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Transportation Section Director

  • Parkersburg, West Virginia
  • Position ID: 3565
  • Minimum Experience: 15 years
  • Education: BS
  • Registration: Professional Engineer (PE)
  • Sponsorship: Immigration related employment benefits, e.g. visa sponsorship, are not available for this position.

Come work with senior-level professionals at an established A/E firm that values employee input and collaboration. Burgess & Niple is looking for a Transportation Section Director. This position can be filled in our Parkersburg Office or in the Charleston, WV area with opportunity to assist in the startup of this new office location. 

B&N Transportation Section Director Responsibilities:

  • Manage and supervise the engineering section including utilization, profitability, growth and marketing, talent management, coaching and mentoring
  • Plan, manage, execute and deliver complex transportation projects on-time, on budget, and to the performance expectations of the client
  • Create and monitor scopes of work and budgets for various roadway, traffic, and bridge projects for WVDOT and other clients
  • Monitor all financial aspects of the project including invoicing, budget status, accounts receivable, and monthly reports
  • Develop and implement business development growth plan for the section including marketing and client relations

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree from an ABET accredited civil engineering program
  • 15+ years of related Transportation projects with project and staff management experience
  • PE registration in the State of West Virginia required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to motivate project teams in meeting client’s needs while maintaining budget objectives
  • Strong collaboration and interpersonal skills with experience maintaining client relationships
  • Self-motivated and adaptable, including the capability to learn virtual collaboration tools


  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Immediate accrued paid time off
  • 401(k) with match and no vesting schedule
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Flexible spending or health savings account options
  • Basic life insurance/short-term & long-term disability coverage at no cost to the employee with option to purchase supplemental life insurance
  • Bonus program
  • Flexible hours and hybrid work schedule options
  • Tuition assistance
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Casual dress


At B&N, we are dedicated to improving ourselves and the communities we serve. We do this by providing employees with opportunities for fulfillment, learning and advancement while delivering awesome experiences to our clients. We are committed to exploring new capabilities, emerging technologies and opportunities that will help create a pipeline for future growth.

We are engineers, architects, planners, scientists, geologists, and designers. We are also innovators and leaders, entrepreneurs, and collaborators. We are traffic engineers and parents of teenage drivers. We are site designers and homeowners. Ecologists and dog walkers. Funding experts and foodbank volunteers. We believe that these collective connections to the communities we serve are an asset to B&N and our clients.

Apply today and discover the possibilities for your career at B&N.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Click here to view our Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action Policy Statement.