MSA Professional Services, Inc

Project Manager – Water/Wastewater

Job Locations US-IL-Champaign
Type Full-Time
Job Code


MSA has an opportunity for a Water/Wastewater Project Engineer at our Champaign, IL office on the Water Service Line.  You will have the opportunity to see, and contribute in, projects from start to finish. The various projects you'll be working on make a significant and positive impact on the communities you serve.


Who we are & how we help
As a full service, 100% employee-owned consulting firm, MSA is all about creating communities that thrive. We partner with clients to solve complex and multi-faceted challenges and improve the quality of infrastructure and neighborhoods. Our focus is to provide exceptional service that builds strong communities. Above all, MSA’s purpose is to enable people to positively impact the lives of others.


Our engineering professionals work alongside our architects, environmental scientists, funding experts, urban planners and surveyors to provide a full suite of professional services to our clients. From bike trails and interstate highways to drinking water and wastewater, we have supported municipal and private projects from start to finish since the 1930s.


We are collaborative, we are impactful, and together as owners-we make a difference.


The work you will do

  • Preparation of plans of water and wastewater infrastructure projects
  • Wastewater facilities planning reports and feasibility studies
  • Preparation of details, specifications, and bidding documents
  • Be part of a design team for Municipal Infrastructure projects
  • Preparation of regulatory permits for projects
  • Preparation of technical reports for projects
  • Provide construction observation services for municipal infrastructure projects
  • Provide construction administration services of municipal water and wastewater infrastructure projects
  • Attendance at client meetings
  • Project management including project planning, scoping, budgeting and QA/QC
  • Client interaction and project management


What you bring
Skills & Knowledge / Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering required
  • Minimum of 4-6 years’ of related work experience in Water and Wastewater required
  • PE license required
  • Experience with client interaction preferred
  • Project management experience preferred
  • Desire to work on water, wastewater, storm water, and municipal/civil projects
  • AutoCAD experience preferred
  • Construction experience preferred
  • We are seeking someone with solid written and verbal communication skills, an attention to detail, who exhibits exceptional follow through, and a willingness to be flexible for co-workers and clients


Personality & Cultural Fit:

  • Honesty & Integrity
  • Commitment to learning
  • Respect & care for employees
  • Openness
  • Client focused
  • Independent yet collaborative
  • Results oriented
  • Creative problem solver
  • Positive attitude
  • Cooperation / teamwork
  • Flexible
  • Dependable

We tried to narrow it down to just 5 reasons to work at MSA, but we couldn’t stop ourselves! All employees have the opportunity to enjoy the following perks.

  • Collaborative work environment
  • Opportunities to apply your skills and experiences with an established multi-disciplinary consulting firm
  • Support of over 350 close-knit professionals working towards the same common goal
  • Co-workers with a passion for what they do
  • Casual and flexible work environment
  • Competitive pay and perks
  • Work life integration – we know your career should accommodate your life style, not the other way around
  • Office summer outing, companywide competitions that benefits our community, coffee, and Friday breakfast (fuel up!), and more…
  • Internal & external training opportunities


Eligible employees will have the opportunity to enjoy the following benefits.

  • STEM outreach and volunteer opportunities
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage that start on your hire date (no waiting period!)
  • 17 days of PTO in just your first year (whoa!)
  • 8 paid holidays in a calendar year
  • Paid parental leave
  • 100% paid by company life insurance, long term disability and short term disability
  • ESOP that gives employees beneficial ownership stake in the company (we’re 100% employee owned!)
  • 401k plan with generous employer match


MSA is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.


Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


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