Project Manager, Design and Construction

AdCode:  1147
Date:  May 17, 2024
State:  TX
City:  Sugar Land
Business Unit:  Gulf Coast Utilities
Category:  Engineering
Job Type: 

Established over 50 years ago in Texas, Texas Water Utilities has been a trusted provider of water services to approximately 60,000 customers across 32 counties. With operations extending to specialized areas like Texas Water Utilities – Hornsby Bend, Texas Water Utilities – Midway, and Texas Water Utilities – Windermere, we are dedicated to excellence in service and community support. Come be a part of our enduring legacy and contribute to a brighter, sustainable future.

Purpose of the Job

Assists in planning and completing complex water and wastewater system improvements; Analyzes, plans, designs, and is responsible for the operation of the Company's assigned facilities; Prepares operational and procedural manuals; Responsible for assuring that projects are completed

What We Offer

•    401k Company Match: 100% of the first 6% of your eligible compensation contributed to the Plan
•    Vacation Accrual: Starting at 3 weeks per year
•    Holidays: 10 company-paid holidays per year
•    Floating Time: 16 hours of paid floating time per year
•    Additional Benefit Plans include Medical, Dental, Vision, Company-Paid Life Insurance and more
•    Training, Professional Certifications, and Education Allowance

Job Responsibilities


Reasonable Accommodations Statement 
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This position will be willing and able to perform the following duties and others as assigned:

• Prepare estimates, design layouts, specifications, and operating procedures for the installation of 
transmission mains, distribution mains, wastewater collection systems, services, hydrants, 
generators, electric motors, pumps, boosters, chlorinating equipment, storage facilities, lift 
stations, water and wastewater treatment facilities, and other mechanical and electrical 
• Prepare various reports and information requests as necessary. Assists with the update and 
improvement of the Company's Standard Specifications and Drawings.
• Responsible for assuring that projects are completed on a timely basis in the most cost-effective 
and safe manner and making sure that operation instructions are prepared.
• Visits construction projects on a regular basis to review progress of construction and coordinates 
with inspectors and contractors. Physical inspection of construction in progress will be required to 
verify work completed prior to approving progress payments.
• Responsible for assisting in planning a preventative maintenance program and a yearly 
maintenance schedule during low production periods in order to maintain top efficiency during 
peak periods.
• Responsible for preparing planning level hydraulic analysis and water or wastewater flow 
calculations for new and future developments as required.
• Responsible for assisting in the preparation of an effective master plan and/or timely plant 
improvement and replacement program.
• Responsible for identifying needs for outside consultants, writing requests for proposals, and 
overseeing their work.
• Responsible for ensuring all project planning materials and construction is in compliance with 
applicable regulations as promulgated by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
• Responsible for promoting safe working conditions and assuring safety standards are followed.
• May have other job-related duties assigned by management.


Bachelor's Degree in Engineering


PE (Professional Engineer)
Driver's License

Physical Requirements

Office-Based Role

Work Experience

5-10 years in the water/wastewater industry or related field experience is required.


Decision Quality
Develops Talent
Ensures Accountability
Demonstrates Self-Awareness
Business Insight

SouthWest Water Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It’s our policy to provide employment, training, compensation, promotion, and other opportunities based on qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, veteran status or disability, and in compliance with all applicable state and federal laws.

Nearest Major Market: Houston