Stantec System

  • Senior Transportation Engineering Practice Leader

    Location US-GA-Atlanta
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2/25/2018 1:34 PM)
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    Transportation Infrastructure Engineering
  • Your Opportunity

    We bring together the places that make communities feel like home whether it’s an urban park, a commercial plaza, or a residential neighborhood. We do this because we’re part of the community too and we care about the places where we live—just as much as you do. Join the team that truly designs with community in mind.


    Stantec's Atlanta office is looking for a motivated Senior Transportation Engineering Practice Leader with strong roadway/bridge engineering and Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) experience to come join our dynamic team! Take your career to the next level!  Join Stantec, an ENR Top 10 Transportation Design Firm in the US and the Southeast.  This is an opportunity to build your own team, while receiving support from seasoned transportation professionals through Stantec in the Southeast. Join our growing beautiful new office at the Peachtree Center International Tower at 229 Peachtree Street NE.

    Your Duties

    An opportunity exists in Stantec's Atlanta office for a motivated Senior Civil Engineer who will be responsible for further developing and growing the transportation business. The purpose of this position is to lead the expansion of the Atlanta office to become a local leader in providing exceptional transportation engineering for GDOT, as well as other public and private projects in the Atlanta market.


    The ideal candidate will come with a background of supporting or leading the transportation engineering aspects for a variety of GDOT projects. He/she will have been exposed to the entire project delivery process, including marketing/business development, client interaction and project management. The candidate should have a demonstrated ability to lead a multi-disciplined team, organize and manage/support a project, and the professionalism and skill to communicate effectively internally and externally with clients and teaming partners.


    The role will include serving as the primary contact for our external transportation clients and has overall responsibility for all aspects of, and the success of, all assigned projects.

    • Lead the Transportation Practice in our Atlanta office
    • Lead the marketing and business development efforts for the Transportation team in the office
    • Lead the recruiting efforts necessary to build a strong team of professionals and support staff
    • Organize and lead project-related meetings and presentations
    • Coordinate with client, team members, sub-consultants and prepare proposals
    • Perform planning phase activities, including project research and investigations, assessment of project feasibility, and provide input to project team on civil engineering related issues
    • Perform and direct all aspects of transportation engineering design for bridge and/or roadway projects.  Projects may include preliminary and final design for conventional design-bid-build projects or alternative delivery projects such as design-build projects or public private partnerships (P3) projects
    • Prepare complete submission packages, supporting calculations, cost estimates and project schedules
    • Monitor and control project progress, staffing, budgets, and methods of analysis and objectives and keep client informed of progress, budget, work progress and challenges; and plan and execute QA/QC plan for individual projects.

    Stantec has an excellent benefits package including competitive base salary and strong bonus potential. This position also offers career development, the opportunity to expand the practice, and has the potential of participation in our leadership recognition program.


    Your Capabilities and Credentials

    • Minimum of twenty(20) years’ experience in relevant roadway and/or bridge engineering
    • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited university
    • A Georgia Professional Engineer (P.E.) license is required
    • A track record of successful projects and established network of key relationships with GDOT and in the Atlanta transportation engineering community
    • A strong working knowledge of bridge and/or roadway design; design-bid-build and design-build project delivery methods
    • Demonstrated project management and business development experience to nurture existing clients and develop new multi-disciplined opportunities to expand the practice in the geography including developing, recommending and introducing innovation to our clients’ projects
    • Complete understanding of all phases of contract administration and execution, including scope definition, contract terms/conditions, negotiation, financial project management and complete contract performance (schedule and financial)
    • A strong background with GDOT as well as local governmental clients with the ability to coordinate the entire project effort, client interaction and project management
    • Demonstrated ability to lead, communicate, and build trust, rapport and effective working relationships, both internally within a multidisciplinary team and externally, including public involvement / engagements and making presentations to regulatory boards
    • An affinity for bridge and/or roadway design and visible local engagement with industry organizations is preferred to help promote the company’s services and presence in the geography
    • Ability to travel as required



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