The Transportation Project Manager is responsible for managing a variety of BACTS transportation projects and studies in support of BACTS regional goals and priorities, at the direction of the Executive Director. The Transportation Project Manager will serve as the lead on independent contracts such as the Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT) Rural contract and the Traffic Incident Management Contract, or others as directed by the Executive Director. The Transportation Project Manager will also perform other duties and tasks as assigned by the Executive Director.
Representative Duties and Responsibilities
Assist with the development, solicitation, and scoring process for RFP’s, including independent government estimates.
Assist with the development of consultant contracts.
Serve as the lead contact for consultants. Manage consultant time, productivity, and budget for projects, as assigned by the Executive Director.
Communicate with the project / study team on project milestones. Communicate with project/study stakeholders.
Provide support and participate in BACTS committees meetings, prepare content and presentations, as requested.
Represent BACTS on working groups, committees, and task forces as assigned by the Executive Director .
Support the development, update, and implementation of the Metropolitan Transportation Plan.
Support the development, update, and implementation of the Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP).
Assist with development of the TIP project scoring for the capital program.
Serve as lead contact for MaineDOT for all capital projects.
Support the development and implementation of the Unified Planning Work Program.
Manage MaineDOT Rural Contract.
Manage Transportation Incident Management Contract.
Lead and/or assist with Local Project Administration, as assigned by the Executive Director.
Lead data collection for members or for transportation planning purposes. Data includes traffic counts, pavement conditions, accident data, and traffic signal data.
Maintain professional relationships with member municipalities, MaineDOT, and Federal Highway Administration.
Required Skills and Qualifications / Physical Requirements
Strong technical and analytical skills
Strong communication skills, practically with technical information
Broad knowledge of local, state, and federal transportation regulation and programs
Strong organizational skills, including file management
Excellent organizational and time management skills and ability to respond promptly to multiple competing demands
Excellent computer skills
Ability to quickly learn new software
Superb attention to detail
Resourceful self-starter and independent worker
Must be a team player, able to work with customers, co-workers, and supervisor
Must have a valid State of Maine driver’s license
This job requires in field data collection to occur. Data collection typically takes place on roadways throughout the region and has the following physical requirements.
Ability to drive to data collection sites with applicable equipment
Must be able to move safely over uneven terrain
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
Must be able to see and respond to dangerous situations
Education / Experience
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in transportation project management required Bachelor degree preferred, but not required.
Employment Category and Benefits
This is a full time position (40 hours/week) which offers some flexibility in work schedule. Compensation will be based on previous experience.
40-hour work week. Flexible work location.
Equal Opportunity Employer
BACTS is an equal opportunity employer and shall continue to pursue a policy of non-discrimination in all employment actions, practices, and conditions of employment.
Recruitment and selection will be administered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Reasonable accommodations for any qualified individuals, applicant or employee, will be made in accordance with the provisions of the American with Disabilities Act (ADA).
This job description may not be inclusive of all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the job described, and may be amended at any time at the discretion of the Executive Director.
How to Apply
Interested candidates should submit a completed BACTS application, resume, salary requirements, and a cover letter by January 14th, 2022 to: Paige Nadeau, Office Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org