Director of Public Infrastructure Civil Engineering Design


Director of Public Infrastructure Civil Engineering Design

Cincinnati, OH

Organization: Bayer Becker

Salary: based on experience


  • Do you enjoy working with clients to solve their complex civil engineering problems?
  • Are you looking for a varied role that includes client interaction as well as technical design and project management?
  • Do you want to contribute to the growth and strategic direction of a premier Cincinnati Civil engineering firm?
  • Can you help a team of civil engineers learn and grow based on your own experiences?



Since 1967, Bayer Becker has provided the highest quality professional design services for the land development industry in the Greater Cincinnati area. They are committed to excellence and providing their employees with an opportunity to work on impactful projects as part of a highly skilled and dynamic team.  Bayer Becker offers Civil Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture, and Planning services for projects that cover a wide range of market sectors.


Due to company growth, they are seeking a Director to lead and grow their Public Infrastructure practice.  As part of the Bayer Becker team, you have the unique position to help shape the development of communities in Greater Cincinnati. The region is growing faster than ever. Now is your chance to be a part of that growth.




The Public Infrastructure Director will be a key management position at Bayer Becker with overall responsibility for growth and development of the firm’s public sector utilities services in the Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana markets. In this role, the Director will be responsible for:

  • Business development and account management. Increasing the firm’s visibility in the public sector through active participation in municipal and county organizations.
  • Maintaining frequent contact with clients and regulatory agency personnel to determine their respective needs and requirements and provide advice, consultation, and solutions to meet their needs.
  • Providing the Bayer Becker management team with critical decision-making information and business intelligence on the local and regional infrastructure market to execute the business growth strategy, teaming discussions, go/no-go evaluation, and major proposal preparation.
  • Staff hiring, evaluation, training, coaching, and mentoring to develop the team’s overall capabilities for growth of talent and competitiveness in the market.
  • Designing management and technical leadership guiding staff through all phases of basic project delivery functions (production coordination, planning, organizing, directing, controlling, scheduling, estimating, technical design, financial management and marketing).
  • Developing and peer review of project construction document plans and specifications.
  • Regulatory coordination, permitting and attending public agency review meetings.



  • BS in civil engineering from an ABET accredited school is a plus, or equivalent experience in related field
  • 10+ years of experience in civil engineering design consulting, primarily related to infrastructure market projects (municipal water utilities such as stormwater, wastewater, and water supply)
  • Professional Engineer (PE) registration in OH, KY, or IN or the ability to be licensed in these states is a plus
  • Ideal candidate should have the knowledge and passion to develop and grow a dynamic public works division
  • Wastewater collection and/or water distribution system design and modeling experience desired
  • Demonstrated ability to sell design consulting services for public infrastructure and municipal clients
  • Actively involved in or held leadership positions in outside organizations related to the profession or consulting industry, (American Public Works Association, OH and or KY chapters, or similar)
  • Demonstrated supervision and leadership experience of project technical staff
  • Demonstrated ability to manage several complex projects and staff simultaneously
  • Proven interpersonal skills, public speaking, and persuasive ability; strong project financial management and team management skills.
  • Candidate must be capable of making sound engineering decisions, exercise initiative, judgment, and knowledge commensurate with the responsibilities of the position.
  • Proficient working knowledge of Autodesk AEC Collection software (AutoCAD Civil3D)
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Teams, Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook



Bayer Becker offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, HSA, 401(K), paid vacations and holidays, professional training, a profit-sharing program and much more.



Gilman Partners is committed to strengthening leadership teams and elevating the talent in our communities – and that means all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, ability, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or national origin. You do not have to meet every qualification in this job description to apply. If you are drawn to the position and believe your experience makes you a good fit, we encourage you to reach out.



Bayer Becker believes that its staff is stronger, more collaborative, and more successful together as a team, and asks that employees work in the office when not on project sites or business development activities.