Georgia Water/Wastewater Engineering Market Leader

Duluth, GA

Who We Are

“Collaboration By Design” is not just a tagline, it’s the essential foundation of how Keck & Wood serves clients, improves communities, and strengthens its employees.

Founded in 1954, Keck & Wood, Inc. is a growing and dynamic employee-owned consulting firm with offices in Georgia and South Carolina. Our employees serve Community Development, Transportation, and Utility clients across the southeast by providing quality engineering, planning, landscape architecture, and land surveying services.

What You Will Do

We have an exciting opportunity for an engineer with solid experience in the design of water and wastewater systems who is ready to lead a team of professionals, and has the desire to help grow our business.  We’re looking for someone who enjoys being part of a collaborative team and is motivated by interacting with others to build professional relationships.  As our W/WW Market Leader, you will be responsible for supporting existing client relationships, collaborating to develop new business opportunities, and developing relationships to cultivate work with new clients. This position will report to the leader of our company-wide Utilities Practice with the opportunity of growing into the Practice Leader role and becoming a member of our leadership team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Leading and developing a team of staff professionals and subconsultants to complete projects and deliver excellent client service
  • Preparing proposals including scope, fee, schedule, and statement of qualifications
  • Identifying and winning new business opportunities with existing and new clients
  • Using reports and financial data to manage projects and team performance
  • Using and enforcing appropriate QA/QC and constructability review practices
  • Evaluating contracts for professional services and identifying risky language
  • Collaborating with clients to identify and apply for sources of grants and/or loans
  • Participating in professional organizations and presenting at conferences
  • Working closely with our corporate services team and other practice professionals

Minimum Attributes You Will Need

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited college or university
  • Georgia PE license or the ability to obtain license within three months
  • Ten years + of progressive experience in water/wastewater engineering
  • Solid communication and presentation skills
  • Experience in the preparation of design, construction, and bidding documents and administering construction contracts
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills and strong knowledge of appropriate engineering, project management, spreadsheet, and word processing software
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize a variety of tasks under competing deadlines
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills

How Can You Stand Out

  • Prior experience leading a high-performance engineering team
  • Proven track record of successful business/client development
  • Experience in water and/or wastewater treatment plant design
  • Experience with alternative delivery contracts (Design-Build, Progressive Design-Build, Construction Manager at Risk)

What We Offer

  • Competitive starting pay, plus performance bonus opportunity
  • Great company culture
  • Flexibility and work/life balance through hybrid work arrangement
  • Company sponsored medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Company paid basic life, short-term, and long-term disability insurance
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Generous PTO policy including paid time off for volunteer activity
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Reimbursement for approved professional development training, license fees, and membership dues

How to Apply

If you’re looking for a position that provides upward growth opportunity, and you’re ready to join a team that is passionate about improving the communities we work in, we want to connect with you!

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Keck & Wood, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in hiring based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, age, genetic information or any other classifications protected under federal, state of local law. If you require assistance in the application process, contact us at 678-417-4000.


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