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

Date Posted: 4/13/2018

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What You Will Do

Company Overview

For more than 100 years, we’ve been a leader in global infrastructure solutions with a focus on planning, design, technology, and construction management services for a diverse array of markets and disciplines. Across more than 60 offices, 2,000+ highly qualified professionals are united in an unyielding commitment to deliver excellence to every client and every project, every day.

Excellence Delivered As Promised. It’s more than a slogan. It’s our standard. It’s the expectation we place upon ourselves as individuals and as a company. It represents our commitment to our valued clients, industry partners, and employees. It’s our earnest pledge to do what we say. It’s the core of who we are as a firm and the foundation upon which all of our relationships and projects are built.

What You Will Do

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.


Minimum Qualifications

  • 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

Life at Gannett Fleming

At Gannett Fleming, we believe in improving the lives of the people we serve. We believe in innovation and social responsibility. We believe in the diversity of our team and the creative solutions they provide. We believe in embracing change and emerging technologies while maintaining an unmatched standard of quality. We believe in creating an environment where employees can thrive at home and at work. We believe in engaging our employees, building lasting relationships with our clients, and, in turn, making a difference in the world.

Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including veterans and disability status. Gannett Fleming Inc. will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa), including any visa renewal during employment, for any candidate for this position. No relocation assistance will be provided for this position. Local residents will be given preference.

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

Location: New York, NY
Working Hours: 8 AM – 5 PM
Employment Status: Full-Time
Internal Requisition ID: 2017-4593