Water Leader


New York, NY, US

Shape A Better World while being part of a growing regional water team for a global organization! We are looking to recruit a highly motivated, client focused local Water Leader/Project Manager for our east coast operations to sit in our New York City office. The candidate is expected to manage existing projects and accelerate the development of the Arup offering to water industry clients on the east coast of the United States with a focus on New York.

Arup is recognized for sustainable water solutions, innovative blue/green infrastructure projects, storm resiliency planning and design projects, and some of the large-scale water tunnel designs in the Americas such as the Lake Mead water tunnel intake and the NYCDEP Kensico Eastview Connecting tunnel design augmentation project. Arup wishes to see further development of water management and sustainable solutions in the east coast water business; Arup seeks an entrepreneurial candidate with the desire to build that capability.

The position offers significant opportunity for a suitable candidate.

Responsibilities would be focused around the areas outlined below:
• Delivery of quality water projects supported by local, regional and global water team
• Project/team management of existing and future water projects
• Enhancing client relationships and driving business development
• Creating new business opportunities/winning new business
• Securing repeatable and profitable work consistent with Arup’s strategic objectives
The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications and experience to ensure success in the role:
Qualifications and Experience
• Minimum of 12 years relevant experience, including recent working experience in the water industry in New York or on New York based projects (preferably NYCDEP project) 
• Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Masters preferred
• Must hold a NY PE license
• Excellent communication skills
• Ability to coordinate work within an integrated multidisciplinary team.
• Sound understanding of commercial and financial issues.
• High level of self-motivation and ability to motivate others
• Comfortable taking initiative and making sound business decisions.
Arup is a global employee-owned engineering company with over 13,000 people in 92 offices across 40 countries. The Americas region of Arup is a provider of multi-disciplinary solutions for urban and infrastructure sectors. It operates primarily in the USA and Canada but has a remit that extends to Central and South America. We have civil, structural, geotechnical and mechanical engineering capability and are looking to broaden our business in the water, wastewater and water resource management industries.

Arup offers an outstanding benefits package including healthcare, 401k match, time off and profit share. Arup is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Arup is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.