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Sr. Project Manager
  Taylor, MI  

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BS in Engineering

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Position Description:

We are looking for a SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER to join our CONSTRUCTION DEPARTMENT to improve infrastructure in our TAYLOR office. Candidates must have a bachelor's degree in engineering and at least twenty years of experience in construction management of related projects. Experience in the areas of heavy civil construction and construction of municipal, large-scale water and/or wastewater projects involving pump stations, collection systems, transmission systems and treatment facilities is a must. Excellent technical writing, organization and communication skills are essential. Candidates must also have a Professional Engineer License. Candidates must be self-motivated and able to work well with others. A flexible hybrid-remote work schedule available after 90 days of employment. Typical responsibilities include:

  • Lead, manage, schedule and direct workload for construction field engineers and inspectors
  • Work closely with project managers and provide appropriate support
  • Work closely with design team and provide appropriate construction phase support
  • Assist with the preparation of large-scale construction contract documents
  • Take the lead role in full construction contract administration on behalf of the Owner
  • Prepare Notice of Award, Notice to Proceed and Bonds for execution
  • Interpret project plans and specifications
  • Evaluate for merit and when appropriate prepare contract change orders
  • Monitor contractor performance for adherence to project schedule and compliance with contract requirements
  • Review applications and prepare certificates for payment
  • Review contractor payrolls and verify prevailing wage rate requirements are met
  • Prepare certifications, substantial completion, final inspections and final completion documentation
  • Prepare letters and other correspondence to contractor, Owners and expedite resolution for various issues
  • Support and assist in the positioning for new work, intelligence gathering, identifying target pursuits and the preparation of proposals
  • Set-up and maintain project files and maintain preparedness for potential project audits
  • Prepare project status and other reports
  • Monitor task budgets and progress
  • Attend and facilitate client, public, project and staff meetings including client progress, plan review, pre-construction, etc.
  • Attend seminars and/or training classes
  • Maintain excellent client relations
  • Maintain a safe working environment


  • Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Engineering required


  • 20+ years of related experience required
  • Licensed Professional Engineer required


About Wade Trim:

Wade Trim is committed to maximizing the value of infrastructure investments. We've been solving complex engineering challenges for nearly a century. We customize our work approach to fit each project using a collaborative, friendly style to deliver solutions our clients can stand behind.

Our supportive culture recognizes and strives to fulfill collective client, company, and individual needs. Mentoring and building skills of Wade Trim staff is a priority. Frequent interaction among staff is encouraged, company leadership is easily accessible, and opportunities are provided for staff to help shape the firm's future through strategic planning. Work/life balance is supported through a flexible, hybrid work schedule that brings team members together in the office at least two days a week and connects them virtually when working from home.

To solve our clients' toughest challenges, we've devoted ourselves to delivering innovative solutions. Our Office of Applied Technology (OAT) is dedicated to seeking new technologies or ways to apply existing technologies to enhance value to our clients and positively impact communities. All staff are encouraged to share ideas and suggestions for innovative technologies or processes to adopt. This open-minded approach enables us to advance technology, foster innovation, and stay ahead of our clients' needs.

Wade Trim's success is shared by the employees that make it happen. Since our beginning, our firm has been 100% employee owned. This cultivates an ownership mindset that benefits our work approach, collaborative culture, and ability to deliver client solutions. We believe employee ownership drives the sustainability and growth of our firm and provides all our employees with opportunities for financial success.

What We Offer:

Our excellent salary and benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long-term disability coverage, education reimbursement, 401(k), performance bonuses, and an employee stock program. Employee Resource Groups and Programs offered include the Young Professionals Group, Women at Wade Trim, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Professional Development, Leadership Development, Rotation Program, Mentor Program, Sustainability Program, and Wellness Program.

If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career in a friendly environment, please submit your resume by visiting the Careers section of our website at and reference job number 1844.

Wade Trim is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Wade Trim is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer