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Transportation Planning Department Manager

Company: Michael Baker International
Location: Dallas
Posted on: November 18, 2023

Job Description:

Transportation Planning Department ManagerDallas, TXMichael Baker International is seeking a Transportation Planning Department Manager to support growth and diversify its multimodal and public transportation planning services throughout the State of Texas. This position will be located in the Dallas Office. This is an exciting marquee career opportunity to work in a leadership capacity with one of the preeminent transportation planning firms in Texas to focus on multimodal transportation development/improvement, community outreach, partnership building, and engineering to enhance mobility and increase local and regional resiliency. You will work closely with federal, state and local governments and transportation agencies to conduct performance-based planning and develop innovative transportation solutions.The Department Manager will work with a dynamic and diverse team of certified planners, transportation engineers, urban designers, environmental scientists to support Michael Bakers extensive and growing portfolio of transportation, urban, statewide, and regional planning projects and services.You will utilize knowledge and skills to develop corridor planning studies, reports,and preliminary (schematic) engineering plans and estimates. This position will collaborate with the Business Development team and will work closely with our Texas offices in strategic pursuit planning, stakeholder outreach, proposal development, and project management execution.The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Consult with clients to ascertain and define needs or problem areas and determine scope of investigation required to obtain solutions
  • Advise clients and MBI engineers on alternative conceptual designs and methods of solving needs or problems and recommend specific solution(s)
  • Understand and incorporate in project approaches and deliverables the appropriate regulatory requirements for planning studies
  • Conduct research and prepare technical planning reports
  • Lead multi-discipline project teams comprised of planning and design staff to meet project and client needs on time and within budget
  • Perform a moderate level of travel
  • Execute project scopes while successfully managing project schedules, budgets, and resources
  • Become an active participant in local professional organizations and work towards securing a leadership role on Board(s) or Committee(s)
  • Identify potential business development opportunities that address an industry challenge; brings recognition to Michael Baker on a local and regional basis; and helps to maintain and expand Michael Bakers Transportation Planning presence in Texas
  • Lead proposal, interview, fee development and negotiations for various key project pursuits
  • Build relationships with other managers in the Texas and with other key managers companywide
  • Recruit and attract individuals to Michael Baker and help build team members careers
  • Collaborate with Texas office representatives and the Regional Leadership team regarding staff assignments, workshare, mentorship, business pursuits, and feedback on quality of project deliverables
  • Collaborate with our office and regional leaders to grow Michael Bakers transportation planning practice with a primary focus on Texas clientsPROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS
    • Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering or non-engineering related field and 15+ years of direct or related transportation planning experience
    • Professional Engineer (PE) License in the State of Texas required
    • AICP Certification a plus
    • Knowledge of multimodal transportation planning, alternatives development, traffic analysis and preliminary (schematic) engineering
    • Extensive experience in corridor planning studies for existing and new routes
    • Effective communication skills with ability to build relationships with all stakeholders
    • Strong leadership skills and ability to generate business opportunities with existing and prospective clients predominately in the Texas market
    • Proven relationships withTxDOT, regional transportation authorities, and municipal clients
    • TxDOT Precertifications in key categories
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office SuiteCOMPENSATIONThe approximate compensation range for this position is $137,735 to $204,887. This compensation range is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Actual compensation is dependent upon factors such as education, qualifications, experience, skillset, and physical work location.#LI-JR1

Keywords: Michael Baker International, Dallas , Transportation Planning Department Manager, Professions , Dallas, Texas

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