Huitt-Zollars, Inc.

Vice President/Sr. Civil Engineer

4 months ago
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Huitt-Zollars' Phoenix, Arizona office has a career opportunity for a Vice President/Senior Civil Engineer to provide leadership, guide business development and project management on regional projects that have a diverse client base.  The candidate must be a licensed professional engineer in the state of Arizona.  They should have a minimum 10 years of engineering design experience in infrastructure and land development projects with a minimum of 7 years of staff supervisory and project management experience.



  • Supervising the effective and efficient day to day operation of the office
  • Meeting and maintaining relationships with cities, counties, MPO's, local agencies and private development clients
  • Leading and managing selected projects
  • Preparing statement of qualifications and letters of interest
  • Preparing proposals and negotiating contracts


  • BSCE Degree (Advanced Degree Preferred)
  • Must be licensed and Registered Professional Engineer in Arizona
  • Minimum 10 years of engineering design experience on infrastructure and land development
  • Seven years of staff supervisory and project management experience
  • Proven ability to market clients and secure contracts is a must
  • Proven ability to manage people
  • Track record of superior client service to the local market 

Business Development: Actively markets the qualification of self, staff and company to existing clients as well as identifies and markets new clients.  Assists business development in coordination and preparation of qualifications and proposals by providing project staff, assisting in technical write up and understanding of projects. Actively participates in professional societies and organizations, working on committee staff and special projects that serve to demonstrate the Huitt-Zollars' commitment to the community and the profession.


Staff Management: Manages the day to day assignments of assigned staff, scheduling time and resources to maximize the efficient and effective use of billable time. Responsible for a thorough understanding of corporate policy and procedures and enforcing same. Handles personnel problems in a professional manner and with the assistance of the human resources manager, if necessary. Responsible for the selection of staff in accordance with established policies and procedures.  Responsible for the professional development of staff through personal mentoring as well as establishing a mentoring practice.


Support to Others: Support other offices as required in directing the technical effort for projects, the development of new business, the preparation of responses to RFPs and SOQs, the preparation for presentations, and interfacing/coordinating the efforts of the office with other offices and the corporate office.


Budget: Prepares an annual operating budget in accordance with existing policy and procedures and manages the day to day operations and work effort to the budget. Responsible for the office's profitability.


Technical:  Responsible for the office's adherence to established corporate technical standards.    


The Sr. Civil Engineer will be responsible for the adherence to corporate quality assurance and quality control standards on all projects. 


We offer a competitive benefit & compensation package, including medical, dental, vision, life, and long/short-term disability plans and two retirement plans: 401(k) and an ESOP.

Please apply online at: 


Job ID No: PHX029


Huitt-Zollars is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin or any other legally protected status. Consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the company will make reasonable accommodations to assist in the application process upon the request of an applicant. No question on this application is intended to secure information to be used for discriminatory purposes.


This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 60-300.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of protected veteran status or disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


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