About the Opportunity
Chicago, IL is one of the most vibrant and diverse major cities in North America, and the City of Chicago, under Mayor Rahm Emanuel, has engaged in a major infrastructure renewal program, “Building a New Chicago.” Announced in 2012, Building a New Chicago is a ten-year program that will invest over $5 billion in the Chicago Dept. of Water Management (DWM) water and wastewater infrastructure. CTR (a joint venture of CH2M, exp U.S. Services, and Arcadis U.S.) plays a major role in this infrastructure renewal effort by providing program management services to DWM for delivery of its capital improvement program (CIP), a $400M - $450M per year undertaking.
The DWM CIP Delivery Program is one of the largest and most varied infrastructure renewal programs in the U.S. The CTR team touches virtually every aspect of the DWM CIP, as well as providing critical support to the Department’s operations. As part of the CTR program leadership team, this position is a major opportunity for those interested in the challenges of large program delivery, industry-leading engineering/construction applications, and leadership in a stimulating and rapidly varying environment.
CTR provides design and construction management services for the water main that is replaced by DWM and the primary responsibility of this position is to lead the team that produces the CIP designs. The team is comprised of 14 engineers and technicians, and produces approximately 200 designs per year covering at least 120 miles of grid main replacement. The position is deadline driven and requires a high degree of organization and leadership to maintain multiple fronts of client interface, cross-discipline coordination, project delivery, and staff development. The daily responsibilities of the Water Main Design Team Manager can include the following tasks: