Gannett Fleming

Senior Highway Engineer - Group Leader

Job Locations US-PA-Pittsburgh
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This position of Highway Group Leader will be responsible for expanding Gannett Fleming’s Highway Engineering role within the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania office.  This energetic leader will be responsible for business strategy, client development, staff development, and operational oversight and will be part of the Gannett Fleming Pennsylvania statewide leadership team.


  • Produce strategies for growth and lead performance of the group. Lead change and innovation
  • Deliver superior client engagement and grow new client relationships
  • Monitor and implement strategies to fulfill business performance objectives
  • Meet with clients to identify upcoming opportunities and confirm the performance on contracts
  • Lead internal capture planning and strategy sessions and review technical and cost proposals
  • Proactively facilitate workshare with other offices
  • Actively participate in industry leadership roles, be involved with community engagement, organize GF participation at conferences and industry events
  • Communicate effectively with senior leadership
  • Articulate your vision and standards for professionalism, teamwork, quality, and technical excellence
  • Interview and hire new staff to fulfill current project needs while planning the future of your business
  • Serve as a technical manager and/or project manager for multiple projects; provide technical oversight
  • Mentor personnel with technical and management competencies. Inspire and enable others to succeed
  • Identify training opportunities for your staff consistent with their career objectives
  • Engage with personnel by reviewing and evaluating workload, resource planning, project performance, and business development opportunities
  • Provide transparent, prompt, and constructive feedback to your personnel. Be available and accessible
  • Ensure QA/QC procedures are being implemented

We are looking for a dedicated business builder who wants to be empowered to develop this great opportunity. 


Minimum requirements include:

  • BS degree in related field with advanced degree preferred
  • Minimum 15 years of highway engineering experience
  • Pennsylvania Professional Engineer license
  • Proven supervisory skills
  • Strategic thinker able to envision a growing highway practice
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to be diplomatic
  • Knowledge of local, regional, and potentially national highway initiatives
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and conduct multi-tasking efforts are essential
  • Ability to recruit additional highway engineering personnel

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.


We offer a comprehensive benefits program, which includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance, our tax-deferred 401 (K) savings plan, and  the opportunity to incentive compensation for eligible positions. We are committed to your personal growth and professional development, so we offer tuition reimbursement, access to internal and external training programs and support active participation in professional organizations.


Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veterans status or other characteristics protected by law. 


Gannett Fleming 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 candidates will be given preference.


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


Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Core Business Hours: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Employment Status: Full-Time 

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Salary Range: Salary dependent upon experience and geographic location


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