Civil - Environmental, Civil - Water / Wastewater, Civil Engineering
4 Year Degree
Southwest Engineers Inc., has been in Gonzales, Texas for over 40 years now and we are seeking an Assistant Project Manager/E.I.T/Graduate Engineer with experience in water/wastewater systems design.
Our firm is growing rapidly and this is an exciting time with many opportunities. For over four decades we have maintained an environment where team members are empowered in building successful and fulfilling careers. We are partners and friends in and out of the office, often sharing lunches and celebrating milestones and birthdays in true Texas style! BBQ Mondays are a weekly thing, the small town feel is real, and help is always around the corner as you’ll be part of an experienced team of people who respect and cherish each other.
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The right person for the job should be capable of efficient time management, should have active listening capabilities, be willing to be trained in unique office operations, and should possess a problem-solving attitude. Excellent verbal/written communication skills, experience with Civil3D, “basic” AutoCAD knowledge of public works design regulations would all be a plus.
A successful Assistant Project Manager/E.I.T/Graduate Engineer will exercise sound decision making while taking initiative and responsibility of project workloads.
Responsibilities and Skills (including but not limited to):
-Assisting project managers in the drafting and design of water/wastewater system construction plans for rural water/wastewater projects.
-Assisting project managers in the preparation of detailed technical reports, cost estimates, memorandums to clients/reviewing agencies and permitting applications.
-Reviewing deliverables prepared by team before passing to client.
-Reviewing permit requirements.
-Preparing for engagement reviews, quality assurance and quality control procedures.
-Ensuring project documents are complete, current and stored/filed appropriately.
-Reporting project hours and expenses on a weekly basis.
-Having flexibility in managing job tasks as deadlines and project priorities change.
-Understanding how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully, both written and oral.
-Having the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, clients and public agencies.
-Having the ability to manage multiple tasks on multiple projects.
-At least two years of experience in water/wastewater systems design.
-B.S in Civil Engineering from an A.B.E.T Accredited School.
-Working knowledge of computer assisted engineering and design software such as:
AutoCAD, Civil-3D, KYPIPE, etc.
-Ability to supplement designs, calculations, and drawings supporting our client’s overall project goals.
-Basic computer software skills: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, et.) Adobe Acrobat or PDF Exchange.
*Salary, benefits, and all company-related information will be discussed upon a scheduled
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Additional Salary Information: Discuss upon interview.
About Southwest Engineers Inc
Southwest Engineers is a 40-year-old full-service civil engineering and consulting firm committed to excellence in land development projects, water/wastewater infrastructure, street and drainage design and all associated permitting, for over 700 clients across the state of Texas. Our firm is growing rapidly and this is an exciting time with many opportunities. Since 1978, we have maintained an environment where team members are empowered in building successful and fulfilling careers. We are partners and friends in and out of the office, often sharing lunches and celebrating milestones and birthdays with true Texas style. If you are interested in joining a talented group of people, please send us your resume.
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