Transit Practice Leader

Posted Date 3 months ago(11/21/2023 2:16 PM)
Bachelor's Degree


Kimley-Horn, one of FORTUNE Magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For," is seeking a motivated Transit Practice Leader to join our Bay Area team and work on some of the most significant projects in the local market and across the firm.  We are seeking a strategic mindset that has experience working with complex transit/transportation projects.  This person will also assist in mentoring and expanding our transit team in the Bay Area.


Our Practice Builders have an entrepreneurial spirit, creating a vision for their practice while facilitating the growth of our Transit Practice in the Bay Area. The successful candidate will be given a great deal of autonomy to lead, direct, and grow their business backed by the strength of a national one-profit center firm with 7,000+ staff. With success, this individual will enjoy the rewards of a competitive salary, an impressive incentive-based bonus program, industry-leading retirement, and the potential to advance to ownership. 


  • A bachelor's or master's degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent work experience and professional registration (P.E.) in California preferred
  • 15+ years of diversified experience in growing and leading a Transit practice in the Bay Area
  • Business development and marketing experience, including writing proposals, scopes of work, and budgets for projected work
  • Strong desire and ability to be engaged with clients solving project problems, and working with the team to deliver
  • Excellent knowledge of transit operations and best practices
  • Good communicator, particularly with key internal niche partners such as building structures, drainage, roadway, and MEP partners
  • Experience with specifications and detailed cost estimates
  • Must have a thorough understanding of project accounting and demonstrated ability to manage the schedule and budget for multiple projects at the same time
  • Has experience in marketing and supervision of the technical work of others
  • We are looking for high-energy, creative, flexible, patient self-starters who are willing to work at a dynamic pace. Candidates must share a commitment to our company's Vision, Mission, and Shared Values.
  • Strong technical foundation in areas of Transit corridor design experience, track/guideway design, roadway design, Station design, including park-and-ride facilities

Why Kimley-Horn:

We are a full-service consulting firm that provides a wide range of infrastructure and land development planning and engineering services to public and private clients. Though we have over 7,000 employees in over 100 offices, we pride ourselves on our small company feel. Our commitment to quality is only as good as the people behind it—that's why we recruit passionate, hardworking, and proactive employees. By joining Kimley-Horn, you'll be joining a firm whose core values and core purpose are more than just words on paper—they form the basis of a culture that has yielded success since 1967.


Kimley-Horn has been recognized 15 times as one of FORTUNE's "100 Best Companies to Work For."


Base Salary Range:

  • $155,000-$225,000
  • Eligible for performance-based bonus compensation 




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