Project Manager - Water Main Rehabilitation

The role of the Project Manager is to plan, execute, and finalize water main projects within deadlines, specifications and budget. This includes coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors in order to deliver projects according to plan. The Project Manager will define project objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle.


  • Review and understand project plans and job requirements for equipment, materials, and installation.
  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables, and develop full scale project plans in collaboration with senior management, stakeholders, clients including contract compliance.
  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.
  • Plan, schedule and track project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, troubleshoot problem areas and devise contingency plans.
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations.
  • Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis.
  • Draft and submit budget proposals, recommend and communicate subsequent budget changes to all stakeholders.
  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team and stakeholders.
  • Lead project reviews and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
  • Ensure adherence to OSHA and company safety policies.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Required

  • University degree or college diploma in the field of Construction Management / Project Management.
  • Minimum 5 years direct work experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution.
  • Experience in the water and sewer industry would be an asset
  • Strong familiarity with project management software, such as Microsoft Project.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial.
  • Previous experience managing people on a team.
  • Can adjust to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Strong written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Capable of conducting research into project-related issues and products.
  • Must be able to travel within the USA.

Fer-Pal provides comprehensive on-the-job training to all new hires.  As Fer-Pal is a fast-growing company, this position has longer term career advancement possibilities for the right individual.  Fer-Pal is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing team and work for a great employer offering competitive rewards. Competitive hourly salary based on skills and experience are provided as well as health and dental benefits, a 401k program, and per diems are paid for travel.  This position will require out of state travel.

Fer-Pal Infrastructure is an entrepreneurial leader in water main rehabilitation services in North America.  With a 30-year award-winning history of ensuring clean and safe water for states and municipalities, Fer-Pal continues to grow rapidly because of our leading-edge team, innovative technology and customer excellence.