Transportation Department Manager

  • The Zbitnoff Group
  • Portland, OR , United States
  • Sep 21, 2010
Full time Transportation Engineer

Job Description

THE COMPANY   We are working with one of the top civil engineering firms in the Pacific Northwest. They are recognized for their outstanding service and commitment to excellence and are consistently identified as one of the best firms to work for in the market by CE News. With more than 500 employees and several offices they provide services in a wide range engineering consulting fields. Quality is in the way they do business and they have been ranked in the top third of Engineering News Record’s annual listing of the “Top 500 Design Firms for several years. This is a result of the value they place on their employees, the opportunities that they provide for growth and advancement, and their competitive benefits program which includes and educational allowance and a 401(k) with match. This is a very exciting organization to be part of and we have the opportunity to present your qualifications directly to the decision makers. They have very competitive salaries and offer an extensive benefits package that is equal or better that most of their competitors. This position does offer relocation for the right candidate.   THE NEED   We are searching for a dynamic, energetic Transportation Department Manager for the Portland area office for our client. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing ongoing transportation engineering and design projects and developing and expanding our clients’ existing transportation capabilities and project backlog.  This person must be able to work effectively and communicate regularly with municipal clients; federal, state and local authorities.  We would prefer someone currently located in the Portland area that is working in or has worked in Oregon in the recent past.  Team building and business development capabilities will also be very important part of this position. This is a well established firm that has the resources to make this an excellent long term situation.  This is an opportunity to manage challenging projects in the transportation field and continue to develop and expand your career.   WHY WORK WITH US   The Zbitnoff Group is a group of professionals that specializes in finding and placing civil/environmental engineers. Our firm was founded and is managed by a licensed civil engineer with more than 27 years of experience in the civil engineering industry.   We use that experience to develop an in-depth understanding of our client’s and our candidate’s needs. Our clients highly respect our knowledge and our process so that we are able to communicate directly with the hiring authorities to present and discuss a candidate’s specific qualifications. As a candidate, this ensures that your information will not get lost in the pile of unqualified submittals.   We also recognize the importance of confidentiality.   Our process enables candidates to consider other employment alternatives with out jeopardizing their existing employment.   We can and do make a difference in the job search process. Please visit or contact us by phone to find out how we can help make a positive change in your career.

Job Requirements:

The successful candidate will have a BCSE degree and a minimum of 10 years experience in municipal streets and roadway design and transportation personnel management. This position requires project management experience and working knowledge of state DOT projects for the development and design process, bidding, and letting process. Experience with the Oregon Transportation market is required. The position requires a PE license and current registration in Oregon or the ability to become registered within 6 months. Familiarity with ODOT design methods, standards and specifications is preferred.Working knowledge of design software used to prepare engineering and design documents would be a plus. The right individual will have the ability to effectively communicate with clients and staff of all levels. There is an excellent total compensation and benefit package waiting for you.   Please contact Bill Zbitnoff for consideration at or call 866-883-1313. Please reference job #TZG1975.   Keywords: Transportation Department Manager, Transportation Engineer, Portland, Oregon, OR


Civil & Structural Engineering


per year