Transportation Project Manager

This leadership position requires a professional with experience serving various transportation-related clients in NC. This professional will be involved in business development, client relations, and lead a multi-disciplinary project team. This leader will coordinate project related tasks with planners, engineers, environmental scientists, landscape architects, technicians, surveyors, and sub consultants.

Essential Functions:

  • Team Leader/Project Manager for transportation design projects.
  • Provide technical assistance with the development of roadway construction plans.
  • Work closely with the Roadway Department Manager and Transportation Practice Leader to plan, organize, and direct project related activities related to transportation planning and design projects.
  • Assist with and participate in the development of the work plan; assign work activities, projects, and programs; monitor work flow; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures
  • Assist in the preparation of project budgets; assist in budget implementation; participate in the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; administer approved budget; monitor and control expenses.
  • Assist in the preparation of the transportation capital budget; develop cost estimates, project implementation schedules, funding plans, project objectives, and analysis of project benefits

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Conform in all respects with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, ordinances and other orders and to all company policies, procedures and directives from supervisors.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required or requested by management.

Machines, Tools and Equipment:

  • Operate standard office equipment (i.e., personal computer, facsimile, copy machine, etc.)

Education, Training, Experience and Licensing/Certification Requirements:

  • A Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree from a 4-5 year ABET-accredited engineering school or university program. A Master’s degree is a plus;
  • At least four years’ experience in preparation of federally funded roadway construction plans;
  • A valid NC Professional Engineering (PE) license is required, or the ability to acquire NC Licensure within six (6) months of employment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel
  • Must be highly detail oriented and possess excellent organizational skills.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks as assigned.
  • Must communicate well with others.
  • Must be able to work independently and manage time wisely.
  • Microstation ORD or AutoCad Civil 3D software skills preferred.

Physical/Mental Demands:

  • Talk, hear, use hands and fingers to handle or feel, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach.
  • Ability to lift/push/pull up to 15 pounds occasionally.

Working Conditions:

  • Work in indoor office environment 90% of the time.
  • Moderate noise level
  • Travel via automobile on occasion as needed.
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