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Hydropower Lead

Date: Mar 22, 2019

Location: Seattle, WA, US

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 15762 

Job Category: Energy; Engineering; Environmental; Project Management 

Location: Seattle, WA, United States  


Our organization is passionately committed to the pursuit of a better world through positive change. Our global network of 9,000 professionals combine vast engineering and business knowledge, working in partnership with our clients to develop market strategies, manage and optimize production, develop new game-changing technologies, and design and deliver complex capital projects. Our corporate roots extend back more than a hundred years, and our experience spans over 150 countries around the world in the metals, energy, infrastructure, digital, and investments market sectors.  We work closely with the communities in which we serve to ensure that our solutions optimize environmental protection, economic prosperity, social justice, and cultural vibrancy.

Hatch is seeking a Hydropower Lead in support of its Hydropower business in the United States. The Hydropower Lead is responsible for the continued development and growth of the Hydropower business in United States. Reporting to the Global Director for Hydropower, the individual will have overall responsibility for all Hydropower activities in the Pacific North-West - USA.

Primary Responsibilities:  

  • Assess and pursue opportunities for growth in other regions working in coordination with other Regional Directors.
  • Lead domestic business development activities including the identification of client opportunities, proposal preparation, presentations, contract negotiations, amendments, change notices, and contract claims.
  • Participate in a collaborative planning process to develop near and long-term business plans.
  • Develop, enhance and maintain positive key client relationships and serve as a primary contact.
  • Manage projects by providing oversight on scope, cost and schedule, and related reporting internally and to client.
  • Lead design work and communicate design concepts to other staff and clients.
  • Supervise and coach other engineering and support staff, including mentoring of junior/ mid-level engineers, and provision of quality assurance review or input where required.
  • Maintain an internal network of peers and subject matter experts and establishes internal collaborative relationships with senior management.
  • Although you will be focused on projects in the US, you will also be involved in international projects as a client liaison.
  • Provide strong functional and operations leadership, management and administration for Hydropower business in the United States.
  • Develop and pursue Hydropower opportunities, integrating with global strategies.
  • Participate in work-sharing and other global workforce planning initiatives to achieve global targets.
  • Manage business performance including indirect, in accordance with global targets.
  • Ensure implementation of staff assessment and development initiatives.
  • Ensure practice development initiatives are implemented in a global context.
  • Recruit and transfer staff in association with Global Practice Directors and Regional Practice Leads.

Preferred Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited University. Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Registered as Professional Engineer.
  • 15+ years’ experience in a multi-disciplinary environment on Hydropower projects.
  • Must have sound industry networks and a significant reputation in the engineering industry.
  • Have a solid track-record in management and business development, with exceptional relationship-building skills.
  • Must have credibility, stature and personal presence to lead the individuals and operate effectively as a key member of the management team.

We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 

Nearest Major Market: Seattle

Job Segment: Hydro, Engineer, Claims, Quality Assurance, QA, Engineering, Insurance, Technology, Quality

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