Project Manager, New Development

AdCode:  1210
Date:  Jun 27, 2024
State:  TX
City:  Sugar Land
Business Unit:  Gulf Coast Utilities
Category:  Engineering
Job Type: 

For over 50 years, Texas Water Utilities has been a trusted provider of water and wastewater utility services. Today, we serve over 143,000 customers in 207 Texas communities. Our service area reaches throughout the state of Texas from Mitchell County in central Texas to Matagorda on the Gulf Shores. It all starts with our people – proud members of their communities, dedicated to delivering safe, reliable, and cost-effective water utility services.

Purpose of the Job

Responsible for all aspects of planning for new developments to be acquired or connecting to existing systems owned and operated by Southwest Water Company. The Project Manager for new development will enforce all design and construction standards for SouthWest Water Company, ensure proposed projects meet TCEQ requirements and prepare the water and wastewater systems to be acquired for long-term success. Analyzes plans, designs, and cost estimates for proposed developments.

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 and/or review cost estimates, design layouts, and specifications for proposed systems.
•    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/developments meet company and industry standards.
•    Responsible for due diligence research for proposed developments for all aspects of water and/or wastewater systems, operational needs, rate considerations and customer satisfaction to ensure a positive return on investments.
•    Responsible for assisting in planning capital and anticipated operational expenditure needs to acquire new or existing water wastewater systems.
•    Responsible for preparing planning level hydraulic analysis and water or effluent flow calculations for new and future developments as required.
•    Responsible for inspection of new construction and may serve as Resident Project Representative.
•    Acts as the key point of contact for all engineering needs for new development. 
•    May have other job-related duties assigned by management.


Bachelor's Degree in Engineering

Physical Requirements

Office-Based Role

Work Experience

5+ years in the water/wastewater industry or related field experience is required. Experience with land development projects, water and wastewater planning, and project cost estimating is desired. Must be able to work with land developers, City Engineers and Public Works Directors concerning capital improvement planning/projects. Experience performing water and wastewater industry routine engineering practices and supervise personnel as assigned.


Decision Quality
Develops Talent
Ensures Accountability
Demonstrates Self-Awareness
Driving Projects to Completion

We are a proud Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any characteristic or condition protected by Federal, state, or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Houston