Traffic Practice Leader-GA/SC at Barge Design Solutions in Atlanta, Georgia

Posted in Other 13 days ago.

Job Description:

Traffic Practice Leader-GA/SC

Career Area: Engineering - Civil

What We're Looking For:
The Georgia/Carolinas Traffic Practice Leader provides leadership to one of Barge's Transportation regions. This role is responsible for hiring, developing, and managing technical staff in the region, and partners with Project Managers to assign technical resources to projects. This role is also responsible for ensuring that skills and capabilities match our clients' needs and that project costs are kept within established budgets. The success metrics for this role are quality delivery, adherence to project budgets, utilization, and employee experience.


  • Provide oversight and leadership of the Traffic discipline for the region

  • Forecast and develop the discipline's staff mix to align with business sector growth projections

  • Develop and promote policies and standard procedures to improve project delivery

  • Work to reduce the discipline's project delivery costs to help drive competitive status

  • Attend client meetings, manage technical expertise to provide subject matter support

  • Act as a technical advisor for various projects and programs

  • Provide input to proposals and Project Management Plans

  • Act as a technical lead on portions of larger complex projects

  • Continue to strengthen relationships with clients, sectors, direct reports, and others

  • Play active role in advising and executing strategic and business planning activities

  • Promote a great work environment for the region

  • Embrace our Purpose, Vision, and Values and champion this with direct reports

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Education & Experience Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or related field from accredited program

  • Professional Engineer (PE) registration (or ability to obtain within six months

  • Minimum of 10 years' relevant experience, preferably encompassing a variety of assignments involving traffic planning, design and/or operations, such as:

  • Transportation planning studies, including evaluation of alternative solutions for corridors, intersections, and/or interchanges

  • Planning and design of multimodal improvements, including pedestrian, bicycle, and transit facilities

  • Public outreach in support of planning studies

  • Traffic forecasting

  • Traffic operational analysis

  • Safety studies

  • Intersection Control Evaluation (ICE), benefit-cost analysis

  • Signing/pavement marking design

  • Traffic signal design

  • Development and implementation of corridor signal timing plans

  • ITS and communications network design

  • Strong understanding and experience in the use of policies, standards, and specifications of FHWA, AASHTO, state DOT's and municipalities

  • Experience/ familiarity with traffic engineering and planning software (HCS, Synchro, VISSIM, ArcGIS)

  • Ability to research and learn innovative solutions and best practices in the industry

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Strong organizational skills, preferably including experience supervising and developing junior staff

  • Previous business development experience preferred

  • Business administration and leadership development training preferred

Why join us?

Barge Design Solutions, Inc., is an engineering and architecture firm with diverse in-house multidisciplinary practice areas. The employee-owned company is more than 400-people strong and serves clients nationwide from multiple U.S. locations. Barge is ranked No. 171 on Engineering News-Record (ENR)'s 2021 Top 500 Design Firms list, is No. 177 on Architectural Record's Top 300 Architecture Firms and is a certified Great Place To Work®.

Our primary purpose for being in business is ultimately to create a better life by unleashing the potential of our people, clients and communities. This purpose is supported by our company's core values because at the end of the day, Barge CARES:

  • Collaborate - Help and expect help. Teamwork is essential in what we do.

  • Authentic - Honesty, integrity and trust are at the heart of everything we do. We are who we say we are.

  • Responsible - We are accountable for our work, our attitude, and our actions. We make Barge better.

  • Excellence - We go all in and expect more of ourselves than others expect of us.

  • Service - We are humble. We use our gifts in service of others.

We believe that if we are living out our purpose for being in business and integrating our values into everything we do, we will ultimately achieve our vision to be the firm best known for being selected when it matters most.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or on the basis of disability. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled
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