Project Manager

San Luis Obispo, California


Nviro provides water and wastewater treatment solutions for a sustainable future. We streamline your operation, while upholding our commitment to environmental stewardship. From the Central Coast of California, Nviro performs design-build, operations, maintenance, compliance, and technology services. Whether it’s an industrial facility or municipality, we leave it better for our clients, communities, and environment.


Join a growing team of water and wastewater professionals dedicated to advancing an essential industry. As a Project Manager, you will play a critical role in the overall design, build, and operation of water and wastewater treatment plants.



  • Prepare and manage estimates, bids, contracts, subcontracts, and vendors. 
  • Develop project plans, specifications, and other contract documents as part of a project team.
  • Specify equipment for projects, including: pumps, piping, blowers, and compressed air systems.
  • Draft engineering drawings and plant layout. 


  • Partner with manufacturers to specify components, ensuring reliability and cost effectiveness. 
  • Analyze material options and exercise judgment in the selection process.
  • Ensure warehouse inventory is stocked and well organized.


  • Create project schedules and track progress, updating as needed.
  • Review proposed three week lookahead, and finalize schedule for field staff.
  • Supervise Project Engineers and interns, assisting in their development.
  • Oversee project safety, host meetings, and track training and certifications, etc. 
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with the entire project team.
  • Create and maintain O&M manuals, as-builts. 


  • A bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Construction Management or a related discipline, with a master’s degree preferred.
  • 5+ years of Project Management experience in a commercial or industrial industry, preferably with water and wastewater treatment processes.  
  • A Professional Engineer (P.E.) license preferred, but not required. 
  • Professional knowledge and experience in scheduling and estimating. 
  • Thorough understanding of plans and specifications.
  • Focused, with an ability to effectively prioritize.
  • Detail oriented, with an emphasis on accuracy.
  • Reliable in upholding budgets and schedules.
  • Technically adept in software programs, such as BlueBeam, Revit, Solidworks, and AutoCAD.

To thrive in this environment, you must: 

  • be a tenacious problem solver,  
  • communicate clearly and professionally,   
  • work well independently, and with a team,  
  • exercise sound judgment, 
  • be curious and eager to expand your technical knowledge,  
  • care to deliver a positive client experience, 
  • show humility by being receptive to feedback, and
  • be driven to have an impact. 

The overall market range for roles in this area of Nviro is typically between $110,000 – $140,000 annually.

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