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Job Description

  LaBella Associates was established in 1978 and is a certified Great Place To Work. We are headquartered in Rochester, NY with offices across New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Maine, Virginia, North and South Carolina, Alabama, and Madrid, Spain. LaBella is a multi-disciplined architectural and engineering firm dedicated to client satisfaction through teamwork, respect, and trust. We provide services that take a project from start to finish—from an initial study to determine a project’s feasibility to construction administration and start up, and everything in between. 

Job Overview
The Team Leader will work on water and wastewater treatment as well as distribution and collection of related projects. This individual will provide leadership and work closely with the water/wastewater design team and other discipline team members. The chosen candidate will be responsible for oversight of all technical aspects of a project, as well as administrative and management duties. The Team Leader will be involved in business development activities such as responding to proposals and client outreach.


  • Provide daily oversight and guidance to water/wastewater team
  • Provide weekly scheduling of time for team members as well as review of weekly time sheets
  • Prepare scopes of work, budget and monitor budgets throughout the entire project
  • Seek out and pursue business development opportunities to further expand the group in targeted geographical regions of New York
  • Establish relationships and teaming opportunities with W/MBE companies for given projects
  • Provide assistance on developing design concepts and potential alternatives
  • Provide QA/QC to produce effective and high-quality project documents (including reports, design drawings, and specifications)
  • Assist clients with construction procurement
  • Support projects in construction, including office administration and field observation oversight
  • Assist with water and wastewater operations and research, hydraulic/process modeling, environmental review, permitting, and project financing
  • Become actively involved with local, state or national professional associations


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil and/or Environmental Engineering
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience
  • Professional Engineer license in New York State
  • Track record of developing good working relationships with municipal, industrial, and/or institutional clients
  • Project management and leadership experience on various sized projects
  • Effective communication skills using oral, graphic and written forms
  • Ability to travel to project sites and meet with operators to discuss technical matters
  • Ability to manage multiple workloads and budgets
  • Familiarity with AutoDesk products and hydraulic/process modeling software is preferred

The offer of employment for this position will be conditioned upon a satisfactory criminal background check.Company Perks

  • Health/Dental Insurance
  • 401k Plan
  • Short & Long Term Disability
  • Profit Sharing
  • Paid Time Off
  • Verizon Wireless Discount
  • Gym Reimbursement
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Referral Bonus Program
  • Wellness Program
  • Team Building Events
  • Community Service Events

LaBella Associates does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiting professionals or agencies, nor do we accept resumes from any source that does not reference a specific, open position. LaBella Associates will not be responsible for any fees arising from the use of resume submitted by recruiting professionals or agencies that do not have a current placement fee agreement with LaBella Associates. All initial communication with recruiting professionals or agencies must go through human resources.