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Senior Water/Wastewater Treatment and Facilities Project Manager/Engineer

Company: K Friese + Associates
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

K Friese + Associates (KFA), a Lochner Company, is looking for an experienced Civil Engineer and Project Manager with 10 or more years of experience in planning, design, and project management on municipal water and wastewater treatment and facilities projects to work from any of our Texas offices located in Austin, Round Rock, San Antonio, and Houston. Recent and ongoing projects include planning, evaluation and design of water and wastewater treatment plant expansions and process improvements, pump stations, and lift stations.
Primary responsibilities for this position include:

  • Leading multidisciplinary teams in the preparation of technical reports, plans, and specifications for various water treatment, wastewater treatment, and pump station projects.
  • Preparing facility assessment and design reports, design calculations, process and/or hydraulic modeling, selecting and sizing equipment, preparing design documents and construction documents, supporting construction phase services both in the office and in the field.
  • Project management includes task, budget, and schedule management, as well as client interaction.
  • Mentoring junior and technical staff.


    • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering
    • Texas PE license or the ability to obtain a Texas PE license within 12 months of hire.
    • More than 10 years of experience in municipal water and wastewater facilities design with emphasis on process evaluation, design, and construction of municipal water and wastewater treatment plants.
    • More than three years of experience in project management and client service, including successful budget and schedule controls.
    • 3 or more years of experience in managing and mentoring junior staff
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and ability to convey engineering information concisely to technical and non-technical audiences.

      Preferred Qualifications:

      • Experience with BioWin, Sumo and/or GPS-X process models
      • Experience supporting proposal preparation and participating in interviews.

        ABOUT US
        KFA is a rapidly growing civil engineering consulting firm that focuses exclusively on serving public sector clients in Texas. With offices in Austin, Round Rock, Houston, and San Antonio, we provide opportunities in the fields of water, wastewater, drainage, transportation, and planning. Our team is driven by challenging and sophisticated work that helps them stretch and expand their capabilities.
        At KFA, we foster an environment that stresses teamwork, collaborative thought, and high-quality, client-centered solutions. Our professionals are dedicated to our client's vision and understanding their real challenges through a partnership.
        What else sets us apart?

        • We focus solely on serving public sector clients to efficiently deliver high quality solutions.
        • We seek challenging projects, for which we routinely provide significant value.
        • We actively foster an environment of teamwork, collaboration, and innovation, while staying connected in today's semi-virtual environment.

          At KFA we are focused on giving back to the community - not only through our work, but also by supporting local charitable organizations throughout the year. We are also the proud recipients of several awards and recognitions that illustrate our commitment to our clients, community, and our profession, including:

          • 2023 Engineering Excellence Award, Water/Wastewater Category Silver Medal Winner I ACEC Texas
          • 2022 Public Works Project of the Year Award, Emergency Repair Category - APWA Texas Chapter
          • 2020 Engineering Excellence Award, Water Resources Category Silver Medal Winner - ACEC Texas
          • 2018 Women-Owned Business of the Year Award - North San Antonio Chamber, Small Business Leaders Award
          • 2017 Employer of the Year Award - Women's Transportation Seminar (WTS), Heart of Texas Chapter

            THE BENEFITS
            At KFA we offer our team members:

            • Opportunity to succeed in your career
            • A competitive salary
            • Medical, Dental, and Vision
            • Company paid Disability (includes paid Maternity Leave), & Life Insurance
            • Health Savings Accounts (HSA) with Employer Contribution
            • 401(k) Retirement plan with employer match
            • Paid time off and eight paid holidays
            • Non-Profit matching contributions

              We also offer additional perks including alternative work week schedules and possible work from home 1 to 2 days a week. Pay will be commensurate with experience. KFA is an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: K Friese + Associates, Austin , Senior Water/Wastewater Treatment and Facilities Project Manager/Engineer, Engineering , Austin, Texas

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