Senior Project Manager – Watershed Services

Position Description

Organizational Unit: Watershed Services Practice
Location: Charleston, SC, Columbia, SC, or Greenville, SC
Category: Project Manager
Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Job Type: Full-time


In this role, the senior project manager will lead engineers, scientists, planners and GIS specialists in project delivery for stormwater and watershed master planning, NPDES MS4 programmatic support, and capital improvement projects that range from small drainage improvements to large conveyance to natural systems restoration and creation. The candidate will coordinate with our Watershed Practice Leader and office managers (Business Unit Leaders) in Charleston, Columbia and Greenville, SC offices to lead and develop the practice throughout the state. Individuals must be able to lead project teams to deliver excellent customer service, market services to potential and current clients, and develop proposals including scope or services, schedule, and budget.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited program in Engineering or related field
  • A minimum of 10 years of engineering design experience in Watershed /Stormwater
  • PE required (reciprocity in 3 months acceptable)
  • Analytical skills with the ability to prepare reports
  • Ability to communicate ideas and technical information to staff, supervisors, and clients in a professional manner
  • Must have strong leadership skills with the ability to mentor younger staff
  • Demonstrated client management experience, including writing proposals, scopes of work, scheduling, and budgets for projected work.


  • Free medical and dental coverage with qualifying wellness credits
  • Flex-time policy (half-day Fridays) including telecommuting options
  • Matching 401K program
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Paid Time Off /Paid Holidays
  • Continuing education/tuition reimbursement
  • Professional registration reimbursement
  • Performance-based incentives/bonuses

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About WK Dickson

WK Dickson is a multi-disciplined consulting firm specializing in total community infrastructure solutions, including airport planning and design, environmental and water resources engineering, community planning and site development, and energy support services. Our team is committed to helping communities improve the lives of their citizens through sound, ecologically responsible design principles and funding support. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, since its founding in 1929, WK Dickson has steadily grown to operate twelve regional offices throughout the Southeastern United States.


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