The Chazen Companies, a rapidly-growing, employee-owned consulting firm, has a unique opportunity for an experienced transportation professional looking for the next big step in their career. Chazen seeks a Director of Transportation Services to lead and grow our well-established transportation business and staff in our White Plains, NY office. The successful candidate will be a practice builder who will expand our business in terms of clients, markets, geography, revenue and staff. Current services include sight distance analyses, traffic impact assessments, accident analyses, speed studies, traffic signal design, roundabout analyses, parking needs assessments, multi-modal transportation planning, driveway analysis and layout, multi-purpose/pedestrian system analysis and design, local and collector road analysis, highway work permit applications, and preparation of Maintenance and Protection of Traffic (MPT) Plans. The successful candidate will also have established relationships in the lower Hudson Valley and NYC metropolitan area, including local officials, state agencies, private developers and institutional clients.
Specific r responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):
Lead, develop and grow a transportation group providing efficient, profitable and timely delivery of high quality professional services
Recruit, train, coach, develop, manage, mentor and motivate staff
Develop and implement business plans to grow the business and execute the work
Identify target markets and services
Lead business development and client management efforts for the group
Lead and manage the group’s proposal process
Schedule project work and resources
Manage significant projects personally, and manage and oversee project managers and technical staff
Ensure compliance with QA/QC process and perform QC personally as needed
Provide jurisdictional testimony in defense of studies performed
Responsible for the group’s overall P&L and project financial performance
Work with managers, project managers and technical staff throughout the company as necessary to support multi-disciplinary projects
Cross-sell the company’s services
Participate in company strategic planning process
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
BS in Civil Engineering. MS in Transportation Engineering, other advanced degree and/or PTOE a plus.
Current NYS PE license
15+ years of transportation experience, primarily in a consulting environment
Strong technical knowledge of transportation services, experience with HCM and Synchro a plus
Experience with highway design and LDSA process a plus.
Demonstrated verbal, written, interpersonal and leadership skills
Excellent teamwork, collaboration, project management and business development skills
Ability to travel as necessary to other company offices, project sites, meetings and events
Founded over 70 years ago, The Chazen Companies is an employee-owned, multidisciplinary firm providing civil engineering. land surveying, planning, environmental and safety consulting, code services, landscape architecture, construction services, transportation, planning and traffic engineering in the private and public sectors. The over 140 Chazen employees proudly collaborate with municipalities, state agencies, developers, landowners, utility companies, and industrial, healthcare, education, and non-profit clients from project conception to completion, taking a customized approach to every project. With offices in Glens Falls, Troy, Poughkeepsie and White Plains, NY; Nashville and Chattanooga, TN; and Portland, Oregon, Chazen delivers world class performance focused on creating effective, long-term partnerships with it's clients.
We are regularly recognized by our employees as a Best Places to Work and consistently win workplace excellence awards. We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits program including and ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Program), training, professional development, membership in professional associations and much more. All of our off...ices provide employees with a relaxed, collegial and professional working environemtn.
The Chazen Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer.