Practice Builder, Water/Wastewater (Sacramento, CA)

 Sacramento, CA


Ranked as one of Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For,” Kimley-Horn is seeking a Senior Leader in Water/Wastewater to join and lead our team in Sacramento, CA.


As a Practice Builder/Senior Project Manager, you will have an entrepreneurial spirit and create a vision for growth for the local water resource practice and beyond. Markets are not limited by geography but driven by relationships. The successful candidate will be given a great deal of autonomy to lead, direct, and grow their business. Accounting, administrative, marketing, recruiting, IT and production support will be provided. With success, this individual will enjoy the rewards of a performance based work environment and can advance to ownership.

We’re seeking individuals who have an open communication style with partners and team, with success in growing and directing a water practice. This includes establishing and cultivating client relationships, identifying and tracking leads, making presentations, writing proposals and scope of work, establishing budgets, and ensuring quality and timeliness of deliverables.

We are open to location in Northern California for any of our offices located in San Jose, Pleasanton, Oakland and Sacramento.


  • BS Degree with at least 15 years of experience in civil engineering and design, managing utility water projects in Sacramento area.
  • Client contacts and relationships with local municipalities, area counties, water management authorities and local, regional, state agencies
  • Registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) license in the State of California.
  • Business development skills and the proven ability to win work.
  • Experience writing proposals, scopes of work, and budgets for projected work.
  • Ability to effectively communicate at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to manage & mentor staff, and direct resources effectively in a positive manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage water/wastewater projects profitably
  • Ability to cross sell multiple disciplines
  • Operating with integrity and sound business principals
  • Providing practice vision, business planning and strategy, establishing goals
  • Building and maintaining positive client relationships

Applicants must be legally authorized to work for Kimley-Horn in the U.S. without employer sponsorship. We do not typically sponsor H1-B or any other work visa petitions.

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