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Water Resource Operations Manager

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We are in search of a new team member to join our family of engineers and scientists with an interest in managing and expanding an interdisciplinary staff of approximately 15 civil and hydraulic engineers and planners. In this position you will be part of the management team leading a global water company ranked #1 by ENR for 19 years running. You will have the opportunity to coordinate with other Water Division offices across the U.S. Technical services provided to our clients include the planning, analysis, engineering, and design associated with flood risk management, stormwater, and other related water resource management projects.

Your Responsibilities Will Include:
  • Supervise and direct staff to ensure optimal productivity, positive motivation, training, and employee recognition.
  • Recruit/hire staff and direct project staffing assignments to meet client, contract, and company business objectives.
  • Support company risk management program and oversee quality assurance and quality control procedures
  • Support financial, project management, backlog, and utilization reporting requirements.
  • Act as client manager for select clients in the water resources industry.
  • Act as program/project manager and/or provide senior level technical roles for select projects and programs in the area of planning, analysis, engineering and/or design associated with flood risk management, stormwater, and other related surface water resources management projects.
  • Support business development and strategic planning efforts to increase market share in priority markets, including federal, state and local clients.
  • Promote a safety conscious work environment.

Position Requirements:
  • BS in engineering with a minimum of 15 years relevant experience in the water resources industry and a CA PE required.
  • Regional client management experience and relationships with municipalities, counties, state and federal agencies. USACE and County (Los Angeles, San Diego, Orange, Ventura, Riverside, and San Bernardino) experience a plus.
  • Water resources project design experience with municipalities, counties, and state agencies. 
  • Experience with risk management oversight
  • Knowledge of project management, resources allocation, utilization, and cost control
  • Demonstrated leadership ability, with the ability to engage and motivate others
  • Good reasoning, conflict management, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Knowledge in financial reporting and forecasting preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills

What We Offer:
  • Welcoming community of office and group staff
  • Excellence and Achievement awards for our highest performers
  • Culture focused on providing industry-leading experience and high value to our clients
  • Flexibility that allows our employees to balance quality work and their personal lives
  • Competitive benefits package and learning and development opportunities


About Tetra Tech:
Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 450 locations around the world. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—21,000 associates working together to provide smart, scalable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.
At Tetra Tech, health and safety play a vital role in our success. Tetra Tech’s employees work together to comply with all applicable health & safety practices and protocols, including health orders and regulations related to COVID-19 that are mandated by local, state and federal authorities.
Explore our open positions at https://www.tetratech.com/careers. Follow us on social media to learn more about our people, culture, and opportunities:
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Tetra Tech is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity, inclusion, and equity are among Tetra Tech’s core values. Throughout our history, the company has prioritized equitable inclusion of all people. All qualified candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, military or veteran status, gender, age, disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information and any other characteristics protected by the law. We invite resumes from all interested parties. Please visit our website at www.tetratech.com to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on.
Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
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