• Division Manager - Water & Wastewater- Houston

    Job Locations US-TX-Houston
    Posted Date 1 week ago(8/9/2019 10:18 AM)
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

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    Jones|Carter continues to grow in Dallas, Fort Worth and Austin. Our Houston offices are expanding. Several of our Civil Engineering practices are actively recruiting for leadership positions.


    The Water / Wastewater Conveyance and Transmission (C&T) Division Manager is responsible for effectively managing the Division and all aspects of gravity sewer collection, interceptors, force mains, water distribution and transmission projects.


    This individual is an expert in the areas of water and wastewater collection, distribution, and transmission modeling, master planning, detailed design, rehabilitation, condition assessment and expansion.


    • Responsible for managing the C&T Division, including:
    • Responsible for setting division and department level operating budgets and overall profitability
    • Responsible for execution of J|C’s quality management program by division staff.
    • Responsible for overall financial profitability of a portfolio of projects for the division. Use VISION software to track effectiveness of individual department managers, project managers and task managers within the division.
    • Create and present reports to management on key performance indicators (revenue, profitability, staff utilization, quality management, client development, intra-company collaboration.
    • Lead for hiring, training, mentoring, and workload management of division personnel.
    • Oversee division personnel performance reviews, salary adjustments, promotions, and award of bonuses.
    • Play a key-role in new business development throughout Texas which includes establishing new business development relationships, developing leads, opportunities, leading pursuits, preparing SOQ’s, preparing formal project proposals, maintaining and building existing client relationships. J|C utilizes Microsoft DYNAMICS CRM software.
    • Serve as Project Manager for key client and projects:
    • Proven experience in managing the financial aspects of assigned engineering projects; coordinating and adjusting the work effort within the project team to ensure project work is completed on schedule and within allocated budget. Direct and oversee budget and design, provide QA/QC, track workload, invoice projects, lead client contact and oversee project status report reviews.
    • Proven experience in managing conveyance and transmission projects, starting with development of the initial project design concept, development of a project plan (including identification of staffing requirements and preparation of project schedule), execution of project design (management of resources within constraints of project budget and schedule), and culminating with management of bid and construction phase engineering service support.
    • Effectively convey work product and project results in technical documents, interviews, and oral presentations.
    • Maintain regular and constructive communication with clientele and project team members.
    • Establish and maintain good relations with city, county and state public officials and various levels of management.


    • Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering and a proven record of effective Project and Administrative Management
    • Registered Texas Professional Engineer
    • At least 15 years of progressive experience in the area of water and wastewater pipeline analysis, modeling, and design.
    • Excellent technical writing and communication skills. Work assignments will include writing reports to explain procedures and results of work performed; therefore, it is extremely important that the candidate have outstanding writing skills.
    • Must exhibit strong project management and leadership skills.
    • Strong speaking skills as the position will require presentations to clients, participation in public meetings as well as in proposal interviews.
    • Demonstrated experience leading a multi-disciplinary team in developing conceptual, feasibility, master planning, and final designs for a wide variety of pipeline engineering projects.
    • Demonstrated experience in management of a profit center with revenue and profitability metrics.
    • Professional attitude and appearance
    • Ability to communicate with all levels of management is required.

    EEO Statement:

    Jones|Carter is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and its employees. The Company strictly prohibits all discrimination on the basis of race, ancestry, color, age, national origin, ethnicity, religious creed or belief, physical or mental disability, marital or familial status, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, citizenship status, protected activity or any other status or classification protected by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws.


    NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that Jones|Carter does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, Jones|Carter will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Jones|Carter explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Jones|Carter.


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