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Senior Project Manager

Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District

Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53204
  • Materials Science
  • Mechanical Engineering - Applied Mechanics
  • Mechanical Engineering - Automotive
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering - Codes, Standards and Certifications
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering - Mechanical Code
  • Mechanical Engineering - Design
  • Mechanical Engineering - Energy
  • Mechanical Engineering - Gas Turbine
  • Mechanical Engineering - Power
  • Mechanical Engineering - Pressure Vessels and Piping
  • Mechanical Engineering - Quality
  • Mechanical Engineering - Environmental / Solar / Sound
Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
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Job Details

The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (District) 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 (SPM) 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.





  • Perform engineering analysis to develop project scopes, budgets, and schedules
  • Manage consultants to ensure conformance with District 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 the District’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
  • 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 type 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 the District)
  • Computer software proficiency, including Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Valid Driver’s License

As of October 24, 2016, the District no longer has a residency policy.

SALARY: $80,900 - $95,200 - $114,200; DOQ Excellent Benefits Package

Accepting applications through Friday, April 28, 2017.

Visit the MMSD website at www.mmsd.com for application materials. Along with the MMSD application, interested candidates should include a cover letter and resume.

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