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Wastewater Infrastructure Planning Business Leader - Toronto

Date:  Apr 11, 2024

Markham, ON, CA

Company:  Black & Veatch Family of Companies


At Black & Veatch, our employee-owners go beyond the project. For over a century, we have been breaking down social, economic and geographic barriers by making life's critical resources accessible to all. Working with us, you will help provide critical expertise as we, along with our valued clients, deliver solutions that positively impact communities around the world. Our professionals are our greatest asset, and we believe nothing is more important than the health, happiness and professional growth of our employee-owners. With a focus on flexible work-life balance options, an expanding and diverse workforce, and limitless career growth opportunities, we will give you our best to help you give us your best, and together we can build a world of difference. 


Req Id : 100765 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : No 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Contract Hire Only for this Project : No 

Job Summary

Black & Veatch has an exciting opportunity for a Wastewater Infrastructure Planning Business Leader based in Toronto.

As an employee-owned, global leader in building critical infrastructure in the energy, water, telecommunications and government services markets, Black & Veatch has a long-standing reputation for providing world-class service to our clients.

Our North American Planning & Asset Management business has seen consistent growth driven by our clients’ needs to address challenges stemming from population growth, aging infrastructure, basement flooding, system reliability and resilience concerns, the need to improve operational efficiency, and the use of “big data” to help guide decision making.  This position represents a strategic business opportunity for Black & Veatch’s Distribution & Collection System Planning team to help the company grow its market share by providing world-class wastewater infrastructure planning services.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership for our wastewater collection planning business in the Greater Toronto Area and beyond, including supporting projects and opportunities in the USA.
  • Provide technical solutions and differentiation for the Collection System Planning team focused on wastewater infrastructure planning
  • Evaluation of wastewater system capacity, condition, resilience and operating efficiency
  • Analysis and projections of wastewater flows
  • Use of risk-based assessments to develop and prioritize capital improvement programs
  • Integration of condition assessment and asset management data into system master planning and to directly support replacement & renewal planning
  • Use of cutting-edge hydraulic modeling, GIS, asset management, and data visualization software to help solve client issues
  • Provide project execution and technical leadership support for our planning and asset management projects
  • Provide technical leadership to support marketing and business development in the GTA and beyond
  • Work closely with Client Directors to leverage existing and build new relationships with clients and decision makers in the GTA and beyond
  • Lead and/or support pursuit, proposal, and project interview activities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with technical and thought leadership surrounding wastewater infrastructure systems
  • Must have GTA experience in client-facing roles and with GTA Wastewater systems
  • 10+ years of infrastructure assessment experience including hydraulic modeling, master planning, condition assessment, asset management, and data analysis
  • Experience managing planning project, leading technical tasks and project teams, and executing wastewater collection system studies and assessments that involve system operations modeling, optimization techniques, risk & resiliency evaluations, capital and life-cycle cost analyses, CIP prioritization
  • Proficient with data analyses, analytics, and visualization
  • Proficient with report writing and PowerPoint presentations
  • Experience in developing proposals and leading technical discussions during client interviews/projects
  • Experience and/or familiarity with Geographic Information System (GIS) technology and software (i.e. ArcGIS)
  • Capable in MSWord, MSExcel, PowerPoint
  • Familiarity of dynamic data visualization software such as PowerBI
  • Experience and/or familiarity with hydraulic modeling software such as:
    • InfoWorks ICM
    • SewerGems
    • PCSWMM

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering from either a recognized accredited program in their home country or the country in which the professional is practicing. Minimum of 8 years related work experience. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.


Most positions - depending on the nature of work performed as defined by the division - will typically require incumbents to have professional registration or licensure in their designated home office country, or be in active pursuit* of such registration

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade


Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.


Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy. We offer professionals an array of health and welfare benefits that vary based on their geographic region and employment status. This may include health, life accident and disability insurances, paid time off, financial programs and more. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.


By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

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