Water / Wastewater Client Manager
Philadelphia, PA  / Plymouth Meeting, PA 
Posted 11 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.

Primary Responsibilities

The primary duties of the Client Manager for Water/Wastewater are to lead, direct, develop and market projects involving the planning, design and construction administration of water and wastewater facilities. This is a client-facing role and a key leadership position for the area. The candidate shall be known and have solid relationships with clients in the greater Philadelphia Area. This individual should also have experience directing project staff and will lead water/wastewater projects as a project director and/or project manager and be involved in marketing and planning of statements of qualifications, proposals and interviews. This includes leading project risk and Go/No-Go assessments. Other duties will include providing project and task management; conducting difficult to complex process engineering for both projects and proposals; collecting, assimilating, and presenting data in reports, memos and public forums; leading production of design calculations and technical reports; and leading preparation of engineering plans and specifications for design of water and wastewater treatment facilities and/or conveyance/distribution systems. Experience with design/build is also desirable. Should possess strong oral and written communication and listening skills including good leadership and organizational skills. Position will work closely with Area Client Development Lead and Business Group Manager.


Keywords: Water, Wastewater, Pump Station, Pipeline, Engineering, Design, Construction, Project Manager, Program Manager, Management, Treatment, Consulting


Required Qualifications:

  • BSCE required. MSCE preferred.

  • Pennsylvania PE or ability to obtain.

  • 10+ years of water/ wastewater engineering design experience.

  • Experience in marketing and pursuit of water/wastewater projects.

  • Excellent writing and communication skills.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a project team.


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-Pennsylvania-Philadelphia
Other Locations: United States-Pennsylvania-Plymouth Meeting
Industry: Water
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: WW Treatment and Effluent Mgmt
Job Posting: Jun 29, 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 Experience
10+ years
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