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Design & Construction Engineer - Water & Wastewater

Perkins Engineering Consultants, Inc.  is currently seeking applicants for a full-time Design & Construction Engineer position in our Arlington, Texas office. The successful candidate will work on challenging and unique projects in the water and wastewater field. The candidate should have knowledge and experience in treatment facilities, hydraulics (pumped and gravity), new construction and rehabilitation, permitting, utility coordination, and constructability. Multi-disciplined construction administration experience is specifically sought. In addition, the candidate should be able to perform tasks that support project activities through the application of engineering principles and techniques and assist in the completion of design drawings and specifications.  Salary competitive depending on experience and work history. Strong written communications skills and experience with water and / or wastewater treatment and conveyance design or construction is required. Texas PE or ability to obtain same within 90 days is required. Part-time position may be considered for candidate with strong credentials. Performance bonus program rewards strong contributors.


Although our firm is small, we have projects in some of the largest treatment facilities in the north Texas region, as well as with several small, privately-owned utilities. We have specialty expertise in certain areas that provides occasional opportunities outside of north Texas and in other states. We offer exposure to a wide variety of projects our engineers typically work on several projects at a time and have the opportunity for direct interaction with contractors, clients, and end users.



  • Assist in the technical delivery of an engineering design project in conjunction with a project manager.

  • Key focus will be on construction support for the first year, with concurrent design assignments.

  • Design and construction assistance with both public and developer-financed water and wastewater pumping and treatment facilities.

  • Successfully apply technical engineering planning and design skills to assigned projects.

  • Interact professionally with client and project team members.

  • Effectively deal with and resolve project tasks and issues.

  • Consistently maintain client satisfaction that results in potential opportunities and excellent Company references.

  • Organize, draft, compile and coordinate production of assigned project documentation and reports.

  • Complete data analysis for conceptual planning and design, prepare design drawings and specifications, complete hydraulic analyses and modeling, and solve design problems as required.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Construction Engineering. Master's preferred. Experience with construction is a plus. 

  • 5+ years of experience in design and report writing for water/wastewater projects.

  • Licensed Professional Engineer in Texas or obtainable within 90 days of hire.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.


Perkins Engineering Consultants, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

6001 I-20 Frontage Rd #219, Arlington, TX 76017, USA

(817) 719-0372

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