Manager - Water Engineering

  • Position Type: Direct Hire

Target Responsibilities


  • Actively manage the training, development, and performance of the water engineering staff.  Develop and empower engineers to be proactive and responsible decision makers, leading the projects assigned to them.
  • Foster a culture of teamwork and collaboration within the water engineering team and across all project functions.
  • Assist water engineers with prioritizing work, and manage contract engineering resources as needed to support work load.
  • Assist with system planning efforts to develop efficient water supply and gathering systems that support the company’s goals.
  • Direct project management activities such as economic evaluation, scope definition, development of cost estimates, project scheduling, and project controls.
  • Prepare annual and LRP budgets for water projects in conjunction with Operations.
  • Ensure that all major facilities projects are executed using the stage gated project management process.
  • Work directly with Midstream Operations to achieve synergies and cost savings, while meeting project deadlines, for water pipeline installation that coincides with midstream development.
  • Develop cost and schedule tracking tools to ensure budget and project timelines are met.
  • Develop a maintenance process for impoundments, tank pads, pipeline systems, pump stations, and other facility components in accordance with applicable industry and regulatory requirements as well as operational needs.
  • Evaluate and/or develop treatment systems and technologies as necessary to meet new water treatment requirements or improve existing facilities.
  • Implement and manage systems for forecasting material and equipment needs to supply chain team and identify opportunities for cost savings.
  • Manage project documentation process and company job book library/repository for as-built information for all facility projects.
  • Comply with local, state, and federal requirements and industry standards in order to protect the public, employees, and the environment.


Minimum Requirements


  • B.S. in Engineering - Civil, Mechanical, Chemical, or Petroleum Engineering preferred.
  • 8+ years of experience in midstream or water engineering and construction.
  • Project management experience and a technical knowledge of water transfer and pipeline construction.
  • Experience with managing a budget and forecasting costs
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills.
  • Strong planning, organizing and project management skills.
  • Strong economic analysis to support decisions making
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and be able to drive safely off-road in adverse conditions.
  • May require travel to other operating areas.


Preferred Qualifications


  • Registered Professional Engineer (P.E.)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)

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