Will Schnier, P.E. – Chief Executive Officer

Focus: Administrative
Location: Austin, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, Sugar Land

Will Schnier is the Chief Executive Officer of BIG RED DOG Engineering | Consulting.

Will received his BSCE from Purdue University and co-founded BIG RED DOG Engineering and Consulting in 2009. Since starting the firm in 2009, BIG RED DOG has grown to over 100 team members with offices in Austin, Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio. BIG RED DOG has garnered awards for being one of the 50 fastest growing companies in Texas (Business Journal’s Fast 50 in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016) and an ENR Top 100 Design Firm in Texas and Louisiana (2012, 2103, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018).

Mr. Schnier is very well versed in the project review and development permitting process having worked closely and very successfully with City and County review staff, neighborhood associations, environmental groups, and public boards and councils. He has been responsible for the project management, engineering design, and regulatory permitting of hundreds of single family subdivision projects, mixed use and multifamily residential developments, industrial facilities and oil and gas development projects throughout Texas. He is the author of two publications: “Land Subdivision – A Practical Guide for Central Texas” and “The Book on License Agreements in the City of Austin”.

Will was a member of the Board of Directors of the Real Estate Council of Austin (RECA) in 2014 and 2015. He also served as Mayor Lee Leffingwell’s appointment to the City of Austin Zoning Board of Adjustment from 2011 to 2015.


Meet Will on Episode 1 of the UNLEASHED Podcast: