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Program Design Manager-Coral Springs, FL or Tampa

Date:  Sep 19, 2023

Coral Springs, FL, US Tampa, FL, US

Company:  Black & Veatch Family of Companies


At Black & Veatch, our employee-owners go beyond the project. For over a century, we have been breaking down social, economic and geographic barriers by making life's critical resources accessible to all. Working with us, you will help provide critical expertise as we, along with our valued clients, deliver solutions that positively impact communities around the world. Our professionals are our greatest asset, and we believe nothing is more important than the health, happiness and professional growth of our employee-owners. With a focus on flexible work-life balance options, an expanding and diverse workforce, and limitless career growth opportunities, we will give you our best to help you give us your best, and together we can build a world of difference. 


Req Id : 97466 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : Yes 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Contract Hire Only for this Project : No 

Why Black and Veatch

Recognized by Glassdoor as a 2023 Top 100 place to work, Black & Veatch allows you to lend your talent and perspective to humanity’s biggest challenges in a flexible environment where you are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities. We offer competitive compensation; 401K match and benefits that start day 1. Our hybrid environment allows you to balance your work and personal life.

At Black & Veatch, you own your career with purpose and meaning. You are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities at every step of your career journey. Bring your big ideas knowing you are safe to be who you are and speak up with concerns or questions and put your diverse talents and perspectives to use. #LI-AT1

The Opportunity

In this role, you will have the opportunity to: 

  • Act as owner's representative/project manager developing engineering scopes and managing 3rd party design/engineering firms
  • Develop and apply advanced engineering techniques, concepts and approaches to unique engineering problems
  • Interface directly with the client on all technical aspects of the project including the management of change associated with the project scope, cost and contract terms 
  • Supervise project budget, schedule, technical output and performance of third-party A-E's on projects of medium to high complexity

The Team

This role will be a part of BV Operations.  The foundation of BV Operations provides the ability for professional to move where their skills are needed and allows for a collaborative and innovative culture offering greater challenges and career development opportunities.  BV Operations as a group supports all three market sectors at BV - Governments & Environment, Energy & Process Industries, and Connectivity, Commercial & Industrial.  Within BV Operations, this role will be a part of the Civil Infrastructure sub-discipline and will be focused on the design, procurement and construction of a variety of water infrastructure support efforts including, but not limited to, treatment facilities, conveyance/collection systems, and Program Management.

Key Responsibilities

  ● Engineering Production:

  • Supervise third-part A-E delivery of a variety of complex engineering deliverables for multiple or mega projects.
  • Performs complex research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection.
  • Oversees collection, assimilation, and management of data for engineering work.
  • Prepares complex engineering scopes following standard methods and principles.
  • Develops and Manages budget, schedule, and quality requirements and prepares related scopes for project
  • Leads advanced engineering solutions to complex problems.
  • Reviews 3rd party A-E engineering work or assignments as owner's representative.
  • Responsible for one or more of the following: leading production teams; coordinating multiple discipline activity; and serving as the responsible charge for projects. Establishes work plan to be applied to a given project. 

 ● Project Coordination:

  • Actively coordinates with all other internal/external team members on complex projects.
  • Typically responsible for defining and meeting project schedules for multiple disciplines. 

 ● Client Focus:

  • Responsible for determining identification of key client interests and drivers on projects.
  • Communicates client interests and drivers to project team members and develops approaches to accommodate these concerns in the performance of the work on moderately complex projects.
  • Focuses on client's current needs and situations.
  • May offer other services to the client.
  • Typically provides support to business development or pursuit activities.
  • Actively manages project changes directly with the Client with supervision from the Program Manager. 

 ● Quality / Continuous Improvement:

  • Independently applies knowledge and ensures compliance with client and B&V quality program.
  • Establishes related processes and promotes a culture that is conducive to quality.
  • Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts. 

Preferred Qualifications

  •  Active FL P.E. license or eligible for FL P.E. reciprocity
  • 5+years design experience
  • Project Management, Engineering Management, or discipline design lead on $10M in cumulative stormwater, roads, or bridges projects; at least 1 project >2M construction value

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.


Active P.E. license 

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Hybrid Working Schedule (3 Days in Office/2 Days Remote)

Typical office environment, typical construction environment, extreme weather conditions, high noise level, safety hazards (electric currents, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to chemicals), atmospheric conditions (fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, poor ventilation).  Sitting, walking, talking, hearing, reading, writing, keyboarding, driving, filing, reaching, stooping, crouching, bending, standing for extended periods of time, lifting or carrying up to 40 pounds.

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade


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.


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. We offer professionals an array of health and welfare benefits that vary based on their geographic region and employment status. This may include health, life accident and disability insurances, paid time off, financial programs and more. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Fort Lauderdale
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami

Job Segment: Design Engineer, Engineer, Engineering

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