Assistant Project Manager / Project Manager – Water Infrastructure & Treatment

Our longtime client The Horsley Witten Group (HW) is actively looking for an Assistant Project Manager or Project Manager to join our team of enthusiastic professionals who can support a variety of water and wastewater technical assistance and planning projects. Their growth along with recent federal initiatives focused on providing direct technical assistance to communities have created an opportunity at HW to lead and participate in projects supporting drinking water and wastewater utilities. Responsibilities include supporting senior project managers and coordinating technical staff to develop and deliver work products and provide on-the-ground technical support to meet the compliance and capacity needs of drinking water and wastewater utilities and the communities they serve.


The work environment at HW is collaborative and encourages employees to broaden their horizons and take on new challenges. Fun, creative, smart, and engaged professionals characterize our staff at all levels. We support a hybrid work model (in office and work from home) and this role can be based in any one of their offices in Providence, RI, Sandwich, MA, or Boston, MA, with likely occasional travel to provide onsite technical assistance to water and wastewater utilities and their communities.



  • Help provide leadership for water and wastewater planning and compliance projects and interface directly with clients on all planning aspects of the projects
  • Attend, assist, and/or lead client, contractor, community, stakeholder, and regulatory agency meetings
  • Work in a team-oriented practice that blends planning, science, and engineering into projects on a regular basis 
  • Help manage staff time in an environment where an individual staff member is working for multiple Project Managers at the same time


Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • 5-10 years of work experience in environmental planning and policy, including water and wastewater planning
  • Excellent communication skills, including development of written documents and other materials for a variety of audiences
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to speak to, and engage with, a variety of audiences in both in-person and virtual settings
  • Ability to independently lead a task or series of tasks
  • Highly organized individual, able to manage and prioritize multiple assignments and project commitments simultaneously
  • Some familiarity with the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) and its requirements for drinking water systems and/or the Clean Water Act (CWA) and its requirements for wastewater systems is preferred
  • Experience working with municipal and/or utility staff
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
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