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Wendel Companies
Williamsville, New York, United States (hybrid)
24 days ago
Wendel Companies
Williamsville, New York, United States
24 days ago
Job Type
Job Duration
$120,000.00 - $160,000.00
Consulting Firm
Min Experience
Over 10 Years
Min Education
Required Travel
Salary - Type
Yearly Salary


Wendel is a nationally recognized innovative Architecture, Engineering, Energy Efficiency, and Construction Management firm that collaborates with private and public entities to holistically approach facility and infrastructure projects. Our clients benefit from our full-service capability that allows us to tackle technically complex projects with our own in-house experts. With multiple regional offices, Wendel presents the opportunity to work on an exciting variety of projects with a collaborative team approach. If you are looking to make a real impact, to challenge the status quo, and develop and implement solutions with real results, then Wendel is the place for you!

Wendel is currently seeking a Department Manager to oversee the Water/Wastewater Engineering Resource Group out of our Williamsville, NY headquarters. This leadership position has the critically important role of coordinating project work with our water/wastewater leaders and technical team. Responsibilities include scheduling of project teams, coordinating team commitments and deadlines, managing the groups utilization, technical training, quality, mentoring and coaching of technical professionals. This leadership role serves as a liaison between company management objectives and technical team project efforts. Candidates who have the desire to grow into this leadership role under the guidance of current Wendel team personnel are encouraged to apply.

In addition to these management responsibilities, this Engineer/Department Manager will serve as both a technical lead and project manager for medium to large scale study, design, and construction projects involving water and wastewater treatment, storage, pumping and distribution/collection systems.


  • Become the trusted advisor to our established water and wastewater clients and supplement our sales team in the development and securing of new project work.
  • Diagnosing, analyzing and implementing treatment process improvements.
  • Optimization of treatment plant operation systems including: Pretreatment, Filtration, Chemical disinfection, Residuals and Energy systems.
  • Asset evaluation and related long-term capital planning.
  • Hydraulic modeling of treatment system processes and storage systems.
  • Supplementing utility staff with water and wastewater expertise in critical situations.
  • Represent the Wendel Water/Wastewater Group within the Wendel organization to corporate management.



  • A Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Civil, Chemical, or Environmental Engineering or related fields is required.
  • Current PE license is required.
  • The ideal candidate has 10 plus years of experience in the water and/or wastewater discipline.
  • Proficient in MS Office.
  • Candidate must have a valid driver’s license and be available to travel to job sites and client meetings.
  • Occasional overnight travel will be required.
  • Capable of working independently; minimum supervision required.
  • Previous team leadership, management experience, and mentoring skills.

What we offer:

  • Competitive six figure salary.
  • Company ownership potential.
  • Employee focused company culture and work environment.
  • Great benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k match, & generous PTO.
  • Professional development, wellness programs, cell-phone stipend, and more.
  • A productive hybrid work environment and true Work-Life balance

Salary Range: $120,000 – $160,000.

Wendel is committed to providing fair, competitive, and market-informed compensation. Salary offered will be determined based the successful candidates’ relevant education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities. The salary offered will also take into consideration regional adjustment factors.

Don’t meet every single requirement? We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfect with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Wendel is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and provides a drug free workplace.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, pregnancy, national origin, protected veteran status or disability status. We are a VEVRAA federal contractor and request priority referrals of all protected veterans.

Job ID: 73721179
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