Department: Planning Department

Do you have entrepreneurial initiative? Are you wondering if you will ever get a chance to lead? Do you want to become part of an outstanding company with an excellent reputation for taking care of our clients and employees? Do you like the excitement of building a team? Then continue reading! Nitsch Engineering has been rated the #2 Best Civil Engineering Firm in the Nation to work for and named one of the Top Places To Work in Massachusetts by the Boston Globe.

Nitsch Engineering is looking for a business and engineering leader for our newly opened and expanding Washington DC office. This leader will have operational, business development, leadership, and technical responsibilities required to lead and grow Nitsch’s Washington DC office. This role is best suited for a professional engineer with a strong entrepreneurial spirit and a track record of success with building a team, collaboration, project management, business development, and financial management. The ideal candidate will have exceptional leadership, technical, business development, and management skills that has been proven by success in previous assignments.

Nitsch Engineering is a 100-person multi-disciplinary consulting engineering firm providing land development engineering, land surveying, transportation/traffic engineering, structural engineering, green infrastructure, planning, and GIS services. Our uncompromising quality, and unique level of service (94% repeat clients) have allowed us to become trusted advisors to academic clients, developers, corporate and institutional owners, public agencies, architects, and other design professionals on major private development and public infrastructure projects primarily in the Eastern United States. Nitsch has four offices and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. This person will serve as a key member of the leadership team to contribute to the Company’s overall mission and vision.

The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor’s of Science in Civil Engineering or related field and 15+ years’ experience. Strong knowledge of the Washington DC land development and/or transportation market and regulatory environment, as well as strong active participation in business development activities, including professional societies and organizations, is a must. Most importantly, the ideal candidate should have a strong entrepreneurial spirit that is consistent with Nitsch Engineering’s business philosophies. Periodic travel will be required between Washington DC and Nitsch Engineering’s Boston office.

If you are a mid to senior career land development/transportation professional located in Washington DC and looking for an outstanding leadership opportunity with a fantastic engineering and land development company, please forward your resume us.


Nitsch Engineering was ranked #1 in the Boston Globe’s list of Medium -sized companies in 2016, and was ranked #2 in the civil engineering ranking of Best Firms to Work For in the United States by ZweigWhite. Nitsch offers competitive compensation and benefits.

Fax 617-338-6472, e-mail jobs@nitscheng.com, or mail your resume and salary requirements to:

Nitsch Engineering, Inc.
Human Resources Manager
2 Center Plaza, Suite 430
Boston, MA 02108

Our firm is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer.