Team Lead Wastewater Infrastructure

Job Locations US-NY-Suffern
Posted Date 5 months ago(2/21/2024 10:14 AM)
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Weston & Sampson is currently seeking a Senior Technical or Senior Team Leader candidate with 15 or more years of experience for our Suffern, NY location. This position will require experience in public utility/wastewater/water engineering, with a specialized emphasis on wastewater treatment studies, planning, design and construction administration, as well as experience managing multi-disciplinary projects.



The Senior Team Leader will be responsible for developing and leading a team of project managers, engineers, and support staff to meet client deliverables, working in collaboration with multiple water and wastewater team members across the eastern seaboard. The Senior Technical Leader will be responsible for process design and technical quality for wastewater treatment projects across all geographies. The candidate will be expected to be flexible in terms of handling multiple assignments, work directly with clients to understand needs and develop project opportunities, and lead study and design project deliverables, as well as participating in company sponsored training programs, seminars, and conferences as may be necessary.


What you’ll do:

  • Will be responsible for developing and managing municipal, commercial, and industrial planning and design projects in the water resources environment.
  • Pursue new work opportunities through established client relationships and market sector awareness.
  • Supervise and lead project teams or Lead Process design and Technical Quality:
    • In the development of engineering reports, studies and designs, utilizing recognized industry standards and regulatory-compliant approaches
    • With field evaluation and assessment of existing facilities, including treatment facilities, collection and transmission systems and pumping stations.
  • Expected to be flexible 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 may be necessary.
  • Collaborate with other design and study teams to improve our ability to respond to client needs.
  • Supervise, train, and mentor project managers, project engineers and junior engineering staff.
  • Participate in professional organizations and technical committees.
  • Travel may be required

What you will bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Environmental engineering, with preference for Masters’ degree.
  • 15 or more years of related engineering experience, and registration as a Professional Engineer
  • Particularly important are strong working relationships with clients.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience and successful teamwork.
  • Exemplary communication skills, including the verbal, written, and public presentation domains.
  • Working proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Adept at interpersonal relationship skills, conflict resolution, team leadership, and presentations.
  • Possessing high ethical standards, committed to producing high quality deliverables, and a commitment to teamwork, respect, and integrity.
  • Valid drivers license required

Salary Range is $130,000 - $160,000 based on experience. 




Weston & Sampson is an 100% employee-owned, full-service environmental and infrastructure consulting firm made up of more than 800 professionals, who work together to develop innovative, cost-effective solutions for our clients. Since our founding in 1899, Weston & Sampson’s mission has been to protect, improve, and sustain the natural and built environment to enhance the quality of life. As we grow, we are seeking dedicated technical and professional individuals who want to collaborate on meaningful projects with a team that respects and values their ideas. Weston & Sampson offers a flexible work environment, competitive compensation, industry-leading benefits, and exciting career growth opportunities—all in a supportive and dynamic corporate culture that embraces diverse perspectives 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 other untapped groups, within our Weston & Sampson family and the communities we serve. Weston & Sampson is committed to the principles of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA). Our goal is to foster a sense of belonging and equitable representation across our organization and to empower our employees to incorporate IDEA values into the work they perform.


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A Note to Third-Party Recruiters:

Weston & Sampson coordinates all recruiting and hiring at our company. We do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters, staffing agencies, or related firms. Resumes are only accepted if a signed agreement is in place.  All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Weston & Sampson. Weston & Sampson is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.




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