AASHTO Seeks to Hire Director of Engineering

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, an equal-opportunity employer, seeks to hire a director of engineering; a full-time position located at AASHTO’s headquarters in Washington, D.C.

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AASHTO’s director of engineering is responsible for the planning, execution, and management of the programs and resources and the leadership the organization’s engineering staff; directs and oversees the association’s work within the road and highway transportation mode’ and serves as the direct liaison for AASHTO’s Council on Highways and Streets and its Special Committee on Research and Innovation.

The engineering director also provides technical, policy, and administrative support to ensure that these committees understand AASHTO policies and procedures and are cognizant of key technical, legislative, and regulatory issues.

Candidates applying for this position should have a minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible professional experience in one of the transportation modes, with demonstrated evidence of professional growth and increasing responsibility. In addition, a minimum of three years of management experience leading teams is required.

A Bachelor of Science degree in a technical field is required, preferably in civil or transportation engineering, with evidence of a higher degree of professional development – such as postgraduate education, professional registration, leadership training, etc.

To learn more about this position, visit the AASHTO Jobs Board or click here. To apply for this position, submit a cover letter and resume to recruiter@aashto.org by January 12, 2024.

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