Director of Engineering - Civil Transportation

Posted 09 November 2022
Location St Louis, United States of America
Job type Full Time
DisciplineEngineering & Manufacturing
Reference8118

Job Description

Director of Engineering - Civil Transportation

Location: St Louis, MO

Description

In this role, you will direct and be accountable for all aspects of the Civil and Transportation Engineering business in the St. Louis office. The candidate will help create a strategic plan for a Civil and Transportation Engineering business in the St. Louis area markets. The plan will align with the overall strategic plan for the development of a Transportation Design business in all the offices.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate the creation of a strategic plan in alignment with the overall strategic plan for the development of a Transportation and Civil Infrastructure Design business in Missouri and other areas around St. Louis

  • Identify existing and new target clients for the growth of the business in the St. Louis area

  • Execute projects, meeting or exceeding client expectations for quality, schedule, and budget

  • Execute projects, meeting or exceeding internal expectations for quality, schedule, labor/cost budgets, project profitability, safety, and client satisfaction

  • Hire and grow a team who will complete the following in support of the office:

  • Create & cultivate key relationships within target client organizations

  • Identify project opportunities early and facilitate go/no-go decisions in cooperation with leadership.

  • Grow a successful engineering office

  • Recruit key project staff with design and project management capabilities

  • Collaborate to leverage existing engineering and design-build capabilities for the growth of the organization

  • Ensure profitable and sound growth

  • Participate in go/no-go evaluations, ensure the establishment of project work plans, and review fee estimates

  • Recruit, develop, and retain high performers

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Structural Engineering.

  • 10 years of progressive experience in transportation design leading to 5 years as an independent lead designer and culminating with at least 3 years successfully performing design management and coordination activities as a project manager or in assistance to a design project manager.

  • Manager – Working knowledge of one or two highly related design disciplines (civil, roadway, or bridge) and the ability to manage and coordinate all design activities thereof

Specific Knowledge, Skills, License, Certifications:

  • Must be a Registered Professional Engineer in MO

  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Knowledge of design document production and presentation software

  • Ability to budget, manage and forecast in EcoSys or other business unit approved design management software

  • Communications, negotiations, management, and leadership skills

  • Knowledge and experience in design project management including, but not limited to, budgeting, scheduling, proposal writing, staffing, coordination, forecasting, conflict resolution, and change management

Qualifications

Education

  • Preferred - Bachelors or better in Civil Engineering or related field.


Licenses & Certifications

  • Required - Professional Engineer