The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
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Senior Project Manager

Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53204
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  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) is seeking qualified candidates with experience in design, construction, and operation of mechanical equipment (e.g. pumps, conveyors, boilers, pollution control systems, dryers, specialty equipment) in an industrial setting, for the position of Senior Project Manager in the Conveyance Section in the Technical Services Division. Under the direction of the Section Manager, the successful candidate will manage projects, including engineering studies, planning, design, and construction, in a manner that ensures the completion of projects on time and within budget.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform engineering analysis to develop project scopes, budgets, and schedules.
  • Manage consultants to ensure conformance with MMSD policies, procedures, standards, construction documents, and design criteria. Ensure consultant contracts are completed within schedule and budget.
  • Coordinate and communicate with Resident Engineers that manage and administer construction contracts to ensure compliance with contract documents and regulations.
  • Ensure the completion of all required documentation including record documents and record drawings.
  • Provide quality assurance reviews.
  • Prepare and advertise requests for proposals (RFPs) for procurement of engineering services related to assigned projects.
  • Prepare schedule and budget estimates for MMSD's annual and long-range capital budgeting effort.
  • Manage the acquisition of all required easements, permits, and Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreements for a construction project.
  • Assist the Legal, Contract Compliance, and Communication departments with technical expertise as needed.
  • Follow and comply with all safety and work rules and regulations.
  • Complete special projects as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical, chemical, civil, environmental, industrial or electrical engineering.
  • Minimum six years of job related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license required
  • Prefer familiarity with:
    • Pumping, hydraulic, and air handling systems
    • Solids handling systems (i.e. conveyors, bucket elevators, dust control systems)
    • Instrumentation & controls, emission controls
    • Motors and other electrical equipment
  • Familiarity preferred managing, administering and/or designing projects in industrial type settings and/or maintaining mechanical systems within industrial environments
  • Familiarity with wastewater treatment processes/operations is desirable
  • High degree of interpersonal and problem-solving skills with demonstrated ability to resolve conflict
  • Ability to apply engineering principles and practices to the solution of engineering problems
  • Experience in managing and controlling project schedules and budgets, e-Builder knowledge is a plus
  • Training in OSHA safety, confined spaces and first aid (training will be provided by MMSD)
  • Computer software proficiency, including Microsoft Excel, Word, and Power Point
  • Valid driver's license

Supplemental Information:

  • As of October 24, 2016, MMSD no longer has a residency requirement.
  • Accepting applications until position is filled.


  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering - Environmental / Solar / Sound
  • Mechanical Engineering - Project Management
  • Mechanical Engineering - Design

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