Associate Vice President [Los Angeles]

Los Angeles, CA, USA Req #213
Monday, January 31, 2022

The Associate Vice President will conduct project management and business development activities such as client outreach, proposal preparation/presentations, interviews, and contract negotiations. The qualified individual serves as project manager and Principal-in-Charge for large multi-disciplinary projects with specific experience in transportation planning and engineering with strong leadership and communications skills as well as a successful track record of public and private sector client services.  Opportunity to lead a group of strong professionals with a core client base and expand the company’s position as a market leader in transportation planning and traffic engineering consulting services.

What you will be doing:


  • Manage projects and market state, regional, and local agencies, and private clients in the fields of transportation planning and traffic engineering while building and managing relationships with key clients.
  • Develop and maintain client partnerships.
  • Cultivate strategic thinking to grow business.
  • Participate in coordination meetings and consults with management and other staff.
  • Collaborate with engineers and planners to create more efficient methods and maintain profitability.
  • Identify innovative solutions for clients.
  • Define client needs and develop proposals for project delivery.  


What you need to be successful in this role:


  • Bachelor's Degree (four-year college or technical school) Required, Masters' Degree preferred, Field of Study:  Civil Engineering, Transportation Planning, or related field 
  • Professional Engineer (PE), Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE), Project Management Professional (PMP), Professional Transportation Planner (PTP) or American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certificate preferred
  • Minimum 15 plus years as an expert in the transportation planning/engineering industry
  • Significant specific project management and/or lead technical work experience is preferred in several of the following disciplines including, but not limited to: Transportation Policy, Circulation and Mobility Planning, Multimodal Corridor and Area Studies, Travel Demand Forecasting, Highway and Transit Project Development Support, Complete Streets/Sustainability, Non-motorized Transportation, Transit Planning, Goods Movement, Parking, Traffic Impact Studies, Traffic Operation/Micro-simulation, Safety Assessment
  • Understanding of the transportation industry in general with a strategic market understanding and trends affecting the future of transportation
  • Excellent technical reputation and well networked in the transportation industry
  • Strong strategic leader, mentor, and motivator of diverse staff
  • Experience directing and managing projects
  • Excellent communications skills with a passion for transportation industry

What’s in it for you:


  • Incentive-based fiscal year-end bonuses
  • 401(k)/Retirement savings plan and match on day one
  • Comprehensive medical and dental coverage
  • Vision plan
  • Life insurance
  • Medical reimbursement plans
  • Disability coverage
  • Generous paid-time-off (PTO) benefits
  • Family-friendly programs
  • Comprehensive education assistance program
  • In-house training programs


Iteris, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITI) is a pioneer and leader in smart mobility, providing industry-leading technologies and services that help cities, states and commercial enterprises achieve safer, smarter and more sustainable transportation systems. From AI-powered sensors and connected vehicle technologies at the intersection to powerful cloud-based software solutions, and a broad range of consulting services – from intelligent transportation system (ITS) planning, design and engineering to staffing and operations, and much more – Iteris is the only company positioned to deliver the future of smart mobility. And we want YOU to join us on this important journey!


Iteris, Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, gender identity and expression, color, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy or related conditions (including breastfeeding), national origin/ancestry, religion, military/veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other characteristic and group protected by applicable law.  Iteris, Inc. complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act to ensure equal access to all qualified individuals with a physical or mental disability.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. A valid driver’s license may be required based on essential duties.

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