American Structurepoint

Team Leader

Job Locations US-IN-Indianapolis
Job ID
Utility Infrastructure Group
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time


We are looking for a team leader and hands on manager to direct, market and win utility infrastructure work in the midwest market. General duties include direction and development of utility infrastructure (UI) projects and management of a team of 5-10 staff members. Responsibilities include workflow and staff management, staff development, technical leadership, project management, quality assurance, and client management.



Workflow and Staff Management

  • Monthly team financial and staffing forecasts with a 3 month look ahead
  • Master team project list updated monthly
  • Monitor monthly team billings, profitability, and staff utilization
  • Coordinate workflow and staffing with Group Leader and other teams
  • Identify hiring needs and assist with interviewing
  • Ensure proper staff training
  • Be flexible with staff on opportunities for advancement and learning within the team, the group and the company
  • Lead employee performance review effort
  • Effectively deal with personnel issues within the team in conjunction with Group Leader, Human Resources and upper management
  • Keep team personnel morale high

Staff Development

  • Guide staff in developing and monitoring their career development plan
  • Develop technical skills of Engineers and Project Managers
  • Develop Project Managers to prepare proposals, establish fees, bill projects, and to be responsible for the financial success of projects
  • Develop Project Managers to successfully manage all aspects of projects
  • Develop Project Managers to create and maintain client relationships
  • Develop Project Managers to delegate design tasks
  • Create a timetable for Project Manager development and monitor progress
  • Monitor and assist Project Manager’s performance

Technical Leadership

  • Direct all aspects of the development of utility infrastructure study and design projects in the areas of drinking water, wastewater, stormwater.
  • Mentor less experienced staff
  • Solve technical problems
  • Identify project roadblocks and assist in resolving them

Project Management

  • Prepare proposals, fee negotiations, and contracts
  • Track financial progress of individual projects and Project Managers
  • Drive velocity on all projects and maintain project schedules
  • Assist group and other groups to be profitable

Quality Assurance

  • Ensure that every project gets adequate review at every stage
  • Use technical resources to assist in quality control

Client Management

  • Establish good relationships with clients
  • Look for new opportunities with existing clients
  • Provide support for our sales force
  • Look for opportunities with prospective clients



  • Ability to effectively communicate positively at all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and mentor staff members
  • Demonstrated participation in proposals and presentations, with the ability to win work
  • Assist in defining business plan to execute work, grow and develop new business


  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects profitably
  • Extensive client contacts/relationships with local municipalities
  • 10 years in Utility Infrastructure engineering including design of wastewater treatment plants, water treatment plants, water distribution systems, sanitary sewer collections systems and lift stations

Education: BS in Civil or Environmental Engineering

Licenses: Professional Engineer, with licensure reciprocity to Indiana



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