Director of Transportation – Houston, TX

September 17, 2022
Houston, TX
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Director of Transportation - Houston, TX

Halff has an immediate opening for a Director of Transportation in Houston, TX. This is a strategic leadership position to expand our transportation practice in Houston. The ideal candidate will bring experience working with TxDOT in Houston and surrounding districts. Experience with Houston area toll authorities a plus. Candidate will have civil engineering experience with a focus in transportation in the consulting industry and/or experience working with, or for, public sector clients. This position offers a leadership position with excellent career development opportunities for someone wanting to grow with Halff. We offer the potential for not only business and personal growth, but ownership in the firm.

The successful candidate should have experience managing a production team, coordinating with clients and leading delivery of transportation planning and/or design projects. In addition to project delivery responsibilities, candidates must demonstrate the ability to manage personnel, budgets, schedules, sub consultants and client interaction. The candidate will also work closely with the area operation manager and transportation practice leader in business development activities.


* Bachelor or Master's Degree in Civil Engineering

* Minimum 10 years of experience in transportation project delivery

* DOT experience (as an DOT employee or consultant) is a must, TxDOT preferred

* PE license in Texas or ability to obtain within 6 months

* Ability to lead a project and supervise technical staff

* Proven business development experience

* Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

* A positive attitude, be self-directed yet a team player, and have a focus on quality, integrity and success.

Company Overview:

Halff is a mid-sized, employee-owned, diverse and multi-disciplined professional services firm. For more than 70 years, Halff has provided smarter solutions throughout the United States offering services in Architecture, Construction Services, Energy, Environmental, Geographic Information Systems, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Land and Site Development, Planning and Landscape Architecture, MEP Engineering, Public Works, Right of Way, Structural Engineering, Subsurface Utility Engineering/Utility Coordination, Surveying, Transportation, Water Resources and Water/Wastewater.

Halff has offices in the following locations:

Arkansas: Bentonville, Fort Smith, Little Rock and North Little Rock

Florida: Chipley, Jacksonville, Miramar Beach, Panama City Beach, Tallahassee, Tampa and Tavares

Louisiana: Baton Rouge and Shreveport

Oklahoma: Oklahoma City

Texas: Austin, Brownsville, Conroe, Corpus Christi, Flower Mound, Fort Worth, Frisco, Houston, Midland, McAllen, Richardson, San Antonio and Tyler

We offer excellent benefits including medical, dental, prescription, life insurance, long-term and short-term disability insurance, paid time off and holiday pay, Traditional and Roth 401(k) plans, Employee Stock Ownership Plan, Health Savings Account, 529 College Savings Plan, Flexible Spending, an Employee Assistance Plan and more.

Salary is competitive and includes a base salary plus end-of-year bonus. If you are looking for a private consulting firm with a great work culture, Halff may be what you are looking for.

Halff Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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