Pape-Dawson Engineers

  • Project Manager - Water Resources - Hydrology/Hydraulics

    Location US-TX-Houston
    Posted Date 7 days ago(7/15/2019 11:39 AM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Engineering - Hydrology
  • Overview

    The Project Manager role at Pape-Dawson is one of the most rewarding and valued positions within the Company.  These leaders provide oversight of projects while developing a team of the Pape-Dawson way.  Working with our clients from the very beginning while guiding a dynamic team of engineers and technical support professionals is key to complete each task with excellence.  Their influence does not end there.  Each Project Manager actively participates in professional associations (leadership roles) and community organizations to give back, which is one of our core values.


    What can you expect on a daily basis?

    • Perform watershed hydrologic analyses for planning, outfall master planning, flood control conveyance and detention facility design
    • Perform hydrologic and hydraulic analyses using ArcGIS and other proprietary software for modeling
    • Prepare proposals, scopes of work and contract cost estimates as needed
    • Prepare LOMR and CLOMR FEMA applications
    • Prepare drainage report documents with tables and exhibits for submission to review agencies and address comment
    • Lead and mentor a dynamic group of technical professionals – engineers and technical support- to serve our clients well
    • Engage in the proposal and client agreement development and execution
    • Develop trusting professional relationships with clients, public agency officials and community leaders
    • Be respectful of client time-lines through effective coordination of project tasks, budgets and schedules
    • Champion the professional development of each member of a project team according to each member’s individual goals and career path
    • Participate in the development of company design and production standards to continue excellence within our technical expertise
    • Be open to new ways of accomplishing goals
    • Seek guidance from other leaders; be open to suggestions in various aspects of project management
    • Give back to our community by actively participating in professional associations and civic organizations

    Providing leadership in these daily activities, among others, will continue the Pape-Dawson vision of becoming the most respected engineering firm in Texas.   


    • Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from an ABET accredited college or university
    • 7 years' experience managing a team and clients for the completion of hydrologic and hydraulic modeling projects
    • Professional Engineer (P.E.) license or ability to sit for P.E. in Texas within six (6) months
    • Proficient with HEC-RAS steady, unsteady state modeling and HEC-HMS
    • Proficient with ARC-MAP and Civil 3D
    • MicroStation and GeoPak experience a plus
    • SWMM modeling experience a plus
    • Experience with the FEMA, CLOMR/LOMR submittal
    • Experience with developing master drainage plans for land development projects
    • Experience with DOT drainage studies
    • Effective communication skills, both oral and written, with all level of employees within an organization
    • Proven ability to build and maintain relationships with clients, both public and private, as well as representatives of local, state and federal regulatory agencies
    • Demonstrated ability to work in a team as well as independently
    • Office hours are 8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday to be available to serve each other and our clients.  You must be available to work within this time-frame. There are also times when it is important to work a little extra to get the job done so there may be times when working overtime is necessary
    • Must be dependable and reliable


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