• Project Manager - Water & Wastewater - Houston

    Job Locations US-TX-Houston
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/8/2019 11:14 AM)
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Start a conversation today with Jones|Carter about your career in Civil Engineering. 


    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.


    Jones|Carter is an award-winning, full-service civil engineering, planning, surveying, and professional consulting firm assisting public and private sector clients in design, development, implementation, and execution of infrastructure projects. For over 40 years, we have assisted our clients in a variety of projects including water and wastewater treatment plants, storm drainage, transportation, planning, construction management, and surveying. We have 9 locations across Texas: Houston, Plano, Fort Worth, Austin, The Woodlands, Rosenberg, College Station, Katy, and San Antonio. We currently employ over 500 experienced design professionals and support staff with plans for continued expansion and growth in our future.


    • Designs, communicates, and implements the operational plan for completing a project, holding self and team accountable for project deliverables; monitors progress and performance against the plan.
    • Independently coordinates the work of engineers, designers, CAD staff, construction services field staff, and sub-consultants throughout the project's execution
    • Creation of detailed engineering project schedules using Microsoft PROJECT, defining critical paths, tracking progress, and managing the work effort within the project team to ensure project work is completed on schedule
    • Ensures project standards and practices are applied.
    • Prepares or oversees the preparation of engineering designs, prepares design calculations and specifications, studies construction contract documents. Ensures deliverables are accurate and aligned to project purpose, need and meets. Prepares a range of reports related to project work and communicates progress and issues to clients and stakeholders.
    • Creation of detailed engineering project schedules using Microsoft PROJECT, defining critical paths, tracking progress, and managing the work effort within the project team to ensure project work is completed on schedule
    • Responsible for creation of manpower estimates, project budgets, and managing the financial aspects of assigned engineering projects to meet or exceed project profitability goals
    • Communicates regularly with clients, relaying concerns and issues candidly and tactfully. Builds strong client relationships and proactively anticipates client needs and may hold and attend meetings.
    • Thorough knowledge of regulatory rules and standards (Texas and local jurisdictional agencies), and approval procedures
    • Experience in water/wastewater plant operations and ability to conduct facility condition assessments, startup and trouble shoot equipment and treatment process issues.
    • Strong cost estimating knowledge and experience.
    • Develop facility maintenance and capital improvement plans
    • Assists with business development by cultivating and maintaining excellent client relationships, implementing marketing initiatives, responsible for preparation of proposals, SOQs, presentations and client meetings.
    • Prepares proposals (including scope of work, fee and schedule), for client agreements and sub-consultant agreements. Manages contracts and finances of project including contract, budget and cost-estimate reviews, client invoicing and initiates collection if required.
    • Preparation of wastewater facility Texas Pollution Discharge Elimination System permit applications
    • Train and mentor graduate engineers and EIT’s


    • Bachelor's of Science degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited engineering curriculum
    • Licensed as a Professional Engineer in Texas (Ability to obtain a TX license within 4 months may be considered.)
    • 8 to 15 years of progressive experience in the area of municipal water and/or wastewater facilities treatment plant design
    • Must have proven strong project management and leadership skills
    • Demonstrated experience leading a multi-disciplinary team in developing conceptual, feasibility, and final designs for a wide variety of hydraulic and wastewater engineering projects
    • Proficient in AUTOCAD, Microsoft EXCEL, WORD, POWERPOINT, and PROJECT The candidate must be flexible to working overtime as required with little or no notice.
    • Takes personal ownership of projects and ensures follow-through to completion and achievement of goals.


    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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