Do you thrive on working on a wide variety of projects? Watearth offers the opportunity for stimulating civil engineering work on a broad array of water resources projects in multiple geographical locations. You will not be bored or stuck in a box.
Are you a self-starter with impeccable follow- through who can stay on task while working with team members in multiple geographic locations?
Are you an expert communicator with excellent customer service, project management, and problem-solving skills?
Can you meet stringent deadlines and effectively manage multiple projects at once while meeting quality standards for deliverables?
If you answered yes to all of these questions, Watearth wants to talk to you about our Water Resources Engineering Manager position. Watearth's Water Resources Engineering Manager must be able to work independently with good written and oral communication skills, manage multiple complex projects, manage direct reports, and creatively solve problems. They will work directly with our clients and participate in business development. There is significant opportunity to advance into a Department Head or Division Manager position.
We solve technically and politically complex regional challenges in disciplines that we have mastered.
Watearth provides consulting engineering and planning to public and private clients. Through consistent emphasis of our values, we have produced award-winning work for more than a decade, a testament to our reliability and expertise.
Our niche focus allows our small business to create project solutions that elude larger, less specialized firms. With highly accredited senior staff, Watearth is widely considered a leading firm in the water resource modeling discipline, providing both key support and leading roles as needed.
By clearly identifying our areas of expertise, maintaining strong teaming relationships, and demonstrating precise, process-based project management, Watearth guarantees the quality of our work products, ensuring that our designs and recommendations are cost-effective, long-lasting, and supported by scientific rigor.
Roles and Responsibilities:
This position is for a full-time employee of Watearth and working on a variety of water resources and environmental projects with a focus on water resources (hydrology/hydraulics, stormwater, Low Impact Development, water/wastewater) planning and modeling and water resources and civil site design. Position is equivalent to ASCE Grade VI and includes the following roles and responsibilities:
Applies a thorough knowledge of current principles and practices of engineering as related to the variety of aspects affecting his or her organization
Applies knowledge and expertise acquired through progressive experience to resolve crucial issues and/or unique conditions
Keeps informed of new methods and developments affecting his or her organization, and recommends new practices or changes in emphasis of programs
Works on programs of limited complexity and scope.
Serves as the technical specialist for the organization in the application of advanced concepts, principles, and methods in an assigned area
Keeps informed of new developments and requirements affecting the organization for the purpose of recommending changes in programs or applications
Interprets, organizes, executes, and coordinates assignments
Supervises a staff of engineers and technicians
Plans, schedules, or coordinates the preparation of documents or activities for multiple major projects, or is responsible for an entire program of an organization
Reviews operational procedures to ensure compliance with applicable policies and performance measures
Receives administrative supervision with assignments given in terms of broad general objectives and limits
Routinely interacts with clients, customers, officials, contractors, and others
Leads project meetings and makes presentations
Represents the organization and maintains liaison with individuals and related organizations.
Projects can be in a variety of locations where we have offices. Although regular travel is not required, some travel may be needed. Candidate is expected to be a licensed Professional Engineer in state of residence.
This is a full-time position and is to be filled as soon as a qualified candidate is identified. We offer flexible office locations (Austin, Houston, Kansas City, Southern California, Oakland, and Sacramento). We offer a flexible work environment including telecommuting opportunities, flexible hours with required core hours each weekday to meet our Central Time Zone and Pacific Time Zone needs (may require greater than 40 hours some weeks to meet deadlines). a competitive salary (DOE), and benefits.
Qualified applicants should send a cover letter and current resume in .pdf format. All emails and resumes will remain confidential. Please do not apply to postings in multiple locations for the same job position.
Minimum Experience Requirements
* Water Resources Manager experience, including both planning and design preferred
* P.E. license in state of residence required
* 10+ years experience in water resources planning and design required
* Experience with project management and staff management on multiple and complex projects as demonstrated in resume
* Experience with hydrology/hydraulics, stormwater, water quality modeling, Low Impact Development, or water resources planning, modeling, and design required
* Prefer demonstrated construction phase and/or field work (i.e., stormwater inspections) experience
*Experience with groundwater, water, and wastewater planning, modeling, and design preferred
* Experience with GIS required
* Experience with CAD preferred
About Watearth, Inc.
Watearth, Inc. combines extensive and award-winning experience in water resources, hydrology and hydraulics, Low Impact Development, Green Infrastructure, water quality, and environmental engineering with an unparalleled knowledge of sustainable stormwater and water management to deliver cost-effective long-term solutions to our clients’ environmental and water challenges. Our thorough understanding of today’s regulatory climate allows us to focus on our clients’ concerns and competing priorities within the context of today’s regulatory climate with a collaborative and integrated planning process.
Founded in 2008 by Principal Engineer, Jennifer J. Walker, P.E., D.WRE, ENV SP, CFM, QSD, we are a leader in water resources and integrating Green Infrastructure with flood control. We have extensive experience in implementing flood control, Green Infrastructure, and water resources projects in urbanized and undeveloped areas from a watershed-level down to the smallest site. We have successfully provided services from planning and modeling through design, construction, and maintenance phases. Our comprehensive knowledge and hands-on experience allows us to “hit the ground running” with solutions that work for our clients.