Rockies Area Leader

Brown and Caldwell - Lakewood, CO (30+ days ago)3.8

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For more than 70 years, Brown and Caldwell has been creating leading-edge environmental solutions for public agencies and private industry. We consult, design, construct and deliver best-in-class solutions. Our mission is to be the environmental company of choice for our Clients. Our purpose is to be the place where employees come to do their best work – resulting in a highly engaged workforce, extraordinarily satisfied clients and work product that positively impacts the environment.

Brown and Caldwell operates under an Enterprise business model where Business Units leverage talent and resources from across the company as-well-as locally to provide the best solutions and services to our clients. The Area Leader role is one of the most important leadership roles in our company. With only 14 Area Leaders in Brown and Caldwell, this role is critical to our success and is entrusted to grow our business, deliver high quality solutions and services and lead talent and change management in a way that continues to set us apart as the best place to work in our industry.

This role will be based out of Denver and will be responsible for the growth and leadership of Brown and Caldwell’s Rocky Mountains Area. This encompasses offices in Denver and Salt Lake City, and all associated staff and municipal/utility clients served from those locations. The Rocky Mountains Area is one of four areas in Brown and Caldwell’s West Business Unit, which also includes the Pacific, Northwest, and Western Canada areas.


The most critical responsibility the Area Leader is to drive sustained, profitable growth both internally and externally. This happens by delivering the “BC Experience” in a way that exceeds expectations for our clients and employees. The Area Leader is successful when they engage their team to:

  • Grow Our Businessby ensuring current clients view BC as the company of choice while also implementing strategies to gain new clients and business.
  • Deliver Service Excellenceby providing high quality and innovative solutions on time and within budget.
  • Demonstrate Sound Financial and Operational Acumenby managing the geographical staffing and business portfolio and overhead expenditures, ensuring investments are made wisely, and leveraging enterprise resources and support groups to drive both Area and company profitability.
  • Act as a Change Agent by leading change management in a thoughtful, balanced way ensuring communication is at the forefront.
  • Optimize Organizational Healthby hiring, developing, retaining, engaging and allocating talent in a way that ensures we deliver the “BC Experience” and continue to be the best place for employees to work in our industry.

Job Expectations

The Area Leader is expected to demonstrate excellence in leadership, the delivery of high quality work product, strong financial performance and sustained growth of our client base. This is a leadership role that requires critical thinking and decision making in a high velocity environment, strong business acumen, extraordinary talent management ability and sound, ethical character and executive presence.

The Area Leader will:

  • Understand Rocky Mountains market and grow it in alignment with the company’s core strategic goals and imperatives, standards, operational model and values.
  • Leverage the Enterprise Model and teams to deliver projects and outcomes that make both the local region and broader company successful.
  • Contribute to the success of the West Business Unit by acting as a key member of the Business Unit Leadership Team.
  • Build and sustain strong, deep and sincere relationships with clients – ensuring they continue to make BC their company of choice.
  • Communicate change and business decisions confidently, clearly and frequently – with strong self and social awareness – ensuring the proper context is set for employees to understand what needs to be done, when it needs to be done by, how it needs to be done and most importantly….”why” it’s important.
  • Drive accountability and performance while demonstrating the wherewithal to make tough decisions about performance gaps.
  • Operate with passion and optimism by inspiring others, chasing after continuous improvement and innovation, demonstrating good judgement, ethical decision making, and delivering high-impact results.
  • Recognize, appreciate and advance the team mentality that makes BC unique and successful.
  • Make the acquisition, development, engagement and performance of talent their highest commitment – realizing that talent is our business and the way BC will continue to grow.

Experiences and Job Requirements

  • B.S. or M.S. in engineering, geology, hydrogeology, or a related field is required.
  • Professional registration is preferred.
  • Minimum of 15 years of increasingly responsible experience in the environmental services and consulting industry is required.
  • Ability to demonstrate financial acumen including P&L responsibility.
  • Ability to demonstrate experience managing a large portfolio of projects with a substantial impact on the business.
  • Ability to demonstrate experience managing successfully within a matrixed/enterprise business model.
  • Ability to demonstrate experience managing at the executive level (must have led and developed other leaders).
  • B.A. or similar coursework preferred.

For more than 70 years, Brown and Caldwell has been creating leading-edge environmental solutions for public agencies and private industry. We strive to be the environmental company of choice—to our clients, who benefit from our passion for delivering exceptional quality, and to our employees, present and future, who share our commitment to client service, collaboration and innovation. Join us, and you will find a home where you can do your best work, reach new levels of expertise and enjoy exceptional development opportunities. As a privately held firm with over 1,500 employee-owners in 50+ offices nationwide, the opportunity awaits for you to advance.

This position is subject to a pre-employment background check and a pre-employment drug test.

Brown and Caldwell is proud to be an EEO/AAP Employer. Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Job Type: Full-time


  • P & L and financial: 10 years (Required)
  • environmental services and consulting industry: 10 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • Professional Engineer Registration (Required)