HNTB Highway Practice Builder in Oakland, California
What We're Looking For
HNTB has won some of the most interesting and challenging recent highway projects, and we are looking to a practice leader who can take us to the next level.
This role will be tasked with developing a strategy and vision to grow the highway practice in Northern California and Nevada; develop plans around the core areas listed below.
Responsible for direction and supervision of multiple professional or technical groups. Directs project priorities, staffing schedules, and staff assignments to ensure clients are provided the best design capabilities to meet their needs. Responsible for efficient, productive utilization of staff in providing high-quality service.
Primary Focus Will Include
Client and project selection
Hiring and staff placement
Training and development of staff
Timeline for growth
Key investments needed
Implementation of highway practice plan
Lead highway practice group
Coordinate closely with local departments on staffing needs
Coordinate with division and national highway practice resources as needed
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).
Establishes priorities and work schedules and coordinates resource needs/assignments.
Assists in marketing responsibilities, including proposal generation.
Responsible for the hiring, supervision, mentoring, professional development, evaluation and termination of department staff members.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Preferred Qualifications and Skills:
Master's degree in Engineering
Requires excellent oral and written communication and negotiation skills
Requires ability to interface with client as firm representative
What You'll Need
Responsible for managing and delivering mega projects on-time, within budget and to the satisfaction of the client.
Develops and nurtures key client relationships and is the primary company contact on the project.
Identifies and markets additional business opportunities with key clients.
Sets priorities, secure resources and obtain commitment to work according to the project planned with department managers and section heads.
Consistently maintains an overall view for the progress of the assigned project.
Oversees the Project Managers and as a functional manager, to support with the right resources, competencies and tools that are available.
Ensures the achievement of product quality, project targets, budget control and project profitability over the project portfolio.
Communicates effectively with clients to identify needs and evaluate alternative business solutions and strategies.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering
16 years engineering experience, including directing large mega projects
Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
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.
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.
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