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Stormwater & Watershed Regional Practice Leader - Specialized Solutions

Company: Black & Veatch
Location: Cary
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

**Stormwater & Watershed Regional Practice Leader - Specialized Solutions**

Date: Jan 11, 2023

Location:

Cary, NC, US

Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

At Black & Veatch, our employee-owners go beyond the project. For over a century, we have been breaking down social, economic and geographic barriers by making life's critical resources accessible to all. Working with us, you will help provide critical expertise as we, along with our valued clients, deliver solutions that positively impact communities around the world. Our professionals are our greatest asset, and we believe nothing is more important than the health, happiness and professional growth of our employee-owners. With a focus on flexible work-life balance options, an expanding and diverse workforce, and limitless career growth opportunities, we will give you our best to help yougive us your best, and together we can build a world of difference.

**Req Id :** 94625

**Opportunity Type** **:** Staff

**Relocation eligible :** No

**Full time/Part time :** Full-Time

**Contract Hire Only for this Project :** No

**Job Summary**

Within our U.S. planning and water resources business, we have seen consistent growth driven by our clients' needs to address challenges stemming from stormwater regulations, flooding, stormwater capture and groundwater management, water quality impairments driven by wet weather runoff, asset management, and efforts to increase the use of green infrastructure and nature-based solutions. We anticipate an increased focus on integrated and One Water planning and holistic watershed management as clients work to mitigate repetitive flood losses, repurpose stormwater as a resource to recharge dwindling local supplies, and mitigate the effects of climate change. This position represents a strategic business initiative for Black & Veatch, and the Water Resources position focused on stormwater, watershed, and integrated planning is designed to help the company grow its market share by providing world-class planning and water resource services.

**Key Responsibilities**

+ Leverage and build relationships with key water resource leaders and decision makers throughout the Carolinasand across the Eastern US to drive the growth of the business.

+ Lead and/or support planning and design of stormwater improvements, including open channels, storm or combined sewer systems, and stormwater detention/retention facilities.

+ Lead and/or support planning and design of green infrastructure and sustainable watershed measures, including green infrastructure, BMPs, and nature-based solutions.

+ Support resilience studies and implementation projects for USACE and FEMA efforts.

+ Lead planning and design of flood mitigation improvements, including dams, levees, reservoirs, and pump stations.

+ Support scenario planning efforts for wet weather, stormwater, and TMDL compliance projects

+ Lead and/or support planning projects that incorporate One Water Management efforts including water supply, reuse, desalination, groundwater, distribution/collection, climate change, and resilience studies.

+ Manage teams that apply sophisticated collection system, watershed and receiving stream H&H and water quality models

+ Interface with innovative stormwater, water quality, and planning partners to leverage new technologies and approaches for the benefit of our clients

+ Lead business development efforts Support building and leading Planning and Asset Management Teams. Serve as a mentor and leader to team members.

**Management Responsibilities**

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ 10+ years of water resources planning and design experience

+ Experience with client-facing/business development efforts in the Carolinasand the Eastern US

+ Experience with leading/growing teams, mentoring professionals, and expanding service offerings

+ Experience developing and executing water resource planning and design projects

+ Have proficiency with some or all of the following applications and models

+ HEC-RAS

+ HEC-HMS

+ EPA/XP-SWMM

+ InfoWorks

+ EFDC

+ CFD

+ ArcGIS

+ Cityworks, Lucity, or other Asset Management/CMMS systems

+ Experience with stormwater and wet weather regulatory requirements and procedures

**Minimum Qualifications**

Minimum of 3 years' of experience performing duties similar to those of an Environmental Scientist 4. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

**Certifications**

**Work Environment/Physical Demands**

Normal office environment. May be subject to extreme cold (temperatures below 30 degrees for periods of more than one hour), extreme heat (temperatures above 90 degrees for periods of more than one hour), hazards (electrical currents, working on scaffold

**Competencies**

**Salary Plan**

ENS: Eng & Technical Specialties

**Job Grade**

131

Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.

Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy. We offer professionals an array of health and welfare benefits that vary based on their geographic region and employment status. This may include health, life accident and disability insurances, paid time off, financial programs and more. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

**Job Segment:** Electrical, Engineering

Keywords: Black & Veatch, Cary , Stormwater & Watershed Regional Practice Leader - Specialized Solutions, Other , Cary, North Carolina

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