Job Summary: The Transportation Project Manager Engineer is responsible for helping partners conceive, plan, fund, and execute transportation infrastructure projects. This position is also responsible for the administration of the County Corridor Preservation Program including policy development and enforcement. The Transportation Project Manager Engineer is responsible for development, negotiation, and execution of transportation project contracts. This position requires a working knowledge of civil engineering & related services including roadway design, right-of-way acquisition, construction oversight, and public involvement.
Compensation: The annual salary for this position is between $75,000 – $125,000, DOE. Includes a full benefits package of medical, dental, and vision insurance, Utah State Retirement, long-term disability, paid holidays, sick and annual time accrual, 401k contributions, and more
FLSA: Salary, full-time, exempt
Schedule: Regular office hours are Monday through Thursday, 7:30 am to 6 pm. MAG offers a flexible/hybrid work schedule. Work schedules will be determined by the employee and their Supervisor and/or Department Manager and approved by their Supervisor.
Reports to: The Transportation Manager
Application: This position will be open until filled. Candidates can submit a resume to email@example.com or apply through any of the job boards where posted. The first review of resumes will begin with submissions received by 10/27/2023. If selected for the position, applicants will be required to consent to background screening and/or drug and alcohol testing.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for the development, negotiation, execution, and oversight of MAG funded highway, transit, and active transportation project contracts
Represents MAG to various state agencies, consultants, partners, and stakeholders. Maintains positive MAG partner relationships and collaborations
Participates in the development of the regional transportation plan, including road & transit with a particular focus on active transportation planning for the MPO and RPO to ensure planning and project understanding and coordination
Oversees the administration of the Corridor Preservation Program including development, updates, and implementation of policies & practices. Ensures state and federal program compliance
Oversees the planning, funding, & execution of transportation projects, ensuring the projects are executed within budget & scope
Other duties as assigned
Supervisory Responsibilities: None
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to form relationships
Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines and handle multiple projects at a time
High attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and task prioritization
Transportation project management experience
Ability to work independently, problem-solve, and anticipate department needs
Ability to present complex transportation scenarios in an uncomplicated manner
Comfortable with public outreach
Ability to prepare and conduct high-quality public presentations
Understanding of current economic development, housing, land use, and transportation issues
Ability to manage and optimize complex budgets
Aptitude for critical thinking
Proficient in MS Office and Google Suite
Education and Experience:
At least five years transportation project management experience
Bachelor’s degree in planning, public administration or engineering (Engineering Preferred) -OR-
Three years related experience & a master’s degree in planning, public administration or engineering
Project Management Professional (PMP), Professional in Project Management (PPM), American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) [Preferred]
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
Please note that this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
This position requires the individual to sit at a desk or in meetings for extended periods of time, regularly walk and stand, occasionally lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects weighing up to 15 lbs. Occasionally drives a motor vehicle within the MAG counties.
MOUNTAINLAND ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
Job Type: In office. Hybrid.
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