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Water/Waste Water Department Manager

Billings, MT · Architecture/Engineering
Job Overview
We are looking for an individual to provide oversight of the department’s management; including goal setting, marketing and monitoring of department finances; specifically managing revenue, expenses, backlog, procurement and profit of the department. As part of our company-wide engineering and survey team, the candidate will have the opportunity to work in a friendly, challenging, and positive work atmosphere where long-term professional relationships with clients and coworkers will be developed.
Essential Functions of the Job
  • Active in a team leadership role with the Water/Wastewater Department Technical Lead
  • Motivate and recognize employees; focused on department staff
  • Responsible for financial health of all projects within the department.
  • May serve as Project Engineer or Project Manager on design projects and will be responsible for client management within the department.
  • Set goals and benchmarks for the department and be responsible for work required to achieve them
  • Define target markets and develop marketing strategies for the department to promote department growth.
  • Responsible for providing resources to the Project Managers to meet project deadlines and budgets. Determine priorities in the department matching resources with department project needs and deadlines.
  • Assist with providing mentoring and training opportunities to staff within the department.
  • Promote an open environment being approachable for mentoring and guidance on management and co-worker issues. First resource for management and co-worker issues.
  • Responsible for managing backlog in the department, balancing marketing with workload needs, growth goals and profit.
  • Provide opportunities for career growth and advancement to staff within the department.
  • Assist the Technical Lead in their role of providing technical guidance to staff, quality control for projects and deliverables.
  • Participate in community/business related activities; including items such as County/City boards, Civic Organizations, etc.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Requires technical knowledge in the department’s area of expertise.
  • Knowledge of management skills; including finance, marketing, and people skills
  • Skill and experience in staff supervision and project management.
  • Knowledge in the preparation of drawings, details and technical deliverables.
  • Ability to establish and maintain mentoring relationships with department staff.

Required Education and Experience
B.S. in Civil Engineering, Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.), minimum of 8 years of engineering experience.
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