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Water System Consultant

Contract type
Regular / Permanent


SUEZ in North America operates across all 50 states and Canada with 6,700 employees dedicated to environmental sustainability and smart and sustainable resource management. The company provides drinking water, wastewater and waste collection service to 6.4 million people on a daily basis; treats over 600 million gallons of water and over 450 million gallons of wastewater each day; delivers water treatment and advanced network solutions to 16,000 industrial and municipal sites; processes 55,000 tons of waste for recycling; and rehabilitates and maintains water assets for more than 4,000 municipal and industrial customers. The company is a subsidiary of Paris-based SUEZ.


As a Water System Consultant (WSC), you'll be responsible for full-cycle sales activities, from lead generation through close of sales within a specific region. You'll work within the sales and support team to develop long-term relationships with key decision makers to help navigate a complex sales process. This is a dynamic role and you'll be responsible for the sales and marketing of highly valued solutions for potable water quality management through asset management/maintenance programs. You'll develop and leverage your technical (industrial, engineering, etc) selling skills and product knowledge to position SUEZ services in a competitive light while engaging and managing relationships with decision makers.

We subscribe to a consultative sales approach (Wilson) and because sales cycles tend to be long, you'll need to be organized and self-motivated. You'll target deals that range in size from $25K - $1MM+ across your territory. Building multi-year relationships takes effort and you'll need to travel frequently within your territory to be successful. Your ability to qualify customers in a procurement model will be key and understanding the bid cycles municipalities use will be important.

The sales cycle for our services can be long, stretching 6-18 months, which is why we support our WSCs with a generous compensation package. We position our people to build a sustainable book of business with uncapped earning potential - some of our most successful WSCs earn $1mm+ annually! If you like the idea of running your own book of business in a growing industry while enjoying excellent earning potential and career growth, here's more.


Core Requirements:
5+ years of experience in the water or construction industry
5+ years of technical sales experience preferred; however, we will train and support people who have good technical understanding, a broad network of contacts, and a willingness to put in the time and effort to develop their sales skills
Very good organizational/planning skills/presentation skills
Valid driver's license and ability to travel within assigned territory
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

Some additional responsibilities include:
Create and nurture a database of qualified leads through a variety of approaches including referrals, networking, and cold-calling
You'll make build the brand and reputation of SUEZ and yourself within the industry - our people always adhere to ethical practices.
Regularly gather and submit detailed business information, pricing and proposed solutions to customers
You will participate and contribute to the development of educational programs offered to clients, prospects and company employees

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.



Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators


Bachelor's Degree


5 to 20+ years

Job type

Full time

Salary Range
$68,000.00 - 94,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Milwaukee, WI 53201, US