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Project Manager – Eatonton/Putnam County, Georgia

Hiring Agency: ESG Operations, Inc.
Ends: July 16, 2020
Full Time

Project Manager – Eatonton/Putnam County, Georgia


Are you driven to succeed in your career in utilities management? Are you a "hands on" leader with extensive municipal utility field experience? Are you interested in leading a team of people to personal and group success while assuring customer satisfaction? As Project Manager with ESG Operations, you will be able to use your skills and knowledge to make a difference in the lives of the people of your community.

ESG Operations, Inc. is actively seeking a Project Manager for our Eatonton/Putnam County, GA Project. In this position, you will be responsible for operations and maintenance of a 1.1 MGD wastewater treatment system, the collection & distribution systems, meter reading, customer service, and utility administration. You will also manage a staff of 20 full time employees.   We are looking for candidates willing to live within 30 miles of Eatonton that are ready to use their extensive field experience to lead our team to success.

If you are an experienced, highly motivated professional ready for growth opportunities and challenges, please contact us for further information or apply online at

ESG Operations

With over 800 employees and 25 offices located throughout the Southeast, ESG Operations is one of the nation’s fastest growing utility operations and public works management companies. Our success is based not only on our unique blend of skills and real-world, hands-on experience, but also on an unparalleled commitment to our clients, our associates, and our core beliefs and principles.


As part of the ESG Operations team, you will:

  • Be point of contact for ESG Operations, Inc with our local client, including building relationships with client contacts and community.
  • Manage a multi-discipline work team providing operations, maintenance, and management of wastewater treatment operations; wastewater collections and water distribution; and customer service.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction through development and implementation of strategies that lead to improved customer experience, resolution of issues, and quality of service. 
  • Analyze operational process control and maintenance procedures; and institute changes when necessary to achieve full compliance with all regulatory agency requirements as defined in the service contract with our client.
  • Maintain accurate operational records and prepare reports required by our client and all regulatory agencies.
  • Inspect facilities, evaluate O&M functions, review records and data, interview and select new personnel, and initiate and recommend new or improved methods or practices.
  • Ensure compliance with City, County, State, and Federal regulations and policies.
  • Attend Council meetings and represent the Client and ESG with State and Federal agencies.


We are seeking an experienced “hands-on” Project Manager with:

  • High school diploma required, college degree preferred or any combination of education, experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Valid Georgia driver’s license.
  • Eight years of progressively responsible experience in wastewater treatment; collection & distribution systems and customer service operations.
  • Georgia Class 1 Wastewater Operators License (or ability to obtain within 6 months), Collections and Distribution licenses preferred.
  • Exemplary leadership, communications, and team-building skills.
  • Detail-oriented work style and strong organizational skills.
  • Proven experience in making sound financial, technical, and management decisions.
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office applications.



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, short term and long term disability, paid time off, sick leave, and holidays.  Relocation assistance may be available.

 ESG Operations, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and a certified Drug Free Workplace.





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