National Practice Leader- Highways

at Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

National Practice Leader- Highways

Highway Engineering
Newark, DE


JMT (Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson) is a dynamic, 100% employee-owned consulting firm of more than 2,300 professionals that provides a full range of multi-disciplined engineering, architecture, information technology, construction management, and related services throughout the United States. JMT is currently ranked #61on Engineering News-Record's (ENR) list of the Top 500 Design Firms.
JMT is seeking a national practice leader for its Highway planning, design and program business. The successful candidate will be responsible for helping lead the strategy, growth, and collaboration of JMT's highway market services as well as providing input and direction to enhance our related business operations to ensure technical expertise, quality, efficiency, and client satisfaction. Current JMT clients include state transportation agencies, federal clients, and local agencies throughout JMT's footprint.
The Practice Leader must be a strong leader, able to inspire, motivate and build teams, and communicate effectively. This role will collaborate with JMT executive leadership, practice leaders, and regional/office leaders to drive growth and success for transportation clients and our staff in their areas.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
Update/expand our Strategic Plan for the Highway Market
Support growth of technical expertise
Evaluate needs and foster technical learning opportunities
Identify and support SMEs within the Practice
Develop Best Practices and support quality initiatives within the Practice
Promote work-share across the Practice
Create positive relationships among the leadership and staff within the Practice
Monitor active work share activities among offices
Support identifying workshare needs and making connections among offices
Promote quality initiatives in work-sharing activities and develop QA/QC processes for work-sharing
Collaborate and support in the development of large-scale and strategic growth opportunity targets
Monitor and support pursuit opportunities and major capture efforts
Make recommendations on market expansion opportunities in growing geographic markets and support marketing efforts in those locations
Support recruiting efforts across JMT's footprint to support and accelerate market growth
Stay active and strive for leadership positions in related industry groups
Provide support for major marketing campaigns in geographical regions
Support risk management, pricing, and proposal review processes
Strengthen and encourage cross discipline collaboration
Interface with regional/office leaders to support operational performance across practices and regions/offices
Provide support to regional/office Highway Practice leaders and staff in the development and review of proposals, as needed
Identify and lead overcoming barriers to growth
Provide oversight to ensure quality management systems are consistently followed
Develop growth opportunities for Business Leaders and Technical Leaders within the practice
Nonessential Functions and Responsibilities
Perform other related duties as assigned

Required Experience
Bachelor's Degree with 15+ years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education, including leadership experience.
Licensed Professional Engineer
Progressive experience in the Highway planning/design/construction market sector including successful leadership of multi-disciplinary design projects and programs
Thorough understanding of Highway design and construction processes, regulatory requirements, and business practices
Strong client and industry relationships
Demonstrated success in meeting or exceeding business growth goals and/or business development metrics
Valid Driver's License
Preferred Experience
Experience with Federal procurement, design and construction
Experience with Design-Build and other alternative delivery methods
Working Conditions
Work is performed within a general office environment. Work is generally sedentary in nature but may require occasional standing and walking. Lighting and temperature are adequate and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. within the office environment. Occasional visits to field (construction) locations are required. Field work may require climbing, walking, and standing at a construction site and may be outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions. Some lifting (up to 50 lbs.) may be required. Travel to JMT locations and project sites required as needed.
JMT is an , and we are proud to be building an inclusive and diverse workforce.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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Job Posting: 1274951

Posted On: Jun 03, 2024

Updated On: Jul 03, 2024

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