Transportation Practice Leader

Houston, TX/Remote
Added: February 20, 2024

Woolpert is a cutting-edge national architecture, engineering and geospatial (AEG) firm that delivers value to clients by blending engineering excellence with innovative technology and geospatial applications. Woolpert continues to be certified by employees as an employer of choice through the Great Place to Work® Survey, and believes great companies are built from great people and great clients. Woolpert is continually moving its culture forward. As one of the fastest-growing companies in the U.S., and with growth around the world, we are seeking candidates for the role of Transportation Practice Leader.

This position will offer the opportunity to work on a variety of transportation projects spanning multiple clients and presenting unique challenges. This position is responsible for complex engineering design tasks as well as business development, client contact and sustained growth of a transportation design team in our growing Houston, Texas office.


  • Lead transportation team for Texas.
  • Manage the delivery of transportation projects.
  • Professional experience of increasing responsibility, including project management, on projects involving PS&E and or schematics.
  • TxDOT experience and appropriate pre-certifications required.
  • Experience in conducting regular project review and reporting meetings and oversight of quality control on all assigned projects is required.
  • Experience in leading project teams, including subconsultants, in performing transportation design of highways and roadways is required.
  • Partnering with sales and technical leadership to build relationships with DOT, other transportation agencies, and local clients, with an ability to work successfully across markets.
  • Recruiting and retaining strategic technical talent and the best and brightest employees.
  • Good marketing, communications and technical writing skills are required.
  • Existing contacts and relationships along with experience winning and delivering projects for TxDOT.


  • BS or MS in Civil Engineering or related field.
  • 15+ years of experience.
  • PE License or ability to obtain within a year of employment.
  • Experience in MicroStation required.
  • Experience working on TxDOT projects.
  • Familiar with TxDOT design criteria
  • Experience working on transportation PS&E projects.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects, across multiple teams and disciplines.

Presenting Opportunities and Challenges at Every Turn... As a firm that recognizes the importance of developing top talent from within, our employees have access to a wide range of training and coaching programs and are rewarded for their achievements through our excellent benefits package and competitive salaries.

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