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Project Manager - Water Resources

Company Name:
Bolton & Menk Inc
Company Description:

Bolton & Menk, Inc. specializes in providing public infrastructure solutions. We want to take care of our clients by providing the best services and solutions for them. From advocating for our communities, to designing their dreams, to finding funding; we take pride in our work . Because we live here too. We take a personal interest in the work being done around us, and have fun along the way. The relationships with our clients and coworkers are important to us, many times evolving into friendships.

Whether you’re looking for a new career or you're an experienced professional, we know you want to make a difference in the lives of others and we do too. We live, work and play where our clients live, work and play. We are continually looking to add motivated, talented and collaborative individuals to join our team in multiple areas of our organization.

Job Type:
Full Time
Posted Date:
January 2, 2024
Deadline Date:
March 29, 2024
Job Category:
Home Base Iowa Company:
Job Description:

Bolton & Menk has a great opportunity for a Water Resources Project Manager to join our team and start working on a variety of interesting and complex projects for our clients in the Midwest. Now is your opportunity to work with a Des Moines Register Iowa TopWorkplace employer with great potential for career growth and opportunity as we continue to grow and serve our clients.

As a Water Resources Project Manager you will be working with a team of Engineers, Planners, and Technicians and you will be responsible for the management, planning, scheduling and performance of multiple engineering projects and personnel.

We are looking for candidates who are self-motivated and are able to encourage & lead project teams. If you are able to apply engineering knowledge to a variety of projects and enjoy developing and maintaining strong relationships with clients and staff from various agencies - we are looking for you!

What you will be doing:

  • Technical analysis and documentation
  • Manage preliminary and final design and construction phase services for water resource projects
  • Public outreach
  • Management of project budgets, schedules, and deliverables to multiple clients
  • Management of other staff members and subconsultants
  • Business development and client communication


What we are looking for:

  • Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent program an accredited college.
  • Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the State of Iowa
  • Eight years of progressive design and complex construction experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal written & verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent time management, organizational and problem solving skills.
  • Effective supervisory and team leadership skills.
  • Thorough knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite. (MS Excel, MS Word, PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge and skills in CAD and AutoCAD Civil 3D design software.(i.e.
  • Possess valid drivers license.
  • Ability to actively listen to others for understanding of their needs and situations; ability to read, speak and write English clearly is required. This position interacts with City staff, City residents, contractors and sub-contractors.

Preferred skills:

  • Masters Degree in Civil or Water Resources Engineering.
  • GIS coursework or experience.
  • AutoCAD and/or Microstation, GeoPAK Drainage, HydroCAD, P8.



For over 70 years Bolton & Menk, Inc. has served public and private clients with comprehensive planning, design and construction engineering and surveying services. The employees at Bolton & Menk are seeking hard-working and ambitious co-workers to join us to deliver tomorrow’s leading infrastructure projects. Bolton & Menk is employee-owned, is ranked among ENRs Top 500 Design Firms, a Star Tribune Top 200 Workplace in Minnesota and a Des Moines Register Top Workplace. With over 900 employees in Colorado, Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, North Carolina, and South Carolina, there are always new challenges and career development opportunities available. Learn more about our history here: 



At Bolton & Menk, we value our people and provide an exceptional Total Compensation and Benefits Package to protect our most valuable asset. We are committed to the well-being of our employees and their families. Perks of being a Bolton & Menk employee include peace of mind with our benefits package and competitive compensation plan, flexible schedules, and career development opportunities. Learn more here:

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Bolton & Menk does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third-party agencies in response to Bolton & Menk job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers. Pre-approval from the Bolton & Menk Talent Acquisition team is required before any external candidate can be submitted and such candidate must be submitted to the Bolton & Menk Talent Acquisition team.

It is our responsibility and privilege to embrace the diversity of people, thoughts, and experiences necessary to develop infrastructure systems that serve all people. Bolton & Menk, Inc., is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer including disability and vets. 

Bachelor's, Civil Engineering/Environmental
4 years
Travel Required:
Resume Required:
1519 Baltimore Drive
Contact Person:
Sonia Sledge
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