Current Job Opportunity

Senior Project Manager

Washington, DC
Career Level
Delon Hampton & Associates, Chartered a minority-owned, professional consulting engineering services firm headquartered in Washington, DC, currently has an excellent opportunity for a Senior Project Manager.

DHA is actively seeking a motivated individual with management skills and experience in the water/wastewater industry. The successful candidate should possess proficient technical skills required to make management and technical decisions. The multi-faceted position requires experience and capabilities in the following areas: Program Management, Project Management, and Task Order Coordination. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to the following:

Program Management

  • Assist with development of strategies associated with planning, scheduling, estimating, and potentially bundling CIP Projects for Implementation
  • Provide guidance with respect to the way that multiple delivery mechanisms (CIP, task orders, Basic Ordering Agreements) are integrated into a single program.

Project Management

  • Plan, schedule, estimate CIP projects
  • Maintain activities using the P6 system for monthly costs, projections, schedules and budgets
  • Assist with development of project scope
  • Develop independent third-party estimates and costs (design, bid phase services, construction phase services, O&M Manual Development, Commissioning, etc.)
  • Assist in the evaluation of cost and scope proposals, and the subsequent negotiation associated with these proposals
  • Assist in development of formal agreements, and other documents required for brown folders
  • Assist in management of work and design efforts related to executed contracts
  • Assist in management of design review phases, workshops, meetings, and project design coordination
  • Coordinate distribution of design documents for design reviews. Compile design review comments and manage responses, coordinate closure of all design review comments
  • Assist in the development and documentation of design workshops
  • Assist in management of bid phase services, including coordination of project design engineer's efforts
  • Assist with development of documents required for evaluation of construction bids received
  • Assist in development and acquisition of documents required for construction award/brown folder
  • Assist with construction phase services
  • Assist with the closure of contract/agreement and all supplements

Typical Task Order Coordination

  • Assist in development of scope, schedule and budget task orders
  • Manage the execution of the following types of task order(s) through completion:
    - Workshops
    - Investigations
    - Coordination of subcontractors
    - Manage expectations of DWE, Operations, and other interested parties
    - Development and management of task order documents
    - PowerPoint presentations
    - Technical memorandum and/or technical reports development
    - Closure of task orders and transition of task to CIP or other execution

Must have Skills/Experience (Including any required Certifications)

  • A Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or related field
  • 15+ years' of progressively increasing responsibility regarding wastewater or water treatment facilities
  • Solid technical understanding of wastewater treatment processes
  • Strong technical writing and verbal communication skills, including preparation of letters, memos, proposal, reports, etc.
  • Experience in managing projects and project delivery
  • Professional Engineering License (PE), with the ability to quickly obtain reciprocity in Washington, DC (if needed)

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Master's degree preferred
  • Certification with respect to Project Management (PMP)

Working Conditions 

Work is performed within a general office environment 70% of the time. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require occasional standing and walking. Field work is required 30% where work may be conducted outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions at wastewater treatment facility. Some lifting (up to 25 lbs.) may be required as needed.

Special Instructions

When applying, please reference position title in email subject line.

Delon Hampton & Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer for VEVRAA protected veterans and all other protected classes. DHA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. We encourage minorities, women, protected veterans and disabled individuals to apply. Click here for EEO law and policy.

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