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Water Resource and Water Supply Planning Leader - Texas

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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation  

Req Id : 31948 

Job Title : Water Resource and Water Supply Planning Leader - Texas  


Business Unit Sector : COR-WATER-WATER AMERICAS 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : Yes 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Project Only Hire : No 

Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes 

Job Summary

Black & Veatch has an exciting opportunity for a Water Resource and Water Supply Planning Leader in Texas.


As an employee-owned, global leader in building critical infrastructure in the energy, water, telecommunications, and government services markets, Black & Veatch has a long-standing reputation for providing world-class service to our clients.


Within our U.S. planning and water resources business, we have seen consistent growth driven by our clients’ needs to address challenges stemming from population growth, water scarcity, groundwater depletion, drought resiliency/reliability/vulnerability, climate variability, water rights issues, and evolving reuse regulations. In Texas and the arid southwest, we anticipate more focus on integrated water resource, groundwater, aquifer storage and recovery, conversation/demand management, and reuse/One Water solutions as the State’s population increases and water resiliency, reliability, and vulnerability issues become more pressing. This position represents a strategic business opportunity for Black & Veatch, and the Water Resource and Water Supply Planning Leader position is designed to help the company execute projects in Texas and across the country by providing world-class planning and water resource services.


Key Responsibilities

  • Lead scenario planning efforts for integrated water resources and One Water projects
  • Develop groundwater and surface water management strategies and planning assessments
  • Support innovative water supply planning services, including reuse and brackish water desalination
  • Provide water demand estimates and conservation assessments
  • Support planning-level estimates of project costs
  • Support water resources marketing efforts and build relationships with key water resource planning leaders and decision makers throughout the state

Preferred Qualifications

  • 15+ years of water resource and planning work
  • Texas licensed PE or PG
  • Experience with business development, proposals, and client interviews
  • Experience with team leadership, mentorship, and growth
  • Experience in developing comprehensive reports and client-facing presentations
  • Experience leading project tasks and executing water resource planning projects
  • Knowledge of Texas water laws for surface water, groundwater, and reuse/recycled water
  • Knowledge of Texas Environmental Flow Standards and environmental issues across the state
  • Strong data analysis skills
  • Understanding of stormwater and flood water issues as a result of both storm events and hurricanes
  • Have an understanding of water supply applications and models, including:
    • TCEQ Water Availability Models
    • Groundwater models like MODFLOW
    • TWDB Groundwater Availability ModelsGoldSim, STELLA, MODSIM, RiverWare packages

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering from either a recognized accredited program in their home country or the country in which the professional is practicing. Minimum of 8 years related work experience. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.


Most positions - depending on the nature of work performed as defined by the division - will typically require incumbents to have professional registration or licensure in their designated home office country, or be in active pursuit* of such registration

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade


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Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.


Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.


To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.


A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.


We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company's long-term achievements - and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership.


By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.


Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.


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