Aaron Kraft joined Stantec, a global engineering, architecture, and consulting firm as an executive director of the company’s water practice 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 has led more than $ 41 million in water and wastewater capital improvement projects as the general manager of a utility company in Southern California. 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 leader with a track record of excellence. Aaron comes to Stantec from the customer and brings 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 Bachelor of Science degree in environmental engineering before completing his Masters of 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.
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