business development efforts.


  • The successful candidate will be tasked with managing preparation of studies, design and/or construction documents for selected projects and task orders with various clients.
  • The candidate will be responsible for water and wastewater consulting for complex assignments including preparation of design specifications and drawings, bid packages, engineering cost estimates, statement of works, hydraulic and hydrologic calculations, utility plans, technical specifications, engineering studies, task proposal and requests for proposals.
  • Participate in assignments as a member of a team, sometimes in a lead role in particular areas of water and wastewater expertise, including mentoring junior staff on design and consulting.
  • Review of water and wastewater design work and engineering reports prepared by others.
  • Field investigations, condition assessment and asset management of existing stormwater and wastewater facilities, including construction observations.
  • Attend meetings and present 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 or Environmental is required.  M.S. degree preferred.
  • Experience: 5-10 years of experience in water and wastewater engineering consulting performing planning, studies, design and construction services for municipal clients.
  • Certifications, Licenses: Professional Engineer license is required.


  • Strong communication and technical writing skills.
  • Fundamental understanding of water and wastewater infrastructure.
  • Experience in the preparation of water and wastewater contract documents, including drawings and specifications for water distribution and sewer collection systems and water/wastewater treatment plants.
  • Experience in the study and design of water and sewers, including preparation of hydraulic design calculations and coordination of hydraulic modeling and asset management.
  • Experience in site design associated with urban infrastructure projects.
  • Familiarity with asset management concepts, including asset inventory, condition assessment, risk-based project prioritization, and capital improvement planning.
  • Experience working with CAD, GIS and other databases and utilizing MS Excel/MS Access and or other software tools to analyze data to derive meaningful insights.