Engineering Project Manager/Senior Project Manager

MetroConnects (Metro) is a special purpose district, governed by a five-member Commission that operates and maintains 650 miles of sanitary sewer mains within Greenville and Anderson Counties in South Carolina.  Metro is seeking a successful candidate to fill the available full-time Project Manager position. 

Provides technical support for engineering operations and management of MetroConnects projects.  Reports to the Engineering Director.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

MetroConnects Projects

  • Assists in project identification and preparation of needed projects.
  • Assists in the acquisition of funding for projects.
  • Ensures compliance with funding requirements.
  • Coordinates public meetings as necessary.
  • Coordinates, reviews, and processes all funding agreements.

Manages Consulting Engineers

  • Prepares and reviews RFPs for engineering services.
  • Selects consulting engineer and negotiates contracts to control fees.
  • Manages consulting engineer during the design and construction phases.
  • Reviews and processes consulting engineers invoices.
  • Reviews plans, specifications, and contract documents.
  • Ensures completion of permitting.
  • Analyzes and presents consulting engineers recommendations for contract awards.

Manages Right of Way Acquisition

  • Directs consulting engineer in the preparation of right of way exhibits and supporting information.
  • Coordinates right of way acquisition with attorney and right of way agent.
  • Obtains appraisals if necessary.
  • Processes right of way approval and payment.
  • Reviews and processes payment invoices.

Manages Construction

  • Attends all project meetings.
  • Performs periodic and final inspections on projects.
  • Oversees consulting engineer’s management of construction contractors.
  • Reviews and processes all contractor pay requests and change orders.
  • Ensures final CCTV inspection and review of projects completed by the consulting engineer and confirms all defects are corrected.
  • Ensures receipt of Permit to Operate.
  • Obtains record drawings and processes all final paperwork ensuring data entry into the Metro system (i.e. GIS, construction database, and warranty inspection).

Miscellaneous support to the Engineering Director

  • Generates monthly reports on projects.
  • Provides technical assistance and support for engineering operations.
  • Performs miscellaneous engineering tasks.
  • Performs and assists in engineering design and analysis.
  • Performs studies, cost analysis, and homeowner surveys for capital projects.
  • Performs and/or participates in public relations functions.

Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field with project management experience.
  • Licensed Professional Engineer or EIT by the State of South Carolina is preferred.
  • Experience in wastewater collection system design and or construction is preferred.
  • Must possess a valid South Carolina driver’s license.


Salary is negotiable based on experience.  Metro offers a competitive benefits package including SC Retirement and comprehensive health, dental and vision insurance.  No relocation assistance is provided.  A background check and drug screening is a condition of employment.  Metro also conducts random drug screening during employment.


Resumes may be mailed or dropped off at MetroConnects, 120 Augusta Arbor Way, Greenville, SC 29605 Attn: Human Resources; or emailed to  Please provide references.  For additional information, please call 864-277-4442.

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Metro is an Equal Opportunity Employer.