KWFS - Project Manager


Jupiter, FL, US Miami, FL, US

Requisition ID: 170968 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Water Facilities South 

Department: Field Operations 

Market: Water/Wastewater 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit Water Facilities is looking for a Project Manager with 10-15+ years of experience in alternative delivery on construction projects related to water and wastewater treatment. The role requires someone who can lead and manage projects along the East Coast, specifically from Jupiter to Miami, FL, focusing on West Palm Beach. On our team, you'll have the opportunity to see more and do more than you ever imagined. Working hard will bring you the satisfaction of a job well done and help propel you forward in your career faster than you may expect. We'll train you, develop your skills, and allow you to take on projects that will impact millions across North America.

District Overview

Kiewit's Water Facilities South group is one of Kiewit's leading water/wastewater districts specializing in constructing water treatment facilities, wastewater treatment facilities, and desalination plants.  Although we are headquartered in Dallas, TX, with regional offices in Miami, FL, and Atlanta, GA, we also pursue various projects stretching across the country. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about infrastructure and committed to the construction industry as opposed to design.  Because our people receive continuous and extensive training, hands-on experience, and challenging responsibilities from the day they join our team, they quickly develop the expertise that has earned our district its reputation as the premier contractor in the southeast United States. 


Jupiter & Miami, FL


  • Manage and direct project teams by providing communication, coordination, and follow-up to meet project goals and objectives; ensure project scope or work, schedule, and budget are clearly defined and understood.
  • Establish project procedures consistent with contractual documents and quality plans for all engineering work; determine and oversee all project controls, schedules, and budgets. 
  • Serve as project representative with client, constructor, subcontractors, and vendors at kick-off meetings, jo walks, project reviews, and other meetings and correspondence.
  • Coordinate training and compliance measures to ensure project procedures are followed.
  • Identify and secure necessary approvals for all project scope, budget, and schedule changes.
  • Maintain ongoing communication with the client, making adjustments as necessary to comply with client needs within contractual obligations and adjust project deliverables to meet client and Kiewit's needs.
  • Ensure all work products are consistent with industry standards in accordance with good engineering practice and applicable codes and compliance with all pertinent legal codes and requirements.
  • Provide training and mentoring to entry-level and mid-level engineers to promote employee development.
  • Utilize extensive knowledge of basic engineering fundamentals and practices to track and budget progress with project milestones.


  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience managing overall project scope, specifically on heavy civil, government, and municipal water/wastewater construction projects.  Alternative Delivery Experience is also required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of managing projects of self-performed construction projects
  • Competent in the user software applications used for project control and administration, including MS Office, Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook.


Working Conditions

Other Requirements:

  • Regular, reliable attendance 
  • Work productively and meet deadlines timely
  • Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
  • Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
  • Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
  • May work at various different locations and conditions may vary.


We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami

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