Job Information

HNTB DBE Compliance Specialist in Washington, District Of Columbia

What We're Looking For

The time is now to join HNTB! We are seeking a Civil Rights Compliance Specialist in our Arlington, VA or Washington, D.C. offices.

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Master's Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Public Policy

What You'll Need

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Review and monitor the Contract Compliance and Civil Rights Compliance Reporting related to Disadvantage Business Enterprises (DBE) Goals, Local Hiring Preference Goals, On-The-Job Training (OJT)Goals, Workforce Diversity Goals

  • Direct the work of and oversees a team of subconsultants focused on Civil Rights Compliance Reporting

  • Collaborate with contractors, clients, and program management team in the area of Civil Rights Compliance.

  • Conduct “Commercially Useful Function” assessments to ensure transparent and meaningful participation by DBE businesses in all aspects of the Program.

  • Maintain, update and report out compliance metrics

  • Track and record monthly payment affirmations to DBE subcontractors

  • Prepare recommendations identifying areas that will require additional attention and/or resources to ensure program stays on track with goals.

  • Performs other duties and ad hoc special projects, as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Public Policy, Human Resources or relevant degrees

  • Five years of A & E industry experience/ Construction industry relevant experience.

  • Five years of DBE compliance and reporting, labor statistical reporting, and workforce development

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

About Us

For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

Just like we are committed to delivering for our clients, HNTB is also committed to delivering for you by offering benefits to protect the health of you and your family, help you balance family and career, and build your savings for retirement. Learn more at

HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.

The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.

Work Authorization

Applicants for U.S. based positions with HNTB Corporation must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is typically not available for entry level positions.

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans

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