HNTB Transportation Department Manager in Atlanta, Georgia

Why Choose HNTB?

For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

At HNTB, we’re encouraged to go beyond discovering mere solutions that will impact our very landscape. We are encouraged to ask, “What if?” Our HNTB family fosters an inventive and resourceful commitment to finding unique answers to complex problems. We believe that the act of wondering sparks creativity. We will work to foster your creativity, career and personal growth. Come join HNTB and unleash your spark of imagination.

For you, “together” can mean the chance to put together an exciting career. At HNTB “together” also means collaborating across geographies and disciplines within the firm. And “together” means that we are partners with our clients. Our goals are linked, and their success is our success. “Together” means that we are engaged in the communities we serve — we live there — and are committed to their growth and development.

Overview

The time is right to join HNTB! We are currently seeking a Transportation Department Manager for our Atlanta, Georgia office.

Job Summary

Responsible for direction and supervision of a large professional or technical group. Coordinates project priorities, staffing schedules, and staff assignments to ensure clients are provided the best design capabilities to meet their needs. Responsible for technical coaching and mentoring and efficient, productive utilization of staff in providing high-quality service.

Essential Responsibility

  • Actively manages assigned project management activities (project scope, schedule, budget and quality management) and performs technical discipline tasks including research, reports, design, specifications and plan preparation.

  • Implements and executes the firm’s Sophisticated Sales Approach, Sophisticated Contracting Approach and Sophisticated Delivery Approach (SSA, SCA, SDA).

  • Responsible for the hiring, supervision, mentoring, professional development, evaluation and termination of department staff members.

  • Coordinates department activities and assigns priorities and staff to projects.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Identifies and markets business opportunities with key clients.

  • Develops and enhances key client relationships and serve as one of the primary company contacts.

  • Develops overall department growth and performance strategy aligning with District, Division, and Corporate goals.

  • Secures and manages the profitable operation of multiple projects or mega projects

  • Full managerial responsibility for all aspects of the project including scope development, contract negotiations, cost control, staff management, quality control and cash management on large and multiple projects.

  • Actively manages HNTB budget and schedule, project communications and documentation.

  • Administers relevant aspects of a formal quality control program.

  • Coordinates work efforts and reviews work performed.

  • Manages and delivers quality civil transportation projects on-time, within budget and to the satisfaction of the client.

  • Manages and Develops staff aligned with growth initiatives and individual career goals.

Basic Qualification

Bachelor's degree in Engineering

16 years relevant experience

4 years supervisory experience

Preferred Qualification/Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or related discipline plus a minimum of 12 years of experience in the design, management and implementation of civil transportation projects.

  • Licensed Georgia Professional Engineer (P.E.) or ability to obtain one within 6 months of hire.

  • Experience managing successful, profitable large transportation design projects.

  • Understanding of DOT policy and procedures. GDOT standards and requirements preferred.

  • Experience marketing to civil transportation clients in Georgia preferred.

  • Project planning and NEPA process background a plus.

  • Experience with other transportation sectors such as MARTA, Norfolk Southern and/or CSX a plus.

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General Work Conditions

Combination Office and Field Environment: Most work is performed in an office environment in which there is only minimal exposure to potentially unpleasant working conditions. Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use. Work may infrequently be performed at client’s job site, construction trailer, and in the field. Work may sometimes require working in inclement weather, working in a construction site, being exposed to heavy construction equipment and doing extensive walking. Adherence to applicable safety protocol is required.

HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.

The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate. “EEO is the Law” Poster “EEO is the Law” Poster Supplement HNTB Job Title Department Manager - Engineering

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Engineering-Transportation