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Burns & McDonnell Project Manager – Water Distribution & Collection Systems in Fort Worth, Texas


This position will be responsible for developing, managing and coordinating activities related to municipal stormwater and green infrastructure projects as part of the Water group for the Texas region. The position is envisioned as a seller-doer role, and will involve travel throughout Texas and the surrounding region as necessary to accomplish the objectives of the business. The position will also include activities related to the developing and assisting expansion of the firm’s current municipal stormwater and green infrastructure practice in terms of areas of service and expertise, with collaboration across the regions other global practices as well as collaboration with expertise in Kansas City and other locations. Ideally, this role will help to develop a core stormwater group for the Texas region.

Specific areas of responsibility include the following, with other duties as assigned by senior management:

  • Manage multiple discipline teams for the planning and implementation of green infrastructure within highly urbanized areas.

  • Assist with marketing activities related to specific markets, clients or prospects.

  • Plan, organize and direct project(s); including, the overall safety, cost, schedule and quality of assigned projects.

  • Consult and assist clients with development of concepts, designs and project deliverables.

  • Provide managerial direction and work assignments.

  • Initiate and assist in contract negotiations and preparation.

  • Establish project teams, coordinate activities of multiple disciplines, ensure the efficient, cost-effective utilization of staff.

  • Provide performance feedback to department managers for project team members as appropriate.

  • Demonstrate creativity, foresight and mature judgment in anticipating and solving problems.

  • Establish and maintain relationships with prospective and existing clients.

  • Identify opportunities and manage team efforts for submittals, proposals, presentations, contract negotiation, and related activities.

  • Write articles and/or make conference presentations for marketing purposes.


Bachelor's degree in engineering or related field from accredited program. Minimum 20 years related experience in stormwater projects, including five or more years of green infrastructure planning and design experience. Previous consulting engineering experience and Professional Engineer registration is required. Master’s degree in engineering or related field preferred. Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) and Envision Sustainability Professional (ENV SP) certifications preferred.

This position requires:

  • Broad knowledge of stormwater and green infrastructure systems in urban areas in the State of Texas .

  • Proven ability to develop business and establish relationships with clients.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills. Must have the ability to clearly and effectively present complex information to all levels of employees, management, and clients.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Demonstrated success in project management.

  • Proficiency in the use of basic computer software (i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Job Project Management

Primary Location US-TX-Fort Worth

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is making the world a better place every day. When we take on some of the world’s toughest challenges, we’re putting the industry’s best thinking to work, striving to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. Our staff of more than 7,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists, consultants and business professionals is constantly growing.

We have offices and projects across the U.S. and around the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture, powered by 100% employee ownership, plays a major role in getting us there. Each employee brings a high level of commitment to every project. Clients have shown their appreciation of this dedication, rewarding us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. That’s pretty cool for a firm that started as a small engineering consulting shop back in 1898.

At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with hundreds of service specialties, your career and development options are endless.

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Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 190990



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