Manager, Engineering

Litchfield Park, AZ, US, 85340

Our purpose is sustaining energy and water for life, and it is demonstrated in everything we do as a business, and as an employee team.

At Liberty, we hire passionate people who care about doing the right thing for our customers. We are entrepreneurial, creative, and outcome-focused. Here, your natural talent and achievements will flourish in an inclusive environment of teamwork, trust and continuous learning. We are always pursuing excellence to exceed our ambitions goals, rewarding both the goal outcome and how we achieve it. 


This position reports directly to the Director, Engineering of Liberty Utilities- Arizona, and is primarily responsible for managing staff and projects related to engineering and business development services, including but not limited to: making assignments, decisions and recommendations for master planning of facilities and the design/construction of various projects. Serves as project facilitator, developing project milestones, managing project contracts, controlling project costs, and facilitating project completion. Oversees capital project cost administration, ensuring that all expenses are booked and recorded properly. Collaborates with other business unit leaders in determining the long-range capital improvement needs for the local operation. Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Performs technical research to solve extensive and diverse engineering issues.
  • Conducts comprehensive engineering studies, prepares reports and recommendations.
  • Develops, coordinates, and directs multiple projects related to water and wastewater systems, master planning, design, project management, and construction of various facilities.
  • Makes decisions regarding the design and construction of utility facilities and system operations to meet demands and emergencies.
  • Oversees capital project cost administration, ensuring that all expenses are booked and recorded properly.
  • Collaborates with other business unit leaders in determining the long range capital improvement needs for the local operation.
  • Administers and directs various contacts: prepares reports, project plans/specifications, and letters, and other communications
  • Prepares Company rate case materials, including testifying where needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

• Must possess a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Civil Engineering or an equivalent Engineering Degree from an accredited four-year college or university.
• Must be a Registered Professional Civil Engineer with at least ten years of technical experience in water and wastewater facilities design and project management or other related fields.
• A Master’s Degree in Engineering may be substituted for two years of experience.

  • Must have at least four years of supervisory experience with increasingly greater responsibility in a management position.
  • Must demonstrate a highly developed sense of responsibility and superior interpersonal and technical skills that are commensurate with years of experience.
  • Proficient with computer applications including Microsoft Office Suite and the Internet.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Flexible with traveling within the US & Canada required.
  • Valid driver’s license and passport required
  • Ethical and professional.
  • Strategic and long term oriented.
  • Strong organizational, research, analytical, multi-tasking and time management skills.
  • Strong communication, negotiation, interpersonal, and collaboration skills.
  • Respected and credible with internal and external audiences.

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. is a growing renewable energy and utility company with over $15 billion of assets across North America and internationally.

For more than 30 years, Algonquin has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to delivering clean energy and water solutions. Our rapid growth has led both our regulated utility services and renewable energy business groups into different geographies and commodities, but our purpose remains unchanged – Sustaining Energy and Water for Life.

Through our operating business (Liberty), we provide regulated electricity, water, and natural gas utility services to over 1 million customer connections, primarily in North America. And, our growing portfolio of clean, renewable wind, solar, hydro and thermal power generation facilities represent over 3 GW of renewable generation capacity in operation and under construction.

With our robust, diversified, and growing presence in communities across North America and internationally, we are continually demonstrating our “Think Global,  Act Local” business model.

What we offer

Company funded Pension program

401k with Company match

Full insurance benefits (health/dental/vision/life)

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Share purchase/match plan

Defined Contribution savings plan

Top Talent Program

Volunteer paid days off

Employee Assistance Program

Achievement fund


We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce.  If you are excited about this role and are not certain you meet the all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to further investigate the opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix