ABOUT THE CLIENT
The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is the largest municipal water utility in North America, with more than 6,000 employees. Every day, the DEP delivers more than 1.1 billion gallons of water to nine million New Yorkers, and treats more than 1.3 gallons of wastewater. The mission is to protect public health and the environment by supplying clean drinking water, collecting and treating wastewater, and reducing air, noise, and hazardous material pollution. DEP's vision is to be the safest, most efficient, cost-effective, resilient and transparent water utility in the nation; the values they embrace in doing their day-to-day work are safety, service, support, transparency, innovation and sustainability.
The opportunity to lead some of the most significant and complex projects for the largest water utility in North America that will last for centuries; impacting New Yorkers for generations to come.
The mission of BEDC is to translate the environmental policies, programs and needs of the City into specific capital projects that are advanced through facility planning, design, and construction. BEDC performs work that is recognized within the water utility and capital construction industries as some of the most complex and exciting water utility construction projects in the country. The Department manages one of the largest construction programs in the region with a Capital Improvement Plan of $18BN from FY18-27. The Deputy Commissioner is responsible for the leadership of all activities of the Bureau comprised of nearly 450 management and represented employees, primarily engineers and project managers. The staff works collaboratively with external consultants who competitively bid for work in compliance with the City's procurement process.
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