VP - Transportation Programs

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
Not Applicable/None
Job Description:

We are looking for a VP who can lead a large team of professionals overseeing every phase of major Design-Build programs within the Transportation market. We are respected by our clients as an organization with strong technical skills, solid project delivery, and excellent performance. In today's rapidly evolving alternative project delivery market, we offer extraordinary career opportunities based on our existing projects and backlog, financial strength, bonding capacity; and inclusive design, construction engineering, and construction services - all under one roof.

We are looking for a great leader to join our team; one that inspires loyalty and commitment and understands how to capture, design, and deliver complex and large-scale Transportation projects including Roadway, Bridge, Tunnel, Rail, and Transit. If you are the right one for us, you know how to develop comprehensive solutions for today's transportation challenges, enjoy both selling and managing projects, and like being in front of the client.

In this role, you will oversee and manage the overall design and project execution on major Design-Build projects in various regions in the United States and Canada. You will be expected to engage with our North America Project Delivery Team to support pursuit initiatives and will provide leadership on pursuit strategy, win themes, proposal reviews, and technical inputs. Using your leadership and technical expertise, you will ensure the highest quality of engineering is put forth to meet all deliverable requirements. You will be heavily involved in identifying new business and participate in the proposal and capture process, and then stay technically hands-on throughout the life of the project, managing the project through final execution. We expect you to identify new opportunities with your current contacts in the region and help grow the business in this region.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Oversee Design teams' technical deliverables and ensure project schedules are met from design into construction.
  • Act as the Company representative with the client and selected partners/subcontractors during the program execution and provide value add recommendations to further our role as their trusted advisor.
  • Negotiate changes to the scope of work with the client and key subcontractors.
  • Collaborate with Business Development to market and secure additional work with the client.
  • Participate in negotiations for teaming agreements, design services contracts with external contractors, as well as final contracts with clients.
  • Serve as the Capture Manager for Design-Build Pursuits as well as Design Manager for Design-Build Projects to oversee project performance and execution that meet technical, schedule and financial requirements.
  • Manage large projects including large, multi-disciplined teams of 100 people or more.
  • Mobilize company resources, through liaison with support departments, other offices, or subsidiaries, to create project teams capable of completing effective, quality work.


Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering (or related field).

25+ years of related work experience, including significant leadership experience of Roadway, and Bridge, Tunnel, Rail, and Transit teams. Prior P&L experience of significant value required.

Significant managerial experience of a large group of Engineers, Designers, and technical support personnel for Design/Build (Alternative project delivery) programs, with significant prior experience as a Design Manager for at least 2 major transportation programs.

Experience with building design teams which includes internal coordination and external coordination with external contractors.

Significant negotiation experience for Teaming Agreements and Design-Build Services Contracts.

Professional Engineer registration is required.