Project Engineer- Hydraulic & Hydrology


Houston, TX, US, 77094

Langan provides expert land development engineering and environmental consulting services for major developers, renewable energy producers, energy companies, corporations, healthcare systems, colleges/universities, and large infrastructure programs throughout the U.S. and around the world. Our employees collaborate seamlessly among 30+ offices and gain valuable hands-on experience that fosters career growth. Langan culture is entrepreneurial from advancing innovative technical solutions, to participating in robust training and knowledge sharing, to making progressive change within the communities we live and work.


Consistently ranked among the top ten “Best Firms to Work For” and Engineering News-Record’s top 50 firms worldwide, Langan attracts and retains the best talent in the industry. Employees thrive at Langan, a firm that embraces and promotes diversity, equity and inclusion; prioritizes wellbeing, health and safety; encourages volunteerism and philanthropy; offers workplace flexibility, along with carbon neutral office spaces; and empowers individuals to contribute their skills and knowledge to make impactful contributions.

Job Summary

Langan is seeking a Project Engineer – Hydraulic and Hydrology Focus to join its collaborative team in Houston, TX. This individual will serve a key function in performing and coordinating the planning, design and permitting of civil engineering, land development and infrastructure projects, and coaching, training, and overseeing staff. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work as part of a passionate, collaborative team of civil engineers, working on exciting and meaningful projects across many different market sectors. Our work includes projects in healthcare, higher education, distribution, K-12, commercial, office, retail, mixed-use, and more.

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform complex hydrologic and hydraulic modeling solutions for various public and private client projects; provide analysis for specific portions of broader engineering and environmental projects;
  • Perform watershed 1D/2D hydrologic analysis for outfall master planning, flood control conveyance, and detention facility design;
  • Manage and deliver on multiple projects and tasks within specific budgets, schedules, and deadlines. Prepare progress reports and draft change orders.  Prepare draft invoices, project billings, and assist in payment collections;
  • Effectively organize, write, and edit draft proposals, reports, and other documents;
  • Participate in the identification and pursuit of new clients, learn to develop additional work within an existing project, and attend business development meetings with new and existing clients;
  • Provide direct oversight and management of junior staff for specific project assignments. Coach, train, and motivate staff assigned to projects. Participate in interviewing and hiring staff;
  • Coordinate other work groups within the same or different office locations and/or within the same or different disciplines on an as-needed basis;
  • Interface effectively and professionally with clients, contractors, subcontractors, staff, project personnel, supervisors, and others. Actively participate in internal and external technical presentations and produce written articles for internal and external publications; and 
  • Perform other duties as requested.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering;
  • Valid Professional Engineer license;
  • Certified Floodplain Manager Certification;
  • 6+ years of related site/civil land development experience;
  • Knowledge of local city, county and state land use processes and regulations;
  • Strong client development, client communication, client management abilities, and ability to develop new work;
  • Site/civil experience on a variety of project sites including the ability to design site layout, grading, drainage, infrastructure, erosion and sediment control, etc. from concept through completion;
  • Demonstrated ability effectively managing projects from concept through construction documents;
  • Self-starter with the ability to manage, motivate, mentor and lead others;
  • Ability to work well on multi-disciplinary projects;
  • Expertise in stormwater management design, hydrologic/hydraulic analysis and design, and SWPPP preparation;
  • Experienced in technical and proposal writing;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Proficiency of AutoCAD or Civil 3D;
  • Ability to effectively interact with coworkers, clients, and regulatory agencies;
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical and judgment capabilities;
  • Ability to effectively work independently and in a team environment; and
  • Possess reliable transportation for client meetings and job site visits and a valid driver’s license in good standing.

Langan provides a rich array of programs and benefits to help its employees advance their careers and enhance the quality of their lives. Our comprehensive compensation package includes: full-time employment company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage; life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, and paid pregnancy disability leave; 401(k)/Roth with company match; paid time off including parental and military leave; employee referral and professional license bonuses; and educational reimbursement.


Langan offers employee resource groups; flexible work schedules; extensive training; wellness programs; buddy and mentoring programs; and much more!


Langan is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer committed to building a team that represents and values diverse backgrounds. Langan promotes a positive work environment of inclusion, where we respect each other’s differences and recognize that a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment is a key to our success.

Nearest Major Market: Houston