Wastewater Sr. Project Manager / Technical Manager - Florida

| Florida, USA | Hybrid
Employer Provided Salary: 140,000-180,000 Annually
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Woodard & Curran is a national engineering, science, and operations firm with a simple vision for clean water, a safe environment, healthy communities, and happy people. As an employee-owned company, we strive to cultivate diverse teams and encourage collaboration in an equitable and inclusive culture. We seek talented individuals from all backgrounds to help us address a broad range of water and environmental issues. We prioritize our people, offering opportunities for professional growth, ownership, and flexibility. That’s how we make a difference to our clients, people, and the planet.

What’s in it for you: 

Woodard & Curran offers a unique opportunity to join our Tampa, Florida office, providing high-quality wastewater engineering services to municipal clients throughout the region and nationwide. The successful candidate will be a motivated, growth-oriented professional who can lead and grow the South Region Wastewater Team and multi-discipline project teams from the concept, final design, and construction phases, start-up, and facilities operations. You will have staff to mentor and clients to support. You will have engineers to support you, and our integrated operations and SCADA team will help you deliver an enhanced product. You will actively participate in our delivery system improvement programs and continuous learning opportunities. 


Who are we looking for:

The selected candidate will primarily lead and support the engineering on municipal wastewater projects, however experience with drinking water, storm water, and industrial wastewater applications is valuable. This position will have an opportunity to direct and collaborate with a team of junior staff. The ideal candidate is a Senior Project or Technical Manager with solid experience in the study, planning, and design of wastewater systems, including familiarity with a broad range of issues related to master planning, treatment, and collection/distribution in water or wastewater systems. The candidate will lead the technical delivery of multiple projects, must be familiar with local regulators, and must also be able to support marketing and proposal efforts, as appropriate. 

Position open to the following locations: Florida, Central Florida preferred

Travel: Some travel to Central Florida (3 hours south, 3 hours north)

What you will be doing at Woodard & Curran:

  • Acts as the senior technical lead for all sizes of projects, including having interaction related to all technical tasks associated with the project. 
  • Lead and grow the South Region Wastewater Team and multi-discipline project teams from the concept, final design, and construction phases; start-up, and operations of facilities.
  • Supports the Project Manager with and/or directly manages the financial and technical delivery of project tasks, including scope, schedule, and budget. 
  • Determines technical approach for specific tasks. 
  • Prepares and delivers presentations to internal and/or external clients/professional societies and participates in committees and other external leadership opportunities through professional associations and other applicable organizations. 
  • Supports the pursuit of new projects in concert with the Business Development Team, including the development of approach and scope, and provides input on the budget. 
  • Provides input on the development of Woodard & Curran design or technical guidelines and standards. 

What you need to succeed:

  • 20+ years of experience in evaluating, planning, designing, and constructing wastewater engineering projects. 
  • B.S. Degree in Civil, Mechanical, Chemical, or Environmental Engineering, M.S. Degree preferred. 
  • The successful candidate should have substantial technical and project management expertise in civil and environmental engineering and an in-depth understanding of the engineering concepts associated with all types of municipal wastewater systems, including collection system infrastructure and wastewater treatment processes. 
  • Lead technical engineer for at least 5+ wastewater treatment facility designs (new or expansion).
  • Considered an expert in Florida
  • Registered Professional Engineering Florida (or ability to apply for reciprocity within 6 months of hire).
  • Up to date on the latest technological advances, regulatory trends, equipment, and processes. 
  • Ability to support and/or lead strategic initiatives to develop and expand business opportunities with new clients and geographies.
  • Well-versed in state and local regulations regarding wastewater treatment and collection systems. 
  • Knowledgeable in Florida bidding laws and SRF programs. 
  • Superior writing, communication, and presentation skills. 
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to coach, mentor, and train individuals

Benefits & Wellbeing

Retirement Savings:

• 401(k) Pre-tax or Roth Contributions: Company will match equal to 100% of the first 3% of salary contributed, All employees are eligible to participate in the 401(k) plan and are 100% vested in the value of own contributions and any employer matching contributions.

Time away from work:

• Vacation time is provided to full and part-time regular employees. Vacation is accrued, based on number of hours worked per week as well as prior years of experience.

• Woodard & Curran offers paid sick time to eligible employees who are absent due to their own non-work related, illness, injury, or medical procedure.

• Woodard & Curran provides up to 80 hours of Paid Parental Leave for child bonding in a 12-month period.

• Company-paid short- and long-term disability insurance from Sun Life to assist with replacing a portion of your income in the event of non-job-related illness or injury. Eligible employees are automatically enrolled and eligible immediately.

Coverage and support for your needs and wellbeing:

Personal and Family health: Company offers three medical plan options based on geography; plus HSA and PSA plans are available based on eligibility, additional options include dental and vision plans.

Company provides basic employee group life insurance and AD&D benefits; additional voluntary life insurance for employee and family are available through Sun Life.

WayForward powered by Dario: EAP Program combined with personalized mental health and wellbeing coaching.

LiveWell wellbeing program: credit incentive is available, up to $600 annually – nutrition and fitness reimbursement, and access to the Virgin Pulse wellness platform.

Education: Tuition assistance offers eligible employees up to 100% reimbursement of tuition, books and fees up to $5250 per year, for courses related to the employee’s job or planned career development.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Statement

Woodard & Curran is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply. We are committed to ensuring our employment practices are non-discriminatory and based solely on job-related factors. To read our entire Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement, click here. To view the Workplace Discrimination Is Illegal poster and supplement, click here.

If you have a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to apply, please contact Beth Sweitzer.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

We value diversity, equity and inclusion and encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply.

Woodard & Curran believes that complex teams working together in an equitable, inclusive space provides the best opportunity for achieving our vision of clean water, a safe environment, healthy communities, and happy people. Our success is tied to a culture that embraces our differences so that everyone can bring their whole, authentic selves to work. When our people are supported to reach their full potential, we provide the most innovative, sound, and effective solutions.

More Information on Woodard & Curran
Woodard & Curran operates in the Consulting industry. The company is located in Portland, Maine . Woodard & Curran was founded in 1979. It has 1041 total employees. To see all 40 open jobs at Woodard & Curran, click here.
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