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HNTB Group Director - Highway Planning and Design in Chicago, Illinois

What We're Looking For

Responsible for direction and supervision of the Highway Planning and Design practice group including delivery of Phase I and Phase II projects. Directs project priorities, staff recruitment, staffing schedules, and staff assignments to ensure clients are provided the best capabilities to meet their needs. Responsible for efficient, productive utilization of staff in providing high-quality service. Also responsible to marketing to strategic clients, including maintaining and developing client relationships. Must have an in-depth knowledge of current practices, procedures and priorities related to major Illinois and Chicago transportation and infrastructure agencies.

Primary Focus Will Include:

  • Oversee project management activities (including the work of various project managers as well the development of project scope, schedule, budget and quality management). Perform technical discipline tasks including project assignments, project review meetings and time and budget management.

  • Assist in marketing responsibilities, including proposal generation for various clients including the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and the Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT).

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Master's degree in Engineering

  • PE

  • IDOT and/or CDOT Phase I and Phase II project management experience

What You'll Need

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Directs and supervises the development and management of the operating budgets for the departments within the Group and coordination with the office's budget.

  • Responsible for the oversight of the group (multiple departments) activities, establish priorities and assign staff to projects. Collaborate with other groups, offices and divisions on work-sharing needs and opportunities.

  • Drives the implementation of the firm's strategic plan and HNTB's Sophisticated Sales Approach (SSA) process on project pursuits and markets with the Group and office, including development of strategic planning strategies.

  • Drives the implementation of the firm's contracting (SCA) process through project delivery and contracting activities including scope, work plan and fee reviews for all contracting activities impacting the group.

  • Drives the implementation of the firm's project delivery (SDA) process including Work Planning, Monthly Project Reviews and other project performance methods to ensure quality work, on time, on schedule, to the client's satisfaction.

  • Assists in marketing responsibilities, including client discovery, proposal generation, interviews, and win-to-work activities

  • Maintains client contacts to ensure client satisfaction. Leads and assists in sales and marketing efforts for department's growth.

  • Assists in the development and execution of the office strategic plan. May participate of the Office Leadership Team (OLT)

  • Recruits, hires, develops and retains department staff within the group, including supporting Department Managers with the development of plans for staff reporting, performance and compensation reviews, and succession planning.

  • 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.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering with 12 years of practical experience including 4 years of supervisory experience

Additional Information

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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

R-06402 Full Time #KD #Highways

About Us

At HNTB, we are harnessing the power of collaboration and innovation to establish a new vision for the future of mobility across our country. You don’t have to look far to see our impact. For more than a century, HNTB’s spark has connected people and places, expanded opportunity, and left a lasting impact on our communities. Our culture of integrity and inclusion, combined with groundbreaking solutions, has affirmed our reputation and positioned our firm as the industry leader in delivering extraordinary value.

When you join HNTB, you are joining an employee-owned firm founded on the values of integrity, collaboration, personal accountability, respect for others, and the development of all employees. We are committed to the continual improvement of an inclusive and diverse workplace. We encourage our employees to bring their whole and authentic selves to work, provide them a meaningful welcoming environment where they are valued, celebrated and respected. Diversity of thought and unique perspectives drives innovation, engagement and retention, which makes HNTB better and brings value to our clients and our communities.

HNTB is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer .

HNTB does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. We will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with a disability where appropriate.

Work Authorization

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).

Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is typically not available for entry level positions.

  • HNTB participates in E-Verify

  • Know your rights: Right to Work

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