Wastewater Planning Engineer

Houston, TX

Posted: 05/07/2021 Employment Type: Temp/Contract to Direct Industry: Engineering Job Number: real_street-2102 Pay Rate: 0.00 USD HOUR

Job Description

Since 2001, RealStreet has connected management executives in the Architecture, Engineering & Construction (AEC) industry to contractors working on commercial and government projects.  As a leading firm in the country which specializes entirely in senior level AEC employment, we have cultivated long-term relationships with many of the industry's top companies, enabling us access to the top opportunities throughout the continental U.S.

RealStreet currently has a great assignment for a Wastewater Planning Engineer (Junior to Mid-Level). This individual will support our client, a growing engineering services firm in Houston, Texas. In addition to a competitive salary, this position provides a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid holidays, paid time off, an extensive insurance plan and a 401(k) retirement plan with a generous company match (additional benefit details listed below).

Job Responsibilities

The Wastewater Planning Engineer will provide wastewater planning and engineering services to the City of Houston’s (COH) Capital Improvement Plan (CIP). Projects will support the city’s ongoing Hurricane Harvey Disaster recovery efforts.

Additional responsibilities of the Wastewater Planning Engineer include:

  • Identifying and modeling long-term wastewater planning to meet FEMA consent decree and CIP requirements
  • Assisting in task scope definition and planning of assigned task packages
  • Reviewing technical plans, blueprints, drawings and models to ensure ongoing adherence to COH goals and requirements
  • Identifying synergies or cost savings through the analysis and evaluation of solutions to solve problems and help develop strategic plans
  • Providing consultants with design capacities for peak wet and dry weather flow based on projected growth in the specific areas
  • Maintaining schedules and coordinating task resources
  • Preparing reports and presenting technical matter to project groups and stakeholders

Job Requirements

Requirements of the Wastewater Planning Engineer role include:

  • A bachelor's degree in engineering from an accredited university with a Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or US Department of Education (USED) accreditation
  • A minimum of three (3) years of wastewater planning experience
  • High proficiency with analytical or scientific software, specifically InfoWorks ICM (Sewer Edition)
  • Familiarity with GIS software such as ESRI ArcGIS, and computer aided design (CAD) software is preferred
  • Licensure as an Engineer in Training (E.I.T.) or Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Texas is preferred
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.


RealStreet offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with generous company match
  • Medical Insurance Plan which includes prescription coverage
  • Voluntary Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance & Long Term Disability

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It was my distinct pleasure working for RealStreet, aka KJMK, on separate FEMA disaster recovery assignments and long-term recovery planning assignments between October 2004 and May 2006 in the aftermath of Hurricanes Ivan, Katrina, Francis and Wilma. I found working with these professionals enjoyable as well as self-fulfilling and rewarding. After a 9-year stint as Read More…

Steve Spry, CAPZO, Certified Alabama Planning and Zoning Official

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