Program Manager – Water Division

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Phoenix AZ


$190,000 - $200,000 - excellent benefits


Full Time

Reference Code

HMI - 78400

Role: Program Manager – Water Division
Location: Phoenix AZ
Salary: $200k + excellent benefits

Hamilton Mayer International is currently undergoing the search on behalf of a major contracting business in the US. This organisation is recognised as a national leader in the water sector, offering its clients unrivalled multi-disciplined construction services.


  • The Phoenix Water division is seeking to recruit an experienced leader to be part of their senior leadership team.
  • This appointment will require someone to have a firm understanding of water/wastewater sector, including WWTP and WRF.
  • Able to lead an effective team in the delivery of traditional design/build projects.
  • Be pivotal in creating better, long lasting relationships with clients.
  • Be responsible for managing all aspects of multi-million-dollar infra and non-infra water projects which may involve both private and public clients.
  • Will have achieved excellent health and safety records, thus able to maintain sustained contractor-client relationships.
  • Coordinating with Estimators and senior operational staff, driving continuous improvement to meet the demands of large and sometimes quite complex projects.
  • As well as leading the mobilisation of the project, this position will suit individuals who can oversee and partake in the pursuit of future growth in the region.
  • Establish and implement project objectives, policies, procedures, and performance standards in line with corporate policies.
  • Leading by example, you will provide positive safety leadership to the project.
  • Assist in reviewing and negotiating contracts, liaising with legal counsel as appropriate in conjunction with the leadership team.
  • Lead the project team (including staff from other groups (e.g. JV partners) and sub-consultants and sub-contractors) and coordinate all project resources.
  • Monitor/control construction progress to ensure project is built on schedule and within budget.
  • Assemble key personnel for the project, utilizing internal resources as well as external through your existing network.
  • Manage financial aspects of contracts to protect the company’s interests and maintain strong relationships with client.
  • Contribute technical direction to the pre-award process by determining project scope, planning, and estimating and during construction, act as a technical resource for the project team.


  • Be a Chartered Engineer in Civil Engineering or similar but not essential.
  • Have a background in water/wastewater construction.
  • P&L responsibility, business growth opportunities, estimating and operations.
  • Demonstrated experience and willingness to travel within a region seeking opportunities and networking.
  • Be skilled in anticipating project needs with enough lead-time to avoid delays in production.
  • Experience in multiple procurement methodologies – Design Build/ PPP (P3)/Bid-Build/CMGC.



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