Project Manager – Water Resources Job in Colorado


Job title: Project Manager – Water Resources

Company: Rummel Klepper & Kahl,

Expected salary:

Location: Lakewood, CO

Project Manager – Water Resources Job Details:

Project Manager – Water Resources

Job ID: 3039

Location: Lakewood, CO, US

Posted Date: 08/11/2023

Hire Type: External


RK&K’s Colorado Design group is growing! We are hiring a Senior Water Resources Engineer / Project Manager to join our team in our Lakewood, Colorado office. As a Senior Water Resources Engineer / Project Manager, you will utilize and advance your skills in Green Infrastructure, Stormwater Management, Erosion and Sediment Control, Hydrology & Hydraulics Design, Watershed Studies, and Environmental Restoration and Stabilization. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to lead, manage, and deliver complex projects across RK&K’s footprint, assist in the advancement into an identified growth market, and grow into a Discipline Team leadership position.

Essential Functions:

  • Operate as a subject matter expert in water resources design and analysis
  • Develop, evaluate, and design stormwater management facilities to support public works infrastructure projects across RK&K’s vast portfolio
  • Perform stormwater and drainage system analysis and modeling
  • Floodplain analysis, bridge hydraulics, and scour countermeasure design
  • Proactively deliver a wide range of water resource projects including storm water systems, drainage design, flood studies, watershed plans, and erosion/sediment control, scour analysis and other related projects in accordance with the scope, schedule, and budget set by the project manager.
  • Provide excellent client services with a focus on quality and timeliness
  • Meet and work directly with clients and other design team members including project manager, project engineers, design technicians, drafters, surveyors, contractors, inspectors, public agency officials, and clients.
  • Provide office and site visit support for projects in construction
  • Prepare permit applications for oversight agencies to address the full range of environmental issues and conditions associated with water resources projects
  • Lead tasks, plan budgets, manage subcontractors
  • Prepare construction plans, specifications, design reports, technical memoranda, and miscellaneous contract documents
  • Work with other disciplines on creative solutions to design challenges

Other Duties:

This job description indicates the general nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities, and other essential functions (as covered under ADA) expected. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities and duties required by the employee. Other duties are assigned as required.

Required Education, Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or related field
  • Eight (8) to Twelve (12) years of experience in Civil Water Resources or Transportation Engineering
  • Experience with CDOT, MHFD, and/or local Colorado county/municipality projects
  • Colorado PE license
  • Experience with MicroStation, AutoCAD, and GIS
  • Familiarity with SWMM, HEC-RAS, HY-8, TR-55, TR-20, or other related software
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:

  • Experience with Open Roads Designer
  • Experience also in Texas (TxDOT and/or other county/municipalities)

What We Offer

  • Pay range: $100,000 yr. – $150,000 yr.
  • The RK&K compensation range for this position will vary based upon years of professional experience, education, certifications, skills and other compensable factors. The pay range is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary.

In addition to our competitive compensation structure, RK&K also offers excellent potential for career advancement, professional growth, and a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Paid time off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurances
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid parental leave
  • Matching 401(k) plan
  • Career Growth
  • Wellness and Work/Life Perks

Why RK&K?

As a full-service engineering and construction management firm, RK&K gives you the opportunity to directly impact the communities in which we live and work. What sets RK&K apart is an award-winning culture that has fostered a spirit of collaboration and trust for over 100 years. To its clients, the firm delivers concepts, processes, and outcomes that are designed for success. RK&K has earned its reputation as a trusted partner, responsive employer, and community steward.

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Drug-Free Workplace RK&K maintains a drug-free workplace. Employees of RK&K are prohibited from engaging in the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana

EEO/Affirmative Action RK&K is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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