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Municipal Engineer - 1761412
Dallas, TX
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Responsibilities & Qualifications (include but not limited to)

As a full-time employee in Ft. Worth or Dallas, Texas this candidate will primarily be responsible for:

  • Providing mentorship and direction to staff of 8-20 employees
  • Leading all efforts of North Texas Public Sector business unit, reporting to the Regional Managing Director.
  • Actively participating and be responsible for the success of major water/wastewater & roadway infrastructure projects in a professional manner.
  • Providing QA/QC of projects
  • Delegating authority and responsibility
  • Managing workload and resources to complete work on time and under budget
  • Motivating division staff through positive interaction and communication
  • Assisting in hiring, selection, and retention of high caliber/quality employees
  • Communicating with clients (internal and external) & manage their expectations
  • Ability to sell yourself and DEC; build relationships and manage clients
  • Participating in the planning and prepare budgets for the division
  • Developing business plans and identifying/executing potential project pursuits
  • Preparing RFQ proposals
  • Preparing project scope of work, budget, and schedule
  • Must have good interpersonal and oral and written communication skills
  • Coordinating staff sharing with other divisions when appropriate to efficiently accomplish the project work
  • 100% client retention
  • Performing performance reviews
  • Approving timesheets and expense reports
  • Volunteering and attending professional society functions to give back to the community and other events to develop and maintain relationship with community and target client firms.
  • Teamwork – cooperating with others to meet objectives
  • Accountability for others – taking responsibility for others’ actions
  • Customer Focus – committing to customer satisfaction
  • Interpersonal Skills – interacting with others in a positive manner
  • Frequent Change – requiring a comfort level with “juggling many balls in the air at the same time!”
  • Urgency – possessing the ability to make quick and decisive responses and adapt to a changing environment, meeting all deadlines.
  • Versatility – ability to manage shared assignments and adapt quickly to changes in priority, focus, or approach.



Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Professional Engineer in Texas, or ability to become licensed within six months.


At least 12+ years in municipal engineering with at least +2 years of team management and business development.


Registered TX P.E., project management, contract negotiations and management, construction phase services and manpower scheduling.


Working knowledge of ArcGIS, AutoCAD, Civil 3D, MicroStation, MS Office, and a scheduling program.

Design Projects:

Work experience in design projects is required. Example projects include all infrastructure projects with a focus on water distribution, wastewater collection, grading/drainage, and roadway.

Construction Phase Services:

Experience with RFI’s, minor design modifications, and submittals.

Other Qualifications:

Experience with HCFCD, TxDOT, and other municipalities (Cities, Counties, Drainage Districts, etc.)

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