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Water/Wastewater Leader

  • Austin, Texas
  • Position ID: 3583
  • Minimum Experience: 15 years
  • Education: BSCE
  • Registration: Professional Engineer (PE)
  • Sponsorship: Immigration related employment benefits, e.g. visa sponsorship, are not available for this position.

Come work with senior-level professionals at an established A/E firm that value employee input and collaboration. Burgess & Niple is looking for a Water/Wastewater Leader to join our team in Austin, TX.

B&N W/WW Leader Responsibilities

  • Plan and conduct work requiring judgment in the independent evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria
  • Actively lead and participate in project delivery to create an exemplary client experience
  • Serve as senior project manager and/or technical subject matter expert on projects that range from small/simple modifications/replacements to large/complex new facility design
  • Lead business development, proposal preparation, interviews and presentation efforts for water infrastructure pursuits
  • Support development of strong client relationships with existing clients and with the establishment of new clients
  • Monitor performance indicators, budgets, schedules, and manage risk
  • Help to recruit, train, and mentor staff in developing and delivering design projects

Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering degree or equivalent related major from an ABET accredited program
  • PE registration in the State of Texas or ability to register through reciprocity
  • 15+ years of experience related to the delivery of water/wastewater projects
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, AutoCAD Civil 3D and/or MicroStation
  • Proven project pursuit experience
  • Proven client management and project management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills


  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Immediate accrued paid time off
  • 401(k) with match and no vesting schedule
  • Flexible spending or health savings account options
  • Basic life insurance/short-term & long-term disability coverage at no cost to the employee with option to purchase supplemental life insurance
  • Bonus program
  • Flexible hours and hybrid work schedule options
  • Tuition assistance
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Casual dress


At B&N, we are dedicated to improving ourselves and the communities we serve. We do this by providing employees with opportunities for fulfillment, learning and advancement while delivering awesome experiences to our clients. We are committed to exploring new capabilities, emerging technologies and opportunities that will help create future growth.

We are engineers, architects, planners, scientists, geologists and designers. We are also innovators and leaders, entrepreneurs and collaborators. We are traffic engineers and parents of teenage drivers. We are site designers and homeowners. Ecologists and dog walkers. Funding experts and foodbank volunteers. We believe that these collective connections to the communities we serve are an asset to B&N and our clients.

Apply today and discover the possibilities for your career at B&N.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Click here to view our Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action Policy Statement.