Our client is a small North Texas firm with a big company future, and, if you’re the right fit, we could use your help getting there. They’ve had unparalleled success in winning many large federal contracts, providing a work pipeline that extends well into 2025. They also have a well-established, growing municipal, land development and private practice.
If you are tired of your best work continually going unrecognized, let’s talk. Now is the time to see how you can partner together in a way that our clients’ best efforts will help build your career and your best efforts will strengthen their company in a way that is measurable, recognized, and appreciated.
Founded over 30 years ago in Dallas, our client has been providing water resource engineering services in the municipal, land development, industrial and private market sectors. Over the years, they have grown to include program management, project management, civil, mechanical, electrical plumbing, land title research, GIS mapping, and more. And added markets now include federal, healthcare, military, institutional, and real estate.
Civil Engineering Department Manager
Are you ready to see your best efforts count? Are you looking to be proud of what you do, while working with other professionals who are great at what they do? Do you want to be a valuable contributor to a collective success? If so, then we have the opportunity for you!
This position is a great opportunity to advance your skills and lead a variety of civil design projects as the Civil Engineering Department Manager. Your Projects may include a range of subordinate disciplines such as surveying, structural, geotechnical, electrical, cost estimating, hydrology, and hydraulics. Our client will expect you to mentor junior staff, review engineering calculations, conduct civil design, perform field observations, perform quality control review of the entire project design. You must have a strong knowledge of and experience with permitting for a variety of projects through various agencies including FEMA, TCEQ, and municipalities for projects that may include site civil, utilities, linear transportation, drainage, floodplain reclamation, subdivision/platting.
Coordinates and participates in contract negotiations with clients and subcontractors and drafts complex professional service agreements and addenda for review by senior management.
Directs project team and client compliance with contract terms and monitors subcontractors' compliance with contractual commitments; reviews and approves subconsultant and vendor invoices and resolves payment and project disputes.
Prepares project work plan, scope, schedule, and budget, and communicates these to project team members; monitors and manages project production for compliance with schedule, budget and quality objectives.
Monitors reports and schedules to ensure appropriate charging of manhours, costs and expenses to projects, and to communicate project progress/status to senior management.
Establishes and maintains project account files on the project management information system, and periodically reviews project reports for accuracy and completeness.
Monitors client billing, assists in obtaining payment from clients, and resolves client disputes, adjusting project billing records as required.
Schedules and coordinates project meetings with the project team, regulatory agencies, the client, and others involved with the projects.
Design and development of engineering technical specifications, cost estimating and other related bidding documents.
Reports financial status of projects to managers and administrators.
Identifies new business opportunities for the firm, coordinates and participates in project presentations to clients and other external groups, and promotes firm's capabilities, marketing its services among existing and prospective clients.
Participates in project opportunity evaluation, consultant selection, and the preparation of firm's qualification/experience statements.
May supervise technical professionals, associate project managers and design staff including workload and staffing management.
Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.
Performs business development activities focused in the North Texas market.
Our client values their employees’ time and efforts. Their commitment to your success is enhanced by their competitive compensation and an extensive benefits package, including:
Medical (8 plans to choose from), vision, dental
Simple IRA with 3% matching,
Basic Term Life and Personal Accident Insurance
Basic Disability Insurance
Adoption Assistance Program
Educational Assistance Program
8 Paid Holidays in addition to PTO
Plus, they foster a collaborative work environment with heavy emphasize on regular training opportunities as well as team building fun activities for the group. Our client has Core Values that each team members strives to uphold:
If you are looking for variety in your work and an opportunity to work with great co-workers and managers, then apply now!
Our client is a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business, Texas HUB, and TxDOT SBE firm.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or similar.
15+ years of experience with some management of Engineers-in-Training (EITs).
4+ years of experience in project management.
Proven interpersonal skills and public speaking ability.
Knowledge of production support systems and personal computer and software proficiency.
Strong project financial management and team management skills.
Strong background using AutoCAD design functions required; experience with MicroStation a plus.
Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Texas (or license in another state with the ability and commitment to obtain Texas license within 12 months.)