Principal Water Resources Engineer
Posted on: November 19, 2021
Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across
energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to
some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide
consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60
countries, employing around 45,000 people. www.woodplc.com
We offer competitive salaries along with a complete benefits
package including: medical, vision, & dental coverage, 401K
Matching, Educational Reimbursement, and a variety of Training and
Development Programs to help you develop the skills you need to
succeed in your chosen career path.
Wood is seeking a Senior Associate/Principal Water Resources
Engineer to join our Atlanta (Kennesaw), Georgia office to lead the
growth of our Water Resources practice.
The successful applicant will serve as a visionary leader for the
Water Resources service line. This service line is targeted for
expansion and growth in Wood. The successful applicant will
spearhead this growth process by leading the service line business
development program and expanding Wood's business in the Georgia
area and southeastern United States. A high level of business
development and client management responsibilities will be
required. The successful applicant will also support projects and
programs by ensure that projects are completed correctly, within
budget, and on time.
Serve as a visionary leader for the Service Line
Lead the service line business development program and expand
Woods' business in the GA geographic area. Support regional growth
initiatives with FL partnerships.
Work with our management and strategy and development leadership to
establish annual business goals and strategies for the service
Take responsibility for service line financial performance, client
satisfaction, staff deployment and development, and office business
Provide technical, consulting and project management leadership to
staff and participate as a technical consultant and/or project
manager on appropriate projects.
Participate in business development presentations to key
Responsible for active coordination with Operations Manager (OM),
Sector Leaders (SL) and Georgia Service Line Leaders (SLL) to
ensure technical capabilities and processes align and support
quality standards for the delivery of services.
Assists OM, SL and SLL in the pursuit of new business opportunities
that require an intense focus on the Georgia market. This hire may
also get involved in regional pursuits.
Responsible for the identification of new clients and/or developing
additional work within an existing project or with an existing
Represents Wood and interacts in a professional manner with client
and subcontractor representatives.
Brings technical expertise in water resources and uses this ability
to lead the technical development of staff, lead project teams in
the execution of project deliverables, and provide client facing
Performs analyses for specific portions of broader environmental
engineering and environmental projects. Demonstrates competency in
a combination of areas, particularly in the field of water and
wastewater treatment, storage, conveyance, and permitting while
also demonstrating technical knowledge and project management
Responsible for making correct interpretations of findings and
recognizes and identifies inconsistent or inappropriate results.
Knows how and when to apply standard practices and techniques to
unusual situations and when to consult with more senior-level
technical professionals regarding how to resolve a problem, respond
to a question, or take an action that is appropriate.
Directing and performing engineering design for water and
wastewater processes including developing process and control
strategies and piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs).
Responsible for ensuring the company's administrative and financial
policies and procedures as well as the methods and procedures
specific to his/her specific discipline are followed.
Understands, applies, and oversees safety requirements.
May have direct staff management responsibilities, including
performance management, career development, and mentoring.
Skills / Qualifications
20+ years' experience in project and business management (at least
10 years as Project Manager) and relevant technical discipline
BS / MS in Engineering or Science and Professional Certification /
Significant knowledge and experience providing water and wastewater
environmental compliance consulting, including treatment,
permitting, and reporting.
Understanding of various federal and state environmental
regulations as they relate to water and wastewater treatment (e.g.,
NPDES industrial and stormwater, federal categorical standards,
Clean Water Act, land application, etc.).
Knowledge of and experience with industry specific software (e.g.,
MSOffice, AutoCAD, and MSProject) required.
Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems.
Demonstrated task and project management skills.
Possesses and demonstrates an enthusiasm to develop client and
strategic teaming relationships through regular personal
Proven supervisory skills and a leadership style that promotes
participatory management technique teamwork, innovation and
Strong oral and written communication skills
Ability to establish effective internal and external working
Demonstrated ability and willingness to develop business from new
and existing clients.
Recognized for technical excellence in the professional
Can lead regional or state-side efforts to identify and win new
opportunities. Is a high-level business development ambassador for
Wood in public meetings and at industry/discipline/marketing
Has a leadership role in professional committees, panels, and
industry associations. Is able to successfully contribute to large
marketing efforts that result in new, important opportunities.
Carefully listens to and processes market information that leads to
developing a successful and long-term relationship with a
particular client or in a specific market sector that leads to
significant profitable work.
Must pass drug screen, background check and must have a
satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's
driving (MVR) policy
May travel frequently to business meetings and project sites,
including sites remote from the office
Valid driver's license and insurable driving record.
P.E. certification/registration in related area is required.
If you believe you have the necessary knowledge, experience and
enthusiasm to succeed in this position, then we would like to hear
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a
diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age,
religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, gender
identity, disability and/or protected veteran status in accordance
with governing laws.
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information within its divisions in order to identify other
employment opportunities for which you may be suitable.
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