Program Manager – Water Resources

Requisition ID
Work Location
US-FL-West Palm Beach
Department / Discipline
Civil Engineering
Additional Work Location
US-FL-Miami Lakes
Position Type
Staff / Permanent
Professional & Technical

Overview / Responsibilities

Do you have experience in managing large water resource projects and are interested in growing a business line in the South Florida market. Well, Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions, a UK based Engineering & Design firm ranked No. 5 on the ENR Top Design Firms, is seeking a Water Resources Program Manager to join our dynamic team in Florida. The ideal candidate will have a background in water resources in South Florida, have leadership experience, good communication skills and ability to work with a group of experienced professionals. 


Key Responsibities:

  • Providing senior leadership / mentoring to, engineers and technicians and directly oversee and manage engineering projects
  • Participating in local, regional and national water resources related organizations
  • Serving as subject matter technical expert on specific tasks or projects
  • Compiling and presenting results of planning and engineering studies
  • Preparing and reviewing interim and completed project reports
  • Strong commitment to company’s safety program; follow company safety standards, site safety standards and maintain safe workplace practices

Skills / Qualifications

Technical Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering or other directly related field
  • Licensed Professional Engineer registration in Florida
  • Minimum 10+ years related water resources experience
  • Experience with water resources modelling in Florida
  • Previous consulting experience required
  • Demonstrated experience and ability in business development
  • Existing portfolio of clients preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with, mentor and direct staff level engineers and technicians
  • Exhibit ability to track and meet budgets and schedules

Non - Technical Requirements:

  • Valid driver's license
  • Flexibility to work and travel outside normal business hours as required
  • Must be computer proficient with working knowledge of MS Excel and Word (AutoCAD proficiency preferred not required)
  • Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the company’s driving (MVR) policy
  • High receptivity to mentoring, learning and sharing of work knowledge for the benefit of the team

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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