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Mountain West Regional Leader - Civil Engineering 


You deserve a job that you feel proud of, where you can channel your knowledge and skills into projects that positively affect communities, and where you design your own path. This is Alliant. Become an employee-owner of a growing engineering and consulting firm where we strive to provide a diverse and equitable culture of support and opportunities. Our success is driven by our employee-owners, and we're excited to have you be a part of it.

The Impact You'll Have:

We are looking expand our expertise to the Salt Lake City area and are looking for a Regional Civil Engineering Manager! This role will see the candidate leading all aspects of Alliant's Mountain West Office, including strategic planning for office and regional growth; client development and management; leading pursuits and winning work; talent recruitment, development and mentoring; and overseeing the technical and financial performance of the office. The candidate should have an established record of successful project performance and prior leadership experience. They should be a recognized leader in the Salt Lake City area and be engaged in industry organizations. The right candidate should have outstanding organizational and leadership skills and be able to set priorities and lead multiple initiatives while providing leadership for the entire group. The candidate would be expected to win and lead specific projects while collaborating with a team of multi-disciplined engineers and providing technical guidance to project managers and senior engineers.


Group Management

  • Oversight of Civil Engineering activities, establish priorities and assign staff to projects. Collaborate with other groups, offices, and practices on work-sharing needs and opportunities
  • Drives the implementation of the office's project delivery processes including Work Planning, Monthly Project Reviews, and other project performance methods to ensure quality work, on time, on schedule, to the client's satisfaction
  • Drives the implementation of the group's contracting process through project delivery and contracting activities including scope, work plan, and fee reviews for all contracting activities impacting the group
  • Collaborates with and supports the Leadership team and other Group & Department Managers in accomplishing their revenue and performance goals
  • Leads staff and provides technical direction and supervision of multiple projects
  • Work with the VP of Operations to develop a strategy to grow and expand the group. Assist in identifying strategic hires and possible acquisitions
  • Represents the Mountain West Region on Alliant's Leadership Team, providing the critical communication link between offices and regions

Talent Recruitment and Development

  • Coordinates with managers to determine hiring needs
  • In consultation with our Human Resources team, recruit, hire, develop, and retain department staff within the office
  • Supervising, coaching, and mentoring junior engineering staff

Client Relationships, Marketing, Pursuit Development

  • Leads and assists in marketing efforts facilitating office growth
  • Partners with other company leaders and managers to assist with business development, building client relationships, and pursuit efforts for projects
  • Assists in marketing responsibilities, including client discovery, proposal generation, interviews, and win-to-work activities
  • Leads proposal development and interview presentations for projects to the client as well as general presentations within the industry and community
  • Serves as the primary client liaison and manages the project team to deliver the scope, schedule, and budgets to completion and to the client's satisfaction. Assists with client project scoping and contract negotiations

Project Management & Technical Leadership

  • Supervises the project delivery for the office. Lead the development and execution of the office's project management plans. Supervise and mentor the team to meet overall project delivery objectives
  • Establishes and/or reviews priorities and work schedules and coordinates resource needs/assignments
  • Strategic involvement throughout the project's 'life-cycle' including the pre-award (bid phase), post-award, or post-design (construction) phase
  • Actively manage projects and perform project management activities (project scope, schedule, budget, and quality management)
  • Supervise, provide Quality Assurance or perform technical discipline tasks including research, reports, design, specifications, and plan preparation
  • Manage and implement Alliant's robust Quality Management Plan throughout the Mountain West Region
  • Works to develop technical strategies and procedures. Monitors and develops appropriate professional standards and integrates the plans and metrics for quality assurance through all phases of project delivery


  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering. Master's degree in Civil Engineering is a plus
  • P.E. License in Utah
  • Minimum of 15 years' relevant experience. 20+ years of relevant experience is preferred
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in a leadership position leading teams within this market
  • A Self-starter who takes initiative
  • Strong leadership, project management, and organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and presentation skills
  • Strong technical writing, analytical, and communication skills
  • Representation in industry organizations
  • Proven record of successful project management and pursuits of project proposals experience
  • Strong background in multiple delivery methods - candidate for leading the pursuit and management of complex projects
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively under tight deadlines and manage multiple projects
  • Detail-oriented with an emphasis on schedule adherence and quality work products
  • Advanced technical and problem-solving skills

Preferred Experience:

  • Proven ability to manage large transportation engineering projects and teams effectively
  • Extensive experience pursuing and delivering UDOT projects
  • Design Build/Alternative Delivery Experience


At Alliant, we take care of our employees by offering a world class benefit package including:

  • Competitive salary with bonus opportunities
  • Generous Profit Sharing, ESOP and 401k contribution programs
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision plans
  • Company paid Life Insurance, Short-term disability and Long-term disability
  • Flexible spending accounts for Medical and Dependent Care
  • Wellness Programs & Competitions
  • Generous Annual Leave and Compensatory Time Off programs
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Casual work environment
  • Paid Professional Development and Training
  • Community Involvement/Charity Events
  • Numerous Employee Focused Events (Lunch & Learns, Office Recreation Room, Quarterly Off-Site Socials, etc.

Who We Are:

Alliant Engineering, Inc., an employee-owned company, is a growing engineering, planning, landscape architecture, and surveying firm with a strong culture of customer service, quality, delivery, and innovation. At Alliant we work hard; we have fun; and we love it.

We design solutions that address current needs while paving the way for a brighter future. We provide a culture of diversity, equity, and support, where everyone is given the opportunity to grow and succeed. We approach every project with unwavering confidence yet remain humbly committed to designing work that speaks for itself. At Alliant, our employee-owners are the force behind our success, and we can't wait for you to join us to build better communities with excellence and passion.

The selected candidate must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S. without requiring visa sponsorship now or in the future.

Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Open Date 5/14/2024  
Number of Openings 1  
Location Salt Lake City, Utah  
EOE Statement We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.  

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