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Transportation Practice Leader

Company: raSmith
Location: Madison
Posted on: May 16, 2022

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raSmith is a multi-disciplinary consulting civil and structural engineering and land surveying firm. Our public and private clients come to us for creative and effective solutions for their projects. We work on projects nationwide from our seven locations in Wisconsin, Illinois and California.

At raSmith, our culture is focused on client service, quality and innovation. We strongly believe in work/life balance and employee development. These attributes and our family friendly atmosphere have led us to receive numerous awards for both innovative projects as well as local and national recognition as a Top Employer.

We currently have an opening for a Practice Leader in our Transportation Division. The position is based in Madison, WI. The successful candidate will have numerous project management, client development and practice building responsibilities to help grow our transportation practice.

Transportation Practice Leader - Primary Responsibilities:

They will be responsible for the following:

* Developing, maintaining and managing a portfolio of clients.
* Managing transportation projects, including negotiating contracts with clients/sub-consultants, setting and maintaining project budgets, managing project teams and overseeing projects.
* Business development tasks such as attendance at client and peer events, participation in professional organizations, writing proposals, winning business, strengthening existing client relationships and developing new client relationships.
* Building and retaining a team of transportation professionals to support their growth initiatives.

They will be the main point of contact with clients, sub-consultants and project team members. The successful candidate will utilize exemplary communication and leadership skills when working with other internal Project Managers and Project Engineers to manage the technical teams for successful project completion.

The candidate hired may be eligible for a significant signing bonus.


Transportation Practice Leader - Skills and Requirements:

* Candidates must have a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering and a minimum of ten (10) years' progressive experience in WisDOT and local government transportation engineering, including a minimum of two (2) years of project management and business development experience.
* A professional engineering license from the State of Wisconsin is required.

Transportation Practice Leader - Benefits:

We are dedicated to finding quality candidates and we offer a competitive compensation plan and excellent benefit package which includes the following:

* Hybrid home/office-based work schedule
* Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
* Health Savings Account with corporate contribution and Flexible Spending Account options
* Paid Time Off and Holiday programs
* Paid parental leave
* 401k Plan with immediate employee participation and a generous Company Match
* Tuition and Professional Licensure/Certification Reimbursement program

We are proud to be an EOE/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disabled employer.

You are invited to visit our website at to learn more about our firm and see some project examples, videos and testimonials.

Keywords: raSmith, Madison , Transportation Practice Leader, Professions , Madison, Wisconsin

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