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Guidehouse Senior Consultant-Capital Projects in Washington, District Of Columbia


Guidehouse is a leading management consulting firm serving the public and commercial markets. We guide our clients forward towards new futures that build trust in society and your professional skills along the journey. Join us at Guidehouse.


Senior Consultant-Capital Projects are second level non-management consultants that will have responsibility for client management, solution implementation and generation of project results. The Senior Consultant-Capital Project will own project workstreams and interact with the client daily to ensure engagement success. This includes supporting day-to-day operational meetings with client sponsors and consulting leaders. Senior Consultant-Capital Projects are expected to prepare and communicate well-organized, effective reports and presentations to client and internal executives. You will lead, coach and mentor consultants and ensure quality deliverables.


  • Support federal programs in assessing the cost-effectiveness and economic impacts of transportation infrastructure and capital investments

  • Support clients in defining options for paying and delivering transportation investments

  • Provide policy support for transportation-related public private partnerships (P3s)

  • Provide data-driven guidance to clients to better evaluate transportation system performance and return on capital investments

  • Develop work products that clearly synthesize information into recommendations for client improvements

  • Participate in client meetings, clearly synthesize meeting minutes, and disseminate them to team members and clients

  • Provide guidance, coaching, and quality assurance to junior staff

We encourage career development and hiring for the long term. As a Senior Consultant-Capital Projects, you will follow a clearly defined career path and continue to deepen your specialized industry knowledge and consulting skills. As you hone your project management skills, leadership abilities and the aptitude for managing multiple workstreams, you will have the opportunity to progress to the Managing Consultant level.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

  • 4+ years of experience in transportation and capital projects consulting/research

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to meet and pass requirements for a Public Trust

Preferred Qualifications

In addition to the above listed requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in economics, transportation planning, city planning, or relevant business/finance degree

  • Experience with capital project investments

  • Experience with public private partnerships

  • Experience in federal consulting

  • Experience working with transit agencies

  • Experience working with state departments of transportation

Additional Requirements

The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.


About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Rewards and Benefits

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Basic Life & Supplemental Life

  • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

  • Skills Development & Certifications

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program