Hayden Logo

Hayden Consultants, Inc. ("Hayden Consultants"), a wholly owned subsidiary of GEI Consultants, Inc. ("GEI") is a Dallas-based engineering partner serving public agencies and private industry, specializing in civil and transportation engineering design and construction management services and for projects in North Texas, statewide and in the surrounding states.

Founded in 2000, Hayden Consultants has earned a reputation as the go-to firm for design of complex street reconstruction, highways and tollways, water resources, rail and transit facilities, and Low Impact Development (LID) and sustainable design practices. Our clients come back to us again and again to take advantage of our problem-solving expertise in transportation, water and wastewater design, site development, and construction engineering and inspection.

Beyond delivering exceptional engineering solutions for projects, we build lasting client relationships. In addition to private industry clients, our partnerships include Dallas Area Rapid Transit, Trinity Metro, the Texas Department of Transportation, DFW Airport and various municipalities and public agencies in the state of Texas.

In October 2018, Hayden Consultants became part of GEI Consultants, a consulting engineering and environmental firm ranked #95 in the ENR top 500 (2019). GEI serves hundreds of government, energy, industry and institutional clients, and have completed 50,000 project engagements throughout the United States, Canada, and more than 20 other countries. GEI, a privately held employee owned company, was founded nearly 50 years ago by five engineering pioneers. GEI now consists of over 900 employees in multiple offices throughout the U.S. and Canada. Our technical experts are involved in dozens of specialty services emanating from our core solutions in water, energy, buildings, infrastructure and industrial. Our technical experts are some of the most innovative and leading subject matter experts in their respective fields. We continue to grow and expand in our solutions, expertise and geography to ensure we can continue providing valuable solutions to our clients.

Our culture is one where we encourage employees to respectfully and thoughtfully challenge current practices for continual improvement. We believe this constructive engagement helps us evolve in an ever-changing business environment and will strengthen our organization in the future. Our practices reflect our commitment to a collaborative teaming approach, encouraging diverse perspectives which lead to innovation and value added solutions that fuel our success. Our committed employees work hard for our clients and in support of one another. In return we invest in a culture with engaging learning and career development opportunities, a competitive total rewards package, recognition, and the opportunity for some fun along the way.

Job Description

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of successfully building and leading a water services practice in Texas and will develop client relationships for new business. This position will coordinate technical services and staff within the assigned practice to foster collaboration across the region.

Essential Responsibilities & Duties

  • Set the overall strategy and vision to develop and expand the Texas Water Practice
  • Identify, develop, pursue, and win opportunities with new and existing clients in Texas
  • Plan, pursue, coordinate and win water resource planning, water management and water infrastructure projects
  • Provide technical input and oversight in water infrastructure including research, reports, design and specifications
  • Ability to supervise and direct junior staff
  • Experience with project management concepts and software. Strong verbal and written communication skills are required
  • Facilitate meetings with internal staff and external clients

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering required
  • Registered professional engineer in Texas
  • Demonstrated entrepreneurial attitude and ability to generate new work and grow a business segment, with a proven track record of success.
  • Seller-Doer with strong client relationships, and entrepreneurial spirit, and a track record of generating new work
  • Recognized for technical excellence and the development of client-focused, creative and practical solutions
  • Broad regional understanding of market needs and emerging trends
  • Strong report writing, communication and presentation skills, willingness to travel on short assignments, as needed
  • Ability to work with limited supervision; organized; energetic and enthusiastic; and ability to build productive working relationships within the firm and with project teams
  • Strategic, big picture thinker with an analytical and technical orientation
  • Must possess a valid U.S. driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience in pursuing and winning opportunities for water clients in Texas
  • Strong reputation in the Texas market for water facilities
  • Over fifteen years’ experience in civil engineering and water resources related fields
  • Thoroughly familiar with computerized applications including Microsoft software and structural and hydraulic engineering applications
  • Knowledgeable of Texas water institutions, issues and funding sources is desirable, such as Texas Regional Water Planning groups, Texas Water Development Board and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality


  • Market-Competitive Compensation
  • Comprehensive Benefits Program, including Medical, Dental, Vision and More
  • Continuing Education Assistance and Tuition Reimbursement
  • Professional Development and Opportunities for Advancement
  • Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off
  • Rewards and Recognition
  • GEI-Funded Profit Sharing and 401(k)
  • And More…


Physical Job Requirements










Activity Level Throughout Workday

Physical Activity Requirements


  (0-35% of            day)


  (33-66% of day)


   (67-100% of             day)

       Not        Applicable





















Lifting (floor to waist level) (in pounds)





Lifting (waist level and above) (in pounds)





Carrying objects




















Reaching forward





Reaching overhead










Wrist position deviation





Pinching/fine motor skills





Keyboard use/repetitive motion





Taste or smell (taste=never)





Talk or hear






   Accurate           20/40

    Very Accurate             20/20

Not Applicable


Near Vision




Far Vision






Not Applicable


Color Vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)



Sensory Requirements




Not Applicable

Depth perception








Environmental Requirements

Occupational Exposure Risk Potential

Reasonably Anticipated

Not Anticipated

Blood borne pathogens





Airborne communicable diseases



Extreme temperatures





Uneven surfaces or elevations



Extreme noise levels


Dust/particular matter




Other (exposure risks):



Usual workday hours:







Other work hours

Hayden Consultants, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of GEI Consultants, Inc., is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disability employer



Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact Talent Acquisition at
Email: TalentAcquisition@geiconsultants.com

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

If you want to view the EEO is the Law poster, please choose your language: EnglishSpanishArabic - Chinese

If you want to view the EEO is the Law Supplement poster, please choose your language: EnglishSpanishChinese

If you want to view the Pay Transparency Policy Statement, please click the link: English