Assistant Engineering Director

GAI Consultants Inc   •  

Cranberry, PA

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


15+ years

Posted 34 days ago

Summary: GAI’s NE Transportation market is undergoing exciting growth. Put your skills and expertise to work on challenging initiatives alongside accomplished colleagues from our Cranberry, Homestead, and Southpointe offices. Work in a supportive environment headed by a new, dynamic leadership team that encourages the entrepreneurial spirit. Now is the time to jumpstart your career with a rich pipeline of exciting projects that present long-term security and true career-growth potential.

GAI Consultants is seeking a Highway Engineer with a Bachelor’s degree (or foreign equivalent) in Civil Engineering and Pennsylvania PE License plus a minimum of twenty (20) years of post-baccalaureate, progressively responsible experience in Civil Engineering. Potential work locations may include offices in: Cranberry, Homestead, or Southpointe, PA. Applicants would be responsible for developing, coordinating and executing transportation design and construction services efforts.

Join GAI and make your mark among a team of engineering, planning, and environmental consultants that provides innovative solutions to energy, transportation, development, government, and industrial clients worldwide. 60+ years strong and 100-percent employee owned, GAI is the right place for talented and motivated individuals who seek to distinguish themselves in a company poised for unlimited growth.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The duties of this position include, but may not be limited to:

  • Provide oversight of construction management and inspection teams for highway and bridge projects with PennDOT and the PA Turnpike Commission.
  • Direct complex and specialized construction engineering administration and inspection programs.
  • Provide design management assistance and other duties required to advance highway and bridge projects within Pennsylvania.
  • Review deliverables for compliance with engineering principles, company standards, client contracts, and related specifications.
  • Responsible for financial success of assigned projects.
  • Assist with marketing and proposal development. Establish and maintain client relationships.


Experience must include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited Engineering School and a Professional Engineering (PE) License in the State of Pennsylvania.
  • 20 years of experience in the design and construction of highway and bridge projects. Particular emphasis on work in Pennsylvania.
  • The ability to work on multiple, concurrent projects is required.
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills, and have the ability to: interact with other staff, clients, Project Managers, and various Department Managerial Staff.
  • Knowledgeable in PennDOT and Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission policies and procedures required.
  • 2019-CRAN-001