Regional Market Leader (Water/Wastewater Services)

Charlotte, NC, United States
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
Private Sector
Experience Level: 
Senior (10+ Years)
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)


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Job Description

Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.


Dewberry is currently seeking a Regional Municipal Market Leader/Practice Builder to expand our Carolina’s Water/Wastewater Services practice. This position may be located in either our Charlotte or Raleigh, NC office.


The Regional Municipal Market Leader will be responsible for developing business strategy, maintaining existing client relationships, developing new clients and business, and supervising department level water/wastewater managers in our Charlotte and Raleigh, NC offices to lead a range of civil engineering projects for public sector utility clients. The candidate will also work closely with our Danville office to help in setting goals and strategies for the Carolinas and southern Virginia.


Successful candidate will be a civil or environmental engineer with a diverse background and extensive experience in developing and executing wastewater collection, conveyance and treatment projects and water distribution, storage and treatment projects. Successful candidate will be capable of leading department level water/wastewater managers and a group of up to 15 water/wastewater engineers and technicians and managing medium and large water/wastewater infrastructure and treatment projects.


With support from the enterprise, successful candidate will lead business development activities, pursue new clients and potential project leads, prepare price and technical proposals, and coordinate with other regional and national water/wastewater managers to jointly pursue water/wastewater projects throughout the US. Additionally, the candidate will have access to corporate technical expertise and demonstrated utilization of technical expertise with their project team.

Required Skills & Required Experience
  • B.S. degree in Civil Engineering field is required; M.S. degree preferred.
  • NC Professional Engineering license is required.
  • 15+ years’ experience of increasing levels of project and client responsibilities for public sector water and wastewater projects.
  • A minimum 10 years’ project management and technical staff supervision experience.
  • A successful track record of building water/wastewater client relationships in the Carolina’s water/wastewater market, particularly high profile regional clients.
  • A successful track record of managing projects, including scope, schedule and budget.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong client retention and new business development skills.
  • Strong leadership qualities and ability to coach and mentor junior and mid-level staff.

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report.  These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.