Westwood Professional Services, Inc. is seeking a Transportation Service Leader to join our team in Englewood, Colorado. The primary responsibilities for this position include partnering with the local market leaders to implement the division’s strategic plan and, business development and operations for the transportation service in a local office or market. This position is also responsible for the mentoring and development of the service staff in the local office. The Transportation Service Leader will work with the Division Service Leader and local market leaders to develop annual business plans and a strategy and vision for maximizing Westwood’s share of the local transportation market. This is an opportunity to join Westwood’s highly experienced and dynamic team dedicated to providing high-level professional services to our clients.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Work with Division Service Leader/Regional Service Leader and local market leaders to:
Develop and implement a strategic plan
Advance service initiatives in the office
Support the goals of the division
Provide advice in hiring decisions
Identify technical resource needs as it relates to the service groups
Develop short- and long-term growth plans for the service
Develop and implement standards for work products specific to the service such as design standards, reports, specifications, data files, etc.
Provide leadership, mentoring, and empowerment to the office service team
Partner with local market leaders on project proposal efforts, for service-specific components
Stay current on service-specific trends and drive value through innovation
Implement, monitor, and maintain procedures and quality standards for the office service team
Responsible for service-based workload coordination within the company
Support market-based and/or service-based business development in the office by providing technical expertise and transportation revenue generation
Ensures division, regional, and company values, policies, and practices are consistently followed within the survey service.
Lead by example – display solid judgment, good values, trust, honesty, openness, and professionalism.
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
Ability to effectively communicate at all levels of the organization and use independent judgment
Knowledge of the transportation service consulting business
Experience developing and implementing marketing pursuit strategies
Experience in operations and business practices
Excellent technical and project management skills
Demonstrated ability to develop relationships with peers, clients, and public agency staff.
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
Able to follow directions and guidelines for the firm’s policies, practices, and procedures
Licensed Professional Civil Engineer (PE) in Colorado (or capable of obtaining within 6 months)
10+ years of progressive experience in the transportation engineering field
Westwood is a multi-disciplined national surveying and engineering services provider for commercial and residential development, public infrastructure, wind energy, solar energy, energy storage, and electric transmission projects. Westwood was established in 1972 in Minneapolis, Minnesota and has grown to serve clients across the nation from multiple U.S. offices.