Job Type
Job Duration
$170,000.00 - $240,000.00
Min Experience
Over 10 Years
Education Level
Required Travel
Salary - Type
Yearly Salary
Job Function
Engineering (Civil, Railway, Construction, Etc.)


The primary duty of the Transit Market Sector Leader- Central Region includes responsibility for partnering with regional management and the Global Transit Market Sector Director to develop and execute transit and rail market strategies throughout the Central Region.  Specific duties include market opportunity assessment, client management, technical and marketing team coordination, staff growth and development, program and project management, and improvement of technical competencies of market sector staff to meet client needs and market drivers. 

Additional duties include:

·         Strategic Project and Program Leadership – This position will provide leadership on multi-discipline projects and programs across the market sectors and geographic areas.  Strategic projects are anticipated to include programmatic assistance of large capital programs, traditional project execution and delivery as well as alternative delivery.  Additional duties include senior technical support, quality oversight, best practice development, project leadership, and principal-level program/project management. 

·         Strategic Planning and Program Growth – This position will lead and drive program growth for the transit, intercity, and freight rail market sectors as well as play an integral role in leading strategic growth across the region.  Additional duties include supporting internal and external client relationships, recruiting and staff development, and major pursuit coordination.  This position also encompasses supporting capture planning efforts, pre-proposal visitations, proposal preparation coordination with technical and marketing staff, presentations, and negotiations.

·         Global Transit Market Sector Program Growth – This position will assist the Global Transit Market Sector Director in setting the vision to expand services and win contracts within the market.  This position will support the development and continuous improvement of the market to ensure it is aligned with market needs and supports the professional development of staff.   


Required Qualifications

• A minimum of 10 years of experience in transportation planning and/or engineering with a majority of that experience within the market sector.
• Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering, planning or a related field.
• If an engineer, maintain engineering registration.
• Experienced in development and management of strategic marketing programs for planning and/or engineering services.
• Experienced in development and management of a wide range of client relationships and specific program and/or project pursuits.
• Experienced in overall staff development to include recruiting, career path and professional growth.
• Experienced
with industry associations and maintains a visible profile in the market sector.
• Ability to work cooperatively with Market Sector Directors, Business Class Directors, Regional Business Group Director, Area Business Group Managers, Area Marketing Managers and Area Managers.
• Demonstrated commitment to HDR values. An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 15 years in leading transit engineering and planning services for major transportation infrastructure development.
  • Experience with major capital programs from planning through design and construction for private, federal, state, and local clients.  
  • Deep client relationships with transit and rail agencies, or other private entities, in the Central Region and proven track record of success in this area.  
  • Experience with transit funding program(s) eligibility and requirements. 
  • Experienced in development and management of strategic marketing programs for the transportation industry. 
Job ID: 74179707

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