Team Lead Water/Wastewater

Job Locations US-NY-Albany
Posted Date 3 months ago(8/30/2023 4:16 PM)
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Weston & Sampson is seeking a Water and Wastewater Team Leader with 12-25 years of experience in our Albany, New York office location who is extremely motivated and interested in advancing their career and growing our team. Work with a team of engineers and support staff to meet client deliverables. Salary range is $100,000-$140,000


What you’ll do:

  • Supervise and lead project teams:
    • Conduct of engineering reports, studies, and designs, utilizing recognized industry standards and regulatory-compliant approaches.
    • Field evaluation and assessment of existing facilities, in the water, sewer, site civil, stormwater, and other civil engineering disciplines.
  • Provide hands-on leadership working side by side without engineering staff to complete challenging engineering and construction projects. 
  • Assess opportunities and define project scope, schedule, and fee, as well as determine work procedures and staffing, and sub-consultant assignments.
  • Support the procurement of construction services, including support and evaluation of public bidding, contract execution, and construction administration.
  • Supervise, train and mentor junior engineering staff.
  • Pursue new work opportunities through established client relationship, market sector awareness, and competitive pursuits, including participation in proposal development and interviews/presentations.
  • Participate in professional organization and technical committees.
  • Flexibility in terms of handling multiple assignments, work directly with clients to understand needs and to advance project planning and design assignments, as well as participating in company sponsored training programs, seminars, and conferences as necessary.
  • Collaborate and build strong working relationships with internal multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Grow the Civil Engineering Practice with the opportunity for future ownership and leadership within the company.
  • Some travel required.

What you will bring:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental or Civil Engineering or similar engineering degree.
  • Possess and maintain a New York State Professional Engineering License, in good standing.
  • 12 to 25 years of relevant experience working with municipal clients in engineering or project management roles, including:
    • Evaluation, study, and design of municipal utility and building facilities.
    • Evaluation, study and design of municipal water and wastewater facilities and conveyance infrastructure, with a degree of treatment process and collection system understanding and experience, especially related to rehabilitation and pump systems.
    • Possess in-depth knowledge of Federal and State regulations, including discharge permitting for facilities, and typical funding sources related to the industry.
  • Experience in managing multiple projects and clients, along with the associated administrative, budgetary, and financial tracking/profitability aspects of projects.
  • Highly effective with written and verbal communication of project plans and presentations
  • Adept at interpersonal relationship building, conflict resolution, team leadership, and mentoring.
  • Possessing high ethical standards, committee to producing high quality work, with a commitment to teamwork, respect, and integrity.
    • Preferred work experience will include drafting; site design; utility planning, modeling and design, building programming and design; and wastewater pumping station and treatment plant design and construction.
    • Demonstrated leadership experience and successful teamwork.
    • Exemplary communication skills, including the verbal, written, and public presentation domains.
    • Working proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Microsoft Teams.
    • Valid driver’s license.



Innovative and reliable for more than a century, Weston & Sampson strives to make the world a better place through interdisciplinary design, engineering, and environmental services. An employee-owned company (ESOP) of more than 725 professionals, we are seeking talented technical and professional individuals to join our growing firm. Dedicated to improving quality of life for both our clients and our employees, we offer opportunities to collaborate on meaningful projects that transform the environment, with a team that respects and values your ideas. Weston & Sampson offers a flexible work environment, competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and dynamic career growth, in an equitable and welcoming corporate culture that embraces diverse perspectives and experiences and recognizes people for their contributions.


Weston & Sampson is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace the rich perspectives and experiences that arise from people of different races, ethnicities, cultures, sexual orientation, gender identities, ages, socio-economic statuses, abilities, and religions, as well as valuable insight from other untapped groups without our Weston & Sampson family and the communities we serve. 


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