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Transportation Section Director

  • Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Position ID: 3048
  • Minimum Experience: 15 years
  • Education: BSCE
  • Registration: Professional Engineer (PE)
  • Required Skills: Budgeting ; Business Development ; Client Management ; Ohio Department of Transportation experience ; Transportation Engineering
  • Sponsorship: Immigration related employment benefits, e.g. visa sponsorship, are not available for this position.


Are you motivated, energetic and ready to take your career to the next level? Burgess & Niple is seeking an experienced Civil Engineer to join our Cincinnati office as the Transportation Section Director.

What you can expect as the major duties and responsibilities:

  • Manage and supervise the Cincinnati Transportation engineering section including utilization, profitability, growth and marketing, talent management, coaching and mentoring 
  • Plan, manage, execute and deliver complex transportation engineering design projects on-time, on budget, and to the performance expectations of the client
  • Create and monitor scopes of work and budgets for various roadway, highway and interchange design projects for ODOT and/or local agencies
  • Monitor all financial aspects of the project including invoicing, budget status, accounts receivable, and monthly reports
  • Develop and implement business development growth plan for the transportation section including client relations and proposal development

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

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering  
  • Professional Engineer (PE) in the state of Ohio
  • Fifteen or more years of related transportation design with project and staff management experience
  • Ability to motivate project teams in meeting client’s needs while maintaining budget objectives
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Strong collaboration and interpersonal skills with experience maintaining client relationships
  • Self-motivated and adaptable, including the capability to learn virtual collaboration tools

What we offer:

Burgess & Niple offers an excellent benefits package that includes your choice of medical plan, dental/vision coverage, immediate accrued paid time off, 401(k) with match and no vesting schedule, flexible spending or health savings account options, basic life insurance/short term & long term disability coverage at no cost to the employee, option to purchase supplemental life insurance, bonus program, flexible hours, hybrid work schedule options, tuition assistance, casual dress, opportunities for professional development and much more.

Why join us?

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 twelve states and the District of Columbia and projects around the world. Through our Virtual Desktop Interface (VDI) and tech-savvy employees, we seamlessly collaborate regardless of location. Apply today and discover the limitless possibilities for your career at B&N.


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.