Principal Engineer, Water Resources ( Market Leader )

MNS Engineers   •  

Los Angeles, CA

15+ years

Posted 242 days ago

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Principal Engineer, Water Resources

Job Description:

Take over the reins of our growing Civil/Water Resources Design team in Southern California! Enjoy established clientele, a healthy backlog of projects, and a cohesive team environment. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • In conjunction with CEO and other firm managers, develop, implement and monitor strategic plans, staffing plans and performance metrics for the Water Resources market sector.
  • In conjunction with Business Development Manager and other firm managers, establish contacts and build relationships with existing clients and prospective clients.
  • Serves as Project Manager and technical leader on Water Resources (including water, wastewater, and storm water) projects.
  • Uses creativity, foresight, and mature judgment in anticipating and solving unprecedented problems.
  • Makes decisions and recommendations that are authoritative and have an important impact on extensive organizational activities.
  • Sets priorities and reconciles directions from competing interests.
  • Works on programs with complex features.
  • Develops standards and guidelines.
  • Supervises several organizational segments or teams.
  • Recommends facilities, personnel, and funds required to carry out programs.
  • Oversees the technical, legal, and financial issues of an entire program.
  • Determines program objectives and requirements.
  • Develops standards and guidelines.
  • Receives administrative supervision with assignments given in terms of broad general objectives and limits.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience and Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited program.
  • Registered Professional Engineer.
  • Advanced degree or specialty license preferred.
  • Engaged in life-long learning to maintain knowledge of contemporary issues.
  • Valid California Driver License is required.


  • 15 + years, Minimum experience of five (5) years as a Supervising Engineer


  • Possesses exceptional oral and written communication skills.
  • Routinely interacts with organization leaders, clients, customers, officials, contractors, and others.
  • Leads project meetings and makes presentations.
  • Initiates and maintains extensive contacts with key engineers and officials or other organizations and companies and is skilled in persuasion and negotiation of critical issues.
  • Job Tracking ID: 20182231LAXWAT