Georgia Transportation Leader
Fairfax, VA 
Posted 27 days ago
Job Description
Georgia Transportation Leader
Job ID 13189 # of Openings 1 Job Location US Category Transportation Relocation Assistance Yes Service Line IES
Job Description

Join Dewberry's Dynamic Team as a Transportation Leader!

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Transportation Leader to join our Atlanta, GA office and help grow our transportation practice in Georgia. This is a unique opportunity to make a real impact, as the selected candidate will play a key role in staff professional development, growth, retention, and recruiting, as well as developing and executing client and business development strategies. This role will require relocation to Atlanta GA.

As a Transportation Leader, you will have the chance to collaborate with other business line leaders throughout the Southeast, work collectively on contracts and pursuits, and be heavily involved in mobilizing, energizing, and organizing cross-functional teams for success.

The selected candidate must understand and have in-depth knowledge, experience, and client relationships in the Georgia transportation market including both public agencies and municipal governments.

Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you're an experienced professional or a new graduate, you'll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call "Dewberry at Work," that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.

    Partner with operations and HR to recruit, retain, develop, and grow a high-performing, comprehensive transportation team.
  • Motivate employees to support the company vision/goals.
  • Ability to mobilize, energize, and organize cross-functional teams for success in winning and delivering complex projects.
  • Collaborate proactively and productively with other groups and company offices across the Southeast operating unit.
  • Develop and execute business development strategies that drive revenue and profit margin growth. Attend industry events and build client relationships and teaming partnerships.
  • Serve as a client manager for several public agencies.
  • Partner with marketing staff in driving client action plans, capture plans, and support in proposal writing and oversight.
  • Serve as Project Manager for large, complex projects that require seasoned management skills.
Required Skills & Required Experience
  • A BS in Engineering with 10+ years of highway or bridge engineering and project management experience. An MS Degree in Civil Engineering focused on transportation is a plus.
  • 10 years of management experience leading a team of professionals in the Georgia transportation market.
  • A Professional Engineer license in GA.
  • Proven expertise in managing and motivating high-performing teams and executing strategies that support regional and national goals.
  • Excellent strategic development, problem-solving, and project management skills.
  • A recognized leader in business development and client relationship development.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated project management success for projects for the following agencies: GDOT and local government.
  • Exposure in alternative delivery for transportation projects.
  • A valid driver's license and a clean driving record (local travel will be required).

Join Dewberry and be part of a dynamic team that is dedicated to making a positive impact on the communities we serve. Apply today and take your career to the next level!

Don't meet every single requirement? At Dewberry we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace for our employees. So if you're excited about this role, but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the position description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may just be the right candidate for this or other opportunities.

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry's background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law..

Notice to Third Party Recruiters: Dewberry only compensates job placement recruiters that have a valid Dewberry-approved written agreement in place for recruiting services. Dewberry does not compensate third party recruiters for unsolicited job placement candidate information.


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Dewberry is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. EEO is the law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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