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W/WW Transmission and Utilities Senior Project Manager

Company: Freese and Nichols, Inc.
Location: Rogers
Posted on: July 25, 2022

Job Description:

Freese and Nichols seeking a W/WW Transmission and Utilities Senior Project Manager in Rogers, Arkansas. As W/WW Transmission and Utilities Senior Project Manager you will build a client base in Northwest Arkansas, build a water/wastewater transmission and utilities team, and manage and perform routine to complex engineering work related to W/WW planning, permitting, design and construction for public sector clients.

* Prepare scope and fee and serve as project manager for study, design and construction phases of wastewater lift stations, water pump stations, storage tanks, large diameter pipelines and utility work
* Direct drafting personnel and/or technicians and coordinate and schedule work of other project engineers
* Design and check calculations of others and seal drawings and reports
* Select equipment and material for projects and/or approve manufacturer's shop drawings of these specific items
* Perform and direct complex studies and investigations and prepare reports of findings. Assignments are generally non-routine studies that may require extensive experience in a given field or judgment in evaluating and coming to conclusion on information prepared by others.
* Coordinate phases of the work to ensure completion within the established time and budgetary constraints; make critical criteria decisions; check work for accuracy and thoroughness; advise Construction Manager of questions or problems which arise during construction.
* Maintain and expend technical capabilities to ensure that projects utilize state-of-the-art technology
* Review progress to provide continuity, conformity, and quality
* Frequent contact with client personnel, regulatory agency personnel, vendors, contractors, and other firms and/or individuals whose work or services are related to the project; and information, community, or technical groups with interests related to the project
* Direct contact with client to advise and inform the client regarding project status and schedule
* Serve as Project Manager for projects that primarily require work within own group but may also require coordination with other support groups and the client
* Mentor junior staff engineers


* Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or related field
* 8+ years' experience including work requiring independent judgment in modification and adaptation of standard techniques and in creating new approaches/solutions to problems.
* Arkansas Professional Engineering license (PE) required and the ability to become licensed in Oklahoma within 6 months
* Design Experience in water pump stations wastewater lift stations, and large and small diameter pipelines
* Proven project management skills in managing complex, multi-discipline treatment plant and utility projects
* Proven ability to build and maintain trusted advisor relationships with clients, both internal and external, as well as representatives of local, state and federal regulatory agencies.
* Strong communication skills, written and verbal, and strong presentation and sales skills


* Master's degree
* Design experience with stormwater pump stations

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.

Freese and Nichols is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on his or her age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, or because he or she is an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.

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.


Keywords: Freese and Nichols, Inc., Rogers , W/WW Transmission and Utilities Senior Project Manager, Executive , Rogers, Arkansas

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