Market Leader

BIG RED DOG Engineering and Consulting - Austin, TX5.0

Full-timeEstimated: $130,000 - $170,000 a year

The Market Leader is the leader of a team for the assigned market sector. This team usually has a specific geographic area that they serve. This leader directs a team within a local office serving a defined geographic region and can have other teams working alongside. The Market Leader is responsible for all aspects of the operation including winning work, recruiting and developing team members, getting the work done while meeting financial and team member growth targets. This role includes accountability for building a successful practice leader in an office or area and corresponding with the market sector director to get the resources needed to execute the corporate vision.

About The Opportunity

BRD is seeking seeking a talented individual who will:

  • Work on complex multimodal transportation planning/engineering problems
  • Successfully lead competitive marketing pursuits and develop client relationships
  • Manage projects and develop internal staff relationships
  • Provide oversight of technical analysis


Expertise I 40 % of time

  • Regularly markets services to current and prospective clients to ensure a growing practice in the specific area of expertise
  • Confer with management, production, and marketing staff to discuss project specifications and procedures
  • To monitor and assist the team in meeting all financial goals as well as to ensure the upcoming pipeline of work is adequate to meet company goals and growth
  • Recruit team members, assign, direct, and evaluate their work, and oversee the development and maintenance of team member competence
  • Perform administrative functions such as reviewing and writing reports, approving expenditures, enforcing rules and processes, and making decisions regarding the purchase of materials or services with the direct involvement of the Market Director
  • Combine, review and check all multidiscipline proposals that are issued to clients to ensure accuracy and estimating consistency
  • Advance technical initiatives through BRD’s research and development budget

Accuracy I 30% of time

  • Coordinate and mentor Team Leaders and Project Engineers/Planners to provide quality projects that ensure client satisfaction
  • Develop and implement policies, standards and procedures for the engineering/technical work performed in the market sector in all offices utilizing company-wide standards

Communication I 25% of time

  • Develop and maintain an organizational structure that maximizes efficiency across the sector organization and develop career paths for personal.
  • Recommend or direct disciplinary action or termination of employees
  • Ensure the market as a whole is responsive and communicates effectively
  • Fully shoulder all client feedback and relay praise to team, or provide corrective measures if the client is not fully satisfied

Transparency I 5 % of time

  • Prepare budgets, bids, and contracts, and get approvals from the Director
  • Ensure that every project has a signed contract to establish a baseline for client billing

Education / Experience

  • Bachelor of Science degree in planning, engineering, or related field
  • Specific interest and experience in multimodal transportation planning/engineering, traffic operations analysis, travel demand modeling, transit planning/operations, or other related niche within transportation
  • Six or more years of experience related to the field above
  • Experience managing projects and submitting competitive proposals in Texas (Central Texas preferred)
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license and/or other professional license as required (AICP, PTOE, etc.)
  • Post graduate technical education and/or MBA preferred

Job Type: Full-time


  • transportation planning/engineering, traffic operations: 6 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • Professional Engineer (Required)