Water/Wastewater Market Sector Lead
Austin, TX  / San Antonio, TX 
Posted 19 days ago
Job Description

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.

HDR is currently in need of a Water/Wastewater Market Sector Lead to work as a senior leader of our Water Business Group in Austin/San Antonio, TX.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Water and Wastewater Growth and Strategy in Central Texas
    • Develop and drive a long-range Water and Wastewater mission, vision and strategy for HDR's Central Texas area
    • Lead HDR's Water and Wastewater branding in Central Texas by engaging in professional organizations allied to the water/wastewater market
    • Responsibilities also include collaborating with other technical and marketing staff in the pursuit of new projects, taking a leadership role in selected key pursuits,
    • Support the development of and provide reviews of scopes of work, fee estimate, project risk identification and project schedules.
    • Work with the Central Texas leadership to coordinate staffing/recruiting plans for key hires and assist leadership as necessary with technical or project management hires.
    • Identify technical gaps and support talent management and recruiting.
    • Identity and apply Water and Wastewater initiatives to Central Texas marketplace
    • Implement national Water and Wastewater initiatives to CTX marketplace
    • Participate in industry associations and serve as a company role-model in business and community organizations.
    • Develop relationships with industry counterparts in other consulting organizations
    • Client Management Activities
    • In alignment and in support of our Client Managers, promote the Water and Wastewater market
    • Be involved in marketing planning, proposals and interviews for Water and Wastewater projects
    • Serve as the Client Manager for selected key clients
  • Project Delivery
    • Function as a project manager on large or key projects
    • Assist with contract review on key projects to help ensure risk management, proper staffing, quality reviews and resolution of claims.
    • Ensure the best technology and solutions are integrated into project delivery
    • Serve as a senior QAQC reviewer for Water and Wastewater projects, including plans, specifications, models, presentation and report, and be engaged early in the project delivery process.



Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering required
  • PE required
  • 10+ years of progressive work experience in Water and Wastewater engineering and project management required.
  • Strong writing, presenting, and speaking skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software suite
  • Demonstrated commitment to HDR values. An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience serving client in Central Texas
  • Master of Science in civil engineering, or related field.
  • Industry recognized leader in Water and Wastewater


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-Texas-Austin
Other Locations: United States-Texas-San Antonio
Industry: Water
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: WW Treatment and Effluent Mgmt
Job Posting: May 6, 2021

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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