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Burns & McDonnell Project Manager - Municipal Water (Dallas / Fort Worth / Houston/ Austin) in Austin, Texas


  • Directs and coordinates activities of several disciplines on a project of moderate scope or a combination of smaller projects.

  • Direct coordination with clients and other external clients.

  • May initiate or assist in contract negotiations or preparation.

  • Assist in direction of project planning, budgeting and establishing critical project objectives.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or related field from an ABET0-accredited program. Master's degree preferred.

  • Minimum 7 years of engineering experience with design and construction administration of municipal water or wastewater treatment facilities preferred; including 3 or more years managing engineering or architectural projects, medium to large-sized water/wastewater projects with full responsibility for budget, schedule, contractual obligations, client service, and quality standards preferred.

  • Professional Engineering License (PE) preferred; or the ability to obtain within the first six (6) months.

  • The successful candidate must be capable of executing all phases of projects including planning, preparation of specifications & drawings, construction administration and field observation on occasion.

  • Knowledge in standard engineering design techniques and procedures.

  • Strong project engineering history with a proven record of building client relationships.

  • This position prefers a self-driven individual with municipal water or wastewater process and plant facilities background and the willingness to take on new challenges.

  • If drinking water focused background, a demonstrated ability in both conventional filtration as well as membrane filtration preferred. In addition, prefer experience in hydraulics, chemical feed systems, alternate disinfection systems, advanced oxidation, and residuals handling.

  • If wastewater focused background, a demonstrated experience and knowledge in preliminary treatment, primary treatment, biological treatment (including BNR), disinfection, hydraulics, and solids processing and handling preferred.

  • Must have ability to deal effectively with a wide variety of industry, government and public contracts on project-related matters.

  • Existing relationships with local and statewide municipal and private clients preferred.

  • Candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • This position requires an individual capable of applying intensive and diversified knowledge of principles and practices to a broad area of assignments.

  • Candidate must be capable of devising new approaches to solve complex problems.

  • Previous consulting experience preferred.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication.

  • Strong commitment to working in a team environment

  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills, ability to work methodically and analytically in a quantitative problem-solving environment.

  • Valid driver's license required. In addition, must meet standards to qualify for and maintain the Company's vehicle driving privileges as outlined in the Company's Motor Vehicle Safety Policy.

  • Ability to travel.


Job Project Management

Primary Location US-TX-Fort Worth

Other Locations US-TX-Austin, US-TX-Houston

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Req ID: 222518 Job Hire Type Experienced