We are seeking a Market Leader with 8+ years experience to be part of our Mobility team in Austin, Texas.
At WGI, you will find talented, passionate associates providing exceptional service in collaborative, team-driven environments, all while having fun and enjoying the work they do. WGI prides its reputation as one of the nation's top consulting firms -- and our awards support our beliefs. We strive to stay ahead of the curve investing in the latest tools and technology. We are always looking for remarkable individuals to join our team and help expand our visionary approach. If you think you are an innovative team-player and want to shape your community, join our WGI team today!
WGI is an award-winning national consulting firm providing land planning, civil engineering, landscape architecture, transportation, geospatial services, and parking solutions, with our corporate headquarters in West Palm Beach, FL. The firm has offices throughout the U.S. and provides a comprehensive range of infrastructure services to a diverse client base in over 30 states. We are seeking a transportation and mobility professional with 6 or more years of professional experience to be part of our Mobility Division in our Austin, TX office.
The Market Leader is the leader of a team for the assigned market sector. This leader directs a team within a local office serving a defined geographic region and can have other teams working alongside. The Market Leader is responsible for all aspects of the operation including winning work, recruiting and developing team members, project management, helping to get the work done while meeting financial and team member growth targets. This role includes accountability for building a successful practice leader in an office or area and corresponding with the market sector director to get the resources needed to execute the corporate vision.
About The Opportunity
WGI is seeking a talented individual who will:
Work on complex multimodal transportation planning/engineering problems
Successfully lead competitive marketing pursuits and develop client relationships in both the public and private sectors
Manage projects and develop internal staff relationships
Provide oversight of technical analysis
Regularly markets services to current and prospective clients to ensure a growing practice in the specific area of expertise
Confer with management, production, and marketing staff to discuss project specifications and procedures
Monitor and assist the team in meeting all financial goals
Ensure the upcoming pipeline of work is adequate to meet company goals and growth
Recruit team members, assign, direct, and evaluate their work, and oversee the development and maintenance of team member competence
Perform administrative functions such as reviewing and writing reports, approving expenditures, enforcing rules and processes, and making decisions regarding the purchase of materials or services with the direct involvement of the Market Director
Combine, review and check all multidiscipline proposals that are issued to clients to ensure accuracy and estimating consistency
Advance technical initiatives through WGI's research and development budget
Coordinate and mentor Team Leaders and Project Engineers/Planners to provide quality projects that ensure client satisfaction
Develop and implement policies, standards and procedures for the engineering and planning/technical work performed in the market sector in all offices utilizing company-wide standards
Develop and maintain an organizational structure that maximizes efficiency across the sector organization and develop career paths for personal.
Ensure the market sector is responsive and communicates effectively
Fully shoulder all client feedback and relay praise to team, or provide corrective measures if the client is not fully satisfied
Prepare budgets, bids, and contracts, and get approvals from the Director
Ensure that every project has a signed contract to establish a baseline for client b
Bachelor of Science degree in planning, engineering, or related field
Specific interest and experience in multimodal transportation planning/engineering, traffic operations analysis, travel demand modeling, transit planning/operations, New Mobility, the interaction of transportation and land use, and/or other related niche within transportation
Eight or more years of experience related to the field above
Experience managing projects , including municipal and TxDOT projects
Experience submitting competitive proposals in Texas (Central Texas preferred)
Professional Engineer (PE) license and/or other professional license as required (AICP, PTOE, etc.)
WGI is a national design and professional services firm leading in technology-based solutions for the construction of public infrastructure and real estate development. At WGI, our associates and clients are creatively transforming how our world is envisioned, designed, and experienced. Engineers, land surveyors, landscape architects, environmental scientists, architects and support staff choose to join WGI because of our meaningful career opportunities and entrepreneurial business approach. Join the WGI team and ignite both your passion for people and commitment to greatness -- be the change you seek.