Senior Water/Wastewater Project Manager
Houston, TX 
Posted 3 days ago
Job Description

About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Primary Responsibilities

In the role of Senior Water/Wastewater Project Manager Engineering, we'll count on you to:

HDR Engineering is looking for a Senior Water/Wastewater Project Manager to join our growing group in the Gulf Coast TX area . The primary duties of the Senior Water/Wastewater Project Manager include but are not limited to planning, directing and monitoring technical aspects of larger and mid-sized water and/or wastewater treatment projects which contain a high degree of technical complexity. In addition, the position will be required to serve the role as client manager and assist in growing our practice.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Involved with client relationships with specific focus on relaying HDR's pump station and pipeline credentials.
  • Coordinates with marketing and technical leadership for business development.
  • Independently coordinate work of engineers and balance planning team throughout entire project's development.
  • May be involved with coordinating staffing and workload of staff through the entire project development to complete documents on schedule.
  • Will work with Business/Accounting Managers, Project Controllers or Company Controllers and the Department Manager or Managing Principal for project reviews.
  • Responsible for implementing QA/QC procedures and for the execution of training for personnel as established.
  • Participate in reviews with various governing agencies for code compliance
  • Coordinate workload throughout entire project development, and ensure completion of documents on schedule
  • Track financial aspects of projects, and coordinate and adjust work effort with team to ensure that work is completed within parameters of agreed-to schedule



Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering
  • PE license or ability to obtain
  • 12+ years design experience working on large, complex water and wastewater projects
  • Strong client and project management skills are required.
  • Water/wastewater treatment plant design experience.
  • Demonstrates leadership and communication skills. A desire to grow our water/wastewater treatment practice
  • Strong technical leadership, mentoring and project management background.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Previous experience with an architectural/engineering or engineering consulting firm desired
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must
  • Successful client relationships in the greater Houston area.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office.
  • Some travel may be required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Candidates local to the Gulf Coast Texas area
  • Masters degree


At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

Primary Location: United States-Texas-Houston
Industry: Water
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: WW Treatment and Effluent Mgmt
Job Posting: Sep 21, 2021

At HDR, we are committed to the principles of employment equity.

USA: We are a Federal Contractor, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of minority, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other status protected by law.

CANADA: We welcome applications from all qualified individuals.

AUSTRALIA: We consider all qualified candidates regardless of gender, ethnicity, country of birth, political or religious affiliation, health status, or any other status protected by law.

At HDR, health and safety matters.

For some positions, you may be required to provide drug and alcohol testing, before or during employment, based on our Drug Testing and Drug Free Workplace Policy.

If you are required to drive for us, we require a valid driver's license and compliance with our vehicle policy.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
12+ years
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