Transportation Team Leader (Atlanta, GA)

Garver Engineering is accepting applications for a Transportation Team Leader in Atlanta, GA. The primary responsibility of the Transportation Team Leader (BTL) is to build and maintain a portfolio of profitable roadway and transportation projects serving state department of transportation clients.  This candidate will also be responsible for managing state roadway and transportation projects for Garver as needed.


The ideal candidate will oversee team members who will provide planning and design to state department of transportation clients in the state of Georgia.


Responsibilities of this role include:

  • Project management
  • Sub-consultant coordination
  • Project/task scheduling
  • Contract Scope and Fee Development/Negotiations
  • Managing design team members
  • Civil design
  • Plan production oversight
  • Preparing cost estimates
  • Client management and interaction
  • Business Development

Technical experience should include:

  • Geometric design for roadways/interchanges
  • Drainage design (closed and open systems)
  • Construction sequencing and traffic control
  • Utility relocation coordination

Marketing activities may include assisting in the production of proposals and letters of interest, as well as participation in interviews and other presentations.



  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering from an ABET accredited program
  • Licensed as a Professional Engineer (PE) in the state of Georgia or will have the ability to obtain reciprocity within six (6) months.
  • Fifteen (15) plus years of relevant experience
  • Practical working knowledge of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Green Book, the Roadside Design Guide, the Highway Capacity Manual (HCM), and the Manual Uniform Traffic Control Device (MUTCD) as well as GDOT Design manuals and processes
  • Experience with Microstation, Geopak or InRoads and/or other roadway design software
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office

This Team Leader must be proficient in the following skills:

  • Team Leadership: must recruit, develop, mentor, and oversee a highly motivated team, possibly in remote locations; must interface and workload balance with other regional teams; must be accountable to senior management for team portfolio performance.
  • Project Management: must prepare scope-of-work and level-of-effort estimates for contract proposals; must lead and manage team for successful execution of contracted scope, budget, and schedule.
  • Quality Control:  Must be able to provide technical design and report writing skills or oversight to provide quality and comprehensive documents
  • Client Service Management – must develop and maintain a healthy network of municipal clients.
  • Previous experience working with Municipalities and counties; preferably in Georgia
  • Demonstrated success in business development of engineering services.
  • 10 or more years' of team management experience, including experience leading roadway and transportation projects.
  • Previous experience with project and client management.

Preferred Skills:

  • Previous experience in consulting engineering with a primary focus on GDOT (or other DOT) transportation projects
  • 3D Design experience

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Founded in 1919, Garver is an employee-owned multidisciplined engineering, planning, and environmental services firm with more than 1,000 employees across the United States. Offering a wide range of services focused on aviation, construction, facilities, federal, survey, transportation, water, and wastewater, Garver sits in the top 125 of the Engineering News-Record's prestigious Top 500 Design Firms list and is consistently recognized as a best firm to work for. Learn more at

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