Local Service Lead - Water Resources

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Westwood Professional Services, Inc.
Austin, Texas
Apr 27, 2024
May 24, 2024
Position Type
Manager / Leader
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Consulting
Water Resources Service Lead - Austin, TX

Westwood Professional Services, Inc.

Westwood Professional Services, Inc. is searching for a Local Service Lead in Austin, Texas to drive and grow our water resources engineering practice. This leadership role involves strategic planning, team development, innovation, and collaboration to enhance our market presence and technical excellence. Ideal candidates will have 6-10+ years of experience in water resources engineering, be licensed Professional Civil Engineers in Texas (or eligible within 6 months) and possess a strong background in project management and team leadership. With a focus on developing business strategies and advancing service initiatives, this position offers the opportunity to shape the future of water resources engineering. Join Westwood to lead a dedicated team, leveraging industry trends and innovative solutions to make a significant impact on our projects and communities.

Lead and Shape Water Resources Engineering with Westwood

Westwood Professional Services, Inc., a leader in the water resources sector, seeks an experienced Local Service Lead for our expanding Texas markets, including Austin. This pivotal role offers the opportunity to not only lead but also to develop and grow our local practice, driving excellence, innovation, and efficiency. Join us and play a key role in shaping the future of water resources engineering in a collaborative and thriving work environment.

Your Impact:
  • Strategic Leadership: Shape the future of our operations by implementing strategic plans and service initiatives that align with Westwood's vision and market goals.
  • Team Development: Foster a culture of mentoring and empowerment, nurturing the growth of our service staff and ensuring our teams are poised for success.
  • Innovation and Excellence: Elevate our technical capabilities with your expertise, leading the charge in adopting innovative solutions and setting new standards in water resources engineering.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with Division Service Leads, Regional Service Leaders, and local market leaders to develop business strategies, advance service initiatives, and drive Westwood's market share.

  • Partner with leadership to develop and enact a comprehensive strategic plan, focusing on short- and long-term growth.
  • Lead service-specific proposal efforts, providing technical expertise and driving innovation in our project approaches.
  • Stay ahead of industry trends, leveraging this insight to enhance our service offerings and project delivery methods.
  • Implement and uphold high standards for our work products, from design standards to project reports, ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

  • Exceptional communication skills, capable of engaging effectively at all organizational levels.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and a deep understanding of the water resources consulting business.
  • Proven track record in operations, business development, and technical project management within the water resources or related sectors.
  • 8+ years of progressive experience in design, management, and business development, with a willingness to travel as needed to project sites and other Westwood offices nationwide.

Who We're Looking For:
  • Inspirational leaders boasting 6 to 10+ years of experience in water resources engineering, ready to guide our teams with strategic insight and a commitment to excellence.
  • Licensed Professional Civil Engineers in Texas (or those who can achieve licensure within 6 months), with a notable background in project management, team building, and technical leadership.
  • Visionaries with a knack for developing and implementing marketing strategies, passionate about nurturing client relationships and leading by example in professionalism, honesty, and trust.

Join Us and Lead the Way: This is more than a job-it's a chance to be part of something bigger. At Westwood, you'll join a team of professionals dedicated to making a difference in the communities we serve and the environment. If you're ready to take on this challenging and rewarding role, we want to hear from you.

Westwood Professional Services Inc. (Westwood) was established in 1972 and has since become a leader in many markets it serves. Westwood is a full-service, multi-discipline professional engineering firm that serves wind, solar, battery storage, EV, power delivery, residential and commercial development, and public infrastructure clients and their projects from over 25 offices across the U.S.

In 2023, Zweig Group ranked Westwood nationally at and , respectively on its Hot Firms and Best Firms to Work for lists. Zweig also awarded Westwood two national 2nd place awards for Marketing Excellence. Westwood was recently recognized as in the ENR Top 500 Firms in 2023. The firm consistently ranks on industry top 25 lists and receives recognition for its involvement on award-winning projects nationwide.

Westwood provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. We believe that diverse backgrounds strengthen our business. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.