Environmental Design Group
  • 02-Nov-2018 to 01-May-2019 (MST)
  • Transporation
  • Akron, OH, USA
  • 110,000
  • Salary
  • Transportation

The following benefits are offered to our team members: • Medical/dental/vision health insurance • Paid vacation, holidays, and sick days • 401(k) retirement plan with company match • Profit sharing program • Continuing education opportunities • Leadership development program • Regular office lunches • Dog-friendly offices • Employee and teambuilding activities • Fresh fruit Mondays • Popcorn Tuesdays and Fridays • Free company apparel • On site café • Bike share program

Position Title:           Transportation Director

Position Location:    Akron/Cleveland, OH

Salary Range:           $110,000 - $135,000


Job Overview

We are seeking a qualified Director of Transportation Engineering to plan, lead, and grow our Transportation Client Service Group.  Projects may include municipal roadways and intersections, safety studies, traffic signal systems, multi-modal projects and green and complete street projects for ODOT, LPA and Non-LPA Clients throughout the State of Ohio.  This position will assist principals and the leadership team in building and elevating the Environmental Design Group brand for transportation services, developing and implementing the group's business plan, and developing and driving employee programs that foster a positive work environment and help develop each employee to their full potential.

As a Director at Environmental Design Group you will:


  • Ensure that assigned projects are completed within budget and schedule while meeting client needs, business objectives and design guidelines.
  • Establish and oversee implementation of technical protocols.
  • Oversee technical and business operations of Service Group.
  • Lead associate training and professional development opportunities.
  • Develop program and annual budget for regional capital expenditures.
  • Ensure technical production complies with applicable laws and standards.
  • Monitor progress, provide financial control and ensure the quality of projects.
  • Hire, develop and lead all Associates within Service Group.
  • Manage service group's financials; develop and grow top-line revenue and financial targets; develop and manage financial model for staffing and resources.
  • Guide the development and implementation of the group's business plans; translate overall business strategies to functional area strategies and tactics; successfully convey organizational mission, vision, values, and strategies company- wide.
  • Identify project risks and monitor/mitigate risk throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Author and implement business development strategies, including client relationship development, client pursuits, new introductions, and revenue procurement for the Group.
  • Build and Elevate the Environmental Design Group brand for your Service Group and across all Service Groups in the organization.
  • Attend networking events, trade shows and technical conferences for business development purposes.



  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or related field is required. Master's degree is preferred.
  • Experience: 10-15 years
  • Supervisory Experience: 7+ years
  • Certifications: PE, or other appropriate certification is required.
  • Advanced communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Analytical and creative thinking.
  • Excellent leadership and organizational skills in a team-oriented environment.


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Work hours are typically 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Occasional evening work may be required as job duties demand.



Travel is primarily local during the business day.


Supervisor Responsibility

This position will manage technical and professional staff members.  Management activities include interviews and hiring decisions, training new staff, performance management, resource allocation and resource forecasting.


Environmental Design Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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