Stormwater Business Class Lead
Los Angeles, CA 
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About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Primary Responsibilities

The primary responsibility of the Stormwater Business Class Lead will be to provide in-house leadership and guidance as it relates to stormwater services as well as developing and delivering projects for clients related to stormwater work in the Los Angeles Region. This role is responsible for the overall vision and strategy of the Stormwater team, will function as a supervisor to staff, manage projects and provide production on projects in addition to business development responsibilities. This role is responsible for planning and design of stormwater and hydraulic design elements including, but not limited to:

* Stormwater management facilities;
* Site drainage;
* Storm drain design;
* Green stormwater infrastructure (GSI);
* Best management practices (BMPs) for water quality treatment;
* Low-impact development;
* Watershed planning; and
* Hydrologic and stormwater/drainage modeling.

* Perform other duties as needed

In this role, you will work closely with the project engineers to prepare both planning level and design level projects including drainage reports, and contract/bid documents; and work collaboratively with other design disciplines to provide integrated solutions and business development opportunities. This role reports to and works closely with the Water Resources Market Sector Lead. *LI-JF1

Keywords: 159154, Stormwater Business Class Lead, stormwater, drainage, Low Impact Development, Stormwater management facilities, Site drainage, Storm drain design, Green stormwater infrastructure (GSI), watershed planning, hydrologic modeling, structural BMPs, infiltration, bioretention basins, bioswales, green streets, stormwater vaults

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in Engineering, Civil Engineering, Hydraulics, Water Resources, or a related field from an accredited four year college or university.
  • CA Registered Professional Engineer License is mandatory
  • Proven business development in the Los Angeles Region, with an understanding of the Measure W goals
  • Experience in conceptual, preliminary and final design of drainage and stormwater
  • Experience with Low Impact Development
  • Experience with hydrology, hydraulic/drainage design and stormwater facility design software.
  • Experience with the design of structural BMPs, including infiltration, bioretention basins, bioswales, green streets, and stormwater vaults
  • Knowledge of Southern California water quality regulations and the Total Maximum Daily Load programs
  • Experience with supervising staff
  • Experience with business development

Minimum of ten years related work experience required, at least four years of which shall include preparation of storm water reports and plans, specifications, and estimates in a design lead role.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preference will be given to local candidates

At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.
Primary Location: United States-California-Los Angeles
Industry: Water
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: Stormwater / Wet Weather
Job Posting: Nov 4, 2020

At HDR, we are committed to the principles of employment equity.

USA: We are a Federal Contractor, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of minority, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other status protected by law.

CANADA: We welcome applications from all qualified individuals.

AUSTRALIA: We consider all qualified candidates regardless of gender, ethnicity, country of birth, political or religious affiliation, health status, or any other status protected by law.

At HDR, health and safety matters.

For some positions, you may be required to provide drug and alcohol testing, before or during employment, based on our Drug Testing and Drug Free Workplace Policy.

If you are required to drive for us, we require a valid driver's license and compliance with our vehicle policy.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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