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Transportation Engineering Practice Leader

Company Description


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Job Location:
Atlanta, GA, United States
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Civil Engineer
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Transportation Engineering Practice Leader

RK&K has opened its doors in Georgia (GA) and we are hiring a Transportation/Roadway expert to lead the operation. As a member of our elite Executive team you will have the opportunity to build and manage a team of professionals based in our new office. Working with our current team and the support of our leadership, your focus will be to expand our practice in Georgia. In this role, you will play a critical part on our team by developing and maintaining relationships with clients throughout Georgia, connecting these client needs with innovative and creative solutions developed by our technical experts, leading project teams composed of staff from throughout the firm in delivering these solutions, and establishing RK&K as trusted advisers.

Essential Functions:

As a Transportation Leader in our Georgia office you will:

  • Represent RK&K in front of existing and potential clients in Georgia on all aspects of design projects
  • Work with our firm leadership and local team to develop a business strategy within Georgia
  • Interface with clients, state and federal agencies, and sub-consultant partners to pursue, win, and execute projects
  • Identify and create project opportunities by networking with potential clients, primarily public utilities and related agencies
  • Negotiate and manage project scopes of work, schedules, and budgets for a variety of projects
  • Mentor staff by training employees, establishing personal growth opportunities and conducting performance evaluations
  • Provide senior level engineering expertise on all projects ranging from conceptual engineering and feasibility studies, to detailed engineering designs, and preparation of construction specifications and contract documents

Required Education, Skills and Experience:

  • Fifteen (15)+ years of experience in engineering services with progressive responsibilities including business development and project delivery in the State of Georgia (GA)
  • Be highly engaged in professional engineering societies, regularly attending local meetings especially those with high levels of client participation
  • Capacity to articulate ideas and concepts both visually and contextually, including strong technical and proposal writing skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering or related field
  • Professional Engineering (P.E.) License in the State of Georgia

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience:

  • Master's degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering, Business Administration or similar
  • Project Management (PMP) certification

What we offer:

RK&K offers a highly competitive salary based on experience and an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental and vision insurance, tuition reimbursement and training in addition to 3+ weeks PTO and an attractive 401(k) plan with company match.

Other Duties

Please note, this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Drug-free Workplace

RK&K maintains a drug-free workplace. Employees of RK&K are prohibited from engaging in the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana.

EEO Statement

RK&K ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment opportunity in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. If you need more information, require special assistance for persons with disabilities, or limited English proficiency, you may contact Human Resources at (410)728-2900.

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