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Tennessee Water Program Manager

Nashville VA

About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That’s why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.


Tennessee Water Program Manager

Senior level business group leadership in the Tennessee market responsible for developing and managing the water program within established company direction and goals. Develop and lead water, wastewater, stormwater and water resource business activities in cooperation with regional and local managers.


Specific job responsibilities include:

Develop, lead and manage Tennessee Water Business Group in conjunction with HDR’s Area leadership

Participate in development of annual strategic planning in coordination with regional efforts.

Collaborate with area and regional leadership to implement key initiatives, key hires, investments and strategies for growth and increase profitability.

Oversee project delivery resources in order to assure positive project outcomes for our clients

Assure quality control program implementation on projects of all sizes

Manage internal business processes and participate in annual business planning activities

Assess and develop new markets, trends, business opportunities and improve existing client relationships and services.

Support development of strong client relationships and serve as a key client manager.

Provide staff training, development, and serve as a mentor.

Participate in business and community activities representing HDR to promote HDR services.

Serve as a company role model in business and community.



BS in Civil or Environmental Engineering required.

15+ years of experience in the Water/Wastewater industry required; specific experience with Tennessee-area clientele is preferred.

Must be a registered Professional Engineer.

Experience in leading Business Development activities with proven success.

Must have experience developing design concepts and formulating engineered solutions for complex technical problems.

Must demonstrate a high level of creativity, foresight and judgment in planning, organizing and guiding extensive programs and activities.

Experience in Project Management with large, multi-disciplined projects; this should include developing project budgets, schedules, and staffing plans commensurate with project scope.

Must have strong organizational, math and PC skills.

Must have the ability to manage and serve as a technical resource for design staff.



At HDR, we know work isn’t only about who you work for; it’s also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other’s contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.



Posted September 10, 2019

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