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Virginia Regional CEI Practice Leader

Volkert Inc
Fredericksburg, VA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Are we the road to your future?

Volkert is employee owned and a Top 100 design firm, committed to delivering the future of infrastructure in three key areas of service: Design + Engineering, Planning + Environmental, and Program + Construction Management.

We are currently searching for an experienced Virginia Regional CEI Practice Leader to support our Mid-Atlantic Region located in Virginia Beach, Fredericksburg, or Richmond, VA. You must display a proven ability to develop markets, establish a client base, and win work. This leadership position would develop a comprehensive understanding of local and state transportation programs and corresponding funding, budgets, and advertisement for support services with a primary focus on CEI and construction management services.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Familiar with the integration of engineering, procurement, and construction activities
    • Direct construction engineering administration and inspection project/program
    • Developing and maintaining an excellent professional relationship with those organizations to facilitate both the successful completion of current ongoing projects and the successful pursuit of follow-on assignments
    • Oversee the management of projects so that schedules and budget are met
    • Responsible for successful contracting and project execution
    • Negotiate contracts with VDOT, as well as other Construction Services clients
    • Continually identify and pursue future opportunities and increase backlog while managing client relationships
    • Review the work of other professionals including QA/QC, mentoring, training, and growing staff in the performance of job duties
    • Manage project budgets and schedules, interface with clients, and prepare/submit invoices
    • Coordinate with other Project Managers to balance workload and staffing needs
    • Determine the market direction and lead market awareness regionally for the Construction Services practice
    • Be actively engaged in technical and professional associations
    • Serve as a thought leader that contributes to the practice through authorship of technical articles, presentations at conferences, and active participation on professional organization boards

What you need to have:

• 15+ years of construction engineering management and inspection for transportation projects
• 4-year degree from an accredited college or university in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering or related field
• Professional Engineer registration is strongly preferred
• Excellent external and internal, oral and written communication skills
• Strong engineering judgement and solid background in transportation
• Public speaking and presentation abilities are required
• Must also possess a thorough knowledge of current technology and be able to select and apply appropriate software for use on project
• Travel required throughout Central Region (Richmond, Hampton Roads, and Fredericksburg)

  • Characteristics of a successful Volkert team member:
    1. Be a brand ambassador for the company who engages in diversity and inclusion,
    2. Be self-motivated to meet individual goals and maintain accountability in a team environment
    3. Exercise initiative and independent judgement in the solution of work problems
    4. Be able to communicate effectively- verbal and written
    5. Be able to multi-task in a team environment

Skills & Competencies
• Proven ability to develop markets and establish a client base

  • Proven ability to perform in a management capacity
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations are required

Volkert Perks:

  • We offer a hybrid workplace which includes remote, hybrid, and in-office positions
  • Competitive compensation
  • Flexibility and a positive work/life balance
  • Challenging and innovative projects
  • Employee referral program
  • Professional development
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan + employer matching
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and holidays
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision
  • Employer-Paid Life/AD&D insurance
  • Employer-Paid short-term disability and long-term disability
  • Wellness incentives
  • Additional voluntary benefits

The words from our Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Thomas A. Hand, PE, capture best how you can make an impact while working for Volkert.

“For nearly a century, Volkert has done meaningful work that improves our infrastructure and quality of life. With our commitment to employee ownership and sustainable growth, you can build a career here that really makes a difference.”

– Thomas A. Hand, PE, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer

Volkert does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee-based recruitment services.

Volkert Inc


Fredericksburg, VA
22401 USA


Transportation and Storage

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