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HNTB Group Director - Transportation Planning in Des Moines, Iowa

What We're Looking For

Responsible for direction and supervision of a 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:

  • Leading and growing HNTB's Central States (MO/KS/OK/IA) Transportation Planning and Policy Practice

  • Engaging with key clients in the Central States market including state DOTs, transit organizations, toll agencies and others

  • Ensuring profitable contracts and growth of group

  • Conducting client and project audits

  • Strategic external organization engagement to grow HNTB's brand and opportunities for client and civic interactions

  • Engaging with client directors and elected officials as a thought leader on transportation funding and policy initiatives

  • Leading key projects as the Project Manager or Principal in Charge

  • Engaging with all offices in our geography, including Kansas City, Overland Park, St. Louis, Oklahoma City, and Des Moines, including travel and in person interactions

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Master's degree in Engineering

  • PE/AICP

What You'll Need

Essential Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Biology, Engineering, Environmental Science, Geology, Landscape Architecture, Planning, Urban Design or relevant degree

  • 16 years relevant experience

  • 4 years supervisory experience

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

About Us

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.

Just like we are committed to delivering for our clients, HNTB is also committed to delivering for you by offering benefits to protect the health of you and your family, help you balance family and career, and build your savings for retirement. Learn more by visiting HNTB Total Rewards at https://www.myhntbtotalrewards.com/en/public/ .

HNTB is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer at https://www.hntb.com/equal-opportunity/ .

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 at https://www.e-verify.gov/sites/default/files/everify/posters/EVerifyParticipationPoster.pdf

Know your rights: Right to Work at https://www.e-verify.gov/sites/default/files/everify/posters/IERRightToWorkPoster%20EngEs.pdf

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