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Engineering Manager - Water/Wastewater - Fort Worth, TX

Black & Veatch

Black & Veatch

Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Fort Worth, TX, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Together, we own our company, our future, and our shared success.

As an employee-owned company, our people are Black & Veatch. We put them at the center of everything we do and empower them to grow, explore new possibilities and use their diverse talents and perspectives to solve humanity's biggest challenges in an ever-evolving world. With over 100 years of innovation in sustainable infrastructure and our expertise in engineering, procurement, consulting and construction, together we are building a world of difference.

Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 103929

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Why Black and Veatch

Black & Veatch allows you to lend your talent and perspective to humanity’s biggest challenges in a flexible environment where you are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities. We offer competitive compensation; 401K match and benefits that start day 1.

Our hybrid environment allows you to balance your work and personal life. At Black & Veatch, you own your career with purpose and meaning. You are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities at every step of your career journey. Bring your big ideas knowing you are safe to be who you are and speak up with concerns or questions and put your diverse talents and perspectives to use. #LI-TF1

The Opportunity

As the Engineering Manager for Water & Wastewater, you will manage execution of the engineering component of multiple traditional, design-build, design-bid-build, and collaborative delivery projects including advanced treatment facilities, underground conveyance, and carbon neutral solutions. In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Lead a multi-discipline team of engineers and technicians on high profile municipal projects
  • Supervise and mentor engineering staff, identifying developmental growth opportunities
  • Manage budgets, scheduling, and correspondence with clients and project management in support of a project

The Team

Black & Veatch's Governments & Environment business works to provide innovative solutions and integrated planning, design, and construction support for mission-critical facilities, as well as threat reduction and environmental services worldwide.

The Engineer Manager team is a top-ranked team by ENR for Water Design Firms in Water Supply, Sewer Waste, and other water-related rankings. They partner with clients to align people, processes, technologies, and data analytics to modernize water infrastructure, optimize asset use, meet performance goals, reduce costs, and mitigate risk.

You can check out one of their recent projects, the Tomahawk Wastewater Treatment Facility Expansion, on YouTube.

Key Responsibilities

Project Execution:

  • Prepare complex engineering deliverables for multiple or mega projects
  • Conduct research to develop equipment and material recommendations
  • Manage data and perform complex engineering calculations
  • Develop and manage project budgets, schedules, and quality requirements across multiple disciplines
  • Lead larger production teams, coordinate multiple discipline activities, and serve as the responsible charge for a project

Client Interface:

  • Identify key client interests and drivers for moderately complex projects
  • Communicate client concerns to project team members and develop solutions
  • Provide support for business development or pursuit activities
  • Manage project changes directly with the client under Project Manager supervision

Technical expertise:

  • Lead large multi-discipline teams to meet project deliverables
  • Provide technical leadership for complex water and wastewater treatment projects
  • Drive solutions to achieve project goals

Management Responsibilities:

  • Reviews lower-level engineering work or assignments
  • Hiring, discipline, and pay administration of their subordinates

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering from either a recognized accredited program in their home country or the country in which the professional is practicing
  • Minimum of 8 years related work experience
  • All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • PE license
  • Previous engineering consulting experience
  • Experience executing multi-discipline WWTP upgrades and expansion projects


Most positions – depending on the nature of work performed as defined by the division – will typically require incumbents to have professional registration or licensure in their designated home office country, or be in active pursuit* of such registration. Additional professional registration or licensure may be needed when practicing or on assignment in a different country. Exceptions may be approved by division management on a case by case basis.

Work Environment/Physical Demands

  • Typical office environment with a hybrid work schedule (3 days in office and 2 days remote)
  • Travel to client sites

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

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Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.

Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.

To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.

A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company's long-term achievements - and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership.

By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

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