Group Manager

Water / Wastewater

Updated on 5/17/2024



201-500 employees

Engineering, architecture, and planning solutions

Industrial & Manufacturing

Senior, Expert

St Paul, MN, USA

Required Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in civil, environmental, or chemical engineering
  • Registered Professional Engineer in the state of Minnesota or ability to obtain registration through reciprocity within six months of employment
  • Ten or more years of progressive design experience with five or more years of experience working on a variety of water or wastewater projects within the private and/or public sectors
  • Previous experience coaching, developing, or leading a team of engineering professionals with varying years of experience
  • Previous experience managing multi-discipline projects with a demonstrated ability to effectively manage project requirements, scope, fee estimates, budgets, and schedules
  • Demonstrated ability to apply effective written and verbal communication and presentation skills when coaching / mentoring employees, managing project teams, developing proposals, preparing technical reports and documentation, conducting project interviews, facilitating team / project meetings, and engaging in discussions related to business operations
  • Effective business development skills demonstrated by a track record of supporting marketing activities
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD and Civil 3D
  • Flexibility to work extended hours and travel overnight (up to 10%) to conduct on-site consultations, lead or participate in project meetings, and attend business development and industry events
  • Lead and mentor a talented team of engineers and designers to provide water and wastewater design services to private and public sector clients throughout the upper Midwest and in other emerging markets
  • Manage, recognize, and develop the talents of team members, and encourage them to take on progressive and more autonomous responsibilities in alignment with their professional aspirations and annual/strategic business objectives
  • Serve as the lead engineer and/or project manager on the design of water and wastewater projects
  • Collaborate with other managers and staff to evaluate the scope, complexity, and scheduling requirements of current and prospective projects, and coordinate planning strategies to ensure successful project execution from conception through construction
  • Contribute to the assessment of client and market development plans, provide insight on the needs and challenges within the water/wastewater sector, and define annual and strategic business objectives
  • Cultivate and maintain relations with key stakeholder representatives throughout the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area, the State of Minnesota, and in other emerging markets by leading outreach programs, attending networking events, and actively participating in committees and associations

TKDA offers full-service engineering, architecture, and planning solutions across various sectors, utilizing a range of technologies to deliver innovative and lasting solutions in aviation, rail, surface transportation, and water.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Saint Paul, Minnesota



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth