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  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Kelli Newnan

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Transportation Principal Engineer

Shepherd Search Group • Los Angeles, CA

Posted 26 days ago

Job Snapshot

Experience - Greater than 15 years
Degree - 4 Year Degree


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Job Description

Are you an innovator with solid judgement and a true passion for delivering exceptional projects that enhance the quality of life of the everyday resident?

We are searching for an experienced professional engineer with strong transportation design, leadership, and business development experience. This is an exciting opportunity for an engineer with an entrepreneurial drive to expand this firm’s market presence and client base in the LA area, as well as to shape this firm’s growth in engineering design. The firm has a culture committed to fostering strong camaraderie together with offering a great work/ life balance.

This Principal Engineer will manage, develop, and put into action strategic plans; establish contacts and form strong relationships with existing and prospective clients; and will make critical leadership decisions that impact the company as a whole.

Position Focus

  • Collaborate with the CEO and management team to form, implement and review strategic plans and performance goals for the transportation market area.
  • Work together with the Business Development Director and management team to maintain existing client’s relationships and build new client relationships.
  • Apply your creative energy, vision and strong decision-making abilities that impact the firm and anticipate any issues.
  • Use leadership experience to oversee transportation projects and define program goals and needs.
  • Provide oversite of the technical, financial and legal aspects of the entire program.


  • Join a firm who see their employees as central to their continued success.
  • Work within a supportive team focused environment.
  • This firm offers a comprehensive benefit package including: 100% medical coverage, 401k with matching, tuition reimbursement, and more.

Job Requirements


  • 15 years of transportation engineering experience
  • BS in Civil Engineering
  • CA Professional Engineering (PE); additional TE strongly preferred.
  • Previous experience on large-scale State, highway, rail, and comparative transportation projects
  • Will have existing contacts and client relationships within the Greater LA area


 Contact: Marc Nocerino

Shepherd Search Group® is an executive search & recruitment firm providing leaders for the Architecture, Engineering and Construction industries. We have three distinct service lines: Executive Search & Recruitment, Interim Staffing and RPO (Recruitment Process Outsourcing). We have placed the very best industry talent at regional and national corporations for almost 30 years.

Job ID: 3859MN
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