Process Mechanical Group Leader

The Details

Position Type

Work for Water

Position Title
Process Mechanical Group Leader
Position Description

As part of the Texas Water Design Center for Garver, this Process Mechanical Group Leader will be responsible for building, leading and managing an integral group of engineering professionals in support of various projects for Garver’s Texas Water Design Center. Diversity in high-volume, custom plant projects will allow this engineer the opportunity to be hands-on with design, directly involved with internal and external clients, provide mentorship to team members, and actively participate in marketing and business development initiatives.

Position Salary

Commensurate with experience


Preferred Education

Bachelor's degree in Chemical, Mechanical, Environmental, Civil Engineering or related degree from an ABET accredited program.

Scope of Responsibilities

Recruiting top talent for the process mechanical team
Managing, mentoring and professional development for process mechanical team members
Leading the detailed design through coordination with other disciplines
Planning, leveling, managing and executing process mechanical workload
Developing detailed plans and specifications
Coordinating schedules
Managing project teams
Quality program compliance, including ensuring delivery of quality work products that adhere to Garver standardization
Process mechanical standards and tools development, procurement, and training
Maintaining a positive team attitude and interpersonal effectiveness to recruit, develop and maintain an efficient and productive process mechanical team

Generally, the responsibilities of this role will entail providing personal technical contribution, team leadership, and management necessary for taking projects from conceptual planning to construction ready documents, including facility and equipment layouts, design calculations, equipment vendor coordination, management and coordination of discipline activities, coordination with regional offices and regulatory agencies, as well as quality assurance and control. Ideal candidates shall be capable of, both individually and through leadership and management of a multi-disciplined team, designing major process facilities for a wide variety of water and wastewater treatment facility projects. This candidate shall also have a working knowledge of associated systems including pumping, piping, control system strategies, PIDs, HVAC requirements, life safety, fire protection, plumbing, and yard piping systems

Day to day individual and team leadership responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Supporting regional teams with water / wastewater and reuse treatment related detailed design, construction, business development, planning, and marketing activities
Developing conceptual level alternatives, designs, reports, and Opinions of Probable Costs for water and wastewater treatment systems
Developing detailed designs, reports, and Opinions of Probable Costs, including contract documents (plans and specifications)
Managing multi-discipline project teams for detailed design services for treatment facilities
Preparing design calculations, coordinating with other disciplines and BIM/CADD team activities on projects, coordinating with regional Garver offices and regulating agencies, construction cost estimating, and quality assurance and control
Providing Construction Services support, including, but not limited to construction administration, management, and resident project representative services
Managing and mentoring teams, coordinating schedules, monitoring project budgets, and ensuring delivery of quality work products which adhere to Garver standardization
Be included in client meetings, industry conferences, and serve as a subject matter expert on behalf of Garver and the Water Business Line

Qualifications & Experience:

10 or more years of similar technical experience with no less than 2-year experience in project/team leadership.

Technically competent in process engineering design

Registered as a Professional Engineer (PE).

Ability to attain Texas PE in 6 months.

Previous experience as manager in charge of process and process mechanical design, including detailed plans and specifications, for major water and wastewater treatment plant improvements projects.

Overall understanding of water and wastewater treatment plant systems in a campus-wide environment

Basic understanding of the multi-disciplined practices (i.e. process, surveying, geotechnical, structural, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation & control) required for the implementation of water/wastewater infrastructure improvements

Demonstrated experience performing process equipment evaluation, sizing and cost estimating

Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)

Excellent listening skills

Experience giving presentations for clients and professional organizations

Strong teaching and coaching skills adaptable to various experience levels

Cost estimation experience

Proficient with MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Project and Outlook

Passionate about the contribution of water and wastewater facility design in the protection of the public health and welfare and community sustainability

Capable of flexible and enthusiastic collaboration with Owners, Facility Staff, Contractors, and other involved parties and water professional to provide outstanding service and project results

Application Closing Date

January 30, 2020

Application Instructions

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