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Business Development Director

Austin, Texas
Position ID: 2853

  • Minimum Experience: 20 years
  • Education: BSCE
  • Registration: Professional Engineer (PE)
  • Required Skills: Business Development ; Transportation Engineering
  • Sponsorship: Immigration related employment benefits, e.g. visa sponsorship, are not available for this position.


At Burgess & Niple, our employees are driven by a passion for advancing the built environment with exceptional concern for quality of life, safety and sustainability. We deliver creative solutions that exceed our clients’ goals and foster an environment that creates unlimited opportunities for employees.

Guided by our core values, we are a privately held firm with offices in ten states and projects around the world. Through our Virtual Desktop Interface (VDI) and tech-savvy employees, we have seamlessly transitioned to virtual recruiting and onboarding processes that allow us to collaborate regardless of location. Apply today and discover the limitless possibilities for your career at B&N.

B&N is seeking an experienced Business Builder to lead our business development efforts for our Southwest Operations.  While the initial focus for this position will be to further develop our transportation market area in Texas, growth initiatives in other market areas and geographies will also be an integral part of this role. Position will work out of our Austin, TX office.

What you can expect as the major duties and responsibilities

  • Build a strong and self-sustaining transportation group in Texas
  • Participate in strategic business planning for our Southwest Operations, development of client relationship programs or assignments, and assessment of new business opportunities with involvement of corporate leadership and growth initiatives
  • Represent B&N in meetings and at marketing functions
  • Maintain strong financial and performance indicators, budgets, schedules, and manage risk
  • Participate in project delivery to create an exemplary client experience
  • Collaborate extensively with B&N project teams on project pursuits and execution 

You may be a good fit if you have these skills and qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree from an ABET accredited civil or transportation engineering program
  • PE registration in the State of Texas
  • 20+ years of related industry experience with a demonstrated track record of building strong relationships, sound financial performance, and schedule success
  • Strong knowledge of the Texas transportation market with TxDOT and local governments
  • Excellent communication skills and technical writing skills
  • Self-motivated and adaptable, including the capability to learn virtual collaboration tools
  • Ability to work remotely based on business operations and the needs of the firm


Burgess & Niple offers an excellent benefits package that includes medical/dental/vision coverage, immediate accrued paid time off, 401(k) with match and no vesting schedule, life insurance at no cost to the employee, flexible hours, tuition assistance, casual dress, opportunities for professional development and much more.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Click here to view our Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action Policy Statement.