Job Details

Highways Section Head

Company name
Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson, Inc

Winston Salem, NC, United States

Employment Type

Civil Engineering, Engineering

Posted on
Mar 17, 2023

Valid Through
Jun 30, 2023

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Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson is a dynamic, 100% employee-owned consulting firm of more than 2,000 professionals that provides a full range of multi-disciplined engineering, architecture, information technology, and related services to public agencies and private clients throughout the United States. JMT, is currently ranked #60 on Engineering News-Record’s list of the Top 500 Design Firms.

Position summary:

The successful candidate will be responsible for engineering design of transportation highways including the pavement section, sidewalks, trails, drainage, culverts, nonstructural retaining walls, and signing/marking, using knowledge of roadway engineering principles and practices to interpret, organize, execute and coordinate assignments with limited supervision. Responsible for business development, financial success, and managing staff for the department. Acts as a technical advisor to less experienced engineers.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

Coordinate strategic growth plan with office managers and practice leaders

Establish and grow market presence in area through marketing and business development

Manage financial budget for department and allocate resources accordingly

Lead and contribute to the production of proposals

Serve as a technical expertise resource to project managers and technical staff

Establish resources staffing needs for the section

Interview and hire staff for the section

Perform performance reviews for staff based on input from project managers on assigned teams

Coordinate work-sharing within region and between regions

Nonessential Functions and Responsibilities

Perform other related duties as assigned

Required Skills

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Proficient in Microsoft Office

Proficient in Microsoft Projects for Project Schedule development

Proficient in OpenRoads and/or MicroStation

Required Experience

Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or a related field from an accredited program

Professional Engineer License or equivalent

10 years’ experience in specialized discipline

Project management and business development experience

Successfully work and manage multiple projects in a dynamic, fast-paced team-oriented environment

Ability to manage, mentor, and provide guidance and direction to staff

Thorough understanding of the NCDOT design standards, policies, specifications, Integrated Project Delivery (IPD)process and plan preparation

Qualifications Preferred

Experience collaborating with local clients at the county and state level

NCDOT and municipal experience preferred

Supervisory experience and leading a multidiscipline team preferred

Working Conditions

Work is performed within a general office environment. Work is sedentary in nature but may require occasional standing and walking. Lighting and temperature are adequate and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. within the office environment.

Job Competencies

Analytical Thinking/Problem Solving

Business Acumen

Decision Making

Quality Service

Vision and Strategic Thinking

Managerial Competencies

Managing Performance

Conflict Management



JMT is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity, and we are proud to be building an inclusive and diverse workforce.

Job Location

Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States

Company info

Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson, Inc

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