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Assistant Project Manager/Construction Manager


Project Manager


Douglas, GA

Are you a Manager in the Public Works or Water/Wastewater Industry with experience in utility system management, public works management and construction management? Are you a "hands on" leader who enjoys the rewards and challenges of supervising teams? Are you passionate about your work and determined to be successful? As Assistant Project Manager/Construction Manager with ESG Operations’ Douglas, GA team you will be able to use your skills and knowledge to make a difference in the lives of the people of your community.

We are currently seeking an Assistant Project Manager/Construction Manager for our Douglas, GA team.  Job duties will include project oversight; approving any plan changes; tracking expenses and accounting for materials; and ensuring projects are built to specifications.  This is a field based position that requires excellent communication and computer skills. 


  • Manage day-to-day activities of a team providing contract operations, maintenance, and management of utilities and public works departments including construction projects
  • Analyze operational process control and maintenance procedures then institute changes when necessary to achieve full compliance with all regulatory agency requirements as defined in service contract
  • Act as representative of ESG Operations at all water, sewer, public works, construction projects including work with Senior Management, Contractors, Subcontractors and Team Members to ensure projects are completed to contract specifications by scheduled deadline
  • Create, maintain and report an accounting of project schedules, budget, and status
  • Create and execute plans to rectify potential cost overruns, project delays, and to accommodate changes to scope of work
  • Maintain accurate records, prepare reports, and approve changes to established projects specs
  • Inspect facilities, evaluate functions, review records and data, interview and appraise personnel, and initiate and recommend new or improved methods or practices


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 10 years of experience in public works and utility system management. Candidate must also possess a proven track record of construction management on buried infrastructure projects.
  • Possess exemplary leadership, communications, and team-building skills
  • Proven experience in making sound financial, technical, and human resources decisions
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office applications
  • Highest level of water/wastewater state certification preferred
  • Prefer candidates that are willing to live within 30 minutes of the City of Douglas, Georgia 
  • Must have valid GA driver’s license, CDL preferred. 

Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a generous benefits and bonus plan.  Comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental and life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off, sick leave, and holidays.  Relocation assistance is offered.

ESG Operations provides full-service operation, maintenance, management, and consulting services to government and private sector entities across the Southeast. At ESG Operations, our employees are our greatest asset and the foundation for our success.  Learn more about us at
ESG Operations, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and a certified Drug Free Workplace.