A national, award winning client is seeking an experienced and visionary Director of Transportation Engineering to lead company's expansion into the Pacific Northwest region, starting in Portland. As a key member of the leadership team, you will be responsible for overseeing transportation engineering operations, driving business growth, and ensuring the successful delivery of projects.
This is an exceptional opportunity to make a significant impact in the establishment of a dynamic Pacific Northwest market.
- Strategic Leadership: Develop and execute strategic plans for the expansion of our transportation engineering division in the Pacific Northwest.
- Business Development: Identify and pursue new business opportunities, establish and nurture relationships with clients, and contribute to the growth of the company.
- Team Management: Lead, mentor, and inspire a team of transportation engineers and professionals, fostering a collaborative and high-performance work environment.
- Project Delivery: Oversee the successful delivery of transportation engineering projects, ensuring adherence to quality standards, budgets, and timelines.
- Client Engagement: Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, understanding their needs and providing innovative solutions to exceed their expectations.
- Regulatory Compliance: Stay updated with relevant regulations, codes, and industry best practices, ensuring compliance in all transportation engineering projects.
- Budget and Resource Management: Manage project budgets, resources, and staffing requirements to optimize efficiency and profitability.
- Collaboration: Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including design professionals, project managers, and stakeholders, to deliver integrated and sustainable transportation solutions.
- Industry Engagement: Represent the company at industry events, conferences, and professional organizations to enhance visibility and establish thought leadership.
- Performance Monitoring: Monitor key performance indicators, track project metrics, and implement continuous improvement initiatives to drive operational excellence.
- Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or a related field. A Master's degree would be a plus.
- Professional Engineer (PE) license in the state of Oregon or Washington, or the ability to obtain licensure within six months.
- Minimum of 15 years of progressive experience in transportation engineering, including substantial experience in a leadership or management role.
- Strong knowledge of transportation engineering principles, design standards, and regulatory requirements.
- Proven track record in business development and client relationship management, with a focus on expanding market presence and driving revenue growth.
- Exceptional leadership and team-building skills, with the ability to motivate and develop a high-performing team.
- Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to effectively engage with clients, stakeholders, and industry professionals.
- Demonstrated success in delivering transportation engineering projects on time and within budget.
- Strategic mindset with the ability to identify emerging trends, anticipate market needs, and capitalize on growth opportunities.
- Experience working with public agencies, private clients, and multidisciplinary teams is highly desirable.
If interested, please apply today!