• Project Engineer - Water & Wastewater - Facilities & Treatment - Houston

    Job Locations US-TX-Houston
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/8/2019 11:13 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.


    • Works under a Project Manager for large projects, leading a sub-group of the design or completely responsible for a portion of the overall project.
    • Lead the technical design of treatment plants, pump stations, lift stations, odor control systems, water wells, and other water and wastewater facilities through the development of calculations, technical specifications, drawings, and contract documents.
    • Prepares or oversees the preparation of engineering designs, prepares design calculations and specifications, studies, and construction contract documents. Ensures deliverables are accurate and aligned to project purpose and need. Prepares a range of reports related to project work and communicates progress and issues to clients and stakeholders.
    • Ensures project standards and practices are applied.
    • Independently coordinates the work of engineers, designers, CAD staff and sub-consultants throughout the project's execution.
    • Creation of detailed engineering project schedules using Microsoft PROJECT, defining critical paths, and tracking progress.
    • Strong cost estimating knowledge and experience.
    • Thorough knowledge of regulatory rules and standards (Texas and local jurisdictional agencies), and approval procedures.
    • Thorough knowledge of water/wastewater treatment processes and equipment is required to perform facility condition assessments, troubleshoot and resolves treatment process operational problems, and develop capital improvement plans.
    • Working with the construction group, creates construction site observation schedule, reviews reports and conducts construction site visits. Collaboratively addresses design issues arising during construction phase.
    • Maintain regular and constructive communication with managers, clients, internal District Engineers, and project team members.
    • Communicates with regulatory agencies and may be their assigned point of contact.
    • For projects of limited scope and size, responsible for the planning and delivery, managing all aspects of the project from start to finish, performs technical design calculations, prepares all contract documents to meet quality standards, required specifications and project parameters including schedule and budget.
    • Assists with business development by cultivating and maintaining excellent client relationships, helping with proposals, SOQs, and presentations.


    • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or a related engineering or science field
    • Licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Texas, (ability to obtain a TX license within 4 months may be considered)
    • Valid TX driver’s license and insurable driving record.
    • Minimum of 6 years of progressive experience in the area of municipal water and/or wastewater facilities treatment plant design.
    • 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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