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Project Engineer - Water/Wastewater

King Engineering Associates in Tampa, FL USA

Benefits Offered

401K, Dental, Life, Vision, Medical

Employment Type


Why Work Here?

“Great benefits, Great Opportunities and Future Growth”


King Engineering Associates, Inc. is seeking a Project Engineer to join our Environmental Engineering group in Tampa, FL, to assist in the design, permitting, and construction of municipal utility projects. Our Tampa office consists of approximately 100 employees, with the Environmental Engineering Department being made up of approximately 20 project managers, engineers, designers, and CADD technicians. A successful candidate will typically work on 2 to 5 projects at a time, including transmission pipelines, water and reclaimed water distribution and storage systems, wastewater collection systems, pump stations, water/wastewater treatment facility/process upgrades or rehabilitation projects, utility relocations, solid waste transfer stations, and other environmental engineering projects. Specific tasks may include field investigations, preparation of engineering reports, project permitting, cost estimates, development and review of design plans and technical specifications, field representation and office assistance throughout construction. Experience and familiarity with hydraulic modeling and CADD software preferred.

As a part of on-the-job training, this position would grow to include task management, project management, and/or client management responsibilities, contributing to the overall growth of the company. Projects completed by the Tampa Environmental Engineering Department are almost exclusively local to the Tampa Bay area, requiring minimal travel.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including ability to interface with clients, contractors and regulatory agencies is critical

  • Excellent technical writing skills for use in development of engineering reports and studies

  • Strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Highly self-motivated, able to anticipate and initiate subsequent project tasks, working independently or with minimal instruction

  • Able to work efficiently within a predetermined project budget and schedule

  • Strong organizational skills, and ability to function efficiently within a project team environment

  • Ability to delegate responsibilities to junior engineering staff

  • Knowledge in hydraulic modeling software such WaterCAD, SewerCAD, WaterGEMS, SewerGEMs, and similar software preferred

  • Basic level of familiarity with AutoCAD software (2017 or later) preferred, but not required

    Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical, Environmental, Civil, or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university or college.

  • 3-10 years of related experience in the water/wastewater design, permitting and construction.

  • PE license is preferred, or ability to obtain within 12 months.

Work Environment

The Tampa office consists of a diverse group of engineers, managers, CAD technicians, and administrative/office personnel, all a mix of junior professionals as well as senior staff that have been with the company for 12+ years. Our social activities group organizes several in-office and outdoor social activities throughout the year. Participation in professional organizations is encouraged. Engineers typically have the opportunity to work on projects with two or more project managers and/or senior engineers.

About King Engineering Associates:

We are a multi-discipline engineering and management firm composed of King Engineering Associates, Inc., Stouten Cramer, Inc., Ardurra Group LLC and BCG Engineering and Consulting.

We have three core areas of practice:

• Water/Wastewater Engineering and Water Resources, including Coastal, Hydraulic, Civil/Structural Engineering
• Disaster Management
• Land Development

Our professionals provide a full range of services in these disciplines including:

• Water, Wastewater and Solid Waste design and permitting;
• Water Resources planning and modeling;
• Stormwater, Flood Control and Coastal Engineering design and permitting;
• Disaster Management planning, mitigation, recovery, close out (FEMA & CDBG-DR) and overall program management;
• Land Development design and permitting;
• Transportation design and permitting;
• Land Planning;
• Landscape Architecture;
• Comprehensive Ecological Services;
• Surveying and GIS Services;
• Program and Construction Management.

Our clients include public agencies and private sector entities throughout the nation, many of whom we have served for over 20 years.
King Engineering Associates, Inc.'s network draws on over forty principles across six states.

Company website:

Company address: 4921 Memorial Highway, Tampa, Florida 33634

Posted date: 22 days ago

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