Xylem Project Manager in South Bend, Indiana

Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative technology solutions to the world’s water challenges. The Company’s products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced infrastructure analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities. The Company’s more than 16,500 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions. Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York with 2017 revenue of $4.7 billion, Xylem does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands.

The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all – that which occurs in nature. For more information, please visit us at www.xylem.com .

EmNet, a Xylem brand, is a technology solutions company, hyper-focused on the use of big data, artificial intelligence, and the Internet of things to implement Intelligent Urban Watershed™ solutions for municipal sewer systems. Founded in 2004 as a University of Notre Dame research start-up, today EmNet has over 20 municipal clients throughout the United States, including some of the largest cities in the country. This year EmNet joined Xylem’s Advanced Infrastructure Analytics, a conglomerate of intelligent water technologists seeking to disrupt the status quo and drastically advance the water industry.

EmNet’s mission is to help municipalities save money and save the planet by dynamically managing water and wastewater networks. Cutting edge technology and sewers are rarely coupled together in the same sentence, unless you work at EmNet - here it’s the norm.

The Role : EmNet, a Xylem company, is seeking a disciplined and organized yet creative individual with an engineering background to manage EmNet’s key client projects. This position offers the opportunity to join EmNet’s driven, contrarian, creative experts in their endeavor to use high tech tools to solve age-old infrastructure problems.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work with team members to deliver projects on-time, on-budget, and on-scope.

  • Maintain project management tools for project tracking, billing, and projections.

  • Serve as technical interface with clients and provide direction to the engineering team

  • Perform engineering analysis of collection and distribution systems

  • Develop optimization tools and algorithms for municipal water management

  • Coordinate activities with engineers in other disciplines (environmental, civil, electrical, and software)

  • Present optimization concepts to utility manager

  • Make complex, cutting-edge ideas understandable and exciting to utility managers.

Must haves:

  • 5+ year’s related experience

  • Organized, disciplined and focused approach to project management

  • Ability to bring structure to a project while incorporating creativity into the final solution

  • Enthusiastic, innovative, and charismatic attitude

  • Excellent communication skills to express complex ideas to professionally diverse audiences

  • Exposure to different approaches to project management

  • Experience with taking ideas from concept through to implementationPreference will be given to experience with:

  • Civil engineering applications, especially working with utilities

  • Managing engineers, suppliers, and sub-contractors

Additional Information:

Physical Demands

(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Light lifting (20-25 lbs.), office environment

  • Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility

Work Environment

(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Office: Standard office equipment; work usually performed in an office setting free from any disagreeable elements.

  • Standardweeklyjob hours:40 hours

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