Senior Water Resources Project Manager | Gewalt Hamilton Associates, Inc.

Posted on Feb 29, 2024

An exciting opportunity is available to join Gewalt Hamilton Associates (GHA), an employee-owned, multi-faceted civil engineering and land surveying company that has built a reputation of civil engineering with a personal approach. We are seeking a senior project manager to join our growing Water Resources team in Vernon Hills, Illinois.

The responsibilities of the position include:

  • Leadership role to fully manage all contractual responsibilities of assigned projects with our clients.
  • Project Manager to lead the design of stormwater management systems, drainage studies, watershed planning, plan preparations, specifications, and other related tasks. Such work may include coordinating and assisting other company divisions such as Site Design, Transportation, Municipal, Survey and Construction Divisions.
  • Mentoring and management of junior engineering staff assigned to projects.
  • Client management and team coordination with other engineers, technicians, and other design professionals as necessary to perform work.
  • Attendance and management of meetings with clients, municipalities, regulatory agencies, sub-consultants, other in-house team members, and contractors.
  • Oversee hydrologic and hydraulic modeling and reports, drainage investigation, floodplain and floodway analyses, and design of stormwater management systems and Green Infrastructures.
  • Coordination and compliance with regulatory agencies and securing various construction permits and approvals.
  • Preparation of proposals, which include scope, schedules, and budget.


Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to be a project leader with a high level of proficiency in complex water resources projects.
  • Self-starting, detail-oriented individual, with organizational and interpersonal skills essential.
  • A strong work ethic with the desire to learn and achieve.
  • The ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Strong self-initiative to meet client deadlines.

Salary and Benefits

GHA offers excellent benefits packages that include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Parental Leave, Additional Paid Time Off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401-K Retirement Plan, Profit Sharing, and Tuition Reimbursement. To learn more, please visit us at


625 Forest Edge Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061
United States

How to apply

Apply via email:

Hannah Domanski, HR Generalist, 1-224-352-2713

Gewalt Hamilton Associates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and an E-Verify employer.

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