Project Manager - Water Resources - Pump Station Expert

Civil Engineering Redwood City, California Pleasanton, California San Francisco, California San Jose, California Walnut Creek, California


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ENR 2017 California's Design Firm of the Year

Project Manager - Water Resources 

BKF Engineers is looking for a civil engineer with expertise in pump station and hydrology projects.  Projects include stand-alone municipal infrastructure improvements as well as support for site development of residential, commercial, mixed-use, medical, educational, and transportation improvements. Can work from any office of choice.


Technical: Large pump station and hydrology design experience from the ground up. Civil site design pump station condition assessment, retrofit, new design, hydraulic modeling, control valves.  Preparation of contract documents (plans, specifications, and cost estimates), and provide design services during bidding and construction.  Work closely with sub-consultants (electrical and structural engineers), as needed. Prepare technical sections of proposals and participate in interview presentations. Review and supervise technical aspects of work. Oversee design approach and project delivery. Provide quality control reviews.   

Management & Marketing: Represent BKF in communications with the client from initial marketing efforts through entire course of agreement activity. Communicate regularly with the assigned BKF Principal and Water Resources group leader relative to project status and performance. Manage all aspects of assigned BKF project. Serve as a resource and mentor to less experienced staff members and coordinate staff resources with other groups.  


Must have strong technical experience delivering detailed designs, plans, and specifications for municipal and private utility infrastructure projects, including pump station and hydrology design for storm drain, potable water, and wastewater systems. Experience with 100 hp or larger pump stations, pump station retrofits, hydrology design, and permitting for California projects is a strong plus. BS in Civil Engineering or related field from an ABT accredited curriculum or equivalent. Applicant must be a registered Civil Engineer (PE) in the state of California. 10-15 years of professional experience preferred.


BKF offers an excellent compensation and benefits package that includes; competitive salaries, bonuses, profit sharing, pension plans, and 401k, as well as, premium medical, dental, and vision plans. BKF also offers life insurance, long-term disability, gym reimbursement, flexible schedules, free coffee, tea, fruit, bagels and oatmeal. Company sponsored sports teams and clubs. Annual Company Picnic at Six Flags with free admission for employees and their families, Holiday Casino Party Luncheon and Holiday Dinner Celebration. Employees also have access to BKF’s corporate condo in Lake Tahoe!

What makes BKF a great choice?

  • ENR 2017 California's Design Firm of the Year
  • BKF is on the "Top 100 Hottest firms" list
  • "Top Work Place” 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 by the Bay Area News Group 
  • ZweigWhite 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 "Best Firms To Work For" Top 100 in the U.S.
  • "Best Firm to Work for North Bay" North Bay Business Journal, 8 years in a row
  • The chance to work on iconic Bay Area projects
  • Competitive salary and performance bonuses
  • Professional development training
  • Company funded retirement plan
  • Comprehensive benefits package

BKF Engineers provides engineering, surveying, and land planning services for architects, commercial and residential developers, colleges and universities, cities and counties, governmental agencies, hotels, health care facilities, and large corporations. Headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1915, the firm has 13 California offices employing 400+ staff. Our project experience includes corporate headquarters, office buildings, healthcare facilities, sports facilities, hotels and resorts, justice, public buildings, multi-family housing, educational facilities, retail, industrial, parking, highways, roadways, bridges, and light/heavy rail transit projects.

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