Civil Engineer, Senior Drainage Project Manager

Experience Level: Senior Level

Location: Austin, Round Rock, San Antonio

K Friese + Associates (KFA) is looking for seasoned professional Civil Engineers with 10 or more years of experience in drainage design to join our team.


We are seeking an experienced Senior Civil Engineer and Project Manager with 10 or more years of experience in drainage design, to manage projects from either our Austin, Round Rock, or San Antonio Office. The primary responsibilities for this position include working with junior staff and assisting in the direction of other technical staff to produce quality designs and plans and interpreting plans from other engineering related disciplines (survey, utility, etc.), and performing drainage design and analysis, detailing and plan set production. Project Management responsibilities including task, budget and schedule management, as well as 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 – as a knowledgeable professional committed to excellence, and as a person who values integrity, respect, and communication. You have the desire and ability to take initiative, are highly motivated and able to use resources efficiently and effectively and are dedicated to providing excellent client services. 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.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
  • 10 or more years of strong experience in engineering drainage design and plan production
  • 1 to 5 years of experience in project management and client service
  • Texas PE license or the ability to obtain a Texas PE license within 6 months of hire
  • Experience in MicroStation and GEOPAK
  • Ability to work independently at times and as part of a multidisciplinary team at others
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required to build relationships with team members

Preferred Qualifications:

  • TxDOT experience
  • Experience with HEC HMS and HEC RAS
  • Familiarity with 2d modeling such as 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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