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Water Resource Design Project Manager

Company: Freese & Nichols Inc
Location: Dallas
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

At Freese and Nichols, everyone on our team gets to make a meaningful difference in our communities. For more than 125 years, we have been planning and designing the infrastructure our society needs: developing water supplies, designing roadways and bridges, preparing for natural disasters, and much more. We've built our business on long-term relationships with clients and employees alike, resulting in financial stability, career opportunities, and a nationally recognized workplace culture.We offer a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, paid time off, 401(k) matching, paid overtime for salaried employees, tuition reimbursement, and much more. Our unique culture creates an environment for professional growth where we focus on caring for our clients, coworkers, and the communities where we work. Join our team of 1,000 employees as we continue to expand our services throughout the United States. Learn more about working here at freese.com/careersThis position requires an experienced engineer to serve as a project manager in the field of water resources and heavy civil projects with an emphasis on dams and levees. Candidate will be responsible for leading the analysis, design, and preparation of technical reports, construction plans, specifications, and cost estimates. The Candidate will work independently as well as plan and supervise work of teams of professionals and technicians in Texas, Oklahoma, Florida, Georgia, and North Carolina. Interest and ability to supervise, coach and mentor staff is strongly desired. The position involves client interaction and a commitment to client service. The position also encompasses business development activities, including proposal preparation, client visits, and some marketing activities.Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • 10+ Years' Experience in engineering of dams, levees, and hydraulic structures.
  • Education - B.S. degree in Engineering (minimum); M.S. in Engineering or Business Management (preferred).
  • Excellent communication skills - both technical writing and oral.
  • Ability to lead, motivate, and manage a project team and oversee excellent quality of work.
  • Registered with the Texas Board of Professional Engineers or capable of obtaining license in less than six months.Functional Responsibilities:
    • Serve as Project Manager for large complex projects. Direct and supervise studies, investigations, and designs. Define tasks to be conducted by others, and provide general supervision, review, and approval throughout each project to ensure continuity, consistency, and quality.
    • Maintain effective communications with client, client's staff, and regulatory agencies.
    • Provide supervision of a multi-discipline team of engineers, CAD technicians, designers, drafters, scientist, etc., requiring intergroup and interoffice coordination and external consultant management. Keep the project team abreast of all project activities, responding promptly to needs, problems, or requests.
    • Evaluate and analyze design decisions to ensure objectivity, soundness of design, and impact of those decisions on schedule, budget, and needs. Responsible for collecting, correlating, and preparing recommendations and conclusions for reports.
    • Participate in the preparation and implementation of design contracts.
    • Track project financials and perform monthly reporting and preparation of status reports.
    • Develop and maintain the project schedule. Maintain timeliness and technical correctness of a project to ensure high-quality work that meets the client's budget and expectations.
    • Remain up to date on applicable regulations and related technological advancements. Investigate new areas of technology or new applications of existing design and construction techniques.
      Freese and Nichols is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on his or her age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, or because he or she is an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.We recognize that our workforce reflects the increasingly diverse nature of our society, and we strive to take advantage of that diversity with both our external and internal customers. As a Federal Contractor, Freese and Nichols is an equal employment, affirmative action employer.

Keywords: Freese & Nichols Inc, Dallas , Water Resource Design Project Manager, Executive , Dallas, Texas

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