LAS VEGAS, NV – Aaron Kraft has joined Stantec – a global engineering, architecture, and consulting firm – as a senior principal in the company’s water practice, based in Las Vegas, Nevada. He has extensive experience in the areas of operation and maintenance of water / wastewater (O&M), strategic capital and master planning as well as asset management.
Kraft brings 25 years of experience leading public and private O&M and capital projects for water, sewage, rainwater and solid waste. For the past five years, he served as general manager of a utility company in Southern California leading more than $ 41 million in water and wastewater capital improvement projects. He is known as an energy champion for designing and implementing high efficiency equipment and operations.
At Stantec, he focuses on not only supporting and expanding the Nevada portfolio, but also regional business development.
“Aaron’s experience in building teams and leading projects for utilities is a clear benefit to our team and our customers,” said Clint Rogers, vice president of Stantec’s water practice. “He is a proven market leader with a track record of excellence. Aaron comes to Stantec from the customer side and brings with him a unique perspective. He can help to further strengthen customer relationships and to plan water and wastewater projects. “
Kraft graduated from the New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology with a BS in environmental engineering before completing his MS in Public Administration from Iowa State University. He is a member of the National Association of Clean Water Agencies and sits on several committees, including Water Quality and Climate & Resiliency.