Transportation Group Manager – Omaha

  • Bellevue, NE
  • Omaha, NE
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Simply Put, A Great Place to Work

Benesch is a growing, multi-disciplined planning, engineering, and professional services firm. We enhance infrastructure and communities across the country – creating spaces and providing connections in ways that make a difference.

We pride ourselves on being nimble enough to remain responsive to client needs, yet large enough to offer exceptional bench strength. As a member of our team, you’ll have an opportunity to draw from those resources when you need them, and likewise, contribute your expertise when you have something to share.

At Benesch, we are looking for candidates with varied backgrounds and worldviews. Diverse ideas come from diverse people, and we are committed to offering an inclusive work environment where everyone feels valued and respected. Statistics show that women and underrepresented groups are less likely to apply for a position if they don’t meet 100% of the qualifications. If this statement resonates with you – don’t be so hard on yourself. Apply for the job!

Transportation Group Manager

We have an exciting opportunity for a Transportation Group Manager in our Omaha, Nebraska, office. This is an experienced position involving challenging and complex assignments with opportunities for career growth. The ideal candidate will have good industry relationships with the Nebraska DOT and Omaha-Metro local agencies or a proven history of successful relationships with both DOT and local agency clientele. For this leadership position, strong business development, project, and people management skills are required.

The ideal candidate will have 10+ years of experience in the planning and design of roadway, highway, and multi-modal transportation networks. Typical candidates will have held leadership or project management positions providing multi-modal design, roadway/highway design, traffic engineering, transit planning, and/or comprehensive transportation planning services to public agency clients. 


This position will have a hybrid work schedule and, when in the office, will work from our Omaha, NE or Bellevue, NE office.

The Impact You Will Have
  • Collaborate and contribute to local, regional, and corporate strategic growth initiatives, including expansion of transportation planning, traffic engineering, and road and bridge design services within Nebraska, surrounding areas, and nationally
  • Lead efforts to expand our diverse, dynamic, Omaha-based group of transportation professionals
  • Develop and manage relationships with new and existing clients
  • Pursue and manage complex, multi-discipline projects critical to local and regional transportation networks
  • Coordinate the technical and personal development of professional staff of all levels
  • Monitor project progress and budget for multiple project managers in the Omaha Transportation Group
  • Provide QA/QC on complex deliverables and reports
  • Represent Benesch at industry and professional engagement events and participate in professional organizations in leadership positions
What You Will Need
  • Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering or related, with a License as a Professional Civil Engineer is required
  • Demonstrated ability to manage, develop, and coordinate professional staff
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate multi-discipline project pursuit and delivery across multiple clients and geographies
  • Experience working with the Nebraska DOT and/or local agencies in highly populated areas preferred
  • Active involvement in professional organizations, including leadership positions, is preferred
  • Progressive experience and recognized skills towards providing transportation consulting services to local and state agencies
  • Strong written and oral communication and client relation skills required, with experience making presentations, attending conferences, and participating in project interviews preferred


Explore the Benefits of working at Benesch! 

Benesch is a great company to work for! Our comprehensive benefits package includes paid over-time, exceptional retirement fund contributions, flexible schedules, wellness incentives, and all-around great people to work with. Take your career to the next level by applying today.

Our benefits package is designed to take care of our employees. The health and wellness of our employees is essential to their success both personally and professionally. That is why we invest in our employees’ well-being by providing a comprehensive benefits package to help them live a healthy lifestyle. Each option can be customized to meet the needs of our employees and their families. 

Benesch offers a generous paid time benefits plan that increases throughout your career plus several paid holidays.  Our benefits include medical, dental, and vision benefits. We also include company-paid life insurance, short term, and long-term disability plans. Benesch offers a 401K plan and profit-sharing contributions to the 401K plan with the potential of 9% total employer contribution to your retirement savings!! 

From insurance and retirement plan to our wellness programs, we provide employee benefits that meet your wants and needs. Click here to learn more about some of the benefits of working at Benesch! 

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