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Bridge Practice Lead in New York, NY , at Gannett Fleming

Date Posted: 10/31/2017

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Throughout our 100 year history, Gannett Fleming has been an innovator and leader at a global level, providing world class services in engineering, consulting, design, program and construction management. With more than 60 offices worldwide, we are consistently ranked among the nation’s most prestigious engineering firms.

Our people are our secret to delivering excellence as promised! We have fostered a culture promoting progressive thinking to tackle complex engineering challenges --- transforming creative ideas into reality! We are committed to supporting your career goals by providing professional development and training, the opportunity to work with respected industry thought leaders, while at the same time encouraging a healthy work life balance.  Our benefits and perks are competitive because we want to see a smile on your face as we change the world together.

Since 1915, Gannett Fleming has played a major role in some the most multifaceted and iconic engineering accomplishments in the world. Join us in our journey as we continue to provide thought provoking, customized solutions to our clients, improving and sustaining communities for the next 100 years! 


Our Transportation Practice is currently seeking a Bridge Practice Leader to work in our New York  office. This position represents an excellent opportunity for a talented engineering professional with a passion for assuming new challenges and winning.

As Bridge Practice Lead you will be responsible for:

  • Management of all aspects of the Bridge Engineering discipline
  • Day to day project / client management with a number of high profile projects and clients
  • Leadership and mentoring of engineers and technicians, ensuring quality control and risk management practices are followed
  • Business development and growing the group's professional engineering services
  • Establishing & managing network of contacts in NY Transportation Market among clients, agencies and potential joint venture partners

Successful candidates will have 20 plus years of progressive technical and management experience and up to the challenge of further developing the New York branch of Gannett Fleming’s award winning Bridge Practice. Applicants should be a professional engineer with a strong track record of success in leadership and business management.  Strong and diverse technical experience and project management in Bridge Engineering is required in addition to well developed and proven skills in the marketing of professional engineering services and client management.  Demonstrated capability to manage multiple projects, while working with a wide variety of engineers, designers, technical and support staff.  Proven ability to effectively manage projects, administer contracts and control budgets, playing a key role developing the project budget and schedule, and ensuring these are adhered to.  Applicants should be entrepreneurial in spirit with the ability to plan strategically.   Preference will be given to applicants with direct experience and relationships in the New York market.

Job Requirements

  • B.S. Civil/Structural Engineering or related degree. Advanced degree would be strongly preferred.
  • 20 plus years experience managing large scale bridge engineering projects in New York
  • Registered Professional Engineer in the State of New York is REQUIRED
  • Familiar with design requirements of NYSDOT
  • Superior written and verbal communications skills


Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including veterans and disability status.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE: Unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will not be accepted.