Water / Wastewater Department Manager ​

Billings, Bozeman or Helena, Montana Office

Stahly Engineering is seeking a Water/Wastewater Department Manager to join our team!


We are looking for an individual to provide oversight of the department’s management; including goal setting, marketing and monitoring of department finances; specifically managing revenue, expenses, backlog, procurement and profit of the department. As part of our company-wide engineering and survey team, the candidate will have the opportunity to work in a friendly, challenging, and positive work atmosphere where long-term professional relationships with clients and coworkers will be developed.



  • Active in a team leadership role with the Water/Wastewater Department Technical Lead

  • Motivate and recognize employees; focused on department staff

  • Responsible for financial health of all projects within the department.

  • May serve as Project Engineer or Project Manager on design projects and will be responsible for client management within the department.

  • Set goals and benchmarks for the department and be responsible for work required to achieve them

  • Define target markets and develop marketing strategies for the department to promote department growth.

  • Responsible for providing resources to the Project Managers to meet project deadlines and budgets. Determine priorities in the department matching resources with department project needs and deadlines.

  • Assist with providing mentoring and training opportunities to staff within the department.

  • Promote an open environment being approachable for mentoring and guidance on management and co-worker issues. First resource for management and co-worker issues.

  • Responsible for managing backlog in the department, balancing marketing with workload needs, growth goals and profit.

  • Provide opportunities for career growth and advancement to staff within the department.

  • Assist the Technical Lead in their role of providing technical guidance to staff, quality control for projects and deliverables.

  • Participate in community/business related activities; including items such as County/City boards, Civic Organizations, etc.



  • Requires technical knowledge in the department’s area of expertise.

  • Knowledge of management skills; including finance, marketing, and people skills

  • Skill and experience in staff supervision and project management.

  • Knowledge in the preparation of drawings, details and technical deliverables.

  • Ability to establish and maintain mentoring relationships with department staff.



B.S. in Civil Engineering, Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.), minimum of 8 years of engineering experience.


Depends on experience and qualifications. Benefit package includes generous holiday and personal time off pay, health, dental, and vision insurance, and a 401K/profit sharing plan. Employees also enjoy other bonus/incentive opportunities. Stahly Engineering & Associates is proud to be employee-owned and provide an Employee-Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)


Please provide resume and references to Human Resources: 3530 Centennial Drive, Helena, MT 59601 or email mail@seaeng.com

Stahly Engineering & Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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