Freese and Nichols: Water Resource Planning Engineer

Water Resource Planning Engineer I (2381) Houston, TX

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.com/careers

Primary Responsibilities:

The Freese and Nichols Fort Worth, Texas office is currently searching for an Engineer I to support our Water Resource Planning. Our group provides professional consulting services to assist our clients in making strategic decisions related to water supply and infrastructure planning and hydrologic science throughout Texas and our national offices. The Engineer will contribute to projects and apply what you are learning in your college coursework.

Primary Qualifications:

  • Requirements for this position include a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering preferably with previous internship in related field.

  • Must be able to pass the FE exam within one year of joining the team

  • Qualified candidates will have a background in Civil Engineering, or other comparable water resources focused engineering or science degrees.

  • Ideal candidates will have strong interpersonal/communication skills and good writing skills.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), common programming languages, and Hydrologic and Hydraulic models and software is preferred.

  • The ability to multitask and meet deadlines, be willing to be a team player and assist with additional tasks as needed will aid in the success of this individual.

  • With the approval of Project Engineer, candidate may contact local, state and federal agencies and client personnel to request and check data, reports, and other material.

  • Applicant must be willing to interface with clients and develop strong working relationships through project interaction.

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.



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