Civil - Traffic Engineering, Civil - Transportation, Civil - Urban and Community Planning, Civil Engineering
4 Year Degree
Wight & Company, an award-winning Architecture, Engineering and Construction Management firm, is seeking a Transportation Highway Planning Manager to split time between our Darien and Chicago locations! Are you an energetic and entrepreneurial professional with excellent people skills? Then we would like to talk to you about joining our team!
Success in the position will require ability to oversee collaborative teams yet be a self-starter. The work environment requires dedication, flexibility, enthusiasm, analytical thinking, and desire for continual learning focused on anticipating the needs of clients.
The candidate will manage projects and tasks and be responsible for quality, budget and schedule adherence. The candidate will also assist with the development of proposals and subsequent contracts including the strategic approach, level of effort and cost proposals.
Strategic planning; developing/growing Transportation group
Building/maintaining relationships with key client decision makers
Pursuit management; proposal preparation, including developing presentation and marketing materials
Provide ongoing guidance and technical advice to project team members
Collaborate with a multi-discipline team and with clients to assess and solve challenging transportation issues
Strong strategic planning skills with proven ability to develop and execute business plans.
20+ years’ experience in Highway Planning
Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and Illinois P.E. required
Excellent communication skills; Transparency required
Desire to lead and mentor staff on planning and design projects
Excellent working relationships with IDOT, ISTHA and county DOTs in Chicago region.
Strong experience and reputation for Phase I/II planning and design projects
Experience managing Phase I transportation projects processed as Categorical Exclusions, Environmental Assessments and/or Environmental Impact Statements
Proficiency in MicroStation, Geopak and Microsoft Office Suite required
Broad transportation and physical planning experience is preferred; inclusive off transit, highway, land use, bicycle and pedestrian, long range and economic planning projects
We offer competitive benefits, employee mentorship, a friendly work culture and a great office environment to work in. Please visit our website at www.wightco.com and forward your resume in Word or pdf format to firstname.lastname@example.org for immediate consideration.
Internal Number: THPM01202019
About Wight & Company
Wight is an Integrated services company with solutions for the built environment. From Inspiration to Implementation, the design professionals at Wight & Company draw our creativity from your vision. We weave our expertise into the design response, developing an appropriate architectural expression to the wants and needs of our clients, and the physical context of each individual assignment. From Inspiration to Implementation, the professional engineers at Wight & Company leverage our expertise to support and enhance the clients’ vision. We plan, calculate and execute with precision, resulting in superior infrastructure, transportation and development solutions. In partnership with your design team or as a sole source integrated design builder, Wight Construction is a professional project delivery partner. The people, systems and processes we provide are unmatched in sophistication and reliability. This expertise includes LEED™ AP construction managers, who provide leadership for projects with sustainable characteristics. From minor renovation work, to multi-phase major rehabilitation, to major new construction assignments, clients rely upon Wight for a partnership that delivers re...sults, both in terms of the process as well as the built environment. Sustainable design and construction practices benefit clients, their end users and the world at the same time – and Wight considers them for each project. We’ve been practicing sustainability since the receiving one of the first Pilot Project certifications implemented under the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED rating.