• Small Business Enterprise Representative

    Job Location US-MI-Detroit
    Job ID 0518-18593
    HNTB Job Title
    Instructional Designer - Business
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Administrative & Office Support Services
  • Why Choose HNTB?

    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.

    At HNTB, we’re encouraged to go beyond discovering mere solutions that will impact our very landscape. We are encouraged to ask, “What if?” Our HNTB family fosters an inventive and resourceful commitment to finding unique answers to complex problems. We believe that the act of wondering sparks creativity. We will work to foster your creativity, career and personal growth. Come join HNTB and unleash your spark of imagination.

    For you, “together” can mean the chance to put together an exciting career. At HNTB “together” also means collaborating across geographies and disciplines within the firm. And “together” means that we are partners with our clients. Our goals are linked, and their success is our success. “Together” means that we are engaged in the communities we serve — we live there — and are committed to their growth and development.



    The time is right to join HNTB Corporation!  HNTB is currently seeking an 

    Small Business Enterprise Representative in our Detroit, MI office.


    For more than 25 years, the HNTB Michigan offices have planned, designed, and delivered some of the largest and most complex infrastructure projects in Michigan.  This role offers an opportunity to contribute to some of the most transformational transportation projects throughout Michigan.

    Job Summary

    Writes, edits and formats training and workshop materials, surveys, proposals and face-to-face interviews. Facilitates small business workshops. Assists with the development and preparation of handouts and presentations. The successful candidate must have a passion for assisting in the development and growth of small and minority businesses.


    Essential Responsibility

    • Writes, prepares and implements training, workshop materials and online surveys and face-to-face interviews. Creates announcements and various other correspondence for use in mailings and/or meetings. Assists in the creation of press releases, flyers, articles, newsletters and project award applications. Works with graphic design staff to write, plan and produce proposals and marketing materials.
    • Facilitates high level workshops for small businesses, senior staff and clients. Facilitates storyboarding and workshop sessions with senior staff.  Collaborates with technical staff to develop topics and prepare materials for workshops. Assists in the preparation and creation of videos; including storyboarding, scriptwriting and interviews as well as the editing and finalizing of materials.
    • Coordinates meeting logistics for internal and external meetings, workshops and trainings. Documents meeting discussions and prepares meeting notes, materials and handouts.
    • Interacts with clients to develop and implement comprehensive communication strategies and plans for the small business program. Coordinates the dissemination of information and materials to various audiences.
    • Researches, tracks and monitors the development of new and potential small businesses interested in providing transportation services. Manages project databases, email addresses, and web pages. Creates graphics, reports, summaries tables, blurbs and statements.
    • Responds to internal and external questions, requests and comments related to small business Responds to tasks in a timely manner and provides QA/QC on all materials.
    • Maintains a chronological photo display of the ongoing efforts with the SBE training program.
    • Performs other duties as assigned


    Basic Qualification

    Bachelor’s degree in Education, English, Business or Journalism or related fields.
    3 years of related experience
    Must have strong writing, reading, editing and verbal skills

    Preferred Qualification/Skills

    - Advance degree is a plus, but not required
    Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    - Intermediate skills using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and graphic design programs
    - Knowledge of transportation industry (local, state and federal roadway)
    - Social media skills and experience

    General Work Conditions

    Office Environment:  Work is generally performed in an office environment in which there is only minimal exposure to potentially unpleasant working conditions.  Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently, and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use.

    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.



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