Civil Engineer, Transportation Drainage Project Manager

Experience Level: Mid Level

Location: Austin, Round Rock, San Antonio

K Friese + Associates (KFA) is looking for an experienced Transportation Drainage Civil Engineer and Project Manager with 5 to 10 years of experience to work from either our Austin, San Antonio, or Round Rock Office.


We are looking for an experienced Transportation Drainage Civil Engineer and Project Manager with 5 to 10 years of experience to work from either our Austin, San Antonio, or Round Rock Office. The primary responsibilities for this position include taking on full responsibility for multiple TxDOT drainage design and analysis projects, working in coordination with senior staff and managing technical staff to produce quality designs and plans and interpreting plans from other engineering related disciplines (survey, utility, etc.), and participating in TxDOT drainage related marketing and proposal efforts. Project Management responsibilities including task, budget and schedule management, as well as frequent client interaction. In return, you will work with great clients, be paid a competitive salary, and be welcomed into our team from day one.


You are ready to lead and learn – as a knowledgeable professional committed to excellence, and as a person who values integrity, respect, and communication. You are looking for a firm that is large enough to win complex, extensive projects, yet small enough to provide the coaching, exposure to a variety of work, and authentic culture you desire. You’re interested in making a difference which is why you are seeking a firm that only does public sector projects, ensuring your work has a positive impact on the communities in which we live.

Are you from the North, South, East, or West? You can stay close to home or explore a new region of Texas from one of three outstanding cities: Austin, Round Rock or San Antonio. Our diverse staff includes geographic transplants and Texas natives. So no matter where you are from…you can find a home here with us.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Texas PE license or ability to obtain a Texas PE license within 6 months of hire
  • TxDOT Precertifications 4.1.1, 4.2.1, 4.3.1 at a minimum
  • 5 to 10 years of experience with TxDOT or other DOT/County drainage engineering design and plan production
  • Experience in MicroStation and GEOPAK
  • Project management experience
  • Experience working directly with clients and other engineering consultants
  • Ability to work independently at times and as part of a multidisciplinary team at others.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • TCEQ water quality design experience
  • GIS experience
  • Experience with HEC-HMS and HEC-RAS
  • Familiarity with 2D modeling such as ICM or SWMM


KFA is a rapidly growing civil engineering consulting firm that focuses exclusively on serving public sector clients. With offices in Austin, Round Rock and San Antonio, Texas; we provide opportunities in the fields of water, wastewater, transportation, storm water and planning.  Our team is driven by challenging and sophisticated work that helps them stretch and expand their capabilities. At KFA, we foster an environment that stresses teamwork, collaborative thought and high-quality, client-centered solutions. Our professionals are dedicated to our client’s vision and understanding their real challenges through a partnership.


KFA offers its employees a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical, prescription, dental, vision, company paid life insurance and long-term and short-term disability insurance; 401(k) retirement plan with employer match; holidays; and paid time off. We also offer additional perks including alternative work week schedules. Pay will be commensurate with experience. KFA is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply, qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume using the form below or email

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