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Senior Civil Engineer - Water

Date: Dec 6, 2018

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 15404 

Job Category: Engineering; Infrastructure; Project Engineering; Project Management 

Location: Houston, TX, United States  


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.


Hatch is seeking a Senior Civil Engineer to join our Infrastructure team in Houston, TX. The Senior Civil Engineer will provide engineering analysis, design engineering, and construction management support on roadways, water, wastewater, & drainage improvement projects. Incorporate design concepts into design development and work with the project team in conjunction with the Project Manager to produce design reports and construction bid documents. Prepare plans and reports, and conduct investigations supporting complex scopes of work and designs. Organize, execute and coordinate task assignments contributing to overall project(s) delivery. Perform work compliant with client contractual terms and local, state and federal codes, ordinances, rules and/or regulations while ensuring completion on time and on budget. Act as technical liaison within and outside the company.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as project engineer supporting the planning and design of roadways, water, wastewater, & drainage improvement projects; coordinating and supervising subconsultants and project staff; working closely with project manager in delivering all products and services on time and within budget while meeting quality requirements.
  • Supervise and direct technical project staff in conjunction with the Project Manager in the preparation of preliminary engineering reports, designs, plans and specifications, and contract bid documents.
  • Analyze survey reports, maps, and drawings, aerial and other topographical or geologic data for incorporation into project investigations, planning and design.
  • Identify and recommend technological, operational or engineering changes that will improve system reliability, regulatory compliance or reduce cost.
  • Monitor, direct and control activities of engineering sub consultants.
  • Perform design reviews and engineering discipline coordination.
  • Assist in development and implementation of quality assurance plans and field inspection plans on assigned projects.
  • Participate in preparing proposals in support of marketing and sales activities.


  • 7+ Years of municipal roadway, utilities, and drainage engineering projects.
  • Candidate must be able to work independently and complete projects with minimal to no supervision.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Mechanical Engineering or related discipline.
  • Texas PE License or ability to acquire within 6 months of commencing employment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to facilitate close work with clients, field personnel and internal departments in achieving deadlines and quality work.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize personal workload and make necessary adjustments in meeting critical deadlines.
  • Knowledge of industry best practices related to Quality Control/Quality Assurance.
  • Must be proficient in the use of a computer for design and understand CAD operations.
  • Knowledge and understanding of applicable industry codes and regulations.
  • Ability to mentor project engineering staff members early in their career development.


We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 

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