Northeast Florida Water Project Manager/Project Engineer

Northeast Florida Water Project Manager/Project Engineer

Freese and Nichols, Inc. | Jacksonville, FL, 32277, US

Posted 15 days ago

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Freese and Nichols growing Florida region is seeking a Northeast Florida Water Project Manager/Project Engineer to work primarily with the Northeast Florida Leader and Florida Operations Group Manager, and other FNI leaders to further break into the Northeast Florida Water Market and develop a group of people to serve our prospective clients.

Typical projects include project management and technical oversight for studies, design, and construction phase services for water/sewer planning/modeling, distribution/collection system piping, pump stations, treatment plant and climate resiliency/sustainability projects.

* Ensures quality client services, clarity on work products, and delivery of high-quality services within budget and schedule constraints
* Coordinate assigned work to ensure continuity, consistency, and quality
* Direct and supervise complex studies and investigations. Investigate new areas of technology or new applications of existing techniques. Define tasks to be conducted by others, and provide general supervision, review, and approval. Responsible for collecting, correlating, and preparing recommendations and conclusions for final reports.
* Determine and schedule required project resources. Evaluate and analyze project decisions to ensure objectivity, soundness of design, and impact of those decisions on schedule, budget, and needs.
* Maintain established schedule. Keep the Northeast Florida Leader and/or Project Manager abreast of all project activities, responding promptly to needs, problems, or requests associated with project design.
* Remain state-of-the-art on existing and pending regulations and related technological advancements
* Serve as Project Manager and sealing Professional Engineer for projects requiring intergroup skills and consultants
* Participate in the administration, interpretation, and implementation of contracts


* Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering (or equivalent)
* 5+ years' experience in water/wastewater engineering, including specific experience in making independent decisions on engineering problems and methods
* Professional Engineer Registration in Florida or the ability to become registered within 6 months
* Experience with water and wastewater treatment, conveyance systems, with experience in resiliency and sustainability
* Ability to lead, motivate, and manage a project team and oversee excellent quality of work
* Must possess experience of client development/sales, specifically being a leader of developing client relationships with a larger engineering consultant team/firm (regional and company-wide)

Preferred Qualifications

* Envision (ISI) experience
* SITES certification

At Freese and Nichols, everyone on our team gets to make a meaningful difference in our communities. For more than 125 years, we have been planning and designing the infrastructure our society needs: developing water supplies, designing roadways and bridges, preparing for natural disasters, and much more. We've built our business on long-term relationships with clients and employees alike, resulting in financial stability, career opportunities, and a nationally recognized workplace culture.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, paid time off, 401(k) matching, paid overtime for salaried employees, tuition reimbursement, and much more. Our unique culture creates an environment for professional growth where we focus on caring for our clients, coworkers, and the communities where we work. Join our team of 1,000 employees as we continue to expand our services throughout the United States. Learn more about working here at

Freese and Nichols is a federal contractor subject to President Biden's Executive Order 14042 requiring COVID vaccinations for employees of firms that have federal government contracts. All persons hired by Freese and Nichols are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have a valid exemption. Proof of vaccination, an approved medical exemption form or an approved religious exemption form will be required.

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We recognize that our workforce reflects the increasingly diverse nature of our society, and we strive to take advantage of that diversity with both our external and internal customers. As a Federal Contractor, Freese and Nichols is an equal employment, affirmative action employer.