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Regional Regulatory Manager - Stormwater

Date: Dec 19, 2018

Location: Indianapolis, IN, US

Company: Contech Engineered Solutions LLC

Location: Can be in Cincinnati, OH; Northern KY; Chicago, IL; Indianapolis, IN; Detriot, MI  (Position Works Remotely)

Contech Engineered Solutions is seeking a Regional Regulatory Manager to join our Great Lakes/Central stormwater team. The Regional Regulatory Manager is responsible for obtaining and maintaining approvals or acceptance of CONTECH stormwater products from state, regional, and local regulatory agencies and jurisdiction in their geographic area of responsibility.  In addition, the Regional Regulatory manager must be able to provide strategic leadership and technical training on local regulations and product usage for the field sales organization.  This position requires a self-starting, actively engaged and strategic individual.


Primary Responsibilities

  1. Manage Relationships with Key Stormwater Stakeholders
    • Build collaborative relationships with stormwater management agencies, environmental organizations, building industry groups and other parties invested in the development of clear, progressive and protective stormwater regulations
    • Participate in stormwater policy development by providing technical comments, serving on stakeholder committees, and building consensus around performance-based standards
    • Represent Contech at strategic conferences and trade shows
    • Build personal standing in the stormwater community by writing articles and presenting papers in technical forums
  2. Obtain Product Approvals
    • Work with state, regional and local agencies to gain approval of Contech stormwater products including development of tailored sizing and design methodologies and preparation of formal submittals
    • Increase awareness and understanding of proprietary stormwater technologies and encourage development of policies that provide an approval path for proprietary stormwater technologies
    • Identify testing opportunities and coordinate research to evaluate effectiveness of Contech products
  3. Support Contech Field Teams
    • Identify and interpret applicable stormwater requirements for internal and external project development engineers
    • Assist Contech field sales teams in securing regulatory approvals on specific projects
    • Provides sales support by participating in technical presentations and developing sales tools
    • Provide regulatory input for strategic business development planning
    • Analyze and disseminate current research related to the design and performance of stormwater management systems
  4. Investigate competitive technologies and develop strategies to insure they are understood by the regulatory and engineering community.
  5. Coordinate with colleagues in the Regulatory Services Group to develop strategic approaches to gain approvals and ensure that competition is fair and equal
  6. Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Education

Required minimum education:  Bachelor’s Degree

Required Major/Focus:  Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering, Environmental Science or related field



  1. 10 years professional work experience
  2. Strong communication skills and public speaking experience
  3. In depth knowledge of stormwater with respect to policy, best management practices (BMPs), water quality, hydraulics and hydrology
  4. Familiarity with the Clean Water Act and NPDES regulations
  5. Demonstrated technical writing skills
  6. Knowledge of key regulatory organizations and the ability to build rapport with authorities
  7. Ability to independently manage workload, including travel approximately 40% of the time.

Local Candidates Only Please. No Relocation Assistance is Available.


Contech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and participates in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability. Click here to view information regarding your Equal Employment Opportunity rights and protections: EEO is the Law.

Contech is a drug-free workplace and conducts pre-employment testing as a condition of employment.  If you are unable to apply online due to a disability, contact the Contech Recruiting team at (513) 645-7000.

Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis

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